Yoana Dobrinova in the desert

Bulgarian citizenship for children of Bulgarian parent, born abroad Life is a strange thing. Yesterday he was just a client. A man from nowhere. An American asking for legal assistance. It was one of those hundreds requests we receive every day – “how can I get Bulgarian citizenship for myContinue Reading

Turkey, Istanbul

More and more Turkish citizens looking back to their Bulgarian roots The almost 500 years common history of Bulgaria and Turkey can’t be forfeited. As we say in Bulgaria, “one can’t make water out of blood“. And now that Bulgaria is part of the EU, many Turkish citizens are lookingContinue Reading

Yoana Dobrinova in London

Article 50 TEU for UK citizens in Bulgaria – the hybrid residence permit After the UK’s decision to leave the EU, many Brits were left in uncertainty about their legal status in Bulgaria. Luckily, for some of them, the EU regulations allowed them to obtain residence permit in Bulgaria underContinue Reading

Bulgarian girl (Yoana Dobrinova, Йоана Добринова)

Children of one Bulgarian parent may be or may not be considered to be Bulgarian citizens There are many “Bulgarians”, who have been born abroad. Logically, many of them have one Bulgarian and one foreign parent. And some of them got automatically other citizenship at the time of birth. TheContinue Reading

Violeta Dobrinova - dinosaurs, (Виолета Добринова)

Most of the Bulgarian citizenship by origin scams are in Russian! The scammers are usually offering not only assistance for Bulgarian citizenship, but also Romanian and Polish citizenship through “finding” the “right” birth certificates. The scammers are striking again – offering fake certificates of Bulgarian origin We have been warningContinue Reading

war in Ukraine and getting visa D

Covid-19 and the war in Ukraine’s impact on the immigration to Bulgaria When the covid19 hit the world, many foreigners needed to apply for Bulgarian visa D in a country, different than the country they were citizens of. This was quite logical as these people were living in different countriesContinue Reading

Violeta Dobrinova - rest under the sun at the beach

Legal grounds to obtain Bulgarian residence permit ??? I am non-EU citizen and have decided to relocate to Bulgaria. Can you assist me with the procedures to get immigration visa (residence permit)? The above is one of the most frequently asked questions, which we receive many times a day. AndContinue Reading

Parliament EU Blue Card changes

The Parliament in Bulgaria voted on first reading, at the very end of 2022, some important legislative amendments. The amendments are concerning the conditions for the issuance of EU Blue Card. If passed on second reading, the amendments are expected to significantly facilitate the process of obtaining the Card. HowContinue Reading