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Growth in Bulgarian visas issued in Moscow

02 April 2011 News

Consular services to our embassy in Moscow expect the summer season to be particularly busy and to start much earlier than usual - in late April and early May.

According to the consular services to our embassy in Moscow in 2011 this emerged as the strongest since the introduction of visa regime for Russian citizens.

For the second consecutive year, the office reported significant growth in issuance of visas, and only since January the number was 20 938. The increase is almost 50% over the same period last year and by almost 100% over the period 2009.

Growth was also registered in sector "Certification and legalization”, where enrollment is 3 183, against 1 933 last year.

Due to the intense admitting, comparable with the summer months of last year, it is stated that one more bureau for certification and legalization was revealed. As an extra measure of services of all Russian and Bulgarian citizens, the receiving time is extended with an hour.

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