Moldova attracts tourists with its picturesque nature, surprisingly hospitable, soft people and reasonable prices.
But, despite the apparent availability, some rules of crossing the border to know all the same need.
In Moldova - with or without a passport?
Despite the fact that Russia and the Republic of Moldova are associated with strong cultural and economic relations, it has not yet been possible to reach such agreements that operated earlier with Ukraine.
Therefore, to get on the territory of the country, you still need a passport-you will not be able to cross the border on an all-Russian passport.
But the residents of the Russian Federation are spared the extra time and money spent on obtaining a visa.
You can get to Moldavia by train or by plane. The flight duration is about 2 hours, and the train ride takes about 24 hours.
Russians along with Canadians, Norwegians,Americans, Japanese, Icelanders, Israelis, Azerbaijanis, Byelorussians, Armenians, Georgians, Kazakhs, Kyrgyz, Tajiks, Uzbeks and residents of all countries of the European Union will not need a visa. But only if the total length of stay on the territory of the republic does not exceed 90 days.
If the necessary time of stay in Moldova exceedsThis term, in the embassy for visa registration all the same it is necessary. The second important nuance is the validity of the passport. By the time the trip begins, the validity period must be at least 180 days.
Because of the state of the roads in Moldova, you should not drive a car. And if there is no other possibility, it is necessary to be extremely accurate.
A few words about Transnistria
It is important to know that these rules apply toOf the entire territory of Moldova, except for its south-eastern region. As early as 1990, the Pridnestrovskaia Moldavskaia Respublika (PMR) proclaimed itself independent of Moldova, and in the referendum of 2006, 97% of Transnistrian residents supported the accession to Russia.
All international organizations called a referendumIllegitimate and did not agree with its outcome. As of 2011, Transnistria's independence was recognized only in Abkhazia, South Ossetia and Nagorno-Karabakh.
Nevertheless, in order to get to the territory of the DMR,A foreign passport is also needed. If the time spent in Transnistria is more than 10 hours, it will be necessary to fill in the migration card, paying a symbolic fee. The fee can be paid in several currencies: Russian rubles, Moldovan lei, hryvnia or Transnistrian rubles.
In any case, no strict requirements forMoldovan and Transnistrian customs rules are not presented to Moldovan citizens, so crossing the border is unlikely to bring any uncomfortable sensations.