Long-Term and Permanent Residence in Bulgaria for EU Citizens and Their Family Members. Long-Term Residence Permit
If you are an EU citizen, holder of a valid ID card or passport, you can reside in Bulgaria for a period of up to three months following your entry into the country. You must then apply for a long-term residence permit.
To obtain a long-term residence permit, you need to provide the following document and complete the following steps depending on whether you are:
• Employed or Self-Employed
• Insured or Self-Funded
• Studying in Bulgaria
• EU National who is a Family Members of a EU National
• Non-EU National who is a Family Member of a EU National
Permanent Residence Permit
If you have resided legally in Bulgaria for a period of five years on the basis of a consecutive long-term residence permit, you and your family members are entitled to a permanent residence permit.
To obtain a permanent residence permit, you need to provide the following documents and complete the following steps:
• Permanent Residence Permit
For further information and feedback, please contact your local Migration office or call +359 (2) 982 4808, email: [email protected]