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Moldova: On border control measures taken in with regard to the pandemic of the coronavirus (COVID-19) as of 13 April 2020

Name of measuresStatus of their application
1Non-discriminatory approach towards freight vehicles and drivers☒Equal conditions are provided for drivers irrespective of the country of registration of a vehicle or the nationality of a driver
2Limitation of the border check points to perform transport of goods☒The list of checkpoints for the transport of goods is determined. 


In Moldova several state border crossing points are temporarily closed for an unknown period. The following border crossing points operate normally:

On the border with Romania
- Leușeni - Albița (road / international)
- Skuleni - Skuleni (road / international)
- Ungheni – Iasi (railway / international)
- Giurgiulesti - Galati (international / road)
- Giurgiulesti - Galati (railway / international).

On the border with Ukraine

- Otach-Mogilev-Podolsk (road / international) (for the trucks between the hours 23:00-05:00)
- Velchinets-Mogilev-Podolsk (railway / international)
- Oknitsa-Sokiryan (railway / international)
- Giurgiulesti-Reni (Road / International)
- Giurgiulesti-Reni (railway / international)
- Etulia- Fricatei (Railway / International)
-  Palanka-Mayaki - Udobnoe (road / international)
- Tudora-Starokazatsiya (road / international)
3Creation of the “green corridors” at the border crossing points☒The movement mode 24/7 is provided
4Accelerated border crossing through the “green corridors”☒ Passing through the check points takes certain periods of time determined in the legislation
5Reduction of border crossing procedures☒Border crossing procedures are reduced and optimized
☒Border crossing procedures were not amended
☒The list of amended requirements for provision of the documents on the border is placed on the official site of the corresponding state authority.
The information on the required documents is placed on the website of Custom Service www.customs.gov.md  and
National Road Transport Agency www.anta.gov.md 
6Health screening☒Health screening is performed by applying the cameras without stop of the border crossing procedure.
☒Screening with the aid of remote thermometers is performed within one minute.
7Other inspections of documents and goods☒Other kinds of documents and goods’ inspections are not carried out
8Possibility of temporary relaxation regarding the requirements to driving and rest times for drivers☒ Other

At the moment are under examination the derogation for temporary measures in respect of the requirements to driving and rest times for drivers
9Availability of the corresponding sanitary conditions for transport industry workers along the main transport corridors☒ Sanitary conditions on the border of the country at border crossing points were provided
10Other measures




Permanent Secretaritat of the IGC TRACECA