Do you have questions about renovation, education, kids, transport, healthcare and more.
Within the ‘Settling In’ section we cover anything and everything to do with owning a property
and/or living in Bulgaria.
Law and the police in Bulgaria
When you relocate to another country, it is essential that you take
the time to investigate the legal system so that you know what you can and
can't do and what is acceptable behaviour. This week the Bulgaria
Buying Guide provides an insight into law enforcement and policing
in Bulgaria and provides some need-to-know background on the most
important areas of the law...
It’s important when you make the move to a new country or invest in
Tips for finding work in your new home
Beginning your job search when looking for work in Bulgaria can seem
like a daunting task, especially given the current economic climate. This
week, the Bulgaria Buying Guide provides an insight into the type of
work available, tips on how to find work and how to increase your chances
of finding employment by looking for the right
international employment opportunities.
Unless you are lucky enough to be moving abroad with a healthy nest-egg to
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Healthcare considerations: Part 1
When planning your move abroad, healthcare should be top of your list of
things to sort out. Upon arrival, there will be lots to do whether
it’s sorting out a GP, getting hold of a regular prescription or
making sure that you are covered for all accidents. Therefore, the Overseas
Guides Company always advise getting the process started as much as you can
before you embark on your new life.
Here are a few things that you should pay mind to before you jet More...
Getting residency in Bulgaria
Although Bulgaria is a member of the European Union, all foreign citizens
(both EU and non-EU) who are planning on staying for longer than 90 days
must apply for a residency permit at the National Migration Directorate in
Sofia or at the immigration department at their local Police Station. The
National Migration Directorate is the authority in charge of issuing,
cancelling or extending resident permits in Bulgaria and can be found in
local police More...
Insurance for homeowners
Read on for our top 10 tips for insuring your home in Bulgaria, or to
obtain a no-obligation quote from a leading UK based overseas property
insurer, click here.
1 Choose a UK insurance company, rather than a foreign one - the
your policy will be in English, you can make payments in Sterling and by
direct debit, and typically your liability limits will be higher.
2 Be sure More...