Bulgarian Citizenship by Investment
Obtaining a Bulgarian passport
A vibrant and beautiful land nestled in the Balkans, Bulgaria is home to a pleasing blend of rich folklore traditions and modern leisure activities.
The country’s mountain slopes have recently gained popularity with ski enthusiasts the world over as a refreshing alternative to other, more familiar European destinations. For those seeking warmer travels, Bulgaria’s Black Sea coastline offers long, sandy beaches – perfect for a summer weekend by the sea.
For nature enthusiasts, Bulgaria is famous for its picturesque landscapes, and its mountains and forests offer exciting opportunities for hiking, trekking, biking and horse-riding.
As a historic crossroads between East and West, Bulgaria’s cultural landmarks include a rich tapestry of heritage villages, historical townships, Roman ruins, Orthodox churches and Ottoman mosques all coexisting in a captivating history well worth exploring.
Benefits of Bulgarian Citizenship
The Bulgaria CBI Programme requires a person to make a significant economic contribution to the country. In exchange, and subject to a stringent vetting and due diligence process, including thorough background checks, the applicants and their families are granted citizenship.
The main applicant must be at least 18 years of age to qualify and must meet the application requirements by selecting one of the 2 investment options available under the programme:
Key Features of the Bulgaria Citizenship by Investment Program
Fast Track Your Application
Applicants have the opportunity to greatly accelerate the application timeline for their Bulgarian citizenship.
To be eligible for a Bulgarian passport after 2 years instead of the standard 5 years, the applicant may invest € 512,000 in the first year, and then increase their investment to 1,024,000 EUR in the second year by investing a further € 512,000 in Priority Investment Projects specified by the government of Bulgaria.
The investment must be maintained for at least three years, two of which must be after the applicant’s citizenship is granted.
Application Timeline for the Bulgaria Citizenship by Investment Program
Bulgaria Visa Free Countries
You can visit 171 Countries with Bulgaria Citizenship.
Antigua and Barbuda
Bonaire; St. Eustatius and Saba
Bosnia and Herzegovina
British Virgin Islands
Cape Verde Islands
Comores Islands *
French West Indies
Hong Kong (SAR China)
Macao (SAR China)
New Zealand **
Papua New Guinea *
Sao Tome and Principe
Saudi Arabia *
Sierra Leone *
Sri Lanka **
St. Helena *
St. Kitts and Nevis
St. Vincent and the Grenadines
Trinidad and Tobago
Turks and Caicos Islands
United Arab Emirates
*Visa on arrival