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Key Points

  • Bulgaria simplified specific application requirements for third-country nationals employed in a highly skilled profession


The government of Bulgaria simplified measures for third-country nationals working in a highly skilled profession. As a result, to qualify for employment in Bulgaria, a foreign national must:

  • Possess an official document verifying a minimum of five years of professional experience at a level equivalent to higher education in the relevant sector or position specified in their employment contract, OR
  • Hold at least five years of specific professional experience, skills, qualifications, or knowledge relevant to the position being filled

What are the Changes?

Bulgaria’s government has streamlined requirements for non-EU nationals working in highly skilled professions.

Looking Ahead

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

Written by: Jessie Butchley, Global Immigration Writer, Envoy Global
Source: National Assembly of the Republic of Bulgaria

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