The EU Blue Card residence and work permit in Bulgaria Nov08

The EU Blue Card residence and work permit in Bulgaria

Foreigners who are highly qualified workers may obtain an EU Blue Card residence and work permit in Bulgaria. More often, this procedure is used for employment of IT and software specialists from non-EU Member States. According to the Bulgarian Labour Migration and Labour Mobility Act “high skill employment” ...

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Buying a real estate in Bulgaria Nov15

Buying a real estate in Bulgaria

Bulgarian law allows foreign citizens or legal entities to buy a real estate in Bulgaria. EU citizens and legal entities may purchase apartments, houses with gardens, plots that are within the zoning of the settlements, apartments coming with ideal parts of the land, offices and other commercial properties. ...

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Property regimes between spouses in Bulgaria Dec10

Property regimes between spouses in Bulgaria

The Bulgarian Family Code regulates three property regimes between spouses. They can also change the property regime during the marriage. The applicable property regime shall be registered at the Registry Agency. The registration is performed ex officio on the basis of a notice from the municipality th...

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Last will and testament in Bulgaria Dec18

Last will and testament in Bulgaria

The Succession Act regulates the last will and testament in Bulgaria. Any person of full legal capacity can make testamentary dispositions with regard to his or her property. A testator can dispose through a will of the whole of his or her property. A will has no effect where the individual, in favour of whom it has been...

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Inheritance tax in Bulgaria Jan03

Inheritance tax in Bulgaria

Inheritance tax in Bulgaria is levied on the estate of any decedent Bulgarian citizen located within Bulgaria or abroad when devolved by legal or , as well as on the estate located within Bulgaria where so devolved by any decedent foreign citizen.      ...

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The Marriage Contract in Bulgaria Jan09

The Marriage Contract in Bulgaria

The Marriage Contract in Bulgaria regulates only the property relations between present or future spouses. According to the Bulgarian Family Code the spouses may choose between the following property regimes: matrimonial community of property. In this case the properties acquired dur...

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Permanent residence and Bulgarian citizenship by investment in Bulgaria Jan15

Permanent residence and Bulgarian citizenship by investment in Bulgaria

There are different ways to get a Bulgarian citizenship. Compared to other European countries, Bulgaria has one of the most liberal citizenship regimes. If you wonder why to apply for Bulgarian citizenship, here are some of the main benefits of having Bulgarian passport: Vi...

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Employment contract in Bulgaria Jan22

Employment contract in Bulgaria

An employment contract in Bulgaria shall be concluded between the employee and the employer in writing before beginning of work. The written form is obligatory for the validity of the contract. The employee presents to the employer a number of documents before entering into an employment contract. The Bulgarian labo...

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Traffic offences and fines in Bulgaria Jan29

Traffic offences and fines in Bulgaria

This article provides a summary of the most common traffic offences and fines in Bulgaria. Driving offences have different sanctions, which depend on the seriousness of the offence. ...

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Registration of a NGO in Bulgaria Feb04

Registration of a NGO in Bulgaria

The Non-profit Legal Entities Act specifies the incorporation procedure of a NGO in Bulgaria. The two main forms of NGOs are associations and foundations. This article examines the establishment and the registration of non-profit associations. The legal requirements for the registration of an association d...

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