"Freelance activity" is any professional economic
activity carried out independently, "for oneself",
and not for a third-party employer. At the same
time, Visa D on this basis is not issued to
foreigners in the cases listed in Art. 24, para 1 -
13 and 16 - 20 of the Bulgarian Law on
Foreigners. The first stage is obtaining a license
from the Bulgarian Ministry of Labor and Social
To obtain a license, a foreign citizen must provide
the following documents:
Application for a permit.
A copy of the passport pages with personal data.
Two color photos.
Brief description of free activity (purpose, type,
An action plan for the entire period during which
it is planned to carry out free practice in Bulgaria.
It must be written in accordance with the
requirements specified in the Regulation on the
Implementation of the Law on Labor Migration
Documentary confirmation of the fact that the
applicant has at least two years of professional
A document confirming the availability of funds
for the implementation of the action plan.