Requirements, rules and restrictions

Here you can find up-to-date information about the possibilities or the introduced requirements for travel to the destinations with direct flights of Bulgaria Air.


  • Canceled of the anti-epidemic measures for entering the territory of the Republic of Bulgaria.

    As of Sunday, May 1, the anti-epidemic measures for entry of persons arriving from other countries on the territory of the Republic of Bulgaria are canceled.

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  • Wearing a protective mask on the territory of Fiumicino Airport - Rome is mandatory.

    We would like to inform you that wearing FFP2 safety masks is mandatory at Fiumicino Airport in Rome. In the absence of this type of mask, the airport authorities on the spot may deny you boarding.

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  • Ease of measures related to COVID-19 for entry into Bulgaria from the Czech Republic and Israel

    Ease of measures related to COVID-19 for entry into Bulgaria.

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  • Important information - Facilitated conditions for all аrrivals in Bulgaria

    Ministry of Health of REPUBLIC OF BULGARIA is introducing the following control measures regarding the entry of persons arriving from other countries on the territory of the Republic of Bulgaria.

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  • Abolition of restrictive measures related to COVID-19 for travelers to the Kingdom of the Netherlands

    As of March 23, 2022, all restrictions upon entry into the Kingdom of the Netherlands in connection with COVID-19 and related quarantine measures upon arrival in the country are lifted for citizens arriving from the Republic of Bulgaria

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  • Important information for travelers to Cyprus

    Currently and until a second order, Bulgarian citizens vaccinated and suffered from COVID-19 can travel to the Republic of Cyprus under the following conditions

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  • Travelling to and from number of European countries, including Bulgaria, will now be much easier

    Number of European countries are easing their travel conditions

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  • Abolition of COVID-19-related restrictive measures for traveling to the Czech Republic

    We would like to inform you, as of March 18, 2022, all restrictions on entry into the Czech Republic in connection with COVID-19.

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  • All COVID-19 restrictions on entry into the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland from March 18 are removed

    From 04:00 on 18 March 2022, the COVID-19 entry requirements for all arrivals, whether vaccinated or not, will be abolished.

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  • Аll arrivals in Bulgaria - Important information

    Important information for all arrivals in Bulgaria

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  • Travel requirements to / from Italy

    According to the Italian authorities’ provisions, restrictive measures for entering the country against Bulgarian citizens

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  • Important information for travelers to and from Israel

    In accordance with the decision of the authorities in Israel, as of March 1, 2022 new conditions for travel of foreign citizens to the country enter in force.

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  • Facilitated conditions for entry without quarantine and without registration on the territory of the Republic of Austria

    For entry without quarantine and without registration on the territory of the Republic of Austria

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  • Swiss Confederation repeals all health requirements related to the COVID-19 pandemic to enter the country

    In connection with the improving epidemic situation, the Swiss Federal Government has decided to repeal most of the anti-epidemic measures introduced in the country.

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  • The Czech authorities are easing the restrictive measures for traveling to the country

    It is mandatory to fill in the electronic form of the traveler.

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  • For entering the territory of France - new requirements here

    As of 15 February 2022, sanitary measures when traveling to France depend on the country from which the person travels. As of February 15, 2022, there are no countries that fall into the "red" or "dark red zone".

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  • Belgium Loosens The Restrictive Measures On COVID-19

    As of Friday, 18 February 2022, the rules for entering Belgium will not depend on the color code of the country from which the traveler arrives.

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  • Simplified rules for entry into England from 11 February

    From 4:00 o’clock on February 11, 2022 new simplified rules enter in force in England.

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  • For travelers to Switzerland

    As of January 22, entry into Switzerland is no longer required to present a negative Sars-CoV-2 test result for vaccinated and survivors

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  • For travelers to Germany - Important information

    According to the regulations of the local authorities of Germany, as of 16.01.2022 Bulgaria is again included in the list of high-risk countries.

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  • Israel - Important information

    The requirement to obtain explicit permission from the Special Committee of the Ministry of Health upon entry into Israel of foreigners with a European certificate of vaccination or disease is eliminated.

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  • For travelers to Israel

    Dear passengers, In accordance with the decision of the state in Israel, as of 00:00 on January 9, 2022, entry into Israel will also be allowed to foreign citizens, who are not required to have an entry visa to Israel - as long as they are fully vaccinated and do not arrive from high-risk countries and red zones.

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  • For all arrivals in Bulgaria

    Important information for all arrivals in Bulgaria

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  • For travellers to England - Important information

    From January 7, 2022 and from January 9, 2022 new simplified rules for entry into England for fully vaccinated people come into force.

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  • For entering the territory of France - New requirements

    When traveling from Bulgaria to France - persons who are fully vaccinated should not present other documents than a European certificate of completion of the vaccination scheme

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  • For travelers to Germany - Important information here

    According to the regulations of the local authorities of Germany, as of 23.12.2021, a change of the rules for entering Germany from Bulgaria is in force

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  • Important information for travelers to Israel

    Exceptionally, foreigners who have a permit from the Special Committee of the Ministry of Health

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  • Information concerning travellers Czech Republic

    We would like to inform you about the restrictions related to travel in the Czech Republic.

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  • Up-to-date information concerning travellers to Austria

    According to local regulations and current legislation, all persons who want to travel to Austria must provide proof that they have been vaccinated

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  • For travellers to Germany

    In compliance with the regulations of the local authorities of Germany, from 19.12.2021 Bulgaria is not on the list of high-risk countries

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  • Important information for travelers to the Netherlands

    Bulgarian citizens travel to all countries with a single digital certificate

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  • Requirements for entering Bulgaria from Greece

    By decision of the Greek government, as of 06:00 on 19.12.2021 for everybody entering Greece it will be mandatory to present a negative result from a PCR test done up to 48 hours before the trip.

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  • Current requirements for travels to/from Italy

    Italy introduces a mandatory negative test for COVID-19 for all arrivals from Bulgaria.

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  • For travellers to Cyprus

    Important information for travellers to Cyprus

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  • For travellers to Russia

    Important information for travellers to Russia

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  • Latest news for travellers to Israel

    Passenger and baggage check-in counters for flights to/from Israel will now be open 3 hours before the flight.

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  • Travelling to UK

    As of December 7, 2021, new rules for entry into UK enter into force.

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  • Ban on the entry of foreigners into Israel

    In accordance with a decision of the authorities in Israel

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  • Up to date information for travelers to the Czech Republic

    We would like to inform you about the travel restrictions related to travels to the Czech Republic. From November 22, 2021 the Czech Republic Government changed the conditions for entry, accommodation and events.

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  • Information for travellers to Israel

    Important information for travellers to Israel

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  • New requirements for entering the territory of France

    According to the regulations of the local authorities, from October 22, 2021. France puts Bulgaria "under surveillance". Full information here:

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  • Rules for international travel to England

    Rules for entry into England

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  • Important information for travelers to Germany

    New requirements for entering Germany

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  • Important information for travelers to Israel

    Requirements for travel to Israel see here:

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  • From October 14, Bulgaria Air resumes flights to Israel

    As of 10 October, Israel is on the list of countries whose COVID-19 vaccination, testing and relapse certificates are considered equivalent to the EU digital COVID certificate.

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  • The ban on British citizens entering Bulgaria has been lifted

    Current information on the Bulgaria entry regime from UK. More information here:

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  • Тravel information for Belgium

    According to the latest regulations of the Belgian authorities, from 28.10.2020 passengers are required to fill an "electronic version of the PLF" and present it to the carrier.

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  • Charles de Gaulle - Terminal 2E

    We would like to inform you that considered from 14th of September, 2021, our flights to/from Paris are being executed to/from Terminal 2E of Charles de Gaulle airport.

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  • Current information for travelers to Austria

    The full text can be found here.

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  • IMPORTANT INFORMATION for travelers to the United Kingdom!

    new requirements for entering the UK. More information here:

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  • Current information for travelers to the Czech Republic

    From August 23, 2021 new requirements for entry into the Czech Republic enter into force. More information here:

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  • New requirements for entering Bulgaria from Greece

    By decision of the Greek government until 06.00 on September 3, 2021, the following change in the regime of entry into Greece is introduced. More information here:

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  • Updated: Important information for all travelling to Cyprus

    Learn more about the measures for prevention of the spread of COVID-19, taken by the government of the Republic of Cyprus here.

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  • Important information for travelers to and through the Netherlands!

    See full requirements here:

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  • Current information for travelers to Belgium

    Find out more about the requirements of local authorities to enter Belgium here:

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  • Important information for all travelling to Spain

    Arriving in Spain from Bulgaria must present a test for Covid-19, a certificate of vaccination or illness of the virus. More information here:

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  • Important information for travellers to Israel

    Bulgaria Air resumed its regular flights between Sofia and Tel Aviv. More information about the entry requirements for Israel here:

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  • Simplified requirements for travelers between Russia and Bulgaria

    Flights to/from airports in Russia have been resumed. More information here:

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  • New requirements for all travelers to Switzerland

    You can see all the requirements for entering Switzerland here:

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  • Information for all travelers to/from Paris

    Bulgaria Air flights to/from Paris will be operated to/from Terminal 2B at Charles de Gaulle Airport.

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  • Current entry requirements in Italy

    According to the regulations of the Italian authorities, the countries from which the arrivals in Italy come, are divided into categories, with "List B" categorizing the countries with a lower risk of spreading Covid-19 and "List C" with the more risky ones.

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  • Important information for transfer passengers to the United States

    Full text can be found here.

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  • Temporary reorganizations of airports and restrictions on business lounges

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  • Information for all travelers to any destination in Spain via Madrid

    Transfer passengers via Madrid to any destination in Spain are subject to an additional health check at Barajas Airport.

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  • Passengers are recommended to arrive earlier at Sofia Airport for check-in

    Bulgaria Air offers a free online check-in as well.

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  • Important information for all passengers: Wearing a safety mask is mandatory during all Bulgaria Air's flights

    Passengers who do not comply with the mandatory safety mask requirement will not be allowed on the board of Bulgaria Air's flights.

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  • Important information for all travelers to / from the UK

    From May 1-st, Bulgaria Air flights to/from Heathrow Airport will be operated temporarily to/from Terminal 2 instead of Terminal 4.

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  • It is forbidden for citizens of non-EU countries to enter Bulgaria until April 17.

    The entrance on the territory of Bulgaria of citizens of non-EU countries is temporarily forbidden.

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  • Important information for all travelers from Sofia Airport

    In connection with the declared state of emergency in the country and the restriction measures on the distribution of COVID-19, only travelers will be allowed at Sofia Airport.

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