Population: 7 127 822
NFP: Ministry of the Interior
Involvement: Since 2006

The main migration policy instruments in Bulgaria:

Non-exhaustive list of key policy documents in the area of migration:

The main ministries in charge of migration affairs in Bulgaria:

  • Ministry of Interior: Together with its subordinate authorities it is the main body dealing with migration affairs, including immigration (entry, residence); asylum; border management and irregular migration; international cooperation.
  • Ministry of Labour and Social Policy: labour migration policy.
  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs: visas and consular support for Bulgarian nationals abroad.


Last update: December 2018