Bulgaria

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Edmund Taylor

"What makes InterNations really special is its great member base. All truly global minded people willing to support you."

Annabelle Molenaar

"At my first Sofia Get-Together I already met other Dutch women to chat with. InterNations makes the expat life so much easier."

Working and living in Bulgaria with the InterNations Expat Guide

Are you preparing for living and working in Bulgaria? Or are you already an expat and have recently relocated to Sofia, Plovdiv or some other international Bulgarian city?

The expat relocation to Bulgaria is definitely an exciting international opportunity and cross-cultural adventure: Visiting the landscape such as Sofia Valley, location of Bulgaria's capital, getting to know how Bulgarian folks celebrate Slavic Heritage Day, or acquiring a taste for Bulgaria’s popular dishes like sarma…

However, InterNations does not only address expats in Bulgaria. We have brief overview guides for various locations around the world – from working in Malaysia to working in Kuwait.

Top Articles in the Bulgaria Expat Guide

  • Moving to Bulgaria

    Are you thinking about moving to Bulgaria? A move to Bulgaria can be an attractive option for expats on several accounts. Find out more about this beautiful country, its culture and people, as well as the necessary entry requirements and permits for a move to Bulgaria.
  • Living in Bulgaria

    The benefits of life in Bulgaria include the climate, beaches, a breathtaking countryside, a relaxed lifestyle, friendly people who welcome foreigners, cheap prices, a stable economy, and increasing employment opportunities. Find out more about Bulgaria in this article!
  • Working in Bulgaria

    Working in Bulgaria is becoming more and more popular for many expats with different skills. To learn more about business life in Bulgaria and the many opportunities in diverse sectors, read our article on working in Bulgaria.

Reliable Information about living and working in Bulgaria

Relocating to and living in Bulgaria necessitates lots of reliable information on different facets of Bulgarian expat life. Many questions come up when living overseas in Bulgaria: ʺAre we, as expats, liable to Bulgarian income tax law?ʺ, ʺIs there an Anglo-American school in Sofia?ʺ, ʺHow to find a trustworthy maid in Sofia?ʺ, or ʺWhat are the requirements to get a Bulgarian residence permit for my wife?ʺ

Looking for so much information on working and living in Bulgaria is rather bothersome and requires a lot of time. The InterNations Expat Guide for Bulgaria is designed to help you and offers trusted information on all issues of interest to expats living in Bulgaria. Various topics are covered in our Bulgaria Expat Guide from health-care, to restaurants & nightlife or housing and household, up to administration & finance. Such characteristic questions that concern expat life abroad as ʺDo I have to learn the Cyrillic alphabet to get by?ʺ will no more remain open.

Are you curious about expatriate living outside Bulgaria? Then read more about our various expat guides, such as working in USA or living in Japan!

From international travel agents to special food stores –
Advice on living and working in Bulgaria

In addition, our expat listings for Bulgaria include recommended entries for services and organizations catering to expatriates’ needs, like international travel agents or special food stores. By becoming part of our community, you can also participate in the InterNations Forum and discuss with other internationals about your expatriate experience living abroad in Bulgaria. We’ll be delighted to greet you with a warm Zdravejte among our InterNations members living and working in Bulgaria.

Edmund Taylor

"What makes InterNations really special is its great member base. All truly global minded people willing to support you."

Annabelle Molenaar

"At my first Sofia Get-Together I already met other Dutch women to chat with. InterNations makes the expat life so much easier."

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