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Visa Requirements

For visa information, please visit:


Citizens of the United States, traveling on regular passports, are not required visas for a stay in Bulgaria not exceeding 90 days, within a period of 6 months, but they should be able, upon request, to show evidence of a medical insurance, valid for Bulgaria, covering the duration of their stay.

Single entry visas are valid for entering Bulgaria not later than 3 months of the date of issue.

For the residents of the states of:

Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Vermont

Bulgarian Consulate General in New York City

Tel: (212) 935 4646, Fax: (212) 319 5955

Consulate.NewYork@mfa.bg; consul@consulbulgaria-ny.org


For the residents of the states of:

Colorado, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, Wisconsin, Wyoming

Bulgarian Consulate General in Chicago

Tel: (312) 867 1904; (312) 867 1905, Fax: (312) 867 1906

Consulate.Chicago@mfa.bg; genconsbul@sbcglobal.net

For the residents of the states of:

Alaska, Arizona, California, Idaho, Hawaii, Montana, New Mexico, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington

Bulgarian Consulate General in Los Angeles

Tel: (310) 478 6700, Fax: (310) 478 6277

Consulate.LosAngeles@mfa.bg; bglaconsul@roadrunner.com

Residents of the rest of the states please contact:



Tel: (202) 387-7969, Fax: (202) 234-7973


U.S. Companies that require travel of foreign businesspersons to the United States should allow sufficient time for visa issuance if required. Visa applicants should go to the following links.

State Department Visa Website: http://travel.state.gov/visa/

United States Visas: http://www.unitedstatesvisas.gov/