Sofia

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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."

Enjoy living and working in Sofia

Are you an expat living in Sofia? You will surely come across many questions, such as ʺWhat documents does the Bulgarian aliens department require for a work permit?”, ʺDo I have to learn the Cyrillic alphabet to get by?ʺ, or ”What can other expats recommend for international travel agents in town?”

Looking for all of the information that is important for living and working in Sofia can take you hours. However, by using our Sofia expat guide you can greatly simplify your relocation to Sofia. Beginning with housing and household top tips about restaurants & nightlife - the guide deals with all the different facets of the expat life in Sofia.

However, InterNations does not only address expats in Sofia. We have brief overview guides for various locations around the world - from living in Amsterdam to living in Shanghai.

Top Articles in the Sofia Expat Guide

  • Moving to Sofia

    Moving to Sofia will raise various questions for you. How to deal with the local authorities? Is a visa needed to live in Sofia? How best deal with the cold winters? Our guide gives all the answers to your questions about moving to Sofia, from administrative matters to the local climate.
  • Living in Sofia

    Are you getting ready for your new expat life in Sofia? Wondering about healthcare or education options, or simply how to get around town? The InterNations Expat Guide to living in Bulgaria’s capital city provides you with vital info on a variety of these topics.
  • Working in Sofia

    Working in Sofia means working in Bulgaria’s major business hub. A lot of new opportunities are being opened up for expats in the city. The InterNations Expat Guide to working in Sofia provides you with information on employment, work permits, taxation, and more.

Information for the Expat Life in Sofia

Are you looking for specific information, such as special food stores in town or a doctor speaking your native language in Bulgaria? On top of our expat guide, you will have access to our expat directory for Sofia, which provides you with a complete catalogue of all expat-relevant locales and relocation services in Sofia. Moreover, you also can take full advantage of our Sofia expat forum in order to look for tips and information from your fellow expatriates.

Become part of InterNations Sofia and you’ll be warmly greeted with a welcoming Zdravejte from our expats living and working in Sofia.

Are you curious about expatriate living outside Sofia? Then read more about our various expat guides, such as living in Zurich or living in Abu Dhabi!

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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