Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Sofia, Bulgaria (May 4, 2022)

Location: Bulgaria

Event: Health Alert: End of COVID-19 entry restrictions into Bulgaria as of May 1, 2022

As of May 1, 2022, the Government of Bulgaria ended all COVID-19 entry restrictions into Bulgaria. Travelers arriving to Bulgaria no longer need to provide COVID-19 related documents to enter the country.

Please note that all other requirements for entry as a third country national, such as a visa (if required), still apply.

  • The Department of State has issued a Level 1 Travel Advisory (“Exercise Normal Precautions”) for Bulgaria.
  • The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 3 Travel Health Notice for Bulgaria (“High Level of COVID in Bulgaria”).

Actions to take:

  • Visit our Embassy webpage on COVID-19 for information on conditions in Bulgaria.
  • Refer to our website for the latest Alerts and Messages for U.S. citizens.
  • Consult the CDC website for the most up-to-date information related to COVID-19, including testing requirements to return to the United States.
  • For the most recent information on what you can do to reduce your risk of contracting COVID-19, please see the CDC’s latest recommendations.
  • Check with your airlines, cruise lines, or travel operators for any updated information about your travel plans and/or restrictions. If your air travel has been disrupted, please contact your airline.

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