Published on 15.02.2021
Working in Bulgaria
What is a criminal record certificate?
A criminal record certificate is an official document, which shows whether you have been convicted of a crime and if you are – what are the kind of crimes you have committed.
If you never committed a crime in your life, in your certificate it will be noted that you have a clean criminal record.
When do you need a criminal record certificate?
Most often, a criminal record is required when:
• You are applying for Bulgarian citizenship.
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When you can work
If you are an asylum-seeker, you can work 3 months after the date you submitted your application for international protection.
If you are a refugee or hold humanitarian status, you have the right to legally work in Bulgaria under the same conditions as Bulgarian citizens. Learn more:
Minimum wage in Bulgaria
Currently, in Bulgaria, if you work 40 hours a week:
- The minimum gross wage is 610 leva a month, which amounts to €311
- The minimum net wage is 473 leva a month, which amounts to €242
The minimum gross wages raises every year. For 2021 the minimum wage will be 650 leva/€332