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Border Formalities

Entering the country

EU citizens enter Bulgaria with an international passport that needs to be valid for at least three months more. For questions - turn to the Bulgarian Embassies in the respective country.

Customs formalities

Personal belongings may be imported with no customs fees. Applied to consumption goods are the following regulations for persons older than 16:

  • Cigarettes - 200 items or 250 gr. tobacco products
  • 2 l wine
  • 1 l alcohol drinks
  • coffee - 500 gr.

Medical services

Foreigners arriving to Bulgaria are not required to have any compulsory immunizations. All medical establishments in Bulgaria perform medical checks, tests and treatment of foreigners. Foreigners pay for the medical services in exchange of an invoice in BGN in cash at the cash desk of the medical establishment or else with a bank transfer from abroad.


Persons visiting Bulgaria as tourists or guests may be insured. Insurance of foreign citizens is usually included in the tourist packages of the Bulgarian touroperators. Foreign tourists may also enter Bulgaria with insurances by foreign insurance companies.

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