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An ETIAS authorisation will be required for every American citizen for short-stay period in Romania starting from 2021.


A valid passport is required to enter Romania. All tourists entering Romanian territory from another (Schengen country) are exempted from presenting their passports to Romanian authorities. In this case, a national identity card is the only document needed.
The passport and other travel documents accepted for entry must be valid for a minimum of 3 months beyond the period of intended stay. All the Passports (or equivalent travel documents) issued more than ten years before the date of travel, may not be accepted.

A Schengen visa is mandatory for all nationals of United States of America who stay in the country for a period greater than 90 days.
For short stay visits (less than 90 days within a period of 180 days), the visitors are exempted from obtaining a valid Schengen visa.
An ETIAS authorisation will become a mandatory requirement for every American citizen starting from 2021.
ETIAS will have a validity of five years, and it can be used for an unlimited number of entries.

Custom Regulations
Romanian custom regulates and blocks the importing of several dangerous items such as weapons (the traveler must hold a valid European Firearm Pass), legal and illegal drugs.
Goods can be imported into Romanian territory following the mandatory limits regulated by the government:

If arriving from a non-EU country:

  • Tobacco: Cigarettes (200), cigars (50), loose tobacco (250g).
  • Alcohol: 1L of spirits with more than 22% alcohol by volume (1L), light liquor (2L), wine (4L), beer (16L).
  • Perfume: Perfume (50g) and of eau de toilette (0.25L)

If arriving from an EU Member State:
  • Tobacco: Cigarettes (800), cigarillos (400), cigars (200), smoking tobacco (1kg).
  • Alcohol: Spirits over 22% (10L), fortified wine or spirits up to 22% (20L), wine (90L), beer (110L).

Currency Restriction
Money Amounts of over €10,000 (or equivalent in foreign currencies) in cash or travelers' cheques must be declared at the point of entry or exit of the EU. Visitors entering Romania with a one-way ticket and not having sufficient funds to purchase a return ticket might be refused to enter.

List of Romanian diplomatic offices in United States of America

Embassy of Romania in Washington D.C., United States

Address: 1607-23rd Street NW, Washington DC 20008Check on map

Phone: (00) (1) (202) 3324846, 202.332.4848, 202.332.4851, 202-332.4852, 202-332.2879, 202-232.4747

Fax: (00) (1) (202) 2324748



Honorary Consulate of Romania in Ohio, US

Address: 5500 South Marginal Road, Cleveland OH, 44103Check on map

Phone: (216) 391-3112

Fax: (216) 391-8274



Honorary Consulate of Romania in Dallas, Texas

Address: Adolphus Tower, 1412 Main Street, Suite #1800

Phone: (214) 522-3799; (214) 522-6692

Fax: (214) 522-1509


Honorary Consulate of Romania in Minneapolis, MINNESOTA

Address: 1250 East Moore Lake Drive, Suite 242, Minneapolis (Fridley), MN 55432-5135

Phone: (763) 574-9472

Fax: (763) 571-0662


Honorary Consulate of Romania in Georgia, United States

Address: 182 Sams Dr., Fayetteville, GA 30340Check on map

Phone: 678-228-6682

Fax: 678-817-6604


Honorary Consulate of Romania in Massachusetts, United States

Address: 52 Bedford Road, Lincoln, MA 01773Check on map

Phone: (617) 4971111



Honorary Consulate of Romania in CONNECTICUT, United States

Address: 90 Laslo Terrace, Fairfield,CT 06825Check on map

Phone: (203) 3718743

Fax: (203) 2852139


Honorary Consulate of Romania in Michigan, United States

Address: 613 Abbot Street, Detroit, MI 48226-2521Check on map

Phone: (313) 442-1320

Fax: (313) 965-4827



Honorary Consulate of Romania in Indiana, United States

Address: 5705 W. 73rd St., Indianapolis, IN 46278Check on map

Phone: (317) 291-0600

Fax: (317) 291-0606


Honorary Consulate of Romania in Nevada, United States

Address: 711 Rancho Circle, Las Vegas, NV 89107Check on map

Phone: (702) 878-5534


Honorary Consulate of Romania in Florida, United States

Address: 641 S. Mashta Drive, Key Biscaine, FL 33149Check on map

Phone: (305) 3616445

Fax: (305) 3616445


Honorary Consulate of Romania in LOUISIANA, United States

Address: 625 Saint Charles Avenue, Suite 8A, New Orleans, LA 70130Check on map

Phone: (504) 581-7425

Fax: (504) 581-7425

Honorary Consulate of Romania in Virginia, United States

Address: 464 S. Independence Blvd, Suite# C-112, Virginia Beach, VA 23452Check on map

Phone: (757) 456-9463

Fax: (757) 456-9465



Honorary Consulate of Romania in Oklahoma, United States

Address: PO Box 721020, Norman, OK 73070-048

Fax: (405) 321-7229

Honorary Consulate of Romania in Pennsylvania, United States

Address: 1907 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103-5732Check on map

Phone: (215) 735-7978

Fax: (215) 735-9209


Honorary Consulate of Romania in Arizona, United States

Address: Arizona State University, School of International Letters and Cultures, Room 402A, Tempe, AZ, 85287

Phone: +1 480 965 4658



Honorary Consulate of Romania in Oregon, United States

Address: 888 SW Fifth Avenue, Suite 1200, Portland, Oregon 97204Check on map

Phone: (503) 3825165

Fax: (503) 2263647


Honorary Consulate of Romania in Utah, United States

Address: 47 East South Temple Street, Salt Lake City, UT 84150-1700Check on map

Phone: 801 240 6095

Fax: 801 240 3751


Honorary Consulate of Romania in California, United States

Address: 44 Montgomery Lake Lane, Suite 400, San Francisco, CA 94104

Phone: (415) 743-2210

Fax: (415) 989-0932



Medical Information

Recommended vaccines

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  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B
  • Rabies

About Romania

Capital: Bucharest
  • Romanian 85.4%;
  • Hungarian 6.3%;
  • Romany (Gypsy) 1.2%;
  • Other 1%;
  • Unspecified 6.1%

Area: 237,500 KM2
Population: 21,959,278
Timezone: UTC/GMT +2 hours
Currency: Leu (RON)
Calling Code: +40

Power Sockets

Type C European 2-pin  C European 2-pin
Type F Schuko plug  F Schuko plug

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