The legal framework generally provides the conditions for conducting competitive and democratic elections. ENEMO positively assesses recent amendments to the Electoral Code, and observed an overall competitive and calm campaign environment. However, despite most aspects of the process being administered in a transparent manner, shortcomings in the electoral legislation remain unaddressed and several candidates were denied registration due to minor formal errors and varying interpretations of the law.View more news
From the 28th of April 2014, Moldovan citizens with biometric passports can travel to the Schengen area without visa, and stay for 90 days within a 180-day period.
Moldovan citizens with older passport (non-biometric) should contact the EU Common Visa Application Centre, administered by the Embassy of Hungary in Moldova. The Center issues visas for citizens of Moldova wishing to travel to Sweden or to Denmark, Norway, Austria, Slovenia, Sweden, Luxemburg, Estonia, Finland, Belgium, Greece, Slovakia, Switzerland, Netherlands, Latvia, and Hungary.
Embassy of Hungary
131, Stefan cel Mare Ave, Chisinau, MD-2004
Tel: +373 22 223 404;
Fax: +373 22 224 513
Issues related to residence and work permits should be addressed to the Swedish Embassy in Bucharest. Read more on:
The Swedish Embassy can make temporary passports. Read more about temporary passports here (in Swedish):
> Provisoriskt pass
The Embassy does not have the technical possibilities to make ordinary passports or National ID cards. That can be done at other embassies in the region or in Sweden.
General information about passports here (in English).
The Embassy legalises Swedish documents that are requested by or are to be presented to a foreign authority. A legalisation certificate is a stamp confirming that a signature on a document is genuine. A legalisation can be done in Swedish or English.
The Embassy can not provide an Apostille.
The service is subject to a fee.
The Swedish Government has decided on a long-term commitment for continued support to Eastern Partnership countries through “Results Strategy for Reform Cooperation with Eastern Europe, Western Balkans and Turkey 2014-2020” . The main aim for the results strategy is to assist these countries forge closer links with the EU.
Read more about the cooperation here.