Bulgaria Company Formation

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Company Formation and Related Services



Buying a European shelf company with VAT number

Whenever you need to start doing business immediately in a European country and you need a company with a VAT number, you don’t have to wait for the bureaucratic procedures.

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Partner Law Firms

We encourage you to contact our partner law firms in Bucharest: Rolegal and E&C, both part of our legal network.

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Tax Minimization Structures

BridgeWest is specialized in special corporate structures designed for tax minimization. No matter where you want to incorporate your company, you will need to consider how you can legally minimize costs.

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Lawyers in Bulgaria


BridgeWest provides a wide range of legal services in Bulgaria through our affiliated Bulgarian lawyers and Law Firms in Sofia and other major cities in Bulgaria. We are mainly specialized in the main aspects of Bulgarian Commercial Law, including Company Formation, Debt Collection, Commercial Disputes and Litigation, Bulgarian Real Estate Law and certain areas of Intellectual Property Law (such as Trademark Registration for instance).

You can find some of our main areas of expertise below:

Company Formation in Bulgaria

Our lawyers will provide  immediate assistance with company registration in Bulgaria in matters like official registration, structure, financing, taxation, office registration. We handle both Bulgarian Limited  Liability or Joint-Stock company formations.

Debt Collection in Bulgaria

BridgeWest provides legal assistance for the recuperation of debts from Bulgarian companies through pre-trial proceedings (official notifications to the debtor, negotiations etc.) as well as trial representation.

Mergers and Acquisitions in Bulgaria

Mergers and Acquisitions as well other corporate restructuring on the Bulgarian market.

Due Diligence in Bulgaria

This refers to both corporate due diligence (performing certain verifications of Bulgarian business partners for instance) as well as real estate due diligence (offering a verification of a real estate property to be purchased in Bulgaria).

Taxation Advice and Planning in Bulgaria

Advice on any Bulgarian tax and taxation methods, planning for the minimization of taxes, taxes involved with ownership and transfer of real estate.

BridgeWest offers company registration in Bulgaria, including virtual office and other related services.

Articles on Law in Bulgaria

Types of Bulgarian Companies

There are several types of company appropriate for conducting business in Bulgaria. According to the Commercial Law issued by The Supreme Court of Cassation of the Republic of Bulgaria, entrepreneurs can choose between five main types of business. Article 64, chapter 10, division 3, mentions their g ...

Set up a Company in Bulgaria

Every investor willing to set up a company in Bulgaria has to accomplish several tasks, including the  registration with the Bulgarian District Court and the Commercial Register. In Bulgaria, the most common forms of registered companies are the limited liability company and the joint stock com ...

Open Company Branch or Subsidiary in Bulgaria

Even though the State of Bulgaria is not one of the most powerful states, economically speaking, there are many entrepreneurs that do not regret the choice of investing in Bulgaria. This can be done either by establishment of a new company, either by opening a branch of an already existing foreign c ...

Guide to Company Incorporation in Bulgaria

1. What is the minimum share capital of a Limited Liability Company in Bulgaria? Limited Liability Company is the most common vehicle for doing business in Bulgaria due to its straight-forward incorporation process, simple structure and minimum capital requirement of only 2 BGN, approximately 1 ...

Paying Taxes in Bulgaria

  1. What is the corporate tax in Bulgaria? The corporate tax for a Bulgarian company is 10%, with the exception of licensed investment companies, collective investment schemes and special purpose investment companies which are exempt from paying corporate tax. 2. What is the VAT in B ...

Company Dissolution and Liquidation in Bulgaria

  BridgeWest handles all steps required for company liquidation in Bulgaria. Please contact us via email or phone for appointing a liquidator to carry on the company dissolution, submitting the required application forms, applying to the territorial National Revenue Agency for a ...

Open a Representative Office in Bulgaria

Are there any special requirements for creating a Bulgarian Representative Office? According to the Investment Encouragement Law, the representative offices in Bulgaria don’t have legal entity and can perform only non profit activities such as: identifying the market opportunities and making s ...

Register a Non Profit Organization in Bulgaria

  The non profit organizations in Bulgaria are regulated by the “Law on nonprofit legal entities” and may be foundations or associations. According to the law, a non profit organization may be established by both Bulgarian and foreign citizens and it’s governed by the regulati ...

Nominee Director in Bulgaria

The Bulgarian drujestvo s ogranichena otgovornost(limited liability company) and the aktsionerno druzhestvo(joint stock company) are administrated by one or more directors. In certain situations, the name of the beneficial owner is desired to be kept secret from public so a third party is appointed ...

Meet us in Sofia

Call us now at +44 203 287 0408 to set up an appointment with our lawyers in Sofia, Bulgaria. Alternatively you can incorporate your company without traveling to Bulgaria.

As a BridgeWest client, you will beneficiate from the joint expertize of local lawyers and international consultants. Together we will be able to offer you the specialized help you require for your business start-up in Bulgaria.