Bulgaria - Register a Death
Registration of death in Bulgaria should be done at the Citizen's office. Following is the procedure on how to register a death.
It could be done by next-of-kin, or if they were not present, by anyone else present at the time of death.
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- The person who will register a death must prove his identity.
- The Citizen's office will then issue the Certificate of Death within 48 hours.
- Date, day of the week and exact hour of death
- Exact place of death (country, municipality, town)
- Cause of death
- Name and surname of the deceased, place and date of birth, identity card number, age, gender, nationality, marital status, permanent address
- Names of the deceased's parents, identity card numbers and address (if applicable)
- Name, identity card number and permanent address of the person that registered the death
- Name, identity card number and signature of the person issuing the Certificate of Death
- Go to the Citizen's office of a local town hall.
- Prove your identity.
- Give accurate information regarding the death. Give exact and complete details in registering the death.
- After 48 hours, a death certificate will be issued.
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There is no fee.
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Ministry of Health
Telephone Number: +359 2 93 01 101 (C)
Fax Number: +359 2 981 06 27
5, Sveta Nedelja Square BG-1000 Sofia Bulgaria
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Death and Dying in Bulgaria: http://bulgaria.angloinfo.com/healthcare/death-dying/
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