Bulgaria Citizenship Program

About Bulgaria

Bulgaria is in southeastern Europe bordering the Black Sea in the east and sharing borders with Greece, Serbia and Turkey. Home to mountains, golden beaches, and a happening nightlife, Bulgaria is rich in nature and history.

Benefits of Bulgaria Citizenship

  • Bulgarian passport is the most affordable option in Europe.
  • Visa-free travel to over 142 countries.
  • Being able to keep your previous nationality as Bulgaria allows dual citizenship.
  • European citizenship for the whole family. You, your spouse and all your children without age limit can apply under one application.
  • Transferable citizenship to descendants which means, being able to pass down the citizenship to future generations.
  • You and your family will have the right to live, work and study in any of the 28 countries within the European Union (EU).
  • You can double your investment to get your passport within 2 years.
  • Your investment will be refunded after 5 years.
  • No language tests or interviews required.
  • You only need to visit Bulgaria twice.
  • You are not required to live in Bulgaria prior to or during the application, or even after citizenship has been granted.
  • You may buy a land or any immovable property in Bulgaria and some EU countries.
  • Obtain residency within six to nine months.
  • Access quality healthcare and education.
  • As EU citizens, your children will have access to education with reduced tuition fees.
  • Bulgaria offers the lowest tax rates and free-trade environment within the EU.
  • In accordance with the Bulgarian Citizenship Act, foreign investors who hold a permanent resident permit for at least five years are eligible to apply for Bulgarian citizenship.

Applicant Eligibility

As one of the newest European Union (EU) member states, Bulgaria has a rich and diverse culture and is the ideal location in Southeast Europe. To obtain Bulgarian citizenship, the applicant must:

Full Investment

  • A one-time deposit of BGN 1 million in a Government Bond Portfolio for an investment period of five years. After the completion of 5 years, the complete amount will be returned.

Financed Investment

  • Applicants can finance the required investment amount through a European bank.
  • Have security clearance by and a clear criminal record in his/her country of residence.
  • Not be sanctioned by the EU.
  • Possess a valid passport or foreign travel documents.
  • Be over 18 years old.

To explore your Citizenship by Investment options and know more about requirements, contact our immigration lawyers today!