Residence permit

Residence Permit Bulgaria

General information

The residence permit regulation is in Foreigners in the Republic of Bulgaria Act and Rules for application of Foreigners in the Republic of Bulgaria Act. While a visa is required for a foreign person to enter the territory of Bulgaria, a residence permit must be obtained subsequent to the entry, in case this person is willing to stay in Bulgaria for more than 90 days.

There are various types of residence permits, depending on the purposes of stay and a differentiated regime applies to EU and non-EU citizens.