FCO Travel Advice for - Moldova

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  • There is a low threat from terrorism. See Terrorism.

  • Take care if you travel to Transnistria. This region is outside of the control of the Moldovan authorities, and the British Embassy may be able to offer limited help. See Transnistria.

  • Most visits to Moldova are trouble-free. See Consular assistance statistics.

  • The Moldovan authorities strictly enforce penalties (including deportation) against those who overstay. See Entry Requirements.

  • You should be vigilant to petty crime, particularly in Chisinau. Leave your passport, travel documents and other valuable items in a safe place, and carry a photocopy of your passport for identification purposes. See Crime,

  • There are strong penalties for possession or use of drugs. Avoid taking photographs of military or government installations. See Local Laws and Customs.

  • Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.
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