About Bulgaria

Bulgaria is a southeastern European country located in the south east of Balkans peninsula. It is bordered by Romania, Serbia, Greece, Turkey, and the Black Sea to the east. The Danube is a border river between Bulgaria and Romania. Sofia, the capital city of Bulgaria, is located in the western part of the country. It is the largest city of Bulgaria, as well as political, economic and cultural center of Bulgaria.

Located at the border of Europe and Asia, Bulgaria has a cultural fusion of Thrace, Byzantium and Romania. In addition to its diversity of geographical features, Bulgaria is a country containing precious culture and beautiful scenery. Bulgaria is famous for its rose-growing industry and thus is regarded as the ‘Kingdom of Rose’.

In order to boost its economy and attract investment, Bulgaria launched the investment immigration policy in 2009 and revised its civil laws in 2013 that allow foreign investor to obtain an EU passport by a fast and legal track.

Application of Permanent Residency

  • Applicant must be above the age of 18
  • No record of criminal issues
  • Invest €512,000 in 5-year government debt or pay at least €180,000 for loan interest

Application of citizenship

  • Residency of 5 years; or
  • After granting the permanent residency for one year, applicants can apply for citizenship by investing ab extra €512,000 in 2-year government debt or paying at least €120,000 for loan interest

Family Sponsorship

  • Your Spouse
  • Your Children below the age of 21


Process Procedures Time Related Documents & Info
Collect and process clients' documents
Open a bank account in Bulgaria 1-2 weeks
Transfer €512,000 to Bulgaria bank account and invest in goverment debt 1 week Investment Statement from goverment
Visit Bulgaria to submit immigration application
Grant permanent residency 6-8 weeks
After 12 months, invest €512,000 of goverment debt one more time and apply citizenship 6-9 weeks

Required Documents

  • Identity Card
  • Passport (full copy)
  • Birth certificate (with English translation and double certification)
  • Marriage certificate (with English translation and double certification)
  • Notarial Certificate of non-criminal Punishment (with English translation and double certification)
  • Work and income proof


  • Granting Passport in a short period
    • After the whole process of investment, 3-6 months is needed to obtain a permanent residency identity. As fast as one and a half years, applicants and their family can grant the EU passport.
  • Less immigration requirement
    • There is no requirement of resident period, language, age, education and working experience.
  • Allowance of applying for a mortgage for investment
    • Applying for a mortgage for investment is permitted. Please contact our consultants for details.
  • Low tax rate and free policy
    • Bulgaria is a low-tax European country, only accounting 10% for either business profit tax or personal profit tax. Bulgaria enjoys visa- free travel in 141 countries.

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