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Bulgaria: Restrictions due to COVID-19 pandemic. 30 NOV20-31 JAN21. Impact: High.

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A1342/20 

Valid from: 30 Nov 2020 2012 UTC

Valid till: 31 Jan 2021 2200 UTC (Estimated, Valid until cancelled or replaced)

NOTAM message

COVID-19: THE ENTRY TO THE TERRITORY OF THE REPUBLIC OF BULGARIA IS PROHIBITED FOR ALL PERSONS REGARDLESS OF THEIR NATIONALITY, EXCEPT FOR: 

1. BULGARIAN CITIZENS. 


2. CITIZENS OF EU MEMBER STATES, GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND, STATES OF SCHENGEN AGREEMENT, SAN MARINO, ANDORRA, MONACO, VATICAN AND THEIR FAMILY MEMBERS AS WELL AS PERSONS WHO ARE IN ACTUAL COHABITATION WITH THEM, THE CITIZENS OF AUSTRALIA, CANADA, GEORGIA, JAPAN, NEW ZEALAND, RWANDA, REPUBLIC OF KOREA, THAILAND, TUNISIA, URUGUAY, UAE, UKRAINE, REPUBLIC OF NORTH MACEDONIA, SERBIA, ALBANIA, KOSOVO, BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA, MONTENEGRO, MOLDOVA, ISRAEL, KUWAIT, BELARUS AND TURKEY. 


3. INDIVIDUALS HOLDING BULGARIAN PERMANENT OR LONGITUDE TERM RESIDENCE PERMISSION AND THEIR FAMILY MEMBERS AND PERSONS HOLDING BULGARIAN LONGITUDE TERM RESIDENCE VISA TYPE DELETED 


4. PERSONS, HAVING LEGAL RESIDENCE IN EU MEMBER STATES, GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND, STATES OF SCHENGEN AGREEMENT, SAN MARINO, ANDORRA, MONACO AND VATICAN AND THEIR FAMILY MEMBERS. 


5. MEDICAL SPECIALISTS, MEDICAL RESEARCHERS AND SOCIAL WORKERS AND THEIR SUPERVISORS WHEN THE PURPOSE OF THE TRIP IS RELATED TO THEIR PROFESSION. 


6. WORKERS ENGAGED IN THE SUPPLY OF MEDICINES, MEDICAL DEVICES AND PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT, MEDICAL EQUIPMENT, AS WELL AS DURING ITS INSTALLATION AND MAINTENANCE. 


7. TRANSPORT STAFF INVOLVED IN INRETERNATIONAL TRANSPORTATION OF PASSENGERS, GOODS AND CARGO, AIRCRAFT CREW AND TECHNICAL STAFF INVOLVED IN THE MAINTENANCE OF THE AIRVRAFT AND OTHER TRANSPORT PERSONNEL IF NECESSARY, INCL VESSEL CREW AND THEIR TECHNICAL STAFF. 8. OFFICIALS /HEADS OF STATE, MEMBERS OF GOVERNMENTS, ETC./ AND MEMBERS OF THEIR DELEGATIONS, AS WELL AS DIPLOMATS, OFFICIALS FROM INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS, MILITARY OFFICERS, SECURITY AND PUBLIC ORDER OFFICERS AND HUMANITARIAN WORKERS IN THE PERFORMANCE OF THEIR DUTIES AND THEIR FAMILY MEMBERS. 


9. PERSONS TRAVELLING DUE TO HUMANITARIAN REASONS WHEN NON-ADMISSION OR LEAVING THE TERRITORY OF REPUBLIC OF BULGARIA OF A FOREIGN CITIZEN WILL CAUSE SERIOUS DANGER FOR HIS HEALTH OR LIFE DUE TO OBJECTIVE CIRCUMSTANCES OR FOR THE INTEGRITY OF HIS FAMILY OR THE HIGHEST INTEREST OF THE FAMILY OR THE CHILD REQUIRES HIS ADMISSION OR STAY ON THE TERRITORY OF THE COUNTRY. 


10. REPRESENTATIVES OF COMMERCIAL ECONOMIC AND INVESTMENT ACTIVITIES AND PERSONS DIRECTLY INVOLVED IN: BUILDING, MAINTAINING,OPERATING AND ENSURING THE SECURITY OF THE STRATEGIC AND CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE OF THE REPUBLIC OF BULGARIA, IMPLEMENTATION OF PROJECTS CERTIFIED UNDER THE INVESTMENT PROMOTION ACT, ANALYSES BY PROJECTS OF POTENTIAL INVESTORS AND OTHER ACTIVITIES OF IMPORTANCE FOR THE COUNTRYS ECONOMY, CERTIFIED BY A LETTER FROM THE MINISTER OF ECONOMY OR A MINISTER RESPONSIBLE FOR THE RESPECTIVE ACTIVITY, AS WELL AS PERSONS INVOLVED IN SHIPBUILDING AND SHIP REPAIR AND THEIR FAMILY MEMBERS. THE LETTER FROM THE RESPECTIVE MINISTER SHOULD BE PRESENTED TO THE BORDER CONTROL AUTHORITIES. 


11. SEASONAL AGRICULTURAL WORKERS AND WORKERS IN THE TOURISM SECTOR. 


12. FRONTIER WORKERS. 


13. PERSONS TRAVELING WITH EDUCATIONAL PURPOSES AIMING TO PERFORM ACTIVITIES CONNECTED WITH FINALIZING 2019/2020 ACADEMIC YEAR, AS WELL AS FOR EDUCATION IN THE 2020/2021 ACADEMIC YEAR, AS WELL AS PERSONS TAKING PART IN EXAMINATION BOARDS WHEN THE EXAM IS IMPOSSIBLE TO BE HELD REMOTELY IN ELECTRONIC ENVIRONMENT. 


14. INTERNATIONAL SPORTS EVENTS ORGANIZERS AND PARTICIPANTS FOR THE TIME OF THE ACTUAL EVENT, ATHLETES FROM ABROAD COMING TO THE COUNTRY FOR A CERTAIN TRIAL PERIOD, ATHLETES AND COACHES FROM ABROAD, ARRIVING IN THE COUNTRY TO PARTICIPATE IN TRAINING CAMPS, FAMILY MEMBERS OF FOREIGN ATHLETES AND COACHES, HOLDERS OF BULGARIAN LONGITUDE TERM RESIDENCE VISA TYPE D, CERTIFIED BY A LETTER FROM THE MINISTER OF YOUTH AND SPORTS STATING THE EXACT NAMES AND ADDRESSES/PLACES OF RESIDENCE IN BULGARIA. THE LETTER SHOULD BE PRESENTED TO THE BORDER CONTROL AUTHORITIES. 


15. FOREIGN CITIZENS FOR DELIVERING A DECREE UNDER THE LAW OF BULGARIAN CITIZENSHIP FOR ACQUIRED BULGARIAN CITIZENSHIP PROVEN OFFICIALLY BY A LETTER OF THE MINISTRY OF JUSTICE. 


16. ORGANIZERS AND PARTICIPANTS IN INTERNATIONAL CULTURAL EVENTS- FOR THE TIME OF THE RESPECTIVE CULTURAL EVENT, CERTIFIED BY THE MINISTRY OF CULTURE, IN WHICH THE NAMES OF THE PERSONS AND THE PLACE/ADDRESS OF THEIR RESIDENCE IN REPUBLIC OF BULGARIA ARE INDICATED. THE LETTER SHOULD BE PRESENTED TO THE BORDER CONTROL AUTHORITIES. 


NOTES: 

1. THE PERSONS PASSING TRANSIT THROUGH THE TERRITORY OF THE REPUBLIC OF BULGARIA ARE INDICATED IN A SEPARATE NOTICE TO AIRMEN (NOTAM) 

2. THE PERSONS ENTERING THE TERRITORY OF THE REPUBLIC OF BULGARIA SUBJECT TO QUARANTINE ARE INDICATED IN A SEPARATE NOTICE TO AIRMEN (NOTAM) 

Area of influence: 42.43N 25.37E, R 572 km (309 NM)

More details: This NOTAM (ID A1342) issued in 2020 replaces NOTAM (ID A1227) issued in 2020

Purpose: Immediate attention, PIB entry, Operationally significant for IFR flights

Scope: En-Route

Significant for IFR and VFR traffic

Original Notam

A1342/20 - COVID-19: THE ENTRY TO THE TERRITORY OF THE REPUBLIC OF BULGARIA IS PROHIBITED FOR ALL PERSONS REGARDLESS OF THEIR NATIONALITY, EXCEPT FOR: 1. BULGARIAN CITIZENS. 2. CITIZENS OF EU MEMBER STATES, GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND, STATES OF SCHENGEN AGREEMENT, SAN MARINO, ANDORRA, MONACO, VATICAN AND THEIR FAMILY MEMBERS AS WELL AS PERSONS WHO ARE IN ACTUAL COHABITATION WITH THEM, THE CITIZENS OF AUSTRALIA, CANADA, GEORGIA, JAPAN, NEW ZEALAND, RWANDA, REPUBLIC OF KOREA, THAILAND, TUNISIA, URUGUAY, UAE, UKRAINE, REPUBLIC OF NORTH MACEDONIA, SERBIA, ALBANIA, KOSOVO, BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA, MONTENEGRO, MOLDOVA, ISRAEL, KUWAIT, BELARUS AND TURKEY. 3. INDIVIDUALS HOLDING BULGARIAN PERMANENT OR LONG-TERM RESIDENCE PERMISSION AND THEIR FAMILY MEMBERS AND PERSONS HOLDING BULGARIAN LONG-TERM RESIDENCE VISA TYPE D. 4. PERSONS, HAVING LEGAL RESIDENCE IN EU MEMBER STATES, GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND, STATES OF SCHENGEN AGREEMENT, SAN MARINO, ANDORRA, MONACO AND VATICAN AND THEIR FAMILY MEMBERS. 5. MEDICAL SPECIALISTS, MEDICAL RESEARCHERS AND SOCIAL WORKERS AND THEIR SUPERVISORS WHEN THE PURPOSE OF THE TRIP IS RELATED TO THEIR PROFESSION. 6. WORKERS ENGAGED IN THE SUPPLY OF MEDICINES, MEDICAL DEVICES AND PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT, MEDICAL EQUIPMENT, AS WELL AS DURING ITS INSTALLATION AND MAINTENANCE. 7. TRANSPORT STAFF INVOLVED IN INRETERNATIONAL TRANSPORTATION OF PASSENGERS, GOODS AND CARGO, AIRCRAFT CREW AND TECHNICAL STAFF INVOLVED IN THE MAINTENANCE OF THE AIRVRAFT AND OTHER TRANSPORT PERSONNEL IF NECESSARY, INCL VESSEL CREW AND THEIR TECHNICAL STAFF. 8. OFFICIALS /HEADS OF STATE, MEMBERS OF GOVERNMENTS, ETC./ AND MEMBERS OF THEIR DELEGATIONS, AS WELL AS DIPLOMATS, OFFICIALS FROM INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS, MILITARY OFFICERS, SECURITY AND PUBLIC ORDER OFFICERS AND HUMANITARIAN WORKERS IN THE PERFORMANCE OF THEIR DUTIES AND THEIR FAMILY MEMBERS. 9. PERSONS TRAVELLING DUE TO HUMANITARIAN REASONS WHEN NON-ADMISSION OR LEAVING THE TERRITORY OF REPUBLIC OF BULGARIA OF A FOREIGN CITIZEN WILL CAUSE SERIOUS DANGER FOR HIS HEALTH OR LIFE DUE TO OBJECTIVE CIRCUMSTANCES OR FOR THE INTEGRITY OF HIS FAMILY OR THE HIGHEST INTEREST OF THE FAMILY OR THE CHILD REQUIRES HIS ADMISSION OR STAY ON THE TERRITORY OF THE COUNTRY. 10. REPRESENTATIVES OF COMMERCIAL ECONOMIC AND INVESTMENT ACTIVITIES AND PERSONS DIRECTLY INVOLVED IN: BUILDING, MAINTAINING,OPERATING AND ENSURING THE SECURITY OF THE STRATEGIC AND CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE OF THE REPUBLIC OF BULGARIA, IMPLEMENTATION OF PROJECTS CERTIFIED UNDER THE INVESTMENT PROMOTION ACT, ANALYSES BY PROJECTS OF POTENTIAL INVESTORS AND OTHER ACTIVITIES OF IMPORTANCE FOR THE COUNTRYS ECONOMY, CERTIFIED BY A LETTER FROM THE MINISTER OF ECONOMY OR A MINISTER RESPONSIBLE FOR THE RESPECTIVE ACTIVITY, AS WELL AS PERSONS INVOLVED IN SHIPBUILDING AND SHIP REPAIR AND THEIR FAMILY MEMBERS. THE LETTER FROM THE RESPECTIVE MINISTER SHOULD BE PRESENTED TO THE BORDER CONTROL AUTHORITIES. 11. SEASONAL AGRICULTURAL WORKERS AND WORKERS IN THE TOURISM SECTOR. 12. FRONTIER WORKERS. 13. PERSONS TRAVELING WITH EDUCATIONAL PURPOSES AIMING TO PERFORM ACTIVITIES CONNECTED WITH FINALIZING 2019/2020 ACADEMIC YEAR, AS WELL AS FOR EDUCATION IN THE 2020/2021 ACADEMIC YEAR, AS WELL AS PERSONS TAKING PART IN EXAMINATION BOARDS WHEN THE EXAM IS IMPOSSIBLE TO BE HELD REMOTELY IN ELECTRONIC ENVIRONMENT. 14. INTERNATIONAL SPORTS EVENTS ORGANIZERS AND PARTICIPANTS FOR THE TIME OF THE ACTUAL EVENT, ATHLETES FROM ABROAD COMING TO THE COUNTRY FOR A CERTAIN TRIAL PERIOD, ATHLETES AND COACHES FROM ABROAD, ARRIVING IN THE COUNTRY TO PARTICIPATE IN TRAINING CAMPS, FAMILY MEMBERS OF FOREIGN ATHLETES AND COACHES, HOLDERS OF BULGARIAN LONG- TERM RESIDENCE VISA TYPE D, CERTIFIED BY A LETTER FROM THE MINISTER OF YOUTH AND SPORTS STATING THE EXACT NAMES AND ADDRESSES/PLACES OF RESIDENCE IN BULGARIA. THE LETTER SHOULD BE PRESENTED TO THE BORDER CONTROL AUTHORITIES. 15. FOREIGN CITIZENS FOR DELIVERING A DECREE UNDER THE LAW OF BULGARIAN CITIZENSHIP FOR ACQUIRED BULGARIAN CITIZENSHIP PROVEN OFFICIALLY BY A LETTER OF THE MINISTRY OF JUSTICE. 16. ORGANIZERS AND PARTICIPANTS IN INTERNATIONAL CULTURAL EVENTS- FOR THE TIME OF THE RESPECTIVE CULTURAL EVENT, CERTIFIED BY THE MINISTRY OF CULTURE, IN WHICH THE NAMES OF THE PERSONS AND THE PLACE/ADDRESS OF THEIR RESIDENCE IN REPUBLIC OF BULGARIA ARE INDICATED. THE LETTER SHOULD BE PRESENTED TO THE BORDER CONTROL AUTHORITIES. NOTES: 1. THE PERSONS PASSING TRANSIT THROUGH THE TERRITORY OF THE REPUBLIC OF BULGARIA ARE INDICATED IN A SEPARATE NOTAM. 2. THE PERSONS ENTERING THE TERRITORY OF THE REPUBLIC OF BULGARIA SUBJECT TO QUARANTINE ARE INDICATED IN A SEPARATE NOTAM.

30 NOV 20:12 2020 UNTIL 31 JAN 22:00 2021 ESTIMATED


A1343/20 

Valid from: 30 Nov 2020 2017 UTC

Valid till: 31 Jan 2021 2200 UTC (Estimated, Valid until cancelled or replaced)

NOTAM message

COVID-19: AIR OPERATORS ARE ALLOWED TO TRANSPORT INDIVIDUALS FOR TRANSIT AS FOLLOWS: - ALL PERSONS WHO ARE ALLOWED ENTRY TO THE TERRITORY OF REPUBLIC OF BULGARIA STATED IN A SEPARATE NOTICE TO AIRMEN (NOTAM) NOTE: TRANSIT TRAVELLING IS ONLY ALLOWED WHEN THE IMMEDIATE DEPARTURE FROM THE TERRITORY OF REPUBLIC OF BULGARIA CAN BE GUARANTEED.

Area of influence: 42.43N 25.37E, R 572 km (309 NM)

More details: This NOTAM (ID A1343) issued in 2020 replaces NOTAM (ID A1228) issued in 2020

Purpose: Immediate attention, PIB entry, Operationally significant for IFR flights

Scope: En-Route

Significant for IFR and VFR traffic

Original Notam

A1343/20 - COVID-19: AIR OPERATORS ARE ALLOWED TO TRANSPORT INDIVIDUALS FOR TRANSIT AS FOLLOWS: - ALL PERSONS WHO ARE ALLOWED ENTRY TO THE TERRITORY OF REPUBLIC OF BULGARIA STATED IN A SEPARATE NOTAM. NOTE: TRANSIT TRAVELLING IS ONLY ALLOWED WHEN THE IMMEDIATE DEPARTURE FROM THE TERRITORY OF REPUBLIC OF BULGARIA CAN BE GUARANTEED. 30 NOV 20:17 2020 UNTIL 31 JAN 22:00 2021 ESTIMATED 


A1344/20 

Valid from: 30 Nov 2020 2042 UTC

Valid till: 31 Jan 2021 2200 UTC (Estimated, Valid until cancelled or replaced)

NOTAM message

COVID-19: ALL PERSONS WHO ARE ALLOWED TO ENTER TO THE TERRITORY OF REPUBLIC OF BULGARIA STATED IN A SEPARATE NOTICE TO AIRMEN (NOTAM) AND WHEN ARRIVING FROM EU MEMBER STATES, STATES OF THE SCHENGEN AGREEMENT, GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND, SAN MARINO, ANDORRA, MONACO, VATICAN, AUSTRALIA, CANADA, GEORGIA, JAPAN, NEW ZEALAND, RWANDA, REPUBLIC OF KOREA, THAILAND, TUNISIA, URUGUAY, UAE, SERBIA, BELARUS AND TURKEY ARE ALLOWED TO ENTER WITHOUT COVID-19 POLYMERASE CHAIN REACTION /PCR/ TEST CERTIFICATE. ALL PERSONS WHO ARE ALLOWED TO ENTER TO THE TERRITORY OF REPUBLIC OF BULGARIA STATED IN A SEPARATE NOTICE TO AIRMEN (NOTAM) AND ARE NOT FROM THE ABOVE MENTIONED COUNTRIES ARE ALLOWED TO ENTER ONLY IF THEY CARRY A NEGATIVE COVID-19 POLYMERASE CHAIN REACTION /PCR/ TEST CERTIFICATE MADE UP TO 72 HOURS PRIOR ENTRY INTO THE COUNTRY. EXCEPTIONS ARE APPLIED TO: 

1. BULGARIAN CITIZENS. 


2. CITIZENS OF OTHER EU MEMBER STATES, GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND, STATES OF SCHENGEN AGREEMENT, SAN MARINO, ANDORRA, MONACO AND VATICAN TRAVELLING DUE TO HUMANITARIAN REASONS. 


3. CITIZENS OF OTHER EU MEMBER STATES, GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND, STATES OF SCHENGEN AGREEMENT, SAN MARINO, ANDORRA, MONACO AND VATICAN TRAVELLING AS REPRESENTATIVES OF COMMERCIAL ECONOMIC AND INVESTMENT ACTIVITIES AND PERSONS DIRECTLY INVOLVED IN: BUILDING, MAINTAINING, OPERATING AND ENSURING THE SECURITY OF THE STRATEGIC AND CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE OF THE REPUBLIC OF BULGARIA, IMPLEMENTATION OF PROJECTS CERTIFIED UNDER THE INVESTMENT PROMOTION ACT, ANALYSES BY PROJECTS OF POTENTIAL INVESTORS AND OTHER ACTIVITIES OF IMPORTANCE FOR THE COUNTRYS ECONOMY, CERTIFIED BY A LETTER FROM THE MINISTER OF ECONOMY OR A MINISTER RESPONSIBLE FOR THE RESPECTIVE ACTIVITY AS WELL AS PERSONS INVOLVED IN SHIPBUILDING AND SHIP REPAIR AND THEIR FAMILY MEMBERS. 


4. MEDICAL SPECIALISTS, MEDICAL RESEARCHERS AND SOCIAL WORKERS AND THEIR SUPERVISORS WHEN THE PURPOSE OF THE TRIP IS RELATED TO THEIR PROFESSION. 


5. WORKERS ENGAGED IN THE SUPPLY OF MEDICINES, MEDICAL DEVICES AND PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT, MEDICAL EQUIPMENT AS WELL AS DURING ITS INSTALLATION AND MAINTENANCE. 


6. OFFICIALS /HEADS OF STATES, MEMBERS OF GOVERNMENTS, ETC./ AND MEMBERS OF THEIR DELEGATIONS, AS WELL AS DIPLOMATS, MEMBERS OF THE GOVERNMENTAL ADMINISTRATIVE AND TECHNICAL STAFF, OFFICIALS FROM INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS, MILITARY OFFICERS, SECURITY AND PUBLIC ORDER OFFICERS AND HUMANITARIAN WORKERS IN THE PERFORMANCE OF THEIR DUTIES. 


7. FRONTIER WORKERS. 


8. CIVIL SERVANTS IN THE LINE OF DUTY, TRAVELLING ON SHORT-TERM BUSINESS TRIPS IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE ORDINANCE ON BUSINESS TRIPS AND SPECIALIZATIONS ABROAD. 


9. AIRCRAFT CREWS PERFORMING FLIGHT TO/FM THE AERODROME IN REPUBLIC OF BULGARIA AND PERSONS INVOLVED IN AIRCRAFT TECHNICAL MAINTENANCE. 


10. PERSONS PASSING TRANSIT THE TERRITORY OF THE REPUBLIC OF BULGARIA. 


NOTES: 

1. BULGARIAN CITIZENS AND CITIZENS AND INDIVIDUALS HOLDING BULGARIAN PERMANENT OR LONGITUDE TERM RESIDENCE PERMISSION AND THEIR FAMILY MEMBERS ARRIVING FROM COUNTRIES DIFFERENT FROM THE ABOVE MENTIONED IN PARA 1 WHO DO NOT CARRY A NEGATIVE COVID-19 POLYMERASE CHAIN REACTION /PCR/ TEST CERTIFICATE MADE UP TO 72 HOURS PRIOR ENTRY INTO THE COUNTRY SHALL BE PLACED UNDER QUARANTINE FOR A PERIOD OF 10 DAYS. 

2. THE PERSONS PASSING TRANSIT THE TERRITORY OF THE REPUBLIC OF BULGARIA, INDICATED IN A SEPARATE NOTICE TO AIRMEN (NOTAM) 

3. THE NEGATIVE PCR TEST CERTIFICATE SHOULD CLEARLY INDICATE THE TESTED INDIVIDUAL NAMES PRECISELY AS THEY ARE WRITTEN ON THE IDENTIFICATION CARD/PASSPORT IN LATIN LETTERS, ADDRESS OR OTHER MEANS OF CONTACT AND ACTUAL TIME OF TESTING. 

Area of influence: 42.43N 25.37E, R 572 km (309 NM)

More details: This NOTAM (ID A1344) issued in 2020 replaces NOTAM (ID A1229) issued in 2020

Purpose: Immediate attention, PIB entry, Operationally significant for IFR flights

Scope: En-Route

Significant for IFR and VFR traffic

Original Notam

A1344/20 - COVID-19: ALL PERSONS WHO ARE ALLOWED TO ENTER TO THE TERRITORY OF REPUBLIC OF BULGARIA STATED IN A SEPARATE NOTAM AND WHEN ARRIVING FROM EU MEMBER STATES, STATES OF THE SCHENGEN AGREEMENT, GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND, SAN MARINO, ANDORRA, MONACO, VATICAN, AUSTRALIA, CANADA, GEORGIA, JAPAN, NEW ZEALAND, RWANDA, REPUBLIC OF KOREA, THAILAND, TUNISIA, URUGUAY, UAE, SERBIA, BELARUS AND TURKEY ARE ALLOWED TO ENTER WITHOUT COVID-19 POLYMERASE CHAIN REACTION /PCR/ TEST CERTIFICATE. ALL PERSONS WHO ARE ALLOWED TO ENTER TO THE TERRITORY OF REPUBLIC OF BULGARIA STATED IN A SEPARATE NOTAM AND ARE NOT FROM THE ABOVE MENTIONED COUNTRIES ARE ALLOWED TO ENTER ONLY IF THEY CARRY A NEGATIVE COVID-19 POLYMERASE CHAIN REACTION /PCR/ TEST CERTIFICATE MADE UP TO 72 HOURS PRIOR ENTRY INTO THE COUNTRY. EXCEPTIONS ARE APPLIED TO: 1. BULGARIAN CITIZENS. 2. CITIZENS OF OTHER EU MEMBER STATES, GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND, STATES OF SCHENGEN AGREEMENT, SAN MARINO, ANDORRA, MONACO AND VATICAN TRAVELLING DUE TO HUMANITARIAN REASONS. 3. CITIZENS OF OTHER EU MEMBER STATES, GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND, STATES OF SCHENGEN AGREEMENT, SAN MARINO, ANDORRA, MONACO AND VATICAN TRAVELLING AS REPRESENTATIVES OF COMMERCIAL ECONOMIC AND INVESTMENT ACTIVITIES AND PERSONS DIRECTLY INVOLVED IN: BUILDING, MAINTAINING, OPERATING AND ENSURING THE SECURITY OF THE STRATEGIC AND CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE OF THE REPUBLIC OF BULGARIA, IMPLEMENTATION OF PROJECTS CERTIFIED UNDER THE INVESTMENT PROMOTION ACT, ANALYSES BY PROJECTS OF POTENTIAL INVESTORS AND OTHER ACTIVITIES OF IMPORTANCE FOR THE COUNTRYS ECONOMY, CERTIFIED BY A LETTER FROM THE MINISTER OF ECONOMY OR A MINISTER RESPONSIBLE FOR THE RESPECTIVE ACTIVITY AS WELL AS PERSONS INVOLVED IN SHIPBUILDING AND SHIP REPAIR AND THEIR FAMILY MEMBERS. 4. MEDICAL SPECIALISTS, MEDICAL RESEARCHERS AND SOCIAL WORKERS AND THEIR SUPERVISORS WHEN THE PURPOSE OF THE TRIP IS RELATED TO THEIR PROFESSION. 5. WORKERS ENGAGED IN THE SUPPLY OF MEDICINES, MEDICAL DEVICES AND PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT, MEDICAL EQUIPMENT AS WELL AS DURING ITS INSTALLATION AND MAINTENANCE. 6. OFFICIALS /HEADS OF STATES, MEMBERS OF GOVERNMENTS, ETC./ AND MEMBERS OF THEIR DELEGATIONS, AS WELL AS DIPLOMATS, MEMBERS OF THE GOVERNMENTAL ADMINISTRATIVE AND TECHNICAL STAFF, OFFICIALS FROM INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS, MILITARY OFFICERS, SECURITY AND PUBLIC ORDER OFFICERS AND HUMANITARIAN WORKERS IN THE PERFORMANCE OF THEIR DUTIES. 7. FRONTIER WORKERS. 8. CIVIL SERVANTS IN THE LINE OF DUTY, TRAVELLING ON SHORT-TERM BUSINESS TRIPS IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE ORDINANCE ON BUSINESS TRIPS AND SPECIALIZATIONS ABROAD. 9. ACFT CREWS PERFORMING FLT TO/FM THE AD IN REPUBLIC OF BULGARIA AND PERSONS INVOLVED IN ACFT TECHNICAL MAINTENANCE. 10. PERSONS PASSING TRANSIT THE TERRITORY OF THE REPUBLIC OF BULGARIA. NOTES: 1. BULGARIAN CITIZENS AND CITIZENS AND INDIVIDUALS HOLDING BULGARIAN PERMANENT OR LONG-TERM RESIDENCE PERMISSION AND THEIR FAMILY MEMBERS ARRIVING FROM COUNTRIES DIFFERENT FROM THE ABOVE MENTIONED IN PARA 1 WHO DO NOT CARRY A NEGATIVE COVID-19 POLYMERASE CHAIN REACTION /PCR/ TEST CERTIFICATE MADE UP TO 72 HOURS PRIOR ENTRY INTO THE COUNTRY SHALL BE PLACED UNDER QUARANTINE FOR A PERIOD OF 10 DAYS. 2. THE PERSONS PASSING TRANSIT THE TERRITORY OF THE REPUBLIC OF BULGARIA, INDICATED IN A SEPARATE NOTAM. 3. THE NEGATIVE PCR TEST CERTIFICATE SHOULD CLEARLY INDICATE THE TESTED INDIVIDUAL NAMES PRECISELY AS THEY ARE WRITTEN ON THE ID CARD/PASSPORT IN LATIN LETTERS, ADDRESS OR OTHER MEANS OF CONTACT AND ACTUAL TIME OF TESTING.

30 NOV 20:42 2020 UNTIL 31 JAN 22:00 2021 ESTIMATED


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