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MARRIAGE IN MOLDOVA
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Common questions and answers
"When legalising my documents, do i need to get them legalised before i get them translated into Moldovan, or can i get it all translated and then get the lot legalised?? " Ross&Irina, 01/2007
They should be first legalized with the FCO (Foreign & Commonwealth Office) in your country and the Moldovan embassy abroad (or your embassy in Moldova or the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Moldova). And only after translated into Moldovan.
"For the Legalization
at Foreign & Commonwealth Office, cost is 19 pounds each, i am applying
by post so i have to pay for special delivery envelopes the cost of two
is 8.50 pounds. Total paid out so far 46.50 pounds. I emailed the Embassy
about the cost of the two documents, i have to buy a postal order for
66 pounds ( they will be a charge for the postal order, not sure what
this will be, and i will have to buy envelopes another 8.50 pounds
de Casier Judiciaire" (Criminal Records Certificate) is FREE. People BORN
in France may get it from : Procureur de la Republique (where they are
born) People NOT born in France (but living there) get it from: Casier
Judiciaire National, 44317 Nantes, Cedex 3 The document is available on
Internet. Just print it out, fill it in and add a copy of your passport
etc. Then send it by mail. Get it back in 1-2 weeks. WEB-SITE= www.
"I posted French
Ambassy in Chisinau a mail they replied with suspicion but very kindly.
Their web site and other online ressources are out of date. Many useful
informations may be retrieved from www.service-public.fr
among them how to ask for documents online (birth certificates, Criminal
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Legislation of the Republic of Moldova
In accordance with the Constitution of the Republic of Moldova (29 July, 1994) the family represents a natural and basic component of the society and has to be protected by the society and the state. The marriage is registered on the basis of a joint application of persons, willing to marry. Minimal nubility for men is 18 years and for women is 16 years.
Marriage can not be
that is currently in force:
A foreign citizen must provide the following
documents to the registrar office in Moldova with his&his wife-to-be
All the documents need to have an Apostille stamp on them. This can be done with a solicitor who offers a public notary service in your area.
Translation of the documents
You need to translate the following documents in Moldovan language and than legalize it with any Moldovan notary:
Most of the notaries in Chisinau and Moldova have a list of licensed translators who may translate your documents. And vice versa, you may leave your documents at a translation agencies and they will make the translation and legalization of the documents for you.
We've made our docs in the translator office "Ad Libitium" situated on 1, Alecu Russo street, 8th floor, office 807. Convenient to those who live in Riscani or Ciocana area. Opened: Monday to Friday from 9am to 6pm and Saturday from 9 am to 2 pm. Translation + notarial legalization of 4 docs cost us about 200 lei (15 USD). Made within a day. Telephone: (+37322) 43-81-56
Civilian registrar's office
STARII CIVILE (Civilian registrar's office) in Chisinau registers marriages,
births, deaths, and name changes. It is situated on 1, Maria Cebotari
street opposite to the American Embassy building. For consultations and
applying for your marriage knock into the door of the 3rd office. Telephone:
You may make your application in any of these days: Tuesday - Thursday from 8:30 am to 5 pm, lunch time from 12 am to 1 pm.
Additionaly to the application you have to present:
- Copy of your passport, Certificate
of No Impediment, Copy of birth certificate (all translated into Moldovan
and legalised by a Moldovan notary);
takes place at the same office every Friday and Saturday as appointed.
It is not necessarily to have a translator at the registration of the marriage and your Moldovan fiance can make the translation for you.
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