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

Bulgarian citizenship problems

Obtaining Bulgarian citizenship – many problems down the road In this article, we will pinpoint some of the problems during the application for Bulgarian citizenship by origin. Virtually the same problems arise also when applying for Bulgarian citizenship in general. Today we had a call from a prospective client, whoContinue Reading

last train for EU passport and citizenship

Vital assistance to those who failed to obtain EU investment citizenship Many affluent non-EU nationals have tried to obtain EU citizenship by investment in the past years. Unfortunately, many of them have failed. Especially Russian citizens were hit hard, but they are definitely not alone. Cyprus failed The Cypriot CBIContinue Reading

изселване от България

Bulgarian and person of Bulgarian origin – explained Today we will look at an interesting case that shows serious deficiencies in the Bulgarian legal provisions. More specifically, those regarding the definition of the terms “Bulgarian” and “person of Bulgarian origin”. We will analyze the legislation since 1940 until now alongsideContinue Reading

Russian-Ukrainian war 2022

Bulgarian long-term and permanent residence permit – the license to live The conflict between Ukraine and Russia doesn’t seem to be ending anytime soon. There is one thing in common between Ukrainians and Russians though. They all suffer and seek shelter abroad. They all want to stay away from theContinue Reading

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

Sofia city center

…continued from To a dear friend A special lady’s quest for fairness Life ain’t fair, but good people make it worth living it! Alexander Dobrinov The Bulgarian parliament, under an immense pressure from abroad, approved controversial amendments to its citizenship law. The amendments not only broke some basic legal principles,Continue Reading

citizenship for merits Bulgaria

The new era of fast-track citizenship in the EU In recent months, Bulgarian and EU citizenship were scrutinized by both the national and the EU authorities. And after the war in Ukraine started, things went bollocks. Bulgarian citizenship for special merits In the realms of the confrontation between Russia andContinue Reading