Bulgaria - Central Authority & practical information
Ministry of Justice
|Address:||1, Slavyanska str.
|Telephone:||+359 92 37 576|
|Fax:||+359 82 37 546|
|Contact person:||Rositsa Nikolova|
|Languages spoken by staff:||French, English, German|
|Forwarding authorities in Bulgaria are the proceeding courts, bailiffs, private bailiffs and notaries.|
|Methods of service
|The service is formal within the meaning of Article 5 of the Convention.
Formal service is effected by the courts.
|The Republic of Bulgaria requires the document, which is to be served, to be written in or accompanied by a translation into the Bulgarian language.
|Costs relating to execution of the request for service
|No charges are incurred for service.|
|Time for execution of request:||2 or 3 months|
|Judicial officers, officials or other competent persons
|The service of judicial documents is done through the Central Authority.|
|Oppositions and declarations
|Click here to read all the declarations made by Bulgaria under the Service Convention.|
|Art. 15(2):||Declaration of applicability|
|Art. 16(3):||Declaration of applicability|
|Derogatory channels (bilateral or multilateral agreements or internal law permitting other transmission channels)
(Arts. 11, 19, 24 and 25)
Information may not be complete or fully updated – please contact the relevant authorities to verify this information.
|Bilateral conventions on judicial co-operation: Algeria, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belgium, China, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, France, Georgia, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Korea, Kuwait, Libya, Macedonia, Mongolia, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia and Montenegro, Spain, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey, Vietnam, Yemen, etc.
Council Regulation (EC) No 1393/2007 on the service in the Member States of judicial and extrajudicial documents in civil or commercial matters (Strasbourg, 13 November 2007) (European Judicial Atlas - Service of Documents)
(Arts 6, 9)
|Art 6: see here.
Art 9: see here.
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