Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integration of the Republic of Moldova

Embassy of the Republic of Moldova in Canada


Police clearance certificate

The Embassy of the Republic of Moldova may provide a Police Clearance Certificate for Moldovan citizens in Canada. The certificate is delivered in English and do not require any legalization.

Applications can be submitted in person or may be sent by mail.

For applications submitted in person, at our operating hours at the Embassy of Moldova, an appointment is required. Please book your appointment at:

Required documents:

  • Filled and dated application form, available here;

  • Copy of a valid identity document (Moldovan passport, Moldovan identity card, or foreign passport for citizens of other countries who have lived in the Republic of Moldova);

  • Proof of payment (Money order to Embassy of Moldova) ;

  • For mail applications, in addition to the documents mentioned above, a prepaid envelope must be included to the file. The Police Clearance Certificate will be mailed to the address provided on the prepaid envelope (Xpresspost envelope).

Concerning the consular fee payment, the applicant must purchase a Money Order at Canada Post or other Canadian banking institutions, payable to “Embassy of Moldova”. In order to solicit it, it is sufficient to specify to a customer service representative of the institution you intend to fill out a “Money Order to Embassy of Moldova”. You do not need any bank account information (No bank account information needed for processing). The money order will be sent with the envelope together with the application file to the Embassy.

The processing time for mailed requests may take up to 5-10 business days, from the day we receive a complete application. This term does not include the delivery by mail, consequently an extra time should be allowed for it. The Police Clearance Certificate will be issued only after a criminal record check by the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Moldova.

Amount of the consular fee can be checked at:

Address for mail applications: Embassy of Moldova, 275 Slater Street, suite 801, Ottawa, Ontario, K1P 5H9, Canada