Death Certificates

  • Fees:  5 BG leva for a regular service (7 days); 7,50 BG leva for an expedited service (3 days); 10 leva for an express service (1 day)
  • Document Name:  Препис-извлечение от акт за смърт (Prepis-izlvlechenie ot akt za smurt)
  • Issuing Authority: the local municipality
  • Special Seal(s) / Color / Format:  round seal of the municipality, the clerk’s signature
  • Issuing Authority Personnel Title:  Civil Registry Office clerk
  • Registration Criteria: The death is registered on the basis of a notification of death issued by a medical doctor
  • Procedure for Obtaining: 1. Request for issuance, 2. ID (or a power-of-attorney), 3. Receipt for the paid fee.
  • Certified Copies Available: Yes
  • Comments:  Bulgaria is signatory to the Vienna convention of 1976. In addition to the regular death certificates, Bulgarian civil authorities issue death certificates in three languages: Bulgarian, French and English. The form is two-sided and bares the seal of the Civil Registry Office