Rights resulting from refugee status

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If you receive refugee status, you will have the right to:

  • work without special permission;
  • receive education in state schools and universities;
  • be reunited with your family reunited on the territory of Bulgaria;
  • be granted Bulgarian citizenship 3 years after receiving the status;
  • travel abroad under the terms and following the procedure for Bulgarian citizens (without a visa and with the right to reside in the other EU Member States up to 90 days within half a year).