Standard documents are attached to the
application are as follows:
Foreign passport valid for another three months
+ copies of pages with personal data and a stamp
on entry to Bulgaria.
Proof of housing (a rented apartment will do as
Bank statement confirming the availability of
money in the account.
Certificate of no criminal record in the country of
permanent residence (translation and
legalization required). The document must be
issued a maximum of 5 months before the
submission of documents.
Receipt of the paid tax of 10 levs for the
examination of documents.
There is no need to confirm the existence of
grounds for obtaining permanent residence.
Employees of the migration service will receive
the necessary certificates directly from the
Ministry of Economy by official channels. The two
departments constantly communicate with each
other, respectively, the Ministry of Economy will
be notified of the issued certificates, and the
employees of the migration service will find out if
any circumstances change, and the ground for
obtaining permanent residence will disappear. In
this case, the foreigner's right to permanent
residence may be revoked.
The term for processing the application is 2
months. After receiving a positive decision, you
will need to pay a fee in the amount of 1000 levs
and order a personal plastic card, having
previously registered with the Community to
receive the SCN (Single Civil Number). The cost of
making a card is 45 levs, the production time is
30 days. The document is issued for 5 years.
Foreigners who have received permanent
residence on this ground must, with any change
in the circumstances giving the right to receive
permanent residence based on Art. 25, para 1,
sub-para 13 of the Bulgarian Law on Foreigners,
report it. In addition, a declaration of no changed
circumstances must be submitted at least once a