How to Get Bulgaria Tourist Visit Visa from London

The beautiful landscapes and magnificent scenarios of Bulgaria are some of the attractions that make the Londoners and United Kingdom residents to arrange their visit to beautiful country of Africa. Some of the attractions include Pirin National Park, St. Sofia Church, St. George Rotunda Church, Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, National Ethnographic Museum, Vitosha Mountain, Rila Monastery and Momchilovtsi. The Nationals of United Kingdom along with many European and African countries does not need visa, however the citizens of other countries need to meet the certain requirements in order to get a visit visa. Here is step by step guide to get a Bulgaria Tourist visit visa from London for those who want to make their tour to the country from British capital.

Visit: Embassy of the Republic of Bulgaria


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    Visa Exempted countries

    The holder of the valid passport from the following courtiers does not need a Bulgaria visit visa to enter into country.

    Malaysia, Malta, Mexico, Monaco, Mauritius, El Salvador, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Israel, Japan, Andorra, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Commonwealth of the Bahamas, Belgium, Brazil, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Panama, Poland, Portugal, Paraguay, Republic of Korea, Romania, Saint Kitts and Nevis, San Marino, Seychelles, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Singapore,

    UK (British Citizen Passport Holders and British Nationals/Overseas/ only),

    USA,Uruguay, the Vatican, Venezuela, SAR – China (Hong Kong, Makao)

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    Application Form

    You can download application form from the official website of the Bulgaria Embassy in London. Alternatively you can download it from the link that is given below.

    Click to Download Application Form.

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    There are the following requirements that you should fulfil in order to be eligible for the Bulgarian Visit visa.

    (a)    Completed Application form duly signed by the applicant.
    (b)   Valid Passport that should be valid for at least six months on the time of application.
    (c)    One Passport sized photograph in light colour background.
    (d)   Your photograph should be fresh and fully resemble your face.
    (e)   Visa Fee
    (f)     Bank Statement showing that you can bear the expenses your trip to Bulgaria.
    (g)    Return Ticket

    The requirements are subject to change. You should consult the official website of the Embassy for the updated version.

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    Visa Fee

    Fee for the single entry Visa valid for three months is ₤52. The Nationals of other countries can see their visa fee details by making a Visit this Link.

    Fee can be paid in cash or Postal order made payable to the name of the "Embassy of the Republic of Bulgaria, London."

    Click to Locate Nearest Post Office in London.

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    Submission of Application

    Application can be submit in person or through postal service. If you want to submit your application in person, you need to visit the visa section of the Embassy in London between 9:00 and 13:30. If you want to submit your application by postal service you should select a registered postal service. You should also accompany pre-paid, self-addressed, stamped delivery envelope with your application and submit it to your nearest post office in London.

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    Processing Time

    Processing time for the tourist visit visa application is 10 working days. This time may be change in special cases.

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    Receive Visa

    If you submit your application in person, you will need to collect your visa personally. You can collect you visa between 9:30 and 13:30 from Monday to Friday.

    If you submit your application via postal service, the Embassy will send your visa back to you via post office or courier service in an envelope that you send with application package.

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