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Short stay visas will resume as of 13 September

09 September 2021

Resumption of all short stay visas

Ireland is on Bulgaria’s list of RED Zone Countries

23 August 2021

Travel to Bulgaria

Latest Rules for Travel to Bulgaria as of 4 June

09 June 2021

Minister of Health's order for entry into Bulgaria as of 4 June

Six Countries Removed from the List for Mandatory Hotel Quarantine

25 May 2021

Six countries removed from the list for Mandatory Hotel Quarantine

Processing of Certain Visas Resumes

21 May 2021

Immigration Service Delivery has announced that the processing of these categories will recommence with effect from Wednesday, 19 May

Misspelling of names on vaccination certificates

21 May 2021

Ministry of Health has issued a statement in response to misspelling of names on vaccination certificates

Update to Entry Restrictions for Bulgaria

11 May 2021

Updates to Entry Restrictions to Bulgaria

Changes to the designated list of countries for Mandatory Hotel Quarantine

10 May 2021

Changes to the designated list of countries for Mandatory Hotel Quarantine effective as of 12 May

Exemptions from the requirement for Mandatory Hotel Quarantine

26 April 2021

Exemptions from the requirement for Mandatory Hotel Quarantine

Additional 16 countries added to the ‘Category 2’

12 April 2021

A total of 71 countries and territories are on the mandatory hotel quarantine list.

'Category 2' Countries List Extended by 26 New Entries

05 April 2021

Category 2 countries list grows by 26 new entries

Introduction of Mandatory Hotel Quarantine

23 March 2021

Ireland is introducing Mandatory Hotel Quarantine for passengers arriving from Category 2 countries

Update on New Lockdown Measures and COVID Vaccination Rollout

19 March 2021

Updated information on new lockdown

St. Patrick's Day Events and Exhibitions

16 March 2021

The Embassy is pleased to announce the Events and Exhibitions that will be held in honour of Ireland's National Day, St. Patrick's Day. These include a photographic exhibition, a virtual reception, and the greening of several buildings throughout Bulgaria.

Level 5 Lockdown Extended to 5 April

24 February 2021

Level 5 Lockdown Extended to 5 April

Vaccination against COVID-19 - Update

24 February 2021

Vaccination against COVID-19 - Update

Updated Information on Vaccine Rollout in Bulgaria

18 February 2021

Updated Information from the Ministry of Health in Bulgaria on the Vaccine Rollout for Foreign Citizens in Bulgaria

Covid-19: Travel Advice (current as of 15 February)

15 February 2021

Ireland's Updated Travel Advice, current as of 15 February

Updated Information for Visa Applications

04 February 2021

Updated Information for Visa Applications for Ireland, due to ongoing COVID restrictions

H.E. Ambassador Feeney Takes Part in "AI &The Digital Economy" Conference

02 February 2021

H.E. Ambassador Feeney took part in the "AI & The Digital Economy" Conference, organised by the Bulgaria Diplomatic Institute. Ambassador Feeney was a panellist in the first session of the Conference, which looked at Bulgaria's road towards digitilisation.