International Travel Restrictions and Policies

Allowed

Entry into Bulgaria From Egypt is Allowed with Additional Requirements

Description

Travelers arriving from selected countries are allowed to enter Bulgaria. Please check the documentation, quarantine and/or testing requirements before traveling.

Start Date
9/5/2020
Changed
7/31/2021

Before You Leave

Mandatory

Mandatory health declaration form

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Description

Travelers are required to complete a declaration form before traveling to Bulgaria.

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Re-open EU
Start Date
11/20/2020
Changed
7/31/2021

On Arrival

Possible

COVID-19 testing on arrival may be required

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Description

Travelers may be required to undergo a COVID-19 test on arrival in Bulgaria.

Start Date
7/20/2021
Changed
7/31/2021
Mandatory

Mandatory proof of vaccination

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Description

Travelers who are fully vaccinated must have a vaccination certificate accepted by the Bulgarian authorities. Travelers must have received the last dose required at least 14 days before travel to Bulgaria. For details on the information required on the proof of vaccination, please check the source.

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Bulgaria also accepts proof via the EU Digital Covid Certificate.

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UK Embassy for Bulgaria
Start Date
5/18/2021
Changed
7/31/2021

While You're There

Mandatory

Masks are mandatory in public

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Travelers must wear masks in enclosed public places.

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US Embassy for Bulgaria
Start Date
6/22/2020
Changed
7/31/2021

COVID-19 Risk Information

Moderate Risk
COVID-19 transmission is moderate in Bulgaria.
Daily New Cases Per Millionmore information indicator
29.30
Decreased by14.93
at 7/31/2021
Positive Test Ratemore information indicator
1.00%
Decreased by0.30%
at 7/29/2021
Percent Vaccinatedmore information indicator
14.80%
Increased by14.80%
at 7/31/2021
People Vaccinatedmore information indicator
1,028,258
Increased by1,028,258
at 7/31/2021
Reproduction Ratemore information indicator
1.54
Decreased by0.20
at 7/29/2021

Data is sourced from Our World In Data, and risk levels are assessed and scored based on the CDC guidelines.

Local Guidelines

General

The ''Emergency Epidemic'' situation and preventative health measures remain in place. A large range of group gatherings is suspended, including public events, seminars, exhibitions, and sporting events. Private gatherings are limited to a maximum of 15 people. Updated details can be found in Bulgarian at https://coronavirus.bg/bg...
Last Checked
7/28/2021

Use of mask

local guidelines for use of mask
Status
Required
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Face masks are required in all public spaces when it is not possible to maintain a social distance of 1.5 meters. The use of face shields, scarves, or other face coverings as alternative to face masks are not permitted.

Public transportation

local guidelines for public transportation
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Restrictions in place
Severity
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Public transportation is operating with limits to capacity in place.

Restaurants

local guidelines for restaurants
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Restrictions in place
Severity
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Restaurants are open with limits to capacity in place to allow for social distancing.

Bars

local guidelines for bars
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Restrictions in place
Severity
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Bars are open with limits to capacity in place to allow for social distancing.

Nightclubs

local guidelines for nightclubs
Status
Restrictions in place
Severity
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Nightclubs are open with limits to capacity in place to allow for social distancing.

Shops

local guidelines for shops
Status
Restrictions in place
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Shops and services are open limits to capacity and with adapted safety measures in place, such as the use of hand sanitizer and social distancing.

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