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BURGAS AIRPORT IS OPEN TO TRAVELERS ONLY!

In order to ensure a minimum of people at the airport, well-wishers and greeters will not be allowed to enter the terminal.
For all issues related to canceled flights, passengers may be informed by contacting the airline concerned.

ORDERS CAME INTO FORCE


Pursuant to Order № RD-01-733/27.08.2021 (amended with Order № РД-01-954/ 19.11.2021)of the Minister of Health, the following temporary anti-epidemic measures are introduced regarding the entry of persons arriving from other countries on the territory of the Republic of Bulgaria, as from October 30, 2021, according to the color zones in which the specific country falls:



Green area:
Vatican City State, Luxembourg, Italy, Kingdom of Spain, Republic of Malta, Kingdom of Sweden


Orange area:
All countries outside the green and red zone.


Red zone:

People's Republic of Bangladesh, Myanmar, Kingdom of Bhutan, Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, Republic of Maldives, Republic of South Africa, Republic of Botswana, United Republic of Tanzania, Republic of Seychelles, Republic of Namibia, Republic of Zambia, Sultanate of Oman, Turkmenistan, Republic of Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Kyrgyz Republic, Mongolia, Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Republic of Chile, Eastern Republic of Uruguay, Federative Republic of Brazil, Republic of Paraguay, Multinational State of Bolivia, Republic of Suriname, Republic of Panama, Republic of Costa Rica, Republic of Guatemala, Belize, Republic of El Salvador, Republic of Cuba, Dominican Republic, Fiji, Saint Lucia, Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis, Grenada, Barbados, Singapore, Brunei, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Georgia, Armenia, Montenegro, Republic of Serbia, Republic of Lithuania, Republic of Latvia, Republic of Estonia, Romania, Slovenia, Croatia, Slovak Republic, Ukraine, Republic of Austria, Kingdom of the Netherlands, Ireland, the Czech Republic, the Kingdom of Belgium, Hungary, the Kingdom of Denmark, Iceland, Greece, the Federal Republic of Germany, the Principality of Liechtenstein, the Principality of Andorra, the Republic of Poland and the Swiss Confederation.



Green Zone - allowed on the territory of the country upon presentation of a valid EU digital COVID certificate for vaccination, for recovery from the illness or for conducted testing, or of a similar document containing the same data as the EU digital COVID certificate.

In the absence of a valid EU digital COVID certificate or of a similar document containing the same data as the EU digital COVID certificate, the person shall be quarantined for 10 days at home.

In these cases, the quarantined person may carry out a polymerase chain reaction test to prove COVID-19 by the end of the day following his arrival in the country. In case of a negative result from the test, the quarantine of the person shall be considered terminated from the day following the registration of the result in the National Information System for Combating COVID-19.

 

Orange zone - allowed on the territory of the country only upon presentation of a valid EU digital COVID certificate for vaccination, for recovery from the illness or for conducted testing, or of a similar document containing the same data as the EU digital COVID certificate.

Bulgarian citizens and persons with the status of permanent, long-term or continuous residence on the territory of the Republic of Bulgaria and members of their families who do not present a document mentioned above of the Order shall be quarantined for a period of 10 days at home.

In these cases, the quarantined person may carry out a polymerase chain reaction test to prove COVID-19 by the end of the day following his arrival in the country. In case of a negative result from the test, the quarantine of the person shall be considered terminated from the day following the registration of the result in the National Information System for Combating COVID-19.


RED ZONE - on the territory of the country are allowed only persons who are:

  • Bulgarian citizens and persons with the status of permanent, long-term or continuous residence on the territory of the Republic of Bulgaria and their family members;
  • Citizens of the European Union, of the European Economic Area, of the Swiss
    Confederation and citizens of the United Kingdom of great Britain and Northern Ireland and their family members arriving from a member state of the European Union, the European Economic Area, the European Swiss Confederation and from the United Kingdom of Great Britain and the Northern Ireland.



The persons arrived from a red zone are allowed on the territory of the country upon presentation of a valid digital EU COVID certificate for vaccination or a similar document containing the same data as the EU digital COVID certificate for vaccination TOGETHER WITH a negative result from a test conducted up to 72 hours before entering the country by the method of polymerase chain reaction for COVID19, certified by a valid EU digital COVID certificate for testing or a similar document containing the same data as the EU digital COVID certificate for testing.

 

All non-Bulgarian citizens arrived from a red zone country, who do not present a valid EU digital COVID certificate for vaccination or a similar document containing the same data as the EU digital COVID certificate for vaccination may be admitted to the territory of the country ONLY after presenting a negative result from a test conducted up to 72 hours before entering the country by the method of polymerase chain reaction for COVID-19, certified by a valid EU digital COVID certificate for testing or a similar document containing the same data as the EU digital COVID certificate for testing and they shall be quarantined for a period of 10 days.

 

Bulgarian citizens and the persons with a status of permanent, long-term or continuous residence on the territory of the Republic of Bulgaria and their family members who do not present any of the documents shall be quarantined for a period of 10 days.

Bulgarian citizens and persons with a status of permanent, long-term or continuous residence on the territory of the Republic of Bulgaria and members of their families, who present upon entering the country only one of the documents  (valid EU digital COVID certificate for vaccination or certificate of recovery or a negative result from a polymerase chain reaction test for COVID-19 conducted up to 72 hours before entering the country, certified by a valid EU digital COVID test certificate or similar document) shall be placed in quarantine for a period of 10 days. 

In these cases,the quarantined person, who is a Bulgarian citizen or a person with the status of permanent, long-term or continuous residence on the territory of the Republic of Bulgaria, may within the end of the day following his arrival in the country make a test by the method of polymerase chain reaction for the detection of COVID-19. In case of a negative result from the conducted test, the quarantine of the person shall be considered terminated from the day following the registration of the result in the National Information System for Combating COVID-19. 

 

Children from the age of 12 to 18 who arrive on the territory of the country from a country falling into the red zone are allowed upon presentation of a negative result from a polymerase chain reaction test for COVID-19 conducted up to 72 hours before entering the country, certified by a valid EU digital COVID test certificate or a similar document containing the same data as the EU digital COVID test certificate. In case they do not present such a document, they shall be placed under quarantine for a period of 10 days.

The Director of the respective Regional Health Inspectorate may revoke the issued recommendation for quarantine of the children from the age of 12 to 18, who are Bulgarian citizens or persons with a status of permanent, long-term or continuous residence on the territory of the Republic of Bulgaria, upon submission by e-mail of a document showing a negative result from a polymerase chain reaction test conducted within 24 hours of entering the country to prove COVID19. The recommendation shall be removed within 24 hours upon presentation of the document showing a negative test result.

 

On the territory of the country are permitted, without the need to present documents for COVID-19, persons who are up to the age of 12, regardless of the zone in which the country from which they arrive falls in.

 

COVID-19 Travel Regulations Around the World

 

For information on the entry restrictions, rules and regulations for each country around the world, please visit the IATA Travel Regulations Map.

iata travel regulation map


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Last update date: 01.12.2021 Last update time: 17:00