News, Updates & Other Projects

Petia Petrova - another court victory for VD&A's lawyer

Important court decision to prevent illegal deportation from Bulgaria

VD&A founding lawyer with important victory in Court

First ever ruling of Bulgarian court who cancels a rejection for issuance of long term residence permission

New service from VD&A

Payment administration services or what to do if your bank closes your account

24/7 support for detained foreigners in Bulgaria

The number of foreigners with criminal charges in Bulgaria on the rise

How much does it cost to obtain new citizenship?

Very informative article (in Russian) in the leading media in Kazakhstan with major input of our co-founder Mr Dobrinov

VD&A launches officially its GDPR services department

The GDPR unit will work within the organization of the accountancy department of the organization

Economists Forecast 4.4% GDP Growth for Bulgaria

The Bulgarian economy will grow by 4.4% this year, which is the second fastest rate in Central and Eastern Europe after Hungary. Next year Bulgaria will be at the forefront with an economic growth of 4.2%

The Schengen Information System: Agreement between the Council Presidency and the European Parliament

On 12 June 2018, the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council and the European Parliament reached an informal agreement on three regulations on the use of the Schengen Information System

VD&A’s immigration wing opens representative office in Hong Kong

To meet the demand of the Chinese market, we are expanding to SE Asia in order to provide local consultancy services to our clients

May 25th: enforcement of the GDPR

VD&A is preparing the launch of its GDPR unit that will handle exclusively the administration of mid and large size companies in order to comply with the regulation

VD&A's wing 'Citizenship & Investments' opens representative office in Dubai in 2018

Meeting the growing demand for investment citizenship from clients residing in the UAE

"Citizenship & Investment" LLC, taking part in the International Emigration Expo in Shanghai, China

The rise of affluent Chinese customers enquiring investment citizenship services skyrockets in the spring of 2018

Postbank successfully finalized the deal on acquisition of Alpha Bank Bulgaria operations

Postbank, legally named Eurobank Bulgaria AD, has successfully finalized the agreement to acquire the operations of Alpha Bank Bulgaria. By signing the legal agreement today, the two banks have made the final step towards their merger is participating at the International Emigration Expo 2016 in Kiev, Ukraine

Our lecturer Mr Dobrinov is speaking on the topics of "Residence permits in Bulgaria" & the "Citizenship by investment program"

The Police Busted a Group of Human Traffickers, 18 People were Arrested

The GDBOP neutralizes an organized criminal group for human trafficking across the border, the press center of the Ministry of Interior announced. The operation was conducted on 17 March by GDBOP officers in Haskovo, Kardzhali and Sofia under the direction of the Specialized Prosecutor's Office

The European Parliament and The Council of Europe promoting the free movement of citizens

Regulation (EU) 2016/1191 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 6 July 2016 on promoting the free movement of citizens by simplifying the requirements for presenting certain public documents in the European Union and amending Regulation (EU) No 1024/2012

Bulgarian Trade Union to Join UK’s CWU Convoy with Aid for Refugees in Turkey

The Confederation of the Independent Trade Unions in Bulgaria (CITUB) will join an initiative of the UK’s Communication Workers Union to provide humanitarian aid to refugees in Turkey ahead of the coming winter

Bulgaria to Open Eurobond Sales Roadshow on 16 March

Bulgaria plans to launch a roadshow for Eurobond sales later this month to raise funds for rolling over maturing debt and financing budget deficit, Reuters has reported

Bulgarian will be the deputy-director of EUROSTAT

The European Commission has appointed the bulgarian Mariana Kotzeva as Deputy Director of the Eurostat Statistical Service. Kotzeva will replace Marie Bohata from the Czech Republic on July 1st

Europe’s people will write the next chapter in the history of the EU

Jean-Claude Juncker announced as one of its priorities the creation of an energy union. According to Juncker, such an union should reduce the energy dependency of some countries in the EU and increase its overall energy security

Progress in internet access for European citizen

According to new data, the Commission is on track to achieve 95 of its 101 digital goals by 2015, which shows good progress. EU citizens and businesses use the internet and shop online more and have more confidence and better ICT skills

Bulgarian Parliament approves requirements for foreign investors residency and citizenship

Bulgarian citizenship through naturalization would be granted to a person who had had a permanent resident status for not less than a year, received on the base of an investment higher than BGN 1 million he/she made in the capital of a Bulgarian company, engaged in an investment project of high priority

The Cyrillic alphabet again impressed Europe

EU Commissioner Kristalina Georgieva opened the traveling exhibition "St. St. Cyril and Methodius" in the headquarters of the European Commission in Brussels. The alphabet created by the Holy Brothers is one of Bulgaria's most precious and sustainable cultural contributions to the heritage of Europe

The new 5-euro note has already been inscribed in the Cyrillic alphabet

On the banknote for the first time is written in Cyrillic alphabet the name of the single currency "euro" and the abbreviation "ECB" (European Centra Bank)

Bulgaria, Canada Ink Long-Awaited Pension Rights Deal

The governments of Bulgaria and Canada have signed an agreement for social security that "guarantees" the pension rights of some 50 000 Bulgarian immigrants in the North American country

Bulgaria Ready Steady for EU Fiscal Pact by March 2012

Bulgaria's prime minister, who is struggling to ensure deeper European integration for his country, has said it will fully implement the main measures envisaged in the EU new fiscal compact by March 2012

Bulgaria Welcomes Controversial UN Syria Resolution

The Bulgarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has stated Saturday the country welcomes a resolution by the UN General Assembly denouncing escalating violence in Syria and largely throwing the blame on the government of President Bashar Al-Assad


The European Institute Foundation published a new publication entitled "European Blue Card". The EU Blue Card is a work- and residence permit for non-EU/EEA nationals. The European Blue Card provides comprehensive socio-economic rights and a path towards permanent residence and EU citizenship

Dilma Vows Her Heart to Bulgarians

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff made a highly emotional visit to medieval Bulgarian capital Veliko Tarnovo Thursday, part of her ongoing official visit to Bulgaria. Dilma Rousseff has brought with her to Bulgaria a high-profile ministerial and business delegation that will work with Bulgarian representatives to boost economic cooperation between the two countries

Bulgarian PM: We Want Maximum Safety for Our Reactors

Bulgaria is interested in having maximum safety and security when it comes to our nuclear reactors, Prime Minister, Boyko Borisov, declared Tuesday