Bulgarian Trade Representative Office
One of the main purposes of registering a Trade Representative Office of a foreign company in Bulgaria is the opportunity for advertisement of the company’s activity in search of new markets. Through this registration every international company can freely and legally promote its own activity or make research on the local market.
Although the opportunities are limited since the registration strictly prohibits economic activities, i.e. sales and purchases, the main goal behind it is determination of all perspectives for investments in Bulgaria and the economic considerations of the latter.
Obtaining a Type D visa and Bulgarian residence permit
The Bulgarian Trade representative office is regulated by the Bulgarian Investment Promotion Act which permits foreign persons to obtain a Type D visa and residence permit in Bulgaria. This opportunity is available to foreign nationals who wish to promote and expand their foreign business in Bulgaria.
Assistance can be provided to obtain a Type D visa and Bulgarian residence permit based on the registration of a trade representative office of your foreign company in Bulgaria. Our standard fee for registering your new trade representative office in Bulgaria and preparing the requisite set of a Type D visa application documents and Bulgarian residence permit for a single applicant is only 1,499 EUR. You may add second and third representatives to your trade representative office and assistance with a Type D visa for only 799 EUR per each applicant.
Benefits of holding a Bulgarian residence permit
You receive a Bulgarian ID card for foreigners that allows multiple entries and stay in Bulgaria.
You may renew your Bulgarian ID card for foreigners for up to 5 years.
No need to reside in Bulgaria to renew your residence permit.
Holders of a Bulgarian residence permit can travel legally to Romania, Croatia and Cyprus for 90 days in any 180 days period without visa.
After five years you may apply for a Bulgarian permanent residence permit. The first permanent residence is granted for a five years period. Thereafter, you may apply indefinite permanent residency or for a Bulgarian citizenship & passport.
You enjoy a relaxed visa application process among Schengen Area countries.
You may move your family to Bulgaria.
Advantages using our services to establish a trade representative office in Bulgaria
- No fee for a registered office address! We will provide a top location registered office address for your Bulgarian trade representative office free of charge for as long as you need!
- No maintenance, annual or hidden fees!
- Guaranteed lowest price! If you are offered a lower price, we would be happy to beat it!
- Reliable Accounting Service in Bulgaria!
Registration of a trade representative office in Bulgaria
To open a trade representative office in Bulgaria, the following certificates of the foreign/ EU company need to be provided:
- Certificate of Good Standing;
- Certificate of Incorporation;
- Memorandum of Association;
- Annual Financial Statement/ Tax Return for the previous year.
The above certificates?need to be legalized in the country of incorporation of the foreign/ EU company before they can be legally valid in Bulgaria. For more details about legalizing your company certificates, please contact us.?
Additionally, a set of registration documents (Power of Attorney, Specimen, etc.) will be emailed to you and needs to be attested following one of the valid attestation/ legalization methods.?
Change in the circumstances of a trade representative office
If you have already registered a trade representative office in Bulgaria and you would like to change any of the trade office circumstances we may assist you with the following:
- Add a second representative/ Remove a representative;
- Change of the registered office address;
- Close your trade representative office;
To change any of your trade representative office circumstances, you will need to authorize us to act on your behalf and at your expense related to the particular change. The authorization requires few documents to be attested in the nearest Bulgarian embassy or consulate, or apostilled. Changes in the circumstances take up to 3 working days after receiving authorization.
If you have any questions regarding changes in trade representative offices, please do not hesitate to contact us.
Ordinary and Express
If you do not require assistance with obtaining a Bulgarian Type D visa, our ordinary service fee to open a trade representative office in Bulgaria is only 699 EUR. Express registration of a trade representative office in Bulgaria is offered at 799 EUR.
*Our service fees include the translation and legalization of your foreign company documents for the registration of the trade representative office in Bulgaria.
You may order registration of a trade representative office in Bulgaria via PayPal.
Please contact us for more details about registering a Bulgarian trade representative office.
Bulgarian Business Visa through the registration of a Bulgarian Trade Representative office:
If you are a non-EU national and you would like to obtain a short-stay Bulgarian Business visa, you are NOT required to employ local citizens. You may order our Business Immigration Package which includes:
- Registration of a trade representative office in Bulgaria.
- Invitation short-stay visa.
For more details about invitation letters and applying for a Business visa through the opening of a Bulgarian trade representative office, you may request a call back.