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

Embassy of the Republic of Moldova to the Portuguese Republic, Kingdom of Morocco

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Emergency travel document

An Emergency travel document (ETD) 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 and stateless persons 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, for their return to the Republic of Moldova.

 

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.

 

Applications for ETD's can be submitted in person at the Embassy, without any appointments, from Monday to Friday, except Wednesdays or may be sent by post.

 

NECESSARY PAPERS (FOR ADULTS)

 

  • Application form (downloaded here);
  • 2 (two) color 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 –  25 Euros paid to the Embassy's bank accounts; 

 

NECESSARY PAPERS (MINORS)

 

  • Application form (downloaded here) - filled with the child's data, signed by one of the parent;
  • 2 (two) color 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.

 

PROCESSING TIME 

 

Applications submitted in person - on the same day.