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The Bulgarian passport is currently ranked as the 21st strongest passport in the world with visa-free travel to 153 countries. Bulgarian citizens are citizens of the European Union and as such can live, work and study in any country within the European Union, European Economic Area, and Switzerland.
The Bulgarian Citizenship Act or the Bulgarian Immigrant Investor Program (BGIIP), which has been in operation since 2009, is offered in accordance with the Foreigners in the Republic of Bulgaria Act.
On 21st December 2013, the government announced a ‘Fast Track’ option which enables investors to apply for citizenship within a faster time frame by doubling their investment.
Bulgarian citizens are citizens of the European Union and as such can live, work and study in any country within the European Union, European Economic Area, and Switzerland.
You and your family will obtain European Permanent Residence status and subsequently Bulgarian citizenship without having to move away or renounce your current nationality.
The Bulgarian Citizenship Act (Bulgarian Immigrant Investor Program (BGIIP)), which has been in operation since 2009, is offered in accordance with the Foreigners in the Republic of Bulgaria Act.
The program enables a foreign investor to obtain Permanent Residency and subsequently once the PR has been held for a period of 5 years to apply to become a naturalized citizen.
Visa requirements for Bulgarian citizens are administrative entry restrictions by the authorities of other states placed on citizens of Bulgaria.
As of May 2018, Bulgarian citizens had visa-free or visa on arrival access to 169 countries and territories, ranking the Bulgarian passport 16th in terms of travel freedom (tied with the Croatian, Hong Kong and Romanian passports) according to the Henley & Partners Passport Index