The list of specific required documents (standard Schengen list) can be checked here


The average deadline for the visa requests procedures is of 15 days from the date of submission of the request.

In some cases the visa application can be subject to prior consultation. In these situations, the process of obtaining the visa can last up to 30 days, especially when the application requires a deeper examination.


For each visa a fee must be paid for the analysis of the application. Paying the fee does not mean granting of the visa, nor does it entail refund in case of refusal. 

The request is considered admissible following the payment of the fee for the required visa.

Visa Fees:

  • General fee is 117,35 BGN
  • Reduced fee is 68,45 BGN
    • For nationals of countries with whom the EU has Visa Facilitation Agreements: Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia, Georgia, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Russia, Serbia and Ukraine;
    • For children over 6 and under 12 years of age.

* Exchange rate applied is 1 € = 1,95583 BGN

All Visa-related fees should be paid in cash.

For more information please check here

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