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Identity documents for foreigners​

Identity documents for foreigners temporarily or permanently residing in the Republic of Moldova, according to the provisions of the Law no.200 of 16.07.2010 on Regime for Foreigners in the Republic of Moldova and the Law no.270 of 18.12.2008 on Asylum in the Republic of Moldova are issued by the Bureau of Migration and Asylum of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Moldova.

Foreigners entering the Republic of Moldova on the Transnistrian segment of the Moldova-Ukraine border that is uncontrolled by Moldovan authorities, within 72 hours after crossing the state border are obliged to declare about it to one of the following structures:

  • divisions (offices) of population record and documentation of the SE "CSIR" Registru"
  • subdivisions of the Bureau of Migration and Asylum of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Moldova.

In order to be registered foreigners shall present travel documents that allow them entering into the Republic of Moldova