In this part of the CEFTA Web Portal you will find the most important customs import/export procedures separately for each CEFTA Economy. Procedures include but are not limited to: 1.The location of customs clearance offices; 2.The working hours in each office; 3.The procedures to follow based on the destination of your goods; 4.The documents to present to customs authorities for obtaining approval for the relevant destination; 5.The officially approved documents given to you by customs authorities in each case; 6.The procedures followed by customs authorities for calculating the customs value of your goods; 7.The definition of rules of origins determining customs preferential or non preferential tariffs; 8.The Free Trade Agreements signed by each CEFTA Economy with the other signatories. In cases where the final destination of goods is one of the CEFTA Economies, please refer to the import procedures section of this Economy on this portal. In cases where goods transit through different economies before arriving to their final destination, please refer to the transit procedures of these economies. If goods exit one of the CEFTA Economies included in this site, please refer to the export procedures for the relevant Economy.

Laws and regulations of processing under customs control

The main regulatory documents on processing under customs control regime are the Customs Code and the Government Decision nr. 1140 on Regulations for Customs Destinations.

The list of operations of processing under custom control regime is also stipulated in the above mentioned Government Decision.

Procedure of authorization of processing under customs control

Processing under customs control is the regime which allows foreign goods of non-Moldovan origin to undergo operations that transform their nature or condition under customs control on Moldova’s customs territory without the application of customs duties or economic policy measures. Resulting products are released in free circulation upon payment of any applicable customs duties.

Goods can be placed under the regime of processing under customs control at the request of economic entity on the basis of authorization issued by the Customs Service on condition they meet the following requirements:
-goods actually undergo the transformation;

-goods cannot be reconverted into their original form after transformation.


Customs Service of the Republic of Moldova
Address: 30, Columna str., Chisinau, MD-2001, Republic of Moldova
Press Service: + 373 22/ 574-120
Anteroom: + 373 22/ 574-201
Secretariat: + 373 22/ 574-182