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Moldova

Moldova

 

Foreign and national vehicles

Fuel tax rebates

Fuel is exempt from customs duties if it is in the tanks of the vehicle entering the territory of the Republic of Moldova

Related document

Law No. 1569 of 20.12.2002 on the procedure for import into the Republic of Moldova and export from its territory by individuals [RUS]

Excess weight charge

Issuance of a preliminary opinion and special permit upon request: 43.2 MDL / 2.20 €

Charge for exceeding the permissible axle weight:

    - up to 2 t: 5.5 MDL / 0.28 € for each excess ton per kilometre

    - over 2 t: 11 MDL / 0.56 € for each excess ton per kilometre

Charge for exceeding the permissible total weight of the vehicle with cargo (without exceeding the weight load on the axle): 16 MDL / 0.81 € for each excess ton per kilometre

Related document

Appendix 3 of the Tax Code No. 1163 of 24.04.1997 [RUS]

Charge for weighing vehicles

Customs service weighing vehicles at the border checkpoints based on risk analysis: 60 MDL / 3.06 €

Reweighing the car after shifting the load: 108 MDL / 5.50 € per operation

Related documents

Article 1522 of the Code of Road Transport No. 150 of 17.07.2014 [RUS]

Appendix 3 of the Tax Code No. 1163 of 24.04.1997 [RUS]

 

Foreign vehicles

Time-based charge for use of the roads/motorways

    - Annual rate: 1120 €

    - Monthly rate: 112 €

    - Weekly rate: 55 €

    - Daily rate: 11 €

Notes: The minimum period for which charge is levied is one day.

The vignette period starts at 00:00 on the day requested by the user and ends at 24:00 on the last day of the period for which the fee is paid. If the validity date corresponds to the current day, then the vignette starts from the time of issue of confirmation of the payment and expires at 24:00 on the last of the period for which the fee was paid.

If the vehicle does not have a certificate confirming the payment of the vignette, it can be fined:

    - < 7 days: a fine of 45 to 60 conventional units (2250-3000 MDL / 114.60-152.80 €)

    - > 7 days: a fine of 60 to 78 conventional units (3000-3900 MDL / 152.80-198.64 €)

Related documents

Appendix 2 of the Tax Code No. 1163 of 24.04.1997 [RUS]

Article 287 of the Offenses Code No. 218 of 24.10.2008 [RUS]

Tax/surcharge on insurance

A compulsory motor third party liability insurance contract, valid within the territory of the Republic of Moldova, can be concluded for a minimum of 15 days and a maximum of 12 months, depending on the vehicle category, if the vehicle does not own international insurance documents

Related document

Decision No. 25.2 of June 24, 2019 on insurance premiums for civil liability insurance policies of vehicle owners, National Commission for Financial Markets [RUS]

Dangerous goods charge

    - Annual rate: 2240 €

    - Monthly rate: 224 €

    - Weekly rate: 110 €

    - Daily rate: 22 €

Note: This tax does not apply to vehicles registered in countries with which the Republic of Moldova has concluded bilateral agreements on exemption from payment of road charges

Related document

Article 346 of the Tax Code No. 1163 of 24.04.1997 [RUS]

 

National vehicles

Purchase or registration taxes

Registration of imported vehicles:

1) Vehicle identification during the state registration process (verification of vehicle markings, units and the authenticity of accompanying documents): 400 MDL / 20.37 €

2) Registration certificate (within 30 days): 320 MDL / 16.30 €

3) Temporary registration certificate: 80 MDL / 4.07 €

4) Registration plates for a car: 480 MDL / 24.45 €

5) Social support fund for the population: 50 MDL / 2.55 €

Note: The amount of fees for a freight vehicle imported to Moldova depends on its year of production and cost. A VAT rate of 20% of the price is applied. In case of vehicles with an age between 7 and 10 years, a customs tariff of 5% of the price is applied.

Related document

Article 11 of the Law No. 1380 of 20.11.1997 on the customs tariff [RUS]

Annual charge for use of the roads

4500 MDL / 229.30 €

Related document

Appendix 1 of the Tax Code No. 1163 of 24.04.1997 [RUS]

Tax/surcharge on insurance

Base payment for compulsory civil liability insurance of vehicle owners (for 12 months): 2448.23 MDL / 124.70 €

Related document

Decision No. 25.2 of June 24, 2019 on insurance premiums for civil liability insurance policies of vehicle owners, National Commission for Financial Markets [RUS]

Annual fee for periodic technical inspection of vehicles

350 MDL / 17.83 €

Related document

Appendix 4 of the Government Decision No. 1047 of November 8, 1999 [RUS]

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