En De
Total doses
given
4.4M
People fully
vaccinated
2.1M
% Fully
vaccinated
30.09%
Masks
Not required
COVID-19 test
Not required
Quarantine
Not required
Passenger Locator Form
Not required
Health form
Not required
Vaccination
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Insurance
Not required
Pre-travel testing (vaccinated): None
Pre-travel testing (unvaccinated): None
Test on arrival (vaccinated): None
Test on arrival (unvaccinated): None

Quarantine:

05.05.2022

All travellers allowed to enter the country should have negative PCR test (max 72 hours prior to arrival); if not they are subject to 10 days quarantine. ; 19/7/2021 Those arriving from the 'red zone' countries will be quarantined for 10 days if they do not provide a negative PCR test performed up to 72 hours before entry; 29/7/2021 Those arriving from the 'red zone' countries will be quarantined for 10 days if they do not provide a negative PCR test performed up to 72 hours before entry into the country and a COVID-19 vaccination certificate. ; 28/11/2021 A mandatory 10-day quarantine is obligatory for citizens arriving from Mozambique; Botswana; South Africa; Lesotho; Eswatini; Namibia and Zimbabwe; while they must also conduct an antigen test upon arrival. They should also submit a document with the result of a PCR test conducted from the 10th to the 12th day of entry into the country; regardless of the result. ; 01/12/2021 Citizens arriving from the 'red zone' countries who do not present a valid EU digital COVID certificate for vaccination; disease; PCR testing or similar document will be placed under a 10-day quarantine. Persons arriving from the 'green' or 'orange zone' countries who do not present one of the documents specified are also placed under a 10-day quarantine; which can be lifted if the person has a negative PCR or antigen testing; but not earlier than 72 hours of arrival in the country. ; 07/01/2022 People arriving in Bulgaria who do not present both a COVID-19 certificate of vaccination or illness and a negative 72-hour PCR should be quarantined for 10 days. The quarantine can only be lifted for Bulgarian citizens and persons with the status of permanent; long-term or long-term residence; as well as members of their families if the person presents a negative result of a PCR test performed no earlier than 72 hours after arrival in the country. ; 19/01/2022 Children from 12 to 18 years of age; arriving from the 'red zone'; who do not present a negative PCR test result when entering Bulgaria are placed under a 10-day quarantine. Quarantine may be terminated if the person undergoes a PCR test no earlier than 72 hours of arrival in the country. ; 01/02/2021 Persons (12+ years old) arriving from 'red zone' countries should be quarantined for 10 days if they do not present a COVID-19 certificate; while people arriving from 'dark red zone' countries are obligated to quarantine for an equivalent number of days if they do not present either the COVID-19 certificate or a negative PCR test (those who have received a booster dose are exempted from the PCR test) conducted up to 72 hours before the flight. The quarantine can be lifted if the person presents a negative PCR test result performed no earlier than 72 hours after arrival in the country. ; 10/03/2022 The 'dark red zone' category of countries is abolished. The requirements for persons arriving from the 'green'; 'orange' and 'red' zones remain unchanged. ;01/04/2022 The colour zones are abolished and all persons; regardless of the country from which they come; can enter Bulgaria upon presentation of a valid EU digital COVID certificate for vaccination; disease or testing; or a similar document containing the same data. Otherwise; they should be quarantined for 10 days or for less with the performance of a PCR or rapid antigen testing no earlier than 72 hours of arrival in the country. ;13/04/2022 Persons arriving from the Republic of Northern Macedonia; Turkey; Romania; Serbia; Hungary; Poland; the Czech Republic; Slovakia; Israel and Egypt are not required to present an EU digital COVID certificate or similar documents containing the same data. ;01/05/2022 As of Sunday; May 1; the anti-epidemic measures for entry of persons arriving from other countries on the territory of the Republic of Bulgaria are canceled.

04.05.2022

Self-isolation at own accommodation.

COVID-19 travel restrictions have been lifted in Bulgaria. Providing proof of vaccination, recovery from COVID-19 or negative test results is no longer required.

25.01.2022

Amendment of ordinance for home isolation - becoming mandatory quarantine for people discharged from treatment for duration of 28 days after hospital discharge. ; Quarantine for contacts of confirmed COVID-19 cases is reduced from 10 to 7 days. Individuals who have received the booster vaccine dose may request to be released from quarantine by submitting a negative PCR result 72 hours after the first date of quarantine to the regional health department. In this case; quarantine can be canceled within 24 hours from the presentation of the document.

25.01.2022

Elderly with chronic conditions. For compulsory isolation and hospitalisation on health care facilities quarantine should be considered the following CONFIRMED cases: people above 60 years of age; irrespectively of clinical manifestation of the disease; people with chronic comorbidities/ conditions or immunocompromised conditions; irrespectively of clinical manifestation of the disease; people with severe clinical manifestation of the disease; e.g. breath decompensation; or difficulties breathing; spitting; etc. people who can not isolate and be at home car; irrespectively of clinical manifestation of the disease. Information on quarantine duration. ; 11/01/2022 The duration of isolation is reduced from 14 to 10 days for persons with confirmed COVID-19 starting from the date of the confirmed laboratory test.

17.11.2021

07/04/20 App approved by the Ministry of Health in order to facilitate contact tracing.

13.09.2021

All Bulgarian citizens and citizens of other countries who have permit for long term stay in BG and their family members who arrive from China; Iran; Bangladesh; India; Maldives; Nepal; Shri Lanka; Spain; Italy; Republic of Korea; UK; France; Germany; Netherland and Switzerland should be under quarantine for 14 days in their house or in another place of residents (indicated by the person) made by prescription of border health authorities (exceptions are for drivers of trucks). The general practitioners or regional health authorities should observe those under quarantine. Non BG citizens should be observed by the health care facility that has a contract with the housing place where the people are accommodated. All under quarantine should not leave the house/place of the accommodation.; 27/03/2020 Amendment of ordinance for imposing stay home/quarantine for people coming from listed countries. The change implies 14 days quarantine for all coming from 'country with registered covid-19 cases.

26.05.2021

Self-isolation at own accommodation. Who do not present the negative result of a COVID-19 test, must complete a 10-day mandatory quarantine that may be ended upon the presentation of a document showing the negative result of a COVID-19 test performed within 24 hours from the entry.

As of 1 May, travellers coming from India, Bangladesh, Brazil and some countries and territories in Africa are not allowed to enter Bulgaria, except Bulgarian citizens and permanent or long-term residents in the country (including their family members), to which a 10-day quarantine applies.

28.01.2021

For truck drivers who will not unload and leave the country immediately; the quarantine of 14 days is applied. For truck drivers who are not BG citizens; but citizens of listed countries or are coming from one of the listed countries should unload the goods and leave no later than 24 hours. Update 01/12: Continuously amended list; check latest updates through links provided.

28.01.2021

Citizens from listed 3rd countries who are allowed to enter BG should must show PCR negative text performed max 72 hours prior to the entry time; if not they are subjected to 14 days quarantine.

03.12.2020

Regional - Gabrovo - quarantine in the hospital due to increased number of covid-19 cases

03.12.2020

National level: all regions with confirmed cases. Introduction of quarantine restrictions for hospitals; including ban on visits; closure of child and women prophylactic consultations; planned surgical interventions and any visits to the patients. 14 days quarantine is introduced in the hospitals where confirmed cases of COVID -19 are admitted and isolated; including ban on admission and discharge of patients in the corresponding departments and strengthening disinfection of spaces. The measures for ensuing prevention and control of infections and prevention of nosocomial infections have to enhanced. Hospital directors to prepare immediately plan for actions if they have hospitalised cases of Covid19 and ensuring business continuity of the health care in the health facility. Enhanced measures to be introduced for proper use of PPE; disinfection procedures and collection and process of hospital waste.