Bulgarian ID card for EU nationals

Bulgarian certificate for long-term residence and Bulgarian ID card for EU nationals

EU nationals are permitted to reside in Bulgaria with a national ID card or passport for maximum of three months. If you would like to reside temporarily or permanently in the Republic of Bulgaria you have to register with the local Migration Police branch.

EU nationals who can show proof of accommodation and sufficient funds to support their stay in Bulgaria can apply for a Bulgarian certificate for long-term residence and Bulgarian Identity card for EU nationals – lichna karta.

The first mandatory step to obtain a Bulgarian ID card for EU nationals is that you have successfully obtained a certificate for long-term residence. The certificate for long-term residence is issued from the Ministry of Interior Affairs – Migration Police branch within 24 hours of submission of application. Collecting the certificate for residency you can submit an application for the issuance of a Bulgarian ID card. Most of our clients choose the express option to process their Bulgarian ID card – takes up to three working days but mostly ready for collection on the next working day.

Ordering a Bulgarian ID card service with us, we will assist you with the opening of a personal bank account in Bulgaria for free.

EU nationals who would like to register their motor vehicle in Bulgaria have two options – to register the car on the name of a Bulgarian company or to obtain a Bulgarian ID card and register the motor vehicle on their personal name.

Markony Auto Services Ltd. will assist you to obtain your Bulgarian certificate for long-term residence and Bulgarian ID card for EU nationals hassle-free. We can assure you that your Bulgarian residency certificate and Bulgarian ID card will be issued within two working days.

To check the requirements to obtain a Bulgarian ID card, please do not hesitate to contact us.

If you have lost your Bulgarian Identity card or it was stolen, our lawyers can assist you to obtain a new ID card as soon as possible.

You may also consider attractive to obtain a Bulgarian driving licence. Holders of a driving licence from a country member of the Vienna Convention on Road Traffic 1968 can exchange their foreign driving licence for a Bulgarian driving license. The general requirement is that you have a Bulgarian residency and respectively Bulgarian ID card.

The Law for the Bulgarian Identification Documents

If you are a non-EU national who would like to immigrate to Bulgaria, you may consider contacting our colleagues who would be glad to assist you with a Bulgarian Visa and Bulgarian Residence Permit.

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