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Questions tagged [bulgaria]

European Union country in the Balkans.

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Can I travel to Italy with Bulgarian Visa?

I'm an Indian passport holder with Bulgarian Visa. So is it possible to travel to Italy with a Bulgarian Visa?
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Do I need a visa to work in Romania if I have a Bulgarian residence/work permit? [closed]

Does a non-EU citizen (Turkish) with a Bulgarian residence-work permit need a visa to work in Romania? I have been working in Bulgaria for a time and I got a better job in Bucharest. So am I able to ...
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Travelling to Bulgaria with Italian type D multi entry national visa

I have D type multi entry 365 days visa given by Italy. I want to travel from Turkey to Bulgaria by bus. Is there any problem when I pass border? I read that Bulgaria allows travellers who have a ...
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Where will I get the exit stamp when flying from Spain to Bulgaria?

I'm Canadian and my 90-day Schengen stay ends on June 11th. However my flight to Sofia, Bulgaria, is in the morning of June 12th. So I figured in order to not break the 90-day rule, I will simply ...
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Non-EU citizen living in the UK, any requirement for UK visa validity to visit Bulgaria?

I'm a non-EU citizen living in the UK. My UK visa is expiring at the end of September. Would it be possible for me to apply for a visa and visit Bulgaria in August? I know that for a Schengen visa, it'...
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Changing a passenger on a Lufthansa flight

I was originally planning to travel to Sofia this July with a friend of mine and booked round-trip flights with Lufthansa accordingly. Long story short, she will not be able to fly with me to Bulgaria,...
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Can I enter Romania after my first Schengen entry is exhausted? [duplicate]

My travel plan is Istanbul-Schengen-Morocco-Romania-Bulgaria. I have a double entry visa for Schengen valid till 27th May 2018. I exhaust my first Schengen entry when i enter Schengen zone from ...
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Going to Bulgaria with Turkish tourist visa. Is this possible?

Can I go to Bulgaria with a Turkish tourist visa? I hold a Ghanaian passport. A friend told me I can be arrested and deported to my country. Is this true? Help me out.
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Apply for a Bulgaria visa in Canada

How do we apply for a Bulgaria visa in Canada? According to the website, it looks like there are no VISA APPLICATION CENTERS (OUTSOURCING CENTERS) in Canada. These are all the application centers ...
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Do visits to Cyprus, Croatia, Bulgaria and Romania count towards Schengen limitations?

If I am entering any of the countries mentioned above with a Schengen visa - does the time spent there count towards the overall restriction of 90 days within 180 days? Does the time spent within the ...
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I am an Indian citizen working in Germany. Can I travel to Bulgaria without a visa? [duplicate]

I am from India, and recently moved to Germany for work. I would like to travel to Bulgaria for a conference next month. Can I go there without a visa as I am a resident in another EU country? I can'...
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Travel to Romania with Bulgarian ID card

My friend is from Varna, and has a valid Bulgarian ID card but does not own a passport yet. Is it possible to travel to Romania with the ID only? It's only for a small trip.
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Visa query: Travel to Athens (Greece) and Sofia (Bulgaria)

I am planning to travel to Greece (Athens) and Sofia (Bulgaria). I understand that I can travel to Sofia also under my Schengen visa, but I have questions: Do I need to request for a multiple-entry ...
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How to go to the airport in Sofia after midnight?

My next flight departs from Sofia on the morning, but I could not find how I can get to the airport from the city centre. The metro does not operate until 5:30 so I can't use as I must arrive before 5:...
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Can I transport bullet caps on a flight within the EU?

I am traveling from Germany to Bulgaria over the upcoming holidays. Information: My uncle is a hunter and wants me to bring him some bullet caps that are not available in Bulgaria. I would transport ...
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Schengen visa ban [closed]

I am an Indian citizen and have a two year Schengen ban, due to an overstay in Latvia. I would like to study in Bulgaria. Bulgaria is not a part of the Schengen zone. Is the Schengen ban likely ...
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Do I need transit visa for Amsterdam Airport? [duplicate]

I am Palestinian with a Lebanese travel document, travelling from India to Bulgaria. I have a visit visa for Bulgaria and the layover in Amsterdam is 5 hours. Do I need a transit visa?
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Can I enter Romania by road on single entry (C Visit) visa from Bulgaria

I am Pakistani and I have a single-entry 10-day visit visa from Bulgaria. After landing in Bulgaria, can I visit Romania by road? Will this single-entry Bulgarian visa allow me to visit Romania by ...
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For Indian in Bulgaria, how to get Schengen visa to travel to Germany

I've come to Bulgaria(Sofia) for 3 months on official trip, with Type C - Bulgarian visa. I don't have a valid schengen visa. I need to travel to Germany on official trip for one week. Also planning ...
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Can an Iranian with Italian residence enter Bulgaria visa free? [duplicate]

I'm going to Bulgaria in a week. I'm an Iranian passport holder, with an Italian residence permit. I read that I don't need to apply for a visa because I have a Schengen residence permit. Is that ...
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Bulgarian blue card and Ukrainian biometric passport

If I'm a holder of two Ukrainian foreign passports (it is legal in Ukraine) and only one of them is biometric Bulgarian blue card binded to non-biometric foreign passport is it okay to first enter ...
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Can I apply for a Schengen visa if the first port of entry is Bulgaria?

I am an Indian national. My flights are Mumbai (BOM) to Sofia (SOF) return. Port of Entry & Exit: Bulgaria I am planning to visit Italy, France and Switzerland. Staying in Bulgaria is not part ...
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What is the meaning of the NDK “underground” fountain in Sofia?

In Sofia, in front of the NDK, there are two fountains. One of them is underground, at the metro level: Now, I'm not saying that every single fountain in the world is expected to have a deeper ...
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Do I need a visa to travel to Romania and Bulgaria if I have a Temporary Croatian Residence permit?

I am from Pakistan and I have a Croatian temporary residence permit as an Erasmus student. I want to travel from Zagreb to Romania and Bulgaria for a short visit: do I need a tourist visa in those ...
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Prepaid data simcard for balkan countries

What are the options for prepaid data sim cards to use in the Balkan states (Kosovo, Montenegro, Macedonia)? Will it be cheaper to buy local sim cards in each country or is there any company that has ...
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With a double-entry Bulgarian visa, can we go to Romania first?

I am an Indian citizen with a double-entry Bulgarian visa. Our flight is from New Delhi to Bucharest, Romania. We will stay in Romania for 4 days and then go to Bulgaria. Does my double-entry ...
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Can I enter Bulgaria (Schengen joiner state) if I have a Schengen ban?

I am from Argentina and I would like to know whether I can enter Bulgaria. I overstayed in the Schengen area and when I exited Greece, on my way to Turkey, I was told that have a penalty of 1200€ ...
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Travel to Bulgaria and Romania with Italian residence permit

I have looked it up and the resources all talk about schengen visa, travelling with eu national family member etc. so I would like to get a more assuring answer about my situation: I am a non-EU ...
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I am from India, living in Netherlands. Do I need visa for Bulgaria?

I am an Indian passport holder. I live in Amsterdam and have Dutch resident permit which allows me to travel through Schengen countries. Do I need a visa for visiting Bulgaria (Sofia) for 2-3 days?
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Visa for Serbia, Bulgaria and Romania

I am a non-EU national possessing a residence permit in Germany for around 3 years. I wish to visit Serbia, Bulgaria and Romania. From my research, I have come to a conclusion that visa holders (even ...
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Are there any good Uber-like taxi apps in Bulgaria?

We'll travel from Sofia airport to Borovets, and we're trying to find some good way to find a taxi.
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What paperwork do I need to drive from Greece to Bulgaria?

I'm planning to drive from Thessaloniki, Greece to Sofia, Bulgaria. I will be driving an owned car, registered in Greece, and will cross the border at Promachonas/Kulata. I have a Greek driver's ...
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I have Netherlands residence permit and an Indian passport. Can I visit Bulgaria?

I live in the Netherlands with a valid residence permit. I hold an Indian passport. For visiting Bulgaria for leisure for three days do I need a visa? I have already booked the tickets.
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Train connection from Istanbul to Sofia?

Is it possible to go from Istanbul to Sofia by train? This link suggests there is a train connection between the two cities: https://rail.cc/en/train/sofia-to-istanbul but I can't find it on the ...
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What are the bus options from Sofia to Ruse (Bulgaria)?

I'm looking for a website that shows all available coaches and their schedules from Sofia to Ruse and of course in the end I want to book the ticket. I was able to find only etapgroup.com which offers ...
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Car hire for driving from Bulgaria to Italy

We want to rent a car in Varna, Bulgaria, drive to Bologna, Italy and leave the car there. One driver is in the age range 30-65 and the other 69. Both have full licences. Is this is possible? (Gayot'...
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Do I need a Transit visa for Bulgaria with a Blue Card?

I am a Turkish citizen with a Blue Card living in Berlin and travel from Athens back to Berlin. Flight has a stop in Sofia and I would like to know if I need a transit visa for Bulgaria and I am able ...
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Single Entry Schengen Visa for Bulgaria

Is it possible to enter Bulgaria with a valid single entry Schengen visa? I plan to travel from Kenya to Bulgaria then to Greece. I know it is not possible to go to Greece then Bulgaria because the ...
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Dual British-Bulgarian national, can I enter Bulgaria with my British passport

Could I enter Bulgaria with my British passport if both my Bulgarian passport and my Bulgarian ID card have expired?
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Driving from Bucharest to Balchik

We're going in vacation to Balchik, Bulgaria between 4-8th July, and I would like to know whether this is the shortest path and how good is the road ?
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Multiple-entry Bulgaria visa to enter to Romania [duplicate]

I got the Bulgaria multiple entry visa, can I enter Bucharest then pass the border to Bulgaria ? If yes, what other document I have to prepare to show to the Romanian immigration?
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How to get Bulgarian Tourist Visa For an Indian Student in UK

I am an Indian student in UK and after our exam I would like to visit Bulgaria with my other student friends.Now,problem is how to get Bulgarian visa from UK while I am in UK as an Indian student.
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How can I get to Seven Rila Lakes from Sapareva Banya in April?

I am going to Bulgaria next week, would like to visit 7 Rila lakes area. Heard that there would be a lot of snow in April. I am wondering if it is still possible to reach Sapareva Banya from Dupnitsa ...
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Can I apply for Romanian and Bulgarian transit visas from Turkey as a non-resident?

I'm a Saudi national. I will ship my bike to Turkey and travel to it by air. I will have a Turkish visa of course. I will then travel on road to Bulgaria aiming to reach Romania. Do I have to apply ...
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Is it easy to get snowboard/ski hire in Borovets without prior booking?

We're off to Borovets skiing in a month or so. We want to book ski/snowboard hire, passes, etc but finding the websites difficult to navigate. Does anyone have experience of getting ski hire on ...
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Can an Egyptian national marry a Bulgarian national in Bulgaria while on a tourist visa?

I am a citizen of Egypt. Would I be allowed to get married in Bulgaria while visiting Bulgaria on a tourist visa? If it matters, my fiancée is Bulgarian.
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Bus to Bansko from Sofia

I'm looking to go skiing next week, so I was wondering about the Bulgarian bus schedule from Sofia to Bansko. The only info I found was on Bansko (http://bansko.org/bansko_bus_schedule) website that ...
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Can I travel to EU states with a Bulgarian Blue Card?

I am a Ukrainian citizen and recently moved to Bulgaria for work. I have received a Blue Card as a high-skilled professional. Does this Blue Card allow me to travel without receiving additional visas ...
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Can Bulgarian residents enter the UK without a visa?

I am an Egyptian citizen; I am going to marry a Bulgarian girl and I will apply for a family residence permit in Bulgaria. With Bulgarian residency, will I be allowed to enter the UK without a visa?
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Proof for onward travel in Non-schengen countries of EU

I'm from Singapore and planning trip to Eastern Europe, landing at Romania and taking a train to Bulgaria and back to Singapore. If I buy a one-way Singapore-Romania ticket and another one-way ...