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Bulgaria - Register a Birth

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Birth registration of a newborn is made within seven days (the day of birth itself is not counted) on the basis of a written notification of birth, issued by the maternity hospital or clinic where the mother delivered the baby.


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  • The father will declare the birth at the local Town Hall (either in person or by a person authorized by him).
  • If the father is dead, unknown or unable to go himself for various other reasons, the statement can be made either by somebody present at the time of birth or by the mother.

Required Information

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1. Date of Birth.
2. City or County of Birth.


  1. Go to the local town hall.
  2. Present the required documents.
  3. Register the name of the newborn.
  4. Complete all the details required.

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Required Documents

  • proof of identity of both parents
  • notification of birth issued by the maternity hospital


Birth registration is for free.


Explain the time until which the certificate/document is valid.
e.g. Birth Certificate Valid Forever

Documents to Use

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Sample Documents

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Processing Time

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Office Locations & Contacts

Ministry of Health
Telephone Number: +359 2 93 01 101 (C)
Fax Number: +359 2 981 06 27
Physical address:
5, Sveta Nedelja Square BG-1000 Sofia Bulgaria
Institution website address:

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Videos explaining the procedure or to fill the applications. 
Attach videos using the following tag <&video type="website">video ID|width|height<&/video&> from external websites.
Please remove the "&" inside the tags during implementation.
Website = allocine, blip, dailymotion, facebook, gametrailers, googlevideo, html5, metacafe, myspace, revver, 
sevenload, viddler, vimeo, youku, youtube
width = 560, height = 340, Video ID = Can be obtained from the URL of webpage where the video is displayed.
e.g In the following url "" Video ID is "Y0US7oR_t3M". 

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Other uses of the Document/Certificate

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e.g. Birth Certificate can be used as proof of identity.

External Links

Registering the birth:
Ministry of Health:


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