Translation and legalization of educational documents
for recognition of completed stages of school training or levels of education and professional qualification on documents issued by schools of foreign countries under ORDINANCE No 11 of 01.09.2016 on the assessment of students’ learning outcomes – SG, No. 74 of 20.09.2016, in force as of 20.09.2016. Issued by the Minister of Education and Science.
The documents under para. 1, items 2, 3 and 4 and the requested additionally shall be legalized, translated and certified in accordance with the Convention Abolishing the Requirement for Legalization of Foreign Public Documents, by the signed treaties between the Republic of Bulgaria and the country in which they are issued, or by the Regulations on Legalization, Certification and Translation of Documents and Other Papers, approved by Decree No 184 of the Council of Ministers of 1958 (SG, Pc. 73 of 1958), with the exception of documents issued by a school in the European Schools system, which are not legalized.
Exceptions are allowed for documents of persons seeking or granted international protection, which may not be legalized and certified.