Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integration of the Republic of Moldova

Embassy of the Republic of Moldova to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Emergency travel document

The Emergency travel document is issued to the following categories of persons:

  • citizens of the Republic of Moldova who are abroad and are not in possession of a valid travel document to return to the Republic of Moldova;
  • foreign citizens with permanent or temporary residence in the Republic of Moldova who, for objective reasons, cannot obtain a travel document from diplomatic missions or consulates of the state of which they are citizens, and are not in possession of a travel document valid for the return to the Republic of Moldova.

VALIDITY OF THE EMERGENCY TRAVEL DOCUMENT

ETD is issued for a period of 30 days from the date of issuance of the document. It is valid only for return to the Republic of Moldova. It cannot be issued on temporary basis in other countries.

SUBMISSION OF APPLICATIONS FOR THE ISSUANCE OF ETD'S

Applications for ETD's can be submitted in person at the Embassy.

NECESSARY PAPERS

A. APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED IN PERSON (FOR ADULTS)

  • Application form (downloaded here);
  • 2 (two) colour photos 2 x 2 inch, on white background, passport type, on photographic paper;
  • original expired or deteriorated passport (if it is not available any other document issued by Moldovan authorities with photo (identity card, driving license, military certificate) or Moldovan birth certificate, should be submitted;
  • consular fee payment-23 GBP.

B. APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED IN PERSON (MINORS)

  • Application form (downloaded here)- filled with the child's data, signed by one of the parent;
  • 2 (two) colour photos 2 x 2 inch, on white background, passport type, on photographic paper;
  • original expired or deteriorated passport;
  • Moldovan child's birth certificate (if there is no Moldovan birth certificate as the minor was born abroad, the child's birth certificate issued by foreign authorities legalized with apostille should be submitted);
  • passport/Moldovan ID of the parent who is submitting the application;
  • Consular fee - Free.
Type of actionTotal cost of the service, GBP
4. Emergency Travel Document23
4.1 Emergency Travel Document for children up to 18 yearsfree