Below is a list of the currently existing short stay
visa categories. If necessary, we provide
assistance in preparing documents for certain
types of visas by agreement. For more detailed
information, please contact us through the
feedback form in the
Categories of short stay visas:
Property owners - refers to those persons who
own property in Bulgaria.
Private visit - refers to persons who would like to
visit friends or non-close relatives in Bulgaria.
Business trip - refers to those persons who travel
for commercial purposes to Bulgaria.
Official trip - refers to persons who have official
purposes for visiting Bulgaria. Usually, these are
members of official delegations who receive an
official invitation and must take part in official
meetings, negotiations, consultations, exchange
Transit - this category of visa refers to those
persons who transit through Bulgaria, having
their final destination in another country.
Visit to close relatives - refers to persons who
have the purpose of visiting close relatives in
Bulgaria: these are spouses, parents, children,
grandfathers, grandmothers, grandchildren who
are EU citizens or not, but legally reside in
Bulgaria or the EU.
Cultural, scientific, sports activities or education -
refers to applicants who are sent for the purpose
of cultural, sports, scientific activities or studies
Unorganized tourism - refers to persons planning
individual tourism and for this purpose submit