For foreigners-pensioners, Bulgaria provides the easiest basis for obtaining a residency permit, without requiring any family or economic ties with the country, or prior coordination with the Ministries. Permission for long-term residence in the country can be obtained by any foreigner – pensioner who has sufficient means of subsistence in the country.
Stricter anti-epidemic measures aiming to reduce the cases of COVID-19 are coming into force from Thursday. The restrictions will affect all spheres of public life, and the health authorities assure that the control will be many times stricter than the one currently in force. All activities that are carried out indoors will be allowed only for people holding the so-called “green certificate”. This document is issued when the vaccination cycle is completed by the immunization centers or the personal doctor. The second option is to present a PCR or antigen test done 48 hours earlier or a document for illness up to a year back in time.
From last year all commercial users had to register on the free electrical market. This change affected not only different manufacturers, producers, etc. but also companies that have no activity, including companies which have been formed to hold property ownership.
There are two rates for electricity – commercial and residential. The price of commercial electricity varies and is much higher than that of residential electricity. For all company-owned property, Energo Pro would automatically assign the commercial rate. However, there is a way to pay the residential rate:
From October 10, 2021, entry restrictions for UK nationals travelling to Bulgaria have been eased. UK nationals (and their family members) travelling from the UK, a European Union member state, the European Economic Area and Switzerland can now enter Bulgaria easier. They must provide the following COVID-19 documentation: