Travel Information for Romania

1. Entry and stay conditions in Romania

Citizens of the European Union or from the European Economic Area (EEA) can enter Romania at any border checkpoint with a valid passport or another identity document acknowledged by the Romanian State.

EU/EEA citizens may enter and stay in the territory of Romania with the right of free movement and residence granted under the Romanian legislation, according to European provisions. For a stay in Romania longer than 90 days, a registration certificate has to be obtained from the Romanian Immigration Office.

Citizens of other states (states not in the EU/EEA) need an entry visa.

For info on the Romanian visa, visit the Visa section. Use the Embassy section, to find Romainian Diplomatic Missions worldwide and foreign Missions in Romania.

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2. Internal Transport

In Romania driving is done on the right side of the road.

Speed limits on Romanian roads are: 50 km/h in built-up areas, 90 km/h on open roads, 100 km/h on European national roads (E) and 130 km/h on motorways.

In Romania you give way to traffic coming from your right.

Wearing seat belts is mandatory.

Parking is permitted in special parking areas and on public roads (unless there are signs prohibiting parking).

In case of a road accident, no matterof how serious, until traffic agents arrive, it is not permitted to alter the position of the vehicle or move it away from where the accident happened. 

In case of emergency, call 112.

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3. Health Insurance

Health and travel insurances are accepted in medical establishments in Romania, provided payment is confirmed first by the foreign insurance company.
Insurance companies in Romanian sell health insurances for the duration of the stay in the territory of the Romanian State.

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4. Customs Regulations

Persons travelling to Romania must declare and present goods in their possession and their personal luggage to the customs authorities. Goods may be declared in writing and verbally.

Goods that are to be marketed are subject to the customs regime.

For personal goods no customs duties are levied.

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5. Credit Cards

In Romania major credit cards are accepted. Credit cards may be used at retailers or service providers where signs indicate the cards accepted or at many ATMs. ATMs dispense Romanien Lei, the national currency.


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7. Useful Links for Travellers