Ho to find a job?
Access to the labor market
Citizens of Ukraine who use temporary protection can work in Bulgaria without a special work permit, register with the help of Employment Bureau as a persons who are looking for a job at their permanent or current address, and use employment and vocational training services.
Ukrainian citizens can get access to the Bulgarian labor market to work under the following simplified procedures:: Citizens of Ukraine who have the necessary documents confirming their Bulgarian origin can start working immediately after registering with an employment agency (even before obtaining a residence permit). To do this, they must have an employment contract with a local employer for a period of at least 6 months. More information about the procedure can be found here: https://www.az.government.bg/pages/zaetost-na-lica-ot-bulgarski-proizhod/.
Citizens of Ukraine have the right to seasonal work for up to 90 days in agriculture, forestry and fisheries, hotels and restaurants in Bulgaria without a break for 12 months. To do this, they need to complete a registration with the Employment Authority on the basis of the declaration submitted by the employer. More information about the procedure can be found here: https://www.az.government.bg/pages/sezonna-zaetost-do-90-dni/.
Citizens of Ukraine who have applied for international protection and proceedings have the right to work in Bulgaria without a special work permit, if the procedure has not been completed within three months from the date of filing the application for reasons beyond their control. Declaration of employment of Ukrainians in these cases is carried out by the local employer who hired them under an employment contract. More information can be found here: https://www.az.government.bg/pages/4ujdenci-po-chl29-bejanci/ .
Ukrainians and their family members who have been granted asylum or international protection in Bulgaria have the right to work in Bulgaria. People with refugee or humanitarian status can register with the Labor Office at their permanent or current address. Also, Ukrainian citizens who are located on the territory of Bulgaria must fill out a questionnaire from the Employment Bureau, so that specialists from the agency can process the candidate's request and provide feedback on the vacancy that is most suitable for a seeker. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdMzPZV0EzJsM3ZRXTifuB2GKzfzMcLKBU28B1H13JqvPmaRQ/viewform