Criminal Record Check

Foreign citizens can apply at the Consular Section for a Criminal Record Check- Monday- Friday, 9.30- 13.30, by appointment,  with exception of l the official holidays in Bulgaria and the UK. For appointments please email to

The application form should be submitted in person at the Consular Section, and accompanied by the following documents:

  • Passport;
  • Original birth certificate, legalised with an Apostille, translated in the Bulgarian language. The translation should be certified at the Embassy ;
  • Bulgarian ID card for foreigners with a personal number for foreigners

The fee is 12. 00 GBP and the application process takes up to 7 working days. The Certificate is issued in the Bulgarian language.