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In 2019, the city of Wuhan (China) became famous all over the world. Such «popularity» was associated with the rapid spread of the SARS-CoV-2 virus. It is known that coronavirus is transmitted in two ways — by airborne droplets and by contact.

The respiratory virus of a new type has already spread throughout the world. Bulgaria was no exception.

Coronavirus in Bulgaria: statistics common for the country of Bulgaria

According to the latest data, 183 416 277 people became victims of COVID-19, of which 3 969 764 deaths. On the territory of Bulgaria — 422 034, of which 18 084 deaths.
Over the last day (data on Sunday, 4 July 2021), the number of infected increased by 2971, +76 deaths. Thus, the mortality rate in Bulgaria is 4.28%.

In Bulgaria, bars and restaurants work with restrictions, all shops work without restrictions. Public events (exhibitions, concerts, museums, etc.) are allowed but with restrictions.

Is it possible to enter Bulgaria today, in 2021?

At the moment (Sunday, 4 July 2021) Bulgaria is available for tourists but with restrictions. At the same time, it is important to comply with the rules and requirements that are regulated by internal documents. Here is what official sources say for tourists planning to come to Bulgaria:

As of 1 May, travellers coming from India, Bangladesh, Brazil and some countries and territories in Africa are not allowed to enter Bulgaria, except Bulgarian citizens and permanent or long-term residents in the country (including their family members), to which a 10-day quarantine applies.All other travellers, regardless of their citizenship and the country of origin, are allowed entry upon presentation of one of the following documents:-a certificate of vaccination, with the last dose of vaccine administered at least 14 days before entry -a document showing a positive test result (PCR or antigen test) for people who recovered from Covid-19 in the period between 15 and 180 days before entry.A pre-departure negative COVID-19 test (PCR or antigen) is required for travellers arriving from the following countries:Australia Canada China Japan New Zealand Rwanda South Corea Thailand Tunisia Uruguay United Arab Emirates United Kingdom Israel Belarus Kuwait Turkey Albania Montenegro Moldova North Macedonia Kosovo Bosnia and Herzegovina Serbia The test must be taken within 72 hours (PCR) or 48 hours (antigen test) before departure.Bulgarian citizens, long-term and permanent residents in Bulgaria and their family members, who do not present a negative result of a COVID-19 test, are subject to a 10-day quarantine. Quarantine may be ended upon presentation of a document showing the negative result of a PCR test performed within 24 hours from the entry.

You can read more about entering Bulgaria in official sources:

Restrictions on entry to Bulgaria

On Sunday, 4 July 2021, the borders of Bulgaria are fully open for citizens, for tourists and foreigners — the borders are partially opened. Moreover, in some cases, quarantine is required upon arrival.

Here’s what they write about quarantine in official sources:

Required to present a negative COVID-19 test or quarantine for 10 days in a government facility for some countries.

If, when crossing the border with Bulgaria, symptoms of coronavirus appear, namely: cough, shortness of breath, fever, fatigue, headache and muscle pain, you should immediately consult a doctor.

Conditions for entering Bulgaria

Special conditions of entry and various kinds of restrictions during a pandemic are applied in almost all countries. Bulgaria is no exception.

Do I need a test result when crossing the border with Bulgaria?

Required to present a negative COVID-19 test or quarantine for 10 days in a government facility for some countries.

In addition, when crossing the border, there should be no signs of SARS.

Entry rules to Bulgaria today: 4 July 2021

We have already figured out the need for a test. Just in case, we recall:

Required to present a negative COVID-19 test or quarantine for 10 days in a government facility for some countries.

Many are wondering whether it is necessary to go into quarantine when entering Bulgaria. We answer: today, when entering Bulgaria, quarantine is required, but not for everyone.

How are things with masks in Bulgaria?

Masks are required in enclosed public places

For which countries are the borders with Bulgaria open?

Borders with Bulgaria on 4 July 2021 are open to the following countries of the world:

For which countries are the borders with Bulgaria closed or partially closed?

Borders with Russia on June 5, 2021 are closed (or partially closed) for the following countries of the world:

Is a vaccination passport obligatory to enter Bulgaria?

Dozens of countries around the world have been thinking about the introduction of so-called «covid passports» for several months. We are talking about documentary evidence of vaccination against COVID-19. The goal is to simplify travel abroad, as well as to speed up the process of returning to normal life.
In order to travel to Bulgaria, today you do not need a vaccination passport. At the same time, the Bulgaria government supports the idea of a document that confirms vaccination.

Digital statistics: on entry into and exit from Bulgaria

Covid 19 sets new «records». Despite this, the borders of Bulgaria are open to a number of countries. Also, Bulgaria citizens can freely cross the borders of other states. Naturally, on condition they сomply with all quarantine measures.

From which countries you can come to Bulgaria:

Current data on COVID-19 in Bulgaria

As of 4 July 2021, there is a decrease in cases of coronavirus infection in Bulgaria. More detailed statistics in numbers:

  • Total cases: 422 034
  • Currently sick: 8661
  • Recovered: 395 289
  • Deaths: 18 084
  • Vaccinated: 966 942

You can keep track of the most current information on the WHO website:

View other countries from which we can come to Bulgaria

Countries available for entry:

Available for entry, but with restrictions:

Countries unavailable for entry:

According to our information, at the moment there are no countries from which entry into Bulgaria is completely prohibited. See how we collect data.

Is it possible to enter and what are the rules, conditions for entering Bulgaria during coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in 2021?