Russians fleeing the country

The Great Russian exodus of 2022 On 21.09.2022, a (partial) mobilization in Russia was announced by President Putin. Formally, the mobilization was effected through decree №647. With that, the great Russian exodus of 2022 has started. Russians leaving the country to avoid mobilization Immediately after the mobilization was announced, manyContinue Reading

баскетбол Швеция България

Discrimination and reverse discrimination in the EU We have often written about the absurdities of the Bulgarian legislation and the various forms of discrimination. The most unacceptable of which are the cases of reverse discrimination. These are namely when Bulgarian citizens have fewer rights in Bulgaria than citizens of otherContinue Reading

criminal record Bulgaria

Annoying requirement, but can we go without it? Many customers are annoyed by the requirement to present certificate for lack of criminal convictions when applying for residence permit. Especially US clients have serious issues, as they often apply for this certificate through the FBI and the procedure is quite complicated.Continue Reading

divorce in Bulgaria

Today’s question: What will happen with my immigration status in Bulgaria if I divorce? Will I loose my residence card (will it be cancelled)? Will I get deported? Obviously, the answer to the question is of importance to those of you who have obtained Bulgarian residency permit through a marriageContinue Reading

Trade representative office in Bulgaria

Why is the Bulgarian Trade Representative Office (TRO) so popular? Many foreigners have been registering Trade Representative Offices in Bulgaria during the years. The main purpose for the registration, we have to be fair here, is for the foreigner to obtain Bulgarian long term residency permit. And indeed, the BulgarianContinue Reading

wedding in Bulgaria to get residency

Marriage in Bulgaria and getting residency permit (including immigration visa D) in 2020 Marriage is considered the fastest and the easiest way to obtain residency rights in any country. Many of you have watched the Green Card Movie with Gérard Depardieu and Andie MacDowell. In the movie, the problem ofContinue Reading

INFORMATION FORM Obtaining immigration visa type D for Bulgaria and Bulgarian residency permit for foreigners who have legal marriage with Bulgarian citizen Obtaining Bulgarian residency on the grounds of marriage with Bulgarian citizen may seem easier than it actually is. The amount of sham marriages has skyrocketed in recent yearsContinue Reading

Bulgarian wedding with foreigner

Bulgarian residency and citizenship for a foreigner who is married to a Bulgarian citizen QUESTION: I hold Bulgarian passport and live in Dubai with my husband. I married him (Turkish citizen) seven years ago in Turkey. Our marriage had been registered with Kardjali Municipality of Bulgaria. Do you have consultancy services forContinue Reading