Information in respect to Ukraine

In this section you can find official information in respect to the crisis, caused by the war in Ukraine.
The information is updated if necessary.

Last update - 02.09.2022 


Information on the possibility of continuing the temporary importation of cars with Ukrainian license plates into Bulgaria (in Bulgarian)



The Bulgarian government opened a single information portal in support to the people, leaving Ukraine, where full information on border control requirements at the entry into Bulgaria is provided. Instructions on the necessary identity documents are also specified. In a dedicated section of the portal is provided information about the procedure for obtaining of international protection status for the citizens of Ukraine, arriving in our country. The platform shall enable the opportunity to submit alerts for assistance and evacuation of citizens. The portal processes information about volunteers and donors. A special section with the measures related to the restrictions of COVID-19 has been set up. The special website has also its own news section. The single information portal, set up by the Bulgarian government, is the first in the EU (published on 28.02.2022).  


BFSA: Pets, accompanying travelers with non-commercial aim from Ukraine shall enter on the territory of the Republic of Bulgaria under a simplified procedure.


European Union

Information from the European Commission’s portal on the situation in Ukraine and the actions of the European Union can be found HERE.  


The EU has introduced a list of restrictive measures in response to the Russian aggression and in support and solidarity with Ukraine. Many of these measures have an impact on the work of the EU customs authorities, the importers and the exporters. You can find a list of the measures against the Russian Federation HERE (the information is mainly available in English).