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Self-Employment Residence as non-EU citizen

Discussion forum for expats moving to or living in Bulgaria.

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Self-Employment Residence as non-EU citizen

Post Posted: Thu Jan 05, 2017 3:19 am

Hey guys,

I am a freelance programmer, currently live in Russia, and I decided to move to Bulgaria so I will basically still work from home there as freelance programmer, just gonna be paying taxes in Bulgaria. My clients are from US/Europe. I work as self-employed here in Russia too.
I was wondering where can I get a valid enough list of documents, including how much money I need on my bank account? I found some online, but wasn't able to find how much money/proofed income I need.

So to summarize my questions:
1) I am coming as self-employed, is there a list of procedures I need?
2) How much money on my bank account I need/how big of an income to proof?
3) How much money/proof for a dependable?

Thanks a lot and cheers to the UK guy in neighbour topic! See you in Bulgaria somewhere this year haha

 

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Re: Self-Employment Residence as non-EU citizen

Post Posted: Sat Jan 07, 2017 12:05 am

- bulgaria_here_we_go

Hey guys,

I am a freelance programmer, currently live in Russia, and I decided to move to Bulgaria so I will basically still work from home there as freelance programmer, just gonna be paying taxes in Bulgaria. My clients are from US/Europe. I work as self-employed here in Russia too.
I was wondering where can I get a valid enough list of documents, including how much money I need on my bank account? I found some online, but wasn't able to find how much money/proofed income I need.

So to summarize my questions:
1) I am coming as self-employed, is there a list of procedures I need?
2) How much money on my bank account I need/how big of an income to proof?
3) How much money/proof for a dependable?

Thanks a lot and cheers to the UK guy in neighbour topic! See you in Bulgaria somewhere this year haha

Hello,

The freelance activity registration in Bulgaria depends on whether or nor you are an EU national or a third-country national. With this being said if you are citizen of EU member state – you won’t need any permits for working as a freelancer besides simple residence registration and tax registration.

However, if you are a non-EU citizen you will need to obtain freelance activity permit, visa D and residence permit in order to relocate in Bulgaria. This is a relatively new procedure in Bulgarian legislation and you will most likely need an expert support in order to prepare the whole set of documents. As per the financial security there is not fixed amount you need to have in your bank account. You just need to prove you have sufficient amount as per your freelance activity plan (one of the needed documents to be presented before Employment Agency).

If you need a more detailed info and support, please contact us: workinbulgaria.net/contact-us/

Regards,

Ventsislav Tanev, Attorney
Founder at Workinbulgaria.net
+359-888-702-072
inquiry @ workinbulgaria.net

 

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