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Please be advised that the Embassy of Ireland, Bulgaria website has moved and this page is no longer being updated. The Embassy website is now available at Ireland.ie/sofia.

Ireland Back on Orange List

As of 10 October, Ireland has been removed from Bulgaria’s Red Zone list and has returned to the Orange Zone List of countries for travel to Bulgaria. This means that travel to Bulgaria is permitted by:

  • presenting an EU or similar vaccination certificate; or
  • proof for recovery from COVID; or
  • a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours of arrival into Bulgaria; or
  • a negative antigen test taken within 48 of arrival in Bulgaria.

You can find the latest information on Bulgaria’s restrictions here:


Please contact the Bulgarian Embassy in Ireland for further information:



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