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Visa Information

Learn up-to-date visa requirements for over 150+ nationalities.

  • Travel is allowed
  • Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results is not required
  • Quarantine is not required
  • A passport is required to enter Bulgaria
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination is not required for Bulgaria
  • Masks are not required in public
  • Visitor visa

Port Restrictions

GENERAL

  • Are there any restrictions on vessels whose previous port call was from COVID -19 high risk countries?
    • Berthing is allowed subject to authorization/ decision by Health Authorities after presentation of full set of documents and examination of crew health’s condition, including body temperature check. If everything is found in order vessel will receive free pratique
    • Health inspectors are first to board the vessel for a detailed inspection and temperature measure of crew and passengers.
    • Vessel agents shall receive instructions prohibiting the crew to disembark the vessel and/ or limit any human contacts with crew and passengers on board minimum 14 days from the last voyage originating from any of high risk considered territories
    • The instructions shall bear prescriptions of how the loading-discharging operations should be done, under minimal human contact and with mandatory PPE protection
      • The instructions /prescriptions must be duly relayed to Captain/ crew and all authorities concerned
      • Measures should be inserted in field “Remarks” in the Government vessel electronic clearance system
    • Are there any restrictions on crew who embarked from COVID -19 high risk countries or specific nationalities?
      • Crew change permitted?
        • Yes but subject to the following conditions.
          • Crew repatriation (EU citizens and crew members holding a...

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    Flight Restrictions

    • COVID-19 entry regulations lifted on 1 May 2022.

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    Agency Costs

    • Crew Change Assistance 1-10: USD 110 per pax
    • Crew Change Assistance 11+: USD 80 per pax
    • Coordination of Booked Services: USD 70
    • Launch Hire Coordination: USD 120
    • Meet & Greet: USD 240

    Last updated on 30th Mar 2022

    Crew Nationalities

    Total number of nationalities completing a crew change here since 5 months ago

    • IN5 India

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