Information about Visas for Bulgaria Information about Visas for Bulgaria


There are strict controls and measures in regulating entry of foreigners into Bulgaria. All India ordinary passport holders need to obtain a visa before hand to enter Bulgaria.

However, Indian Diplomatic & Official passport-holders do not require any visa for entry into Bulgaria.  

Travellers to Bulgaria do not need any specific health vaccinations.

Schengen visa holders

Bulgarian government took a decision on 25 January, 2012 that until Bulgaria’s full accession to the Schengen Area, the country will unilaterally apply visa-free regulations for holders of valid Schengen visas. According to the decision,  holders of valid Schengen visas may enter and stay in Bulgaria for a period of up to three months within each six-month period from the date of the first entry in this country without having a Bulgarian visa (with effect from 31 January, 2012).  Holders of single-entry Schengen visas and those whose Schengen visas have been utilized completely are, however, not being allowed to enter Bulgaria.

Information about how to get a Schengen VISA for Indian Passport Holders


September 2014