Due to the upcoming official holidays in the Republic of Bulgaria (Day of Unification and Day of Independence), the Consulate General of the Republic of Bulgaria in Edirne will remain closed on 06.09.2023 and 22.09.2023. Hotline for emergencies with Bulgarian citizens: 0090 533 629 81 64.
A formal e-mail was received from the Turkish İş Bank in which they inform us that, ‘‘due to the military operation initiated by Russia in Ukraine, many countries are imposing sanctions on Russia and some international companies have limited their activities in the country. Within the scope of the decisions taken by the most important international card payment companies Visa and MasterCard, Visa and MasterCard-branded cards issued by Russian banks are no longer supported by their networks.’’
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Bulgaria would like to inform that, considering the recent amendments to the Law on the Roads of the Republic of Bulgaria, vehicles entering the Republic of Bulgaria without a valid vignette fee document, may only continue their journey after paying the necessary fee for the respective category at the newly established specialized units of the Customs Agency at each border checkpoint.