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

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 in Moldova and you need urgent help (for example, you’ve been attacked, arrested or someone has died), call (+373) 22 225 902. If you’re in the UK and worried about a British national in Moldova, call 020 7008 1500.

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 due to travel in the next 24 hours, contact us as soon as possible.

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.

Once you have contacted us, you will be advised to make an appointment to apply for an emergency travel document at the British Embassy Chisinau.

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

Lucy Joyce OBE

Lucy Joyce OBE

British Ambassador to Moldova

Contact us

British Embassy Chisinau

18 Nicolae Iorga Str.

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