Bulgaria is one of the few exotic nations of Europe, due to the fact that it boasts sublime beaches, lovely churches, winter sport opportunities, to name a few. Although it is not regularly visited compared to other European nations, it is a beautiful place, with a wide range of activities for a traveller to do
Bulgaria is a member of the Schengen Agreement but has not yet fully implemented it
Travel to/from any other country (Schengen or not) from/to Bulgaria will (as of now) result in the normal immigration checks, but travelling to/from another EU country you will not have to pass customs. However, if Bulgaria normally requires a visa for your nationality, this may be waived if you already have a valid Schengen visa
Filled out and signed Bulgaria business visa application form
Original, signed Nigeria passport with at least 6 months of remaining validity.
Passport-type photograph: 1
Photocopies of the passport and ID card. The applicant must provide photocopies of the original passport and ID card, including copy of all visas(valid and expired)
Visa application form. Visa application form filled out in detail(block letters) and signed by the applicant.
Itinerary. Copy of round trip tickets or confirmed itinerary.
Medical travel insurance (Schengen). with a minimum coverage of € 30,000 and validity for all Schengen states.
Bank Statement. Copy of a recent bank statement showing proof of sufficient funds (at least $60 per day).
Employment Letter. A letter from your employer/school (on business letterhead, with contact details), stating that a leave of absence has been granted and that you will be returning to your current job. If you are self-employed, include a copy of your business license and tax return. If you are retired please submit proof of your retirement fund.
Hotel Reservations. Copy of confirmed hotel reservations.
Host's Bank Statement. If you will be receiving financial support from a host or other sponsor in Bulgaria, please provide a copy of that individual's bank statement. Please note that the invitation letter from your host should specifically state the types of support they will be providing (financial, accommodations, etc).
Business Letter. Original business letter from the host company in Bulgaria explaining the purpose of the trip, dates of travel and guaranteeing sufficient funds.
Business Invitation. A business invitation letter from the sponsoring company in Bulgaria. The letter should be printed on company letterhead stationery, addressed to "The Consulate of Bulgaria, Visa Section", and signed by a senior manager (an equivalent to Vice-President or above). The business letter must adhere to the following guidelines:
• Briefly introduce the applicant (please specify employment status/position held in the company by applicant).
• State the nature of the business to be conducted (ie. business meetings, contract negotiations, etc.) and the names and addresses of companies to be contacted in Bulgaria.
• Specity the type and desired validity of the visa (ie. a one year multiple entry business visa).
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