Bulgaria Passport & Visa Requirements
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Entry requirements for Americans
Citizens of the USA do not need a visa to visit Bulgaria for a period of up to 90 days. Passports must be valid for at least three months after entry.
Entry requirements for UK nationals
British Citizens do not need a visa to visit Bulgaria for a period of up to 90 days. A valid passport is required.
Entry requirements for Canada
Canadians do not need a visa to visit Bulgaria for a period of up to 90 days. 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 90 days. 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 three months after leaving Bulgaria 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 90 days. 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 90 days. A passport valid for three months is required.
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, other than EU nationals, 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. Passports of all visitors should be valid for at least three months after leaving Bulgaria for those requiring a visa, and three months on entry for visa exempt nationals other than those from EU countries, whose passports must be valid for period of stay. We recommend that passports be valid for six months after intended period of travel. Visitors should be prepared to show proof of valid medical insurance upon request. Visa requirements vary from country to country.
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.
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