Update to ROM36509.E of 25 April 2001 on whether individuals are still required to obtain and regularly renew identification cards; whether individuals must still register with police when they move to a new residence (May 2001-April 2002) [ROM38837.E]

No information that would update ROM36509.E of 25 April 2001 could be found among the sources consulted by the Research Directorate.

This Response was prepared after researching publicly accessible information currently available to the Research Directorate within time constraints. This Response is not, and does not purport to be, conclusive as to the merit of any particular claim to refugee status or asylum. Please find below the list of sources consulted in researching this Information Request.

Sources Consulted

Foreign Law. Current Sources of Codes and Legislation in Jurisdictions of the World [Littleton, Co.]

IRB Databases


Oral sources including:

Unsuccessful attempts to contact a representative from the Bucharest-based League for the Defense of Human Rights.

Unsuccessful attempts to contact a representative from the Romanian Independent Society for Human Rights (SIRDO).

Internet sites including:

American Bar Association. Central and East European Law Initiative [Washington, DC]

Association for the Defence of Human Rights in Romania - the Helsinki Committee (APADOR-CH)

Embassy of Romania in Ottawa

Embassy of Romania in Washington, DC

Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs

UK Immigration and Nationality Directorate Country Assessments

US Department of State. Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2001. Romania.

US Department of State. Foreign Affairs Manual & Foreign Affairs Handbook. 9 FAM Visas. Romania.

US Department of State. Romania - Consular Information Sheet.

World News Connection (WNC)