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In order to ensure a minimum of people at the airport, well-wishers and greeters will not be allowed to enter the terminal.
For all issues related to cancelled flights, passengers may be informed by contacting the airline concerned.

 

ORDERS CAME INTO FORCE


Pursuant to Order № RD-01-19/14.01.2022 (amended with Order № РД-01-26/17.01.2022) of the Minister of Health, the following temporary anti-epidemic measures are introduced regarding the entry of persons arriving from other countries on the territory of the Republic of Bulgaria, as from January 20th, 2022, according to the colour zones in which the specific country falls:



Green area:
Vatican City State, Republic of Romania


Orange area:
All countries outside the green and red zone.


Red zone:

Australia, Austria, Albania, Afghanistan, Barbados, Bahamas, Belize, Bermuda, Bosnia and Herzegovina, British Virgin Islands, Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, Gibraltar, Grenada, Greenland, Georgia, Democratic Republic of Sao Tome and Principe, Dominican Republic, The State of Kuwait, Eswatini, Israel, Eastern Republic of Uruguay, Ireland, Iceland, Italy, Jordan, Cape Verde, Cayman Islands, Canada, Qatar, Kyrgyz Republic, The Principality of Andorra, The Principality of Liechtenstein, the Principality of Monaco, Colombia, the Swiss Confederation, Cooperative Republic of Guyana, Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Kingdom of Bahrain, Kingdom of Belgium, Kingdom of Denmark, Kingdom of Spain, Kingdom Netherlands, Kingdom of Norway, Kingdom of Sweden, Curaçao, Lesotho, Lebanon Republic, the Multinational State of Bolivia, the United Republic of Tanzania, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Isle of Man, Islands Aruba, Republic of Argentina, Republic of Botswana, Republic of Guatemala, Greece, Republic of El Salvador, Republic of Estonia, Republic of Zambia, Republic of Zimbabwe, the Republic of Cyprus, the Republic of Costa Rica, the Republic of Cuba, the Republic of Latvia, The Republic of Lithuania, the Republic of Maldives, the Republic of Malta, the Republic of Mozambique, Republic of Namibia, Republic of Panama, Republic of Paraguay, Republic of Poland, The Republic of Portugal, the Republic of San Marino, the Republic of Northern Macedonia, The Republic of Seychelles, the Republic of Suriname, the Republic of Serbia, the Republic of Tajikistan, Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, Republic of Turkey, Republic of Finland, Republic of Chile, Republic of South Africa, Saba, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Sint Eustatius, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, United States of America, Turkmenistan, Turks and Caicos, Hungary, Faroe Islands, Federal Republic of Germany, Federal Republic of Brazil, the Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis, Fiji, France, Croatia, Montenegro, Czech Republic.



Green Zone - persons are admitted to the territory of the country upon presentation of a valid EU digital COVID certificate for vaccination, recovery or testing or a similar document containing the same data as the EU digital COVID certificate.

In the absence of a valid EU digital COVID certificate or of a similar document containing the same data as the EU digital COVID certificate, the person shall be quarantined for 10 days at home.

In these cases, the quarantined person may carry out a polymerase chain reaction test to detect COVID-19 or a rapid antigen test not earlier than 72 hours of arrival in the country. In case of a negative result from the conducted examination, the quarantine of the person shall be considered terminated from the day following the registration of the result in the National Information System for Combating COVID-19.

 

Orange zone - Persons are admitted to the territory of the country upon presentation of a valid EU digital COVID certificate for vaccination, recovery or testing or a similar document containing the same data as the EU digital COVID certificate.

In the absence of a valid EU digital COVID certificate or of a similar document containing the same data as the EU digital COVID certificate, the person shall be quarantined for 10 days at home.

In these cases, the quarantined person may carry out a polymerase chain reaction test to detect COVID-19 or a rapid antigen test not earlier than 72 hours of arrival in the country. In case of a negative result from the conducted examination, the quarantine of the person shall be considered terminated from the day following the registration of the result in the National Information System for Combating COVID-19.




RED ZONE - on the territory of the country is allowed only persons who are:

  • Bulgarian citizens and persons with the status of permanent, long-term or continuous residence on the territory of the Republic of Bulgaria and their family members;
  • Citizens of the European Union, the European Economic Area and the Swiss Confederation, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, the Republic of Northern Macedonia, the State of Israel, the Republic of Turkey and the Republic of Serbia and their family members arriving from a Member State of the European Union, the European Economic Area, the Swiss Confederation, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and the North Ireland, the Republic of Northern Macedonia, the State of Israel, the Republic of Turkey and from the Republic of Serbia



These persons are allowed on the territory of the country upon presentation of a valid EU digital COVID certificate for vaccination or recovery or a similar document, together with a negative result from a test performed up to 72 hours before entry into the country examination by the method of polymerase chain reaction for COVID- 19, certified by a valid EU digital COVID certificate or similar document​​​​​.

 

Bulgarian citizens and persons with the status of permanent, long-term or continuous residence on the territory of the Republic of Bulgaria and members of their families, who do not present any of the documents above are allowed on the territory of the country and placed under quarantine for 10 days.

Bulgarian citizens and persons with the status of permanent, long-term or continuous residence on the territory of the Republic of Bulgaria and members of their families, who present upon entering the country only one of the documents - for vaccination or recovery, or for a negative result from a COVID-19 polymerase chain reaction test performed up to 72 hours before entry into the country, shall be quarantined for a period of 10 days. The quarantined individual may perform a polymerase chain reaction test for detection of COVID-19 performed no earlier than 72 hours of arrival in the country. In case of a negative result of the test, the person's quarantine shall be considered terminated from the day following the registration of the result in the National Information System for Combating COVID-19.

 

On the territory of the country are admitted, without the need to present documents for COVID-19 persons passing in transit through the territory of the Republic of Bulgaria, in the cases when the immediate departure from the territory of the Republic of Bulgaria can be guaranteed and children up to the age of 12, regardless of the zone in which the country from which they arrive falls in.

 

COVID-19 Travel Regulations Around the World

 

For information on the entry restrictions, rules and regulations for each country around the world, please visit the IATA Travel Regulations Map.

iata travel regulation map


Please click on your destination of choice to receive the most current information on the COVID-19 requirements and measures in the country. 

Last update date: 29.01.2022 Last update time: 16:12