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Is there cash assistance available? Who is eligible? How does someone apply?

UNHCR provides cash assistance through Catholic Relief Services (CRS) and its partners: Caritas Moldova and Diaconia. Each eligible refugee is entitled to 2,200 MDL/month. The grant will be renewed for refugees remaining in the country.

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How do I set up a bank account?

You can open a bank account in any bank registered in Moldova. You can find the list of registered banks here mceclip0.png.

Documents required: Passport or Identity Card.

Account Opening procedure: Come with the documents to the nearby branches of the bank. Here mceclip0.png you can find OTP branch and ATM locations.

The maximum amount which you can deposit in the bank account is 10,000 EUR.
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How do I withdraw cash or exchange my currencies?

You can withdraw cash at ATMs or at the bank. You can exchange the currencies at any bank or exchange center.

Exchange of Ukrainian hryvnia for Moldovan lei is possible at the level of 5,000 UAH per client/day.ย Operations are carried out on a priority basis on the basis of an identity card issued by the authorities of Ukraine (domestic or international passport).ย The service is available at OTP Bank branches. Source mceclip0.png.

How do I pay taxes in a country?

If you are officially employed, your employer pays taxes on your behalf. Otherwise, you should register at the regional Tax Office, and submit the declaration on your incomes, on an annual basis, before 31 March of each year.

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If I already work remotely, how should I pay my taxes?

If you are officially employed, your employer pays taxes on your behalf. Otherwise, you should register at the regional Tax Office, and submit the declaration on your incomes, on an annual basis, before 31 March of each year.

How can I send money back to Ukraine?

You can use any banking services available in Moldova to transfer funds.