Motorway vignette Moldova 2023 → Price, where to buy, toll sections
- Moldova motorways are toll-free for all drivers
- Tolls can be paid electronically via the internet
- The amount of the toll for using the motorway depends on the vehicle category, motorcycles do not pay
Price and validity of the vignette in Moldova for the year 2023
In Moldova, drivers of motor vehicles must pay a compulsory road use charge known as a vignette. The amount of the fee depends on the category of vehicle and the total length of stay in Moldova.
The vignette is compulsory for the following categories of vehicles
- Passenger cars and other motor vehicles designed for the carriage of persons classified under code 8703 in the Integrated Customs Tariff of the Republic of Moldova.
- Trailers and semi-trailers classified under code 8716
- Buses with 9-24 seats
- Buses with more than 25 seats
- Trucks weighing up to 3,5 t
- Trucks weighing between 3.5 t and 10 t
- Trucks over 10 t
Price list of Moldovan vignettes 2023
For trailers, a second stamp of the same price category must be purchased.
Validity Cars, trailers 7 days £3,454 € 15 days £6,908 € 30 days £13,7916 € 90 days £3945 € 180 days £7385 € more than 180 days** £155180 €
** After the first 180 days for which a vignette has been paid, a fee of £155180 €, not £7385 €, is payable for subsequent consecutive or incomplete periods of 180 days.
Value Cargo vehicles up to 3.5 tonnes 1 day £4,315 € 7 days £17,2420 € 30 days £3440 € 90 days £86100 € 12 months £345400 €
The period of validity of a stamp starts on a date determined by the user at the time of purchase and ends at midnight on the last day of the selected period.
Where to buy a Moldovan vignette 2023
Where to buy a vignette in Moldova
The road use charge or vignette can be purchased at any branch of Moldova Agroindbank. The bank’s branches are located at all border crossings, a detailed map of all branches can be found on the official website of Moldova Agroindbank.
Where to buy a vignette online
Vignettes can be purchased in advance at Evinieta.gov.md. The first step is to register, for which you need to enter the type of vehicle, the date the stamp is valid, the country in which the car is registered, the license plate number, the name of the driver (preferably also the owner of the vehicle), the passport number and your email. The fee is then paid via the MPay.gov website.
Here, only the vignette ID and verification code provided directly on the site is entered. Visa and MasterCard are accepted. Print the proof of payment, you must keep it with you while in Moldova.
Online registration and payment in Moldova
It is also possible to process the vignette by a combination of the two procedures above. Simply register online at Evinieta.gov.md and then pay the amount upon arrival at the Moldovan border, either at a Moldova Agroindbank branch or via an electronic payment terminal.
Highways in Moldova 2023
Moldova’s main transport routes are two-lane roads, and there are no motorways that meet the European classification in Moldova.
Highway network in Moldova
- M1 Chisinau – Leușeni – Romania
- M2 Chisinau – Orhei – Tintăreni – Saroca – Ukraine
- M3 Chisinau – Răzeni – Cimișlia – Vulcănești – Giurgiulești – Romania
- M4 Tiraspol – Grigoriopol – Rîbnița – Kamenka – Hristovaia – Ukraine
- M14 Ukraine – Chisinau – Mărăndeni – Ukraine
- M21 Chisinau – Dubăsari – Goianul Nou – Ukraine
Map of roads and motorways in Moldova
A simple diagram of Moldova’s motorway and road network is provided by Wikipedia.
Special toll sections
There are no sections in Moldova that are subject to special tolls.
Speeding fines in Moldova 2023
As part of the fight against corruption, it is no longer possible to pay the fine on the spot directly to the police officer, but it is necessary to pay the amount at the post office or bank. The offender is entitled to a 50% discount if the fine is paid within 72 hours.
At the same time, you do not receive the fine in the exact amount, but the number of so-called “conventional units” is given, where 1 unit is equal to £2,1550 L.
In the case of a particularly serious offence, you may be brought before a court, which may impose community service or revoke your driving licence.
- 10-20 km/h: from £12,88300 L to £26600 L
- 21-40 km/h: from £26600 L to £39900 L
- above 41 km/h: from £521200 L to £641500 L
Highway in Moldova: Speed limits, fines…
Speed limits in Moldova
- In the village: 50 km/h
- Outside the village: 90 km/h
- On the road for motor vehicles/highway: 110 km/h
Penalties for vignettes
If you fail to provide proof of payment of the road user charge to the police or customs authorities at the time of inspection, you may be fined between £2155000 L and £2796500 L.
Driving fines in Moldova 2023
- Red light running – £32750 L to £39900 L
- DUI – fine £75117500 L to £1 82442500 L and revocation of driving privilege for up to 5 years
- Driving without seat belts – £19,32450 L to £26600 L
- Mobile phone use while driving – £19,32450 L to £26600 L
Driving a car in Moldova 2023
Mandatory car equipment in Moldova
- A first aid kit
- Reflective vest
- Alert triangle
Drivers and passengers of motorcycles, mopeds and ATVs are required to wear a protective helmet.
From 1 December to 1 March, winter tyres are compulsory on all wheels. Snow chains and studded tires may be used provided the roadway is covered with snow or ice.
The use of seat belts is compulsory for all vehicle occupants.
Children in the car
Children under 12 years of age must be transported in a child seat or booster seat appropriate to their weight and height. Children under 12 years of age must not be carried in the front seat of the car.
Failure to use an appropriate restraint system is punishable by a fine of £19,32450 L to £26600 L
Alcohol Behind the Wheel
The maximum blood alcohol limit in Moldova is 0.3 per mille. The penalties for drink driving are as follows:
- 0.3 to 0.5‰ – fine £75117500 L to £1 07325000 L and revocation of driving licence for 2 to 3 years
- more than 0.5‰ – fine of £1 61037500 L to £1 82442500 L or community service of 200 to 240 hours and revocation of driving licence for 3 to 5 years
- refusal to take a breathalyzer test is punishable by a fine of £1 93245000 L to £2 14650000 L or community service of 200 to 240 hours and revocation of driving privileges for 3 to 5 years
In Moldova, it is compulsory to use dim lights day and night from 1 November to 31 March. Motorcyclists must keep their lights on all year round. Lights are also required when visibility is restricted by fog, snow, rain, etc. and when passing through tunnels.
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