Bulgaria immigration Visa: Witness the beauty of Europe

The nation of Bulgaria is a scenic marvel nestled in south eastern Europe. Flanked by Romania to the north, the Black Sea towards the east, Macedonia and Serbia to the west, and Turkey and Greece down south, the country is an exquisite blend of exotic beaches, charming churches, majestic skiing slopes, and adventurous hike paths. It combines cultural diversity with a rich history and a charismatic cityscape to offer a truly unique tourist experience.

In addition to a diverse culture, Bulgaria offers a temperate climate, with four seasons cycling throughout the course of a year – spring, summer, autumn, and winter. Due to its placement within the European continent, it is also a perfect location if you want to travel and work in the EU.


Benefits of the program:

  • Expedited process for residency (duration of 6 to 9 months)
  • Option for accelerating citizenship qualification within 2 years
  • Access to government-qualified investment and financial options from banks
  • Access to free trade ecosystem in the EU
  • Lowest tax rates in the region
  • Possibility of dual citizenship
  • No language requirement to qualify for residency
  • No language requirement to qualify for citizenship

Advantages of permanent residents:

  • Travel visa free to over 120 countries
  • Potential for tax exemption on income generated outside Bulgaria
  • Availability of world-class healthcare in Bulgaria and the EU region

Advantages of citizens:

  • Unrestricted access to career, educational, and lifestyle opportunities in Europe
  • Right to own property and land in the country


Investment criteria

According to the Republic of Bulgaria Act, the Investor Program for Residence and Citizenship offers an accelerated citizenship option in its immigration clause, which allows investors to attain residency and citizenship status faster, if all the proper requirements are met. The programme outlines a list of requirements to qualify for the ‘Investment Options’ privilege.


In addition to making a financial investment, applicants must meet the following immigration requirements:

  • Citizenship outside of the EU
  • Holder of a valid passport or any other equivalent foreign travel certificate
  • Minimum funds of €195,000 to avail the full investment option
  • Documentation indicating the origin and source of declared and invested funds
  • Absence of criminal record
  • Attested Power of Attorney
  • Attested Investment Agreement
  • Fulfilment of any and all application fees
  • Payment of application fees
  • Fulfilment of minimum statutory trips to Bulgaria