|LOCATION||Southeastern Europe, bordering the Black Sea between Romania and Turkey|
|POLITICAL STATUS||A parliamentary representative democratic|
|SIZE||110,879 sq. km.|
|LANGUAGE||Bulgarian (official): 76.8%, Turkish: 8.2%, Roma: 3.8%, Other: 0.7%, Unspecified: 10.5%|
|CURRENCY||Bulgarian lev (BGN), tied to the euro|
|TIME||Eastern European Standard Time
|DATE OF INDEPENDENCE||22 September , 1908|
|GOVERNMENT TYPE||Parliamentary republic|
|LEGAL SYSTEM||There is a separation of powers in Bulgaria. The power of the State shall be divided between legislative, judicial and executive branches.|
Bulgaria. Officially known as the Republic of Bulgaria, and Sofia is the capital and the political center of the country.
Bulgaria is one of the oldest countries in Europe, where it was founded in the seventh century. It has a historically intersected with important routes from the northern and eastern Europe to the Mediterranean, from Western and Central Europe to the Middle East.
It gained independence from Ottoman rule in the late 19th century after suffering from many disturbances due to World War II, in 2004 Bulgaria became a member of NATO and a member of the European Union in 2007.
Bulgaria is characterized by its diverse cultural landscape and diverse environments, the rugged mountains, and the Black Sea resorts that attract many visitors. Moreover, Bulgaria has a clear mix of Eastern and Western cultures and is characterized by its attractive architecture and religious heritage.
Sofia (the capital of Bulgaria) has more than one million inhabitants, three times the population of Varna and the city of Plovdiv. The capital is marked by two major cross-border routes: the historic Silk Road connecting China with the West, and the Great Aristotle Road, a natural route for migratory birds.
Applicants under Bulgarian Citizenship by Investment Programme must choose one of the potential routes to citizenship:
Benefits of Bulgaria citizenship program:
Benefits of the program:
The Features of Bulgaria passport:
Currently, Bulgaria citizens can travel to more than 140 countries without the need to follow a cumber some visa application process. A vast majority of these countries allow Bulgaria citizens to stay 30 to 90 days without any visa requirement while some countries grant visas upon arrival or issue electronic visas upon online application.
BULGARIA PASSPORT ALLOWS VISA-FREE AND VISA ON ARRIVAL TRAVEL TO MORE THAN 140
THE MAIN STEPS TO GET BULGARIA CITIZENSHIP BY INVESTING:
Steps to obtain Bulgarian citizenship by investment under the ordinary process or under the fast-track:
Full investment is one of the secured investments. The applicants who choose this option must deposit € 511,292 in a government bond portfolio for five years investment period, without the need for any further payments. At the end of the five years period, the full amount will be returned to the investor without any interest due.
There is also a fast track that allows investors to apply for citizenship faster by doubling their investments. With the requirements as follows:
There is a possibility to finance the due amount of the bonds through a non-refundable bank loan of 5.5 years at a financing bank.