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Bulgaria Business Visa

Bulgaria business visa On 26th February 2021, the Bulgarian Parliament overhauls the current Bulgaria Investment Citizenship programs by introducing Bill that amends the Bulgarian Citizenship Act. The recent changes will witness more investment options and faster processing times. However, the changes will be in force in the next 15 days from the amendment bill. It will give more time to the business applicants around the world to prepare for this improved program.

What are the main changes in the Bulgaria Golden Visa?

  • The primary change is the introduction of New diverse range of investment options
  • Government/sovereign bonds will no longer be available for the program
  • The investment requirement remains the same at the reasonable level of €500,000 (For fast-track process – Doubled Investment €1 million)
  • The thresholds for investment in one of the options (directly held equities) are increased
  • Fast Track route and Standard Route will remain available for the applicants
  • Introduction of Additional assurances to applicants
  • A shorter time frame of 1 year for the spouses/dependents for Citizenship
  • Processing timelines for Bulgaria Golden Visa are expected to be faster than before

What are new investment options for Bulgaria Residency by Investment?

  • Stocks traded in Bulgaria – EUR 1,024,000 / USD 1,240,000 / INR 9 Crore
  • UCITs (EU controlled fund vehicles) including Exchange Traded funds (ETFs) with a focus on Bulgaria – EUR 512,000 / USD 620,000 / INR 4.5 Crore
  • Investing in Alternative investment funds (AIFs) (including private equity, venture, and hedge funds), with a focus on Bulgaria – EUR 512,000 / USD 620,000 / INR 4.5 Crore
  • Participation in a Bulgarian company with Certified Priority Investment Project (CPIP) – EUR 1,024,000 / USD 1,240,000 / INR 9 Crore
  • Participation in a Bulgarian company and employing minimum 10 Bulgarian Residents – EUR 257,000 / USD 310,000 / INR 2.23 Crore
  • Participation in a Bulgarian company, invested in any sector or geography – EUR 3,075,000 / USD 3,700,000 / INR 26.9 Crore
  • Investment in a Certified Investment Project (CIP) (different from CPIP above) – Exact amount and conditions are project-dependent for Bulgaria Residency by Investment applicants


  • Must be able to make the abovementioned investment from any one category
  • Demonstrate exact source of funds and finances
  • Must maintain the investment for additional two years past citizenship grant and five years in total
  • Have Identity Proof of the applicant and dependents
  • Provide information on the vocational/business/professional background of the applicant with relevant documents
  • Have Criminal Record Check from the country of origin or permanent residence


  • Arrange documents and prepare an application for the Bulgaria Golden Visa
  • Submission of application and processing fees
  • Sign documents at the Bulgarian Consulate
  • Transfer the required Investment funds
  • Receive Investment Certificate by Bulgarian Ministry of Finance
  • Take a second appointment with the Bulgarian Consulate
  • Application for Visa D
  • After approval, take the 1st Trip to Bulgaria
  • Apply for a Permanent Residency Certificate (PRC)
  • After approval, take the 2nd Trip to Bulgaria
  • Apply for Bulgaria ID Card


Processing time is 6 to 12 months for the permanent residency in Bulgaria. For Citizenship, there are two routes – Fast Track and Standard. With a fast track route, applicants can attain Citizenship after two years, and the Standard course offers Citizenship after five years.

Standard Route:

  • EUR 20,000 – Family of 2
  • EUR 5,000 – Dependent up to 5 children
  • EUR 2,500 – Each additional Child

Due Diligence Fees:

  • EUR 7,000 – Main applicant
  • 3000 – Dependents age 14 to 18
  • 5000 – Dependents age above 18

 Fast Track Route for Europe Business Visa:

  • EUR 20,000 – Family of 2
  • EUR 5,000 – Dependent up to 5 children
  • EUR 2,500 – Each additional Child

Due Diligence Fees:

  • EUR 7,000 – Main applicant
  • 3000 – Dependents age 14 to 18
  • 5000 – Dependents age above 18


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