Born on 17 August 1949 in the village of Druţa, raion Rîşcani.
1976-1981 - Superior School of the Ministry of Interior in Kiev.
2002-present - Technical University of Moldova, University Lecturer of the Patrimonial Rights Chair.
2000-2002 - Head of Unit for the Implementation Office of the First Cadastre Project.
1998-1999 - Minister of Internal Affairs.
1997-1998 - Deputy Minister of Justice.
1992-1997 - First Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs.
1972-1992 - Inspector of the territorial office of the Ministry of Internal Affairs for Combating Economic Crimes in the city of Bender and raion Anenii Noi. Head of Directorate Economic Police, Head of Unit, Inspector of Emergencies of the General Directorate of Fighting Economic Crimes, the Ministry of Internal Affairs.
Family status: Married, with 1 child.
By Presidential Decree No. 4-V of 25 September 2009, Victor Catan is appointed Minister of Internal Affairs.