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Bulgaria- 10 Reasons To Move To The Cheapest Country In Europe

(@marco-expat)
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Bulgaria is often dubbed the cheapest country in Europe. But there are lots of reasons to move here: scenic mountains, sunny beaches, and food are just starters


   
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(@Ugochukwu Frank anyaegbu)
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I am in Nigeria how can I apply for the Visa


   
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(@marco-expat)
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Hi Frank,

If you want to apply for the Bulgaria Visa D (long term stay) visa, you would apply at the Bulgarian Embassy or Consulate of your home country.


   
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(@Paul Friel)
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Can I stay in Bulgaria permanently with an Irish EU passport, and what sort of money would I expect to pay if buying a small 1 person flat in the black sea coastal area?


   
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Hi Paul,

As an EU citizen, you can legally live and work in Bulgaria. You will need to register for a Bulgarian ID card and residence, but the process for EU citizens is straightforward. It only takes a few days and is something you would need to do if you lived in any EU country for more than 90 days.

Did you already read my article on the Cost of Living on the Black Sea Coastal city of Varna?

I didn't look at real estate purchasing, but housing is very cheap in Bulgaria. A 2-bedroom apartment in Varna rents for about $360 USD.

If you are looking to buy, check out these sites to find a fl

Bulgarian Properties is dedicated to expats/ foreigners
Imot.bg is the biggest real estate website in Bulgaria, but will require Google translate.

Let me know if you have any questions.

Cheers,

Marco


   
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