How to obtain a Bulgarian ID card (lichna karta)

EU nationals may apply for a certificate for long-term residence and Bulgarian ID card. If you would like to reside temporarily or permanently in the Republic of Bulgaria you have to register with the local Migration Office. The registration is required also if you would like to apply for family reunification in Bulgaria.

EU nationals who can show proof of accommodation and sufficient funds to support their stay in Bulgaria can apply for a Bulgarian certificate for long-term residence and Bulgarian Identity card for EU nationals – lichna karta.

Ordering a Bulgarian ID card service with us, we will assist you with the opening of a personal bank account in Bulgaria for free.

The first mandatory step to obtain a Bulgarian ID card for EU nationals is to obtain a certificate for long-term residence. The certificate for long-term residence is issued from the Ministry of Interior Affairs – Migration Office within 24 hours of submission of application. Once the certificate for residence is issued, you may apply for a Bulgarian ID card. The ID card is issued within 3 working days. If you are not able to take the card personally, you may authorize us to take it on your behalf.

Our lawyers will assist you to obtain a Bulgarian certificate for long-term residence and Bulgarian ID card for EU nationals hassle-free. We can assure you that your Bulgarian residence certificate and Bulgarian ID card will be issued within three working days.

For more details regarding the procedure of obtaining Bulgarian personal ID documents, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Bulgarian Residence for EU citizens

Bulgarian ID card

Bulgarian ID card for EU citizens