About Bulgaria - Visa Information
Entry requirements for Americans: Citizens of the USA do not need a visa to visit Bulgaria for a period of up to 30 days within a six-month period. Passports must be valid for at least three months after entry.

Entry requirements for UK nationals: UK passport holders, endorsed British Citizen, do not need a visa to visit Bulgaria for a period of up to 30 days in a six-month period. Passports should be valid for the period of intended stay. Other UK passport holders require a visa and a passport that is valid for at least six months.

Entry requirements for Canadians: Canadians do not need a visa to visit Bulgaria for a period of up to 30 days within a six-month period. A passport valid for at least three months after entry is required.

Entry requirements for Australians: Australians do not need a visa to visit Bulgaria for a period of up to 30 days within a six-month period. A passport valid for at least three months after entry, is required.

Entry requirements for South Africans: South Africans need a visa to enter Bulgaria. A passport valid for at least six months on entry is required and a visa will only be issued if blank pages are available.

Entry requirements for New Zealanders: New Zealanders do not require a visa for a maximum stay of 30 days within a six-month period. A valid passport valid for at least three months on entry is required.

Entry requirements for Irish nationals: Irish nationals do not need a visa to visit Bulgaria for a period of up to 30 days within a six-month period. A passport valid for the period of intended stay is required.

Passport/Visa Note: Visitors must have proof of sufficient funds or onward or return tickets in addition to other documents needed for the next destination. Valid health insurance is required. All visitors to Bulgaria must register as foreigners at a local police station within five days of arrival. This registration is usually done as a matter of course through the hotel or accommodation establishment. Visitors are advised to check this, as a dated registration slip has to be submitted when leaving the country. Immigration and entry regulations are very strictly enforced. From 1 January 2006 all children entering Bulgaria will be required to have their own passport.

Note: Passport and visa requirements are liable to change at short notice. Travellers are advised to check their entry requirements with their embassy or consulate.

Import regulations by Bulgaria customs

Free To Import:

Tobacco products
200 cigarettes or
100 cigarillos or
50 cigars or
250 grams of tobacco

Alcohol:
1 liter of spirits over 22 % vol. or
2 liters of fortified wine or sparkling wine
2 liters of still wine

Perfume:
50 Grams

Eau de toilette:
250 ml

Other goods: Up to a value of 175 Euro

Restricted Imports:

Products of animal origin:
Apart from some exceptions the Community rules do not allow the importation of meat, meat products, milk and milk products by travellers.

Animal or plants:
Travellers must be aware that certain wildlife animals or plants and parts thereof are protected by the Convention of Washington (CITES). The importation of these specimens is strongly restricted following the Community rules implementing the CITES-Convention.

Pets:
Pet owners have to respect the Community rules on movements of pet animals.

Prohibitions and restrictions in the following areas are covered by national legislation
-Drugs
-Medicines
-Weapons
-Explosive Material
-Pornographic Materials
If you need more information, please contact the competent authorities of your country of destination.

Currency Controls In/Out:
Travellers entering or leaving the Community and carrying any sum equal to or exceeding 10,000 (or its equivalent in other currencies or easily convertible assets such as cheques drawn on a third party) to make a declaration to the customs authorities.
 
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