• Persons with refugee or humanitarian status have the right to work under the same conditions as those of Bulgarian citizens.
  • Persons with refugee or humanitarian status can work in Bulgaria without special permission to do so.
  • You have unhindered access to the labour market even before you receive protection. Asylum seekers can sign an employment contract three months after submitting an application for protection. The period is calculated according to the date of registration of the application indicated on your registration card.
  • In order to work while you are still in a procedure, the State Agency for Refugees issues you a special official note certifying this right.


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