Last update 18 March 2020Diplomatic missions
Level 3: Increased level of risk (recommendation not to travel in certain areas of the country unless necessary)
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Regular passport: visa not required
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Republic of San Marino
The Republic of Bulgaria does not have a functioning embassy in San Marino.The Embassy of Bulgaria in Rome, Italy is accredited to San Marino.
Embassy of the Republic of Bulgaria to the Italian Republic
Address: Via Pietro Paolo Rubens, 21 00197 ROMA
Telephone: +39 06 322 46 40, +39 06 322 46 43
Office hours: 09.00 - 17.00 h
E-mail: [email protected]
Embassy of San Marino in Rome (accredited for Bulgaria)
Address: San Marino, 1, Via Vita di Vita
47893 Borgo Maggiore
Crime and security
Crime rate in San Marino is low and does not suggest any specific personal safety measures.
Legislation in the country is largely uniform with EU legislation and is not characterised by any significant peculiarities.
Rules of the road are to be strictly observed.
In case of violation and lack of funds to pay the fine, the offender’s driving license is immediately confiscated.
Do not leave unattended luggage in a car.
Travel papers and visas
Bulgarian citizens travelling to San Marino need to have a valid ID card and/or passport, in order to enter and reside in Italy.
There are no special validity requirements for international passports or identity cards.
Visas are not required when entering the territory of San Marino.
Certification and Legalisation
For recognition in Bulgaria of a public document issued by a foreign country and vice versa, for a Bulgarian public document to be recognised in another country - the documents must be translated and provided with an “Apostille” under the Convention Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents done at The Hague on October 5, 1961, to which both Bulgaria and Portugal are signatories. The translation must be performed by a sworn translator and his/her signature needs to be certified.
In Bulgaria, “Apostille” is placed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Justice, and in Italy - by local prefectures.
In case of marriage before the local municipality, a Nullaosta is required, which is a document stating that there are no impediments to marriage. It is issued by the consular service based on certificates of civil status of the prospective spouses.