Citizenship of Moldova


Situated between Europe and Asia, the Republic of Moldova is home to over four million people. This small and charming European country gained its independence in 1991, became a UN member state in 1992 and an associate member of the EU in 2016.

Moldova’s citizenship-by-investment program (MCBI) entered into force on October 1, 2018. The MCBI program requires that applicants make a certain economic contribution to the development of the country through the State Investment Fund. In exchange for this contribution and under strict conditions of due diligence, including a detailed background check of applicants, investors and their families are offered citizenship.

Advantages of Moldovan citizenship through contribution

It’s a European country, aiming for the EU – Moldova is a UN member state and a member of the OSCE, party to an agreement of association with the EU, and a future candidate for EU membership

Visa-free travel to 121 countries around the world

  • Travel visa-free to the Schengen countries, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Romania, Russia, Turkey, and more

Citizenship for the whole family

  • Not only does the investor obtain citizenship, but at the same time so do the members of his/her family (including dependant adult children and parents)

A reasonable contribution

  • The lowest minimum investment threshold among European countries

Short waiting time

  • Applications for Moldovan citizenship take only 90 days to review, and after that one can immediately receive a passport as a Moldovan citizen

The most accessible program for citizenship by investment in Europe

Who could get Moldovan citizenship

  • through contribution
  • investor
  • his/her spouse
  • underage children
  • adult children up to the age of 29
  • parents older than 55

Conditions for receiving Moldovan citizenship through contribution

Investment amount

  • 100.000 € for the applicant alone
  • 115.000 € for a couple
  • 145.000 € for families of four
  • 155.000 € for families of five or more

Additional fees

Government fees

  • 35.000 € – non-refundable fee (no restrictions on the number of family members)

Due Diligence

  • 6.000 € – main applicant
  • 5.000 € – additional family members over 16 y.o.

Passport fees

  • 300 € – per applicant

Processing times and procedure

Application review: up to 90 days

  • ID for all applicants
  • marriage certificate and birth certificates of any children
  • attestation that you have no criminal record
  • proof of origin of the invested funds

Through this procedure, the investor and members of his/her family receive a certificate of Moldovan citizenship and a Moldovan passport.

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