Moldova - Obtain Death Certificate

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  1. You may submit your request for a copy of a death certificate at the civil status office or local town hall where the death was registered.
  2. When you submit your request make sure that you also bring a valid ID and a written authorization (if you are applying for the procedure as a representative).
  3. Pay for the certificate and wait for the advice from the registry officer about when can you come back to collect the certificate.
Note: You may also submit your request by phone, call this number to know how, (022)25-70-70

If you are outside Moldova

You may submit your request for a copy of death certificate through a diplomatic mission or consular office of the Republic of Moldova. A link is provided under "Office Locations & Contacts" which you can use to get in touch with the nearest embassy or consular office of Moldova.


Required Documents[edit]

  • Completed request form
  • Identity card (original and copy) of the person requesting the certificate and his/her representative (if applicable)
  • Proof of empowerment representation (if the request is being submitted by a representative)
  • Civil status certificate that can prove that the applicant is related to the person named on the certificate.

Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

Civil Status Service

Chisinau City, 11/1 M. Viteazul Street



Diplomatic missions of Republic of Moldova



Family members, relatives of the deceased or other entitled persons


  • Ordinary (30 days): 10 lei
  • Emergency:
    • 20 days : 35 lei
    • 15 days: 85 lei
    • 5 days: 135 lei
    • 24 hours: 185 lei
    • 1 hour: 260 lei


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Civil Status Certificates

Duplicates of civil status certificates are issued to citizens request and have the same legal value as the certificates issued at the moment of registration of civil status act.

Civil status certificates issued to replace an old or loss certificate are marked with an inscription "DUPLICATE".

You may obtain a duplicate death certificate in these following cases:

  • Certificates deterioration
  • Loss of certification
  • Requesting the certificate of new model in connection with its transcription in Latin spelling.

Required Information[edit]

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Need for the Document[edit]

This procedure provides you information on how you can obtain a copy of a death certificate in Moldova.

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Other uses of the Document/Certificate[edit]

A copy of the original death certificate is often needed to be presented in these following cases:

  • claiming life insurance benefits
  • Claiming pensions
  • Settling estates

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