The British Embassy in Chisinau maintains and develop relations between the UK and Moldova.

Our staff are working remotely. When calling, you may therefore hear a message stating that our offices are closed. However, we are available 24/7. If in need of urgent assistance, please stay on the line and select the option for ‘calling about an emergency involving a British national’ to speak to an officer.

Find out more on our Moldova and the UK news page.

We provide services to British nationals living in and visiting Moldova.

You can access UK government services while in Moldova.

Urgent assistance

If you’re travelling in Moldova, see our Moldova Travel Advice about coronavirus (COVID-19).

See also our coronavirus travel advice for all our latest guidance on travel during coronavirus.

If you’re in Moldova and you need advice which is not covered by reading our travel advice then you can contact us online

If you’re in Moldova and you need urgent help (for example, you’ve been attacked, arrested or someone has died), call (+373) 22 225 902 / +44 1908 51 6666.

Get an emergency travel document

You can apply for an emergency travel document if you’re abroad and your passport has been lost or stolen, damaged or expired, and you can’t get a new or replacement passport in time to travel.

Apply online for an emergency travel document

If the person needing the emergency travel document is under 16, a parent or guardian should apply on their behalf.

If you are travelling in more than 3 weeks, check if you can get a new or replacement passport in time to travel.

If you are not a British citizen or have not had a British passport before

If you’re not sure, check if you’re a British citizen

If you’re not a British citizen but think you may be eligible, contact us to apply for an emergency travel document.

Other consular services

Notarial and documentary services

The British embassy provides a range of notarial and documentary services for British nationals in Moldova, including witnessing a signature, administering an oath/affirmation, and certifying copy of certain UK-issued documents. Our notarial and documentary guide provides more information.

Consular fees

We charge fees for some of our services. See the full list of consular fees in Moldova.

Our people

Steven Fisher

British Ambassador to Moldova

Contact us

British Embassy Chisinau

18 Nicolae Iorga Str.

+373 (22) 225 902 / +44 1908 51 6666

(+373) (22) 251 859

Telephone: Consular section
(+373) (22) 225 902

Use our contact form for consular enquiries:
For enquiries that are not about consular issues, email:

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