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ORDERS CAME INTO FORCE


Pursuant to Order № RD-01-733/27.08.2021 (amended with Order № РД-01-820/08.10.2021 г)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 of September 1, 2021 to October 30, 2021, according to the color zones in which the specific country falls:



Green area:
The Republic of Poland, the Slovak Republic, Hungary, the Republic of Finland, Vatican City State, Czech Republic, Luxembourg, Kingdom of Denmark, Italy, Kingdom of Spain, the Republic of Malta, the Kingdom of Sweden, France, the Principality of Monaco, the Republic Portugal, the Republic of Cyprus and Iceland.


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


Red zone:

Republic of India, People's Republic of Bangladesh, Federal Democratic Party Republic of Nepal, Myanmar, Kingdom of Bhutan, Democratic Socialist Republic Sri Lanka, Republic of the Maldives, The Republic of South Africa, the Republic of Botswana, United Republic of Tanzania, Republic of Seychelles, Republic of Namibia, Republic of Zambia, the Sultanate of Oman, Turkmenistan, the Republic of Tajikistan, Mongolia, Republic of Colombia, the Republic of Chile, the Oriental Republic of Uruguay, the Republic of Argentina, Federative Republic of Brazil, Republic of Paraguay, Multinational State Bolivia, the Republic of Peru,
the Republic of Suriname, the Republic of Panama, Republic of Costa Rica, Republic of Guatemala, Belize, Republic of El Salvador, Republic of Cuba, Dominican Republic, Fiji, Saint  Lucia, the Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis, Grenada, Palestine, Barbados, Antigua and Barbuda, Singapore, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Georgia, Montenegro, the Republic of Serbia, The Republic of Lithuania, the Republic of Latvia, the Republic of Estonia, Romania and Slovenia.




Green Zone - allowed on the territory of the country upon presentation of a valid EU digital COVID certificate for vaccination, for recovery from the illness or for conducted testing, or of 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.

The Director of the respective Regional Health Inspectorate may revoke the issued order for quarantine upon submission by e-mail of a document showing a negative result from a polymerase chain reaction test conducted within 24 hours of entering the country to prove COVID-19 or by a rapid antigen test.

 

Orange zone - allowed on the territory of the country only upon presentation of a valid EU digital COVID certificate for vaccination, for recovery from the illness or for conducted testing, or of a similar document containing the same data as the EU digital COVID certificate.

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 a document mentioned above of the Order shall be quarantined for a period of 10 days at home.

The Director of the respective Regional Health Inspectorate may revoke the issued recommendation for quarantine of the 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, upon submission by e-mail of a document, showing a negative result from a polymerase chain reaction test conducted within 24 hours of entering the country to prove COVID 19 or from a rapid antigen test.


RED ZONE - on the territory of the country are 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, of the European Economic Area, of the Swiss
    Confederation and citizens of the United Kingdom of great Britain and Northern Ireland and their family members arriving from a member state of the European Union, the European Economic Area, the European Swiss Confederation and from the United Kingdom of Great Britain and the Northern Ireland.



The persons arrived from a red zone are allowed on the territory of the country upon presentation of a valid digital EU COVID certificate for vaccination or a similar document containing the same data as the EU digital COVID certificate for vaccination TOGETHER WITH a negative result from a test conducted up to 72 hours before entering the country by the method of polymerase chain reaction for COVID19, certified by a valid EU digital COVID certificate for testing or a similar document containing the same data as the EU digital COVID certificate for testing.

 

All non-Bulgarian citizens arrived from a red zone country, who do not present a valid EU digital COVID certificate for vaccination or a similar document containing the same data as the EU digital COVID certificate for vaccination may be admitted to the territory of the country ONLY after presenting a negative result from a test conducted up to 72 hours before entering the country by the method of polymerase chain reaction for COVID-19, certified by a valid EU digital COVID certificate for testing or a similar document containing the same data as the EU digital COVID certificate for testing and they shall be quarantined for a period of 10 days.

 

Bulgarian citizens and the persons with a status of permanent, long-term or continuous residence on the territory of the Republic of Bulgaria and their family members who do not present any of the documents shall be quarantined for a period of 10 days.

Bulgarian citizens and persons with a 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  (valid EU digital COVID certificate for vaccination or certificate of recovery or a negative result from a polymerase chain reaction test for COVID-19 conducted up to 72 hours before entering the country, certified by a valid EU digital COVID test certificate or similar document) shall be placed in quarantine for a period of 10 days. In these cases, the Director of the relevant Regional Health Inspectorate may revoke the issued order for quarantine of these persons, upon submission by e-mail of a document showing a negative result from a polymerase chain reaction test conducted within 24 hours of entering the country to prove COVID-19. The recommendation shall be removed within 24 hours upon presentation of the document showing a negative test result.

 

Children from the age of 12 to 18 who arrive on the territory of the country from a country falling into the red zone are allowed upon presentation of a negative result from a polymerase chain reaction test for COVID-19 conducted up to 72 hours before entering the country, certified by a valid EU digital COVID test certificate or a similar document containing the same data as the EU digital COVID test certificate. In case they do not present such a document, they shall be placed under quarantine for a period of 10 days.

The Director of the respective Regional Health Inspectorate may revoke the issued recommendation for quarantine of the children from the age of 12 to 18, who are Bulgarian citizens or persons with a status of permanent, long-term or continuous residence on the territory of the Republic of Bulgaria, upon submission by e-mail of a document showing a negative result from a polymerase chain reaction test conducted within 24 hours of entering the country to prove COVID19. The recommendation shall be removed within 24 hours upon presentation of the document showing a negative test result.

 

On the territory of the country are permitted, without the need to present documents for COVID-19, persons who are 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


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Last update date: 17.10.2021 Last update time: 04:04