Upon entry into the Republic of Bulgaria foreign citizens must possess a valid document for travelling abroad or other substituting document and a visa, if it is required.
Visa is not required when it is provided for in Regulation (EC) No. 539/2001 of the Council, other binding EU acts, an international treaty to which the Republic of Bulgaria is a party or an act of the Council of Ministers. No visa is required also if the foreign citizen has a valid permit for a continuous, long-term or permanent residence in the Republic of Bulgaria.
Foreign citizens can stay in the Republic of Bulgaria:
- on a short-term basis – up to 3 months from the date of entry into the country;
- continuously – with a permit for up to 1 year;
- on a long-term basis – with permitted initial term of 5 years that is renewable upon application;
- permanently – with permitted unlimited term.
These terms do not apply to foreign citizens who have been granted protection under the Asylum and Refugees Act.
To obtain a continous residence permit, foreigners must submit an application to the Migration Directorate of the Ministry of Interior. The foreign citizen must have secured accommodation, obligatory health insurance, social insurance and sufficient funds to maintainance without recourse to the social assistance system, in an amount not less than the minimal month salary or the minimum pension under the legislation of the Republic of Bulgaria for the period of residence.
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RESIDENCE FOR EU CITIZEns
EU citizen may enter and leave the territory of the Republic of Bulgaria with a valid ID card or valid passport. EU citizens and their family members do not need a visa to enter Bulgaria. We will assist you in getting long-term residence (up to 5 years) and permanent residence in Bulgariai with pleasure for the sevice fee of 150 EUR. Usually, the Bulgarian ID card is ready within one week time.
You have to have a visa to live and work in Bulgaria. We will help you to go through the procedure fast and precisely.
Each business requires defferent type of lisence, certificate or permit. We strictly follow the Bulgarian legislation.
We manage all your documents' flow and represent you as individual or corporate to the local authorities.
We know that each beginning is not easy, especially when it is about a new life in a foreign country. That is why we have founded our company - with a mission to help foreigners. V Consulting Bulgaria provides all kind of administrative assistance you will need to arrange your stay in Bulgaria. We work in cooperation with DILEMA - one of the leading accounting companies in Bulgaria. All your cases will be resoved in tax order.
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We're a team that adore what we do
She founded V Consulting Bulgaria in 2009. Mrs. Vessela Tcherneva-Yankova is a professional manager with a master's management degree
from Sofia University „St. Kliment Ohridski” in Bulgaria obtaining many specializations in the management field, project management and sales.
She has also a master of art degree in philosophy from Sofia University. An executive director and a member of the manager's board, a business
development manager, a strategic business consultant on organizational prosess - are some of official positions she has been occupied.
Vessela has been a member of the Bulgarian Union of Economists and a contributor to the World Bank Doing business project
since 2014 with a Certificate of appreciation.