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Ban on citizens of EU and Schengen countries entering Bulgaria has been lifted

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As of May 22, the ban on citizens of the EU and Schengen countries (including San Marino, Andorra, Monaco and the Vatican) to enter the territory of Bulgaria is lifted, by a new order issued by Bulgaria's Healthcare Minister.

- There is no ban also for citizens cohabiting with Bulgarian citizens, permanent residents, or persons residing long-term or continuously on the territory of the Republic of Bulgaria and the members of their families.
- There is no ban for foreigners who exercise urgent medical, diplomatic, humanitarian, transport and other activities related to the performance of their official duties.
- The provisions for transit movement through the territory of Bulgaria remain unchanged.
- The incoming Bulgarian and European citizens will not be quarantined when their stay in the country is up to 7 days. All others are subject to a 14-day home quarantine.
- The persons who are not placed under quarantine, as well as the persons who pass in transit through the territory of the country, shall submit to the border health authorities a declaration according to a sample.

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