Bulgaria: Updated Country Risk Classification List 

February 4, 2022

Key Points 

  • 86 countries and territories classified as red zone countries and regions  
  • 21 countries and territories classified as dark red zone countries and regions  

Overview  

On 1 Feb. 2022, the government of Bulgaria updated its travel restriction country classification list. Eighty-six countries, including Australia, Canada, the United Kingdom and the United States, will be classified as red zone countries and regions. Travelers arriving from any of the 86 countries or territories included on the red zone list will only be permitted to enter Bulgaria if one of the following documents can be presented:  

Twenty-one countries, including Denmark, Israel, South Korea and France, will be classified as dark red zones. Travelers arriving from any of the 21 countries or territories included on the dark red zone list will only be permitted to enter Bulgaria if a negative PCR test conducted within 72 hours of departure and one of the following documents can be presented: 

Bulgarian citizens and those with long-term immigration status or permanent resident status are permitted to enter Bulgaria without proof of vaccination but must undergo a 10-day quarantine period. For additional information, click here.  

What are the Changes? 

The government of Bulgaria updated its country COVID-19 classification list on 1 Feb. 2022. Eighty-six countries and regions have been designated as red zone countries and regions and 21 countries and regions have been designated as dark red zone countries and regions. Entrance requirements vary by country and territory classification color.  

Looking Ahead  

Continue to check the government of Bulgaria’s website and Envoy’s website for the latest updates and information.  


Content in this publication is for informational purposes only and not intended as legal advice, nor should it be relied on as such. For additional information on the issues discussed, consult an attorney at one of the two U.S. Law Firms working with the Envoy Platform or another qualified professional. On non-U.S. immigration issues, consult an Envoy global immigration service provider or another qualified representative. 

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