Passport and visa

Border Regulations

A foreign citizen can enter the Republic of Bulgaria on presentation of a valid regular identification document for across-border travelling, as well as a visa for entry, transitting ot stay in the country, when applicable. Visas are not obtained at the checkpoint entering the country.

Visas are not required for citizens of the following countries, and they are permitted a stay of 30 days: Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Hungary, Germany, Greece, Japan, Israel, Ireland, Iceland, Italy, Republic of Korea, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, the Netherlands, New Zeeland, Norway, Poland, Portugal, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, Sweden, Tunisia, USA and Vatican.

ATTENTION: Identification should be carried on you at all times. In case of lost or stolen document, you must go immediately to the nearest police station where a protocol of the accident will be made. Be sure to take your copy with you otherwise you cannot leave the country.

Customs Regulations

Across the border passengers may import and export commodities which by their nature, type and quantities are not of commercial nature. These do not include items the passenger carries for personal use and consumption.