3.1. My diploma does not need legalization and certification - it is issued in a country- party to the Lisbon Recognition Convention, or in a member-state of the European Union, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway or Switzerland.
The diploma and other documents, related to the recognition procedure, must be accompanied by a translation into Bulgarian by a so-called “sworn translator” (a person who has a contract for translations with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs pursuant to Article 2a (2) of the Regulations on Legalization, Certification and Translation of Documents and Other Documents, adopted by Decree No 184 of the Council of Ministers of 1958 (promulgated, SG No. 73/1958, amended and supplemented, No 10 of 1964, No 77 of 1976, No 96 of 1982, No 77 of 1983 and No. 103 of 1990, amended and supplemented issue 95 of 2017, in force from 01.03.2018).
If a document certifying change in the applicant's names, under item 4 of the application form, is issued in a foreign language, it must be accompanied by a translation into Bulgarian.