Travel information for ‘Sofia, Bulgaria’ travelling from ‘Berlin, Germany’ on the 13th of October 2021

Access: RESTRICTED
Travel to Bulgaria is partially allowed from Germany. Measures in place: vaccinated traveler exceptions, test/medical certificate required, testing on arrival and eu digital certificate.International travel to Bulgaria is permitted. It is necessary to comply with requirements to ensure entry is allowed.
COVID Risk Level: MEDIUM (COVID-19 transmission is medium in Bulgaria. The transmission level is based on global health and disease data from John Hopkins University, updated October 2021.)
Last updated: October 13, 2021, 1:01 pm, Information source: COVID Portal, Bulgaria

Vaccination

Vaccinated traveler exceptions - Travelers with a vaccination certificate can enter this destination with some exceptions
Travelers who present a valid international certificate for full vaccination against COVID-19, with the use of an approved vaccine, are exempt from testing requirements. The final dose must have been administered at least 14 days before departure.

Test/medical certificate

Test/medical certificate required - A medical certificate or recent test is required to travel to this destination
Proof of a negative PCR test, taken within the previous 72 hours, must be provided on arrival. Alternatively, a negative rapid antigen test can be presented, taken within 48 hours of arrival. Travelers may instead provide documentation of having recovered from COVID-19. This will require proof of a positive PCR or rapid antigen test result, taken within at least 11 days and no more than 180 days before arrival. Citizens and residents arriving without health documentation will be required to self-quarantine for 10 days. This period may be shortened if a PCR or antigen test is taken within 24 hours of arrival and a negative result is confirmed and submitted to the director of the respective regional health inspection.

Test/medical certificate

Testing on arrival - Testing is conducted on arrival to this destination
Arrivals are subject to random rapid antigen testing at the airport.

COVID-19 certificate/passport

EU Digital Certificate - The EU Digital Certificate is accepted as proof of vaccination, negative test result, or recovery from COVID-19 when traveling to this destination
Travelers may provide their EU Digital Certificate in paper or digital format as proof of vaccination, negative test result, or previous recovery. Health documents provided this way will not require further verification on arrival. Full details on the EU Digital Certificate, including how EU residents can access their certificate, can be found at https://ec.europa.eu/info/live-work-travel-eu/coronavirus-response/safe-covid-19-vaccines-europeans/eu-digital-covid-certificate_en

Todays Local Summary for "Bulgaria"

Use of mask

Required
Face masks are required in all public spaces when it is not possible to maintain a social distance of 1.5 meters. The use of face shields, scarves, or other face coverings as an alternative to face masks is not permitted.

Public transportation

Restrictions in place
Public transportation is operating with limits to capacity in place.

Restaurants

Restrictions in place
Restaurants are open for vaccinated customers and those with proof of negative testing or previous recovery.

Bars

Restrictions in place
Bars are open for vaccinated customers and those with proof of negative testing or previous recovery.

Nightclubs

Closed
Nightclubs remain closed to limit the rate of transmission.

Shops

Restrictions in place
Shops and services are open limits to capacity and with adapted safety measures in place, such as the use of hand sanitizer and social distancing.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Can I travel to Sofia, Bulgaria?

Travel to Bulgaria is partially allowed from Germany. Measures in place: vaccinated traveler exceptions, test/medical certificate required, testing on arrival and eu digital certificate.

What is the COVID risk level in Sofia, Bulgaria?

COVID-19 transmission is medium in Bulgaria. The transmission level is based on global health and disease data from John Hopkins University, updated October 2021.

Is public transport running in Sofia, Bulgaria?

Public transportation is operating with limits to capacity in place.

Do I have to wear a mask in Sofia, Bulgaria?

Face masks are required.

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