Bulgaria Permanent Residence and Citizenship Program

The Bulgaria Permanent Residence and Citizenship Program allows an applicant to obtain permanent residency in 4 – 6 months. Applicants may then apply for full Bulgarian citizenship after holding permanent residence for 5 years. Bulgarian citizenship will allow the applicant and his/her family to live, work, and study anywhere in the European Union.

About Bulgaria

Located in Southeast Europe, Bulgaria is the ideal gateway between Europe and Asia. Boasting a stable economy and European way of life, Bulgaria is a diverse, culturally rich nation, perfectly placed for working and traveling in and around the continent.

As one of the youngest members of the European Union, Bulgaria has a stable economy, low unemployment and highly skilled work force. In 2016, the country’s economy grew by 3.9 %, which is the fourth highest growth among all EU member states. It’s rich and diverse culture, temperate climate, and ideal location all help to make Bulgaria an attractive place to live, work and invest.

Benefits Of Bulgarian Citizenship

  • Application processing time for permanent residence (PR) is 4 – 6 months.

  • Citizenship can be applied for after holding PR for 5 years.

  • Permanent Residents may reside, work, and study in Bulgaria and will have visa-free access to Schengen countries once Bulgaria joins Schengen.

  • Access to high-quality health care in Bulgaria and the European Union.

  • Conditional tax exemption on world income.

  • Bulgaria recognizes dual/multiple citizenship and does not require people to renounce their current citizenship.

  • Bulgarian passport-holders enjoy Visa-free travel to approximately 142 countries and territories, including Canada, the United Kingdom and Europe.

  • All foreign nationalities may apply.

  • Citizenship is transferable by descent, so is transferred to all children and grandchildren, regardless of age, marital status, or family size (including adopted children).

  • Bulgaria has one of the lowest tax rates in the European Union and a free-trade environment.

  • No management experience requirement, no education requirement, no in-country residence requirement, and no language requirement.

  • No detailed path of funds requirement.

Qualifications for Bulgarian Citizenship

To qualify under the Bulgaria Citizenship Program the following criteria must be met:

  • The principal applicant must be at least 18 years old (no maximum age).

  • The applicant must possess a valid passport and reside legally in a country.

  • The applicant must pass a medical and security background check.

  • The applicant must provide a declaration explaining the source/origin of invested funds (no detailed documents required).

  • The applicant must visit Bulgaria four times, for 2-4 days (but no further in-country residence requirement).

  • Applicants must make a qualifying investment in Bulgaria as described below.

Cost Summary – Bulgaria Permanent Residence and Citizenship Program

Principal Applicant and Dependents

Financing Option:

We are pleased to offer applicants a one time “walk away” financing option of € 185,000 payment including ALL FEES.

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