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Documents under the Foreigners in the Republic of Bulgaria Act

Article 25. (Last Amendment - SG No. 108/2013) (1) (Former Article 25, Last amendment - SG No. 36/2009) Permission for a permanent residence may receive aliens:


1. (Last Amendment, SG No. 9/2011) of Bulgarian descent;


6. (Last amendment - SG No. 36/2009) who has invested more than 1 000 000 BGN or increased their investment with this size through the acquisition of:
а) shares in Bulgarian commercial companies, traded on a regulated Bulgarian market;
b) shares and treasury bonds and derivative instruments issued by the State or by municipalities, with a residual maturity not less than 6 months;
c) ownership rights over an isolated part of the property of a Bulgarian commercial company with more than 50 percent state or municipal participation in the capital under the Act of Privatization and Post- privatization Control;
d) shares or stocks owned by the state or municipalities in a Bulgarian commercial company in compliance with the Act of Privatization and Post- privatization Control;
e) Bulgarian intellectual property - objects of copyright and related to it rights, patent-protected inventions, utility models, trademarks, service marks and industrial design;
f) rights under concession contracts on the territory of the Republic of Bulgaria;


7. (new - SG, No 108/2013) who have invested the sum under pt.6 in a licensed credit institution in Bulgaria under a trust agreement for a period of at least five year, and the deposit is not used, with reference to for the same period, for securing of other cash credits from a credit institution in Bulgaria;


17. (new - SG, No 108/2013) who were granted permission for long stay under art. 24, (1), item 19 and 20 and who maintained the investment over five years.

 

Foreigners in the Republic of Bulgaria Act

 

Application form under the Foreigners in the Republic of Bulgaria Act