Bulgaria

Updated 31.03.21

Healthcare rights of migrants

Asylum seekers: Are entitled to the same health care rights as nationals. Health insurance is covered by the SAR.

 

Refugees: Are entitled to the same health care rights as nationals. However, upon receiving refugee status, refugees that are uninsured have to pay for their own medication.

 

Undocumented migrants: Can access emergency care in return for payment of the full cost

HIV testing and treatment

Testing: Testing is free and anonymous testing for all, when done at the Regional Health Inspectorates in district cities and in the mobile units (NGOs). 

Use the aidsmap European test finder to see where you can get tested for HIV. 

 

Treatment: Treatment is covered, except for undocumented persons.

Country Statistics

Total Population: 6,948,445

 

Estimated migrant population: 102,113

 

Estimated refugee population (2019):  20,438

 

Estimated number of undocumented migrants (2019): 5,000 to 10,000

 

Main migrant populations (2020): Russia, Syria, Turkey