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Bulgaria travel restrictions & quarantine rules

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The travel advice is Exercise normal safety precautions to Bulgaria. Bulgaria is Unknown restrictions for travel. Get travel ban, restrictions alerts and advice before travelling to Bulgaria. Bulgaria is part of Europe with main city at Sofia. Its Developed country with a population of 7M people. The main currency is Bulgarian Lev. The languages spoken are Bulgarian.
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🚨 Travel Advice for Bulgaria

Unknown restrictions

for travel
    1. Passengers are not allowed to enter until 30 April 2021.
  • This does not apply to:
- nationals of Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and Vatican City (Holy See), their spouses and children;
- nationals of Albania, Australia, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Canada, Georgia, Israel, Japan, South Korea, Kosovo (Rep.), Kuwait, Moldova (Rep.), Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia (Rep.), Rwanda, Serbia, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, and Uruguay;
- British nationals;
- passengers with a residence permit issued by Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland or Vatican City (Holy See), their spouses and children;
- family members of British nationals with a residence permit with β€œType of permit: Article 50 TEU" issued by Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden or Switzerland;
- passengers with a "D" visa
issued by Bulgaria, and their family members;
- passengers with a diplomatic, official or service passport traveling on duty, and their family members;
- passengers with an Alien's passport issued by Estonia and Latvia;
- passengers traveling as students;
- deadheading crew;
- military personnel;
- merchant seamen.
    1. Passengers must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result. The test must have been taken at most 72 hours before arrival. The certificate must contain passengers details, name of the laboratory, the test method, and the test result written in Latin characters.
  • This does not apply to:
- nationals of Bulgaria, their spouses and children;
- passengers with a residence permit issued by Bulgaria, their spouses and children;
- British nationals and their family members with one of the following documents issued by Bulgaria:
- a certificate of application for a new residence permit; or - a residence permit which specifies β€œType of permit: Article 50 TEU" and with the β€œRemark" 18(4); or - a residence card issued before 31 December 2020;
- merchant seamen.
  1. Passengers could be subject to a Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test and quarantine for 10 days upon arrival.
    National ID cards, passports, and residence documents issued to nationals of Bulgaria which expired between 13 March 2020 and 31 January 2021, are considered valid with an extension of 6 months, starting from their expiry date.
    Nationals and residents of Bulgaria and their family members without a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result of a test taken at most 72 hours before arrival are subject to:
- Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test within 24 hours of arrival; or
- quarantine for 10 days.

Travel restriction details for Bulgaria

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🍽️ Restaurants & bars Fully Open
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🚌 Operational transport
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πŸ”’ Lockdown Details for Bulgaria

Most COVID-19 health restrictions have been lifted in Bulgaria.
Providing proof of full vaccination, recovery from COVID-19 or a negative test result to access public places is no longer required.
Wearing facemasks is no longer required.

πŸ›‘οΈ Travel safety for Bulgaria

Exercise normal safety precautions

We've lowered the travel advice level for Bulgaria. We now advise you exercise normal safety precautions. Bulgaria has no COVID-19 restrictions. You don't need a COVID-19 vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test to enter. Protests occur regularly. They can disrupt public transport and turn violent without warning. We advise: Exercise normal safety precautions in Bulgaria.
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