Bulgaria Customs Regulations

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  • Passport (copy)
  • Work Permit (original)
  • Certificate issued by the Ministry of the Interior with the identification number (Residence Permit)
  • Letter from employer confirming transfer (it must state how long shipper has been working abroad)
  • Letter of Attorney
  • Inventory (in English and signed and dated by the Customer)
    • Must show all electrical and electronic devices, brand names and serial numbers
    • Paintings should be listed and described separately
  • Letter of Authorization for service provider to deal with customs clearance verified by a notary

Customs Regulations

  • Household goods can be imported up to three months after Customer's arrival


  • Machinery and equipment
  • Plants (Certificate of Health from the Ministry of Agriculture required)
  • Liquor
    • Two bottles of wine or one bottle of hard liquor (containing 20% or more alcohol by VOL.)
    • If customs authorities discovers more than allowed quantity, all alcohol will be confiscated
  • Antiques


  • Firearms
  • Drugs
  • Bulgarian currency
  • Tobacco products


  • One motor vehicle can be imported duty-free
  • Documents required:
    • Proof of ownership
    • Foreign Registration Card
    • Visa
    • National Drivers license
    • International Insurance Policy (Green Card)


  • Veterinary and Inoculation Certificate required


NOTE - Customs regulations are subject to change at any time. The proceeding information is a brief summary of customs regulations applicable to household goods shipments to this destination and is being provided for general guidance to assist our Agents and Customers.
Since such regulations are subject to change without notice, we cannot be held liable for any costs, damage, delays, or other detrimental events resulting from non-compliance.
Always double check with your local embassy or consulate.