Bulgaria

Residency & Citizenship by Investment

WHY CHOOSE BULGARIA?

The ideal gateway into the European economy and way of life, Bulgaria is diverse, culturally rich, and perfectly placed for working and travelling in and around the continent. The Investor Program for Residence and Citizenship in Bulgaria helps get you there faster with significant cost and timeline benefits.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

  • Programs starting from US$563,023

  • Residency within six to nine months

  • Lowest tax rates and free-trade within the EU

  • Fast-track option for citizenship within two years

  • Government-approved investments and financing options

  • No obligation to relinquish current nationality

The ideal gateway into the European economy and way of life, Bulgaria is diverse, culturally rich, and perfectly placed for working and travelling in and around the continent.

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Fast Track

Option to Citizenship

6-9 Months

for residency

FAST-TRACK TO CITIZENSHIP

The fast-track option allows investors to apply for citizenship faster by doubling their investment. The requirements for this option are as follows:

  • Have at least one year of permanent residency status.
  • Hold a second additional investment for a period of two years.

Financing options are available to qualified applicants. Applications for the fast-track program are examined under express procedure.

CITIZENSHIP REQUIREMENTS

In accordance with the Bulgarian Citizenship Act, foreign investors who hold a permanent resident permit for at least five years are eligible to apply for Bulgarian citizenship. The requirements for those who opt for the regular program are as follows:

  • Be over 18 years old.
  • Must have maintained permanent resident status and a valid residential address for the past five years.
  • No criminal sentencing issued by a Bulgarian court for a capital offence

Investors will need to file a citizenship application and pass medical tests in their current country of residence.

FULL INVESTMENT

Applicants choosing this option must deposit BGN 1 million (€511,292) in a Governmental Bond Portfolio for an investment period of five years with no further payment required. At the end of the five-year period, the full amount will be returned to the investor without any accrued interest. The investment is fully guaranteed by the government bonds.

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