Employing Foreign Citizens
Foreigners – non EU/EAA or Swiss citizens have the right of employment on the territory of Republic of Bulgaria if:
- Are hired by employer in the accordance with the Labour Codex
- Are commissioned for a particular term by a foreign employer within the framework of offering services on Republic of Bulgaria territory
- Wish to be self-employed
Foreign citizens’ employment in Republic of Bulgaria is regulated in the Employment Promotion Act and
related sub-legal acts of the Council of Ministers.
Employment could be performed only after the issue of
NEA Work Permit.
Foreigners – EU/EAA or Swiss citizens and members of their families can work in Bulgaria without the issue of NEA Work Permit.
They have to make a registration as jobseekers in