The Bulgarian government has approved the legislation implementing the Withdrawal Agreement and the Migration Authorities are now processing applications for the new permits UK nationals and their family members will be required to obtain by 31 December 2021. 

The AIRE Centre is here to help UK nationals in Bulgaria secure their residence status now that the UK has left the EU. If you require assistance with this process, contact us at [email protected]

We are also operating a phone helpline for those who do not have access to emails or the internet between 3:30pm and 6:30pm local time Monday, Wednesday and Friday. If you or anyone you know is in this situation, please call +359 2906 0713

Information Sheets

We are producing a series of information sheets designed to provide practical information to UK nationals seeking to secure their residence in Bulgaria. We want these sheets to be as helpful as possible and want to know if they have supported you in obtaining a residence permit or if they have assisted you to help someone else do so. Please help us to improve our service by giving us feedback on these resources HERE

Learn more about: 

UK nationals' right to reside in Bulgaria now that the UK has left the EU

What does the Withdrawal Agreement mean for UK nationals in Bulgaria?

How can UK nationals and their family members secure their right to reside in Bulgaria now that the UK has left the EU?

How can the family members of UK nationals in Bulgaria secure their residence now that the UK has left the EU?

UK students' right to reside in Bulgaria now the UK has left the EU

How does the residence status of UK nationals affect their rights to healthcare in Bulgaria during the Coronavirus pandemic?

Useful Links

Living in Bulgaria - GOV.UK

Bulgarian Ministry of Interior - Information about Brexit

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