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Registering representative offices of foreign companies

Each foreign person that has the right to carry out business under their national legislation has the right to register a place of business in Bulgaria. The commercial agency has the tight to carry out non-profit activities such as preparation of promotions and exhibitions, advertising of goods and services, etc.


The persons that have established a place of business in Bulgaria may obtain a long-term residence permit – for a term of up to one year (pursuant to art. 24, para. 1, subpara. 6 of the Foreign Nationals in the Republic of Bulgaria Act, last amendment 28.01.2011). The long-term residence permit may be renewed on the same grounds after the expiration of its term.


Documents necessary for the registration of a place of business:


1. Application for registration of a place of business;
2. Official document for the registration of the foreign person from the competent body, in compliance with their national legislation;
3. Official document for the persons managing the foreign entity and their representatives in Bulgaria, issued by the management body under the foregoing item (international passport);
4. Decision of the board of directors of the foreign entity on the establishment of a place of business in the Republic of Bulgaria;
5. Notarized power of attorney, issued by the person managing the foreign company, in favour of the representative of the foreign entity in Bulgaria, authorised to register and manage the place of business in Bulgaria and the scope of their granted rights.
6. Original/s/ of the specimen/s/ from the signature/s/ of the person/s/, representing the company in Bulgaria, verified in the presence of a Notary Public;
7. Completed information card form of BCCI;
8. Document for deposited registration fee (in accordance with the Tariff on the services provided by BCCI);
9. The entire set of documents shall be translated into Bulgarian and legalised by the Consular Office of Bulgaria in the territory of the foreign country.

SunReal’s legal department offers services for registration of a place of business of a foreign company.

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