Invitation – official document which the competent authority responsible for foreigners releases at the request of individuals with permanent or temporary staying in the Republic of Moldova, or of a legal person under the conditions provided for in this law, and which is one of the conditions to obtain a visa in the Republic of Moldova by certain categories of foreigners.
States whose citizens require invitations for improvement entry visa to the Republic of Moldova: http://www.legis.md/cautare/getResults?doc_id=115480&lang=ro
The right to invite foreigners is held by individuals with permanent or temporary residence in the Republic of Moldova who have reached 18 years of age, have full exercise capacity, with the exception of foreigners arrived to study or for treatment, as well as legal persons registered in the Republic of Moldova in the manner established by law.
The application or request for issuing the invitation shall be submitted for approval to the competent authority for foreigners either personal, by post or through web services.
After the filing of the application or the request for issuing an invitation, the person inviting shall be informed about foreigners' regime in the territory of the Republic of Moldova and shall sign a statement relating to the obligation to bear the expenses related to the stay and the eventual removal of the foreigner from the territory of the country in case he/she does not leave the territory of the country within the period specified in the visa.
The approval of the application or the request for the issue of the invitation is subject to verification of the documents submitted and of the competent authority for foreigners, in order to establish that the conditions for legal entry into the Republic of Moldova of foreigners in question, and thus preventing the entry into the Republic of Moldova of foreigners that do not have guarantees that they will leave the territory after the expiry of the visa.
The applications for approval of invitations are solved within 10 working days from the date of filing of the application or request, and if the journey takes urgent treatment of the guest, of the serious health condition of a close relative or of his/her death, within one working day.
The foreigner may request the granting of a visa within 90 days from the date of approval of the invitation.
List of necessary documents for obtaining the invitation from an individual:
List of necessary documents for obtaining the invitation from a legal entity