Diplomatic missions



Australia and Oceania


North America

South America


Last update 07 April 2023Diplomatic missions

Risk index

Level 3: Increased level of risk (recommendation not to travel in certain areas of the country unless necessary)


Select passport type

Regular passport: visa not required

Diplomatic passport: visa not required

Official passport: visa not required

Kingdom of Eswatini

The Republic of Bulgaria does not have an embassy in the capital Mbabane. Bulgarian nationals residing for a short or longer period of time in Eswatini can contact on consular issues the embassy of the Republic of Bulgaria in Pretoria, South Africa.

Embassy of the Republic of Bulgaria in Pretoria, South Africa
Address: 1071 Church Street, 0083 Hatfield, Pretoria, Republic of South Africa
Telephone: +27 12 342 37 20; +27 12342 79 41
Fax: +27 12 342 37 21
Mobile number: +27 79 893 7336 - for extraordinary and urgent situations out of office hours, on weekends and holidays.
Office hours: Mon - Fri, 09.00 am - 12.00 pm
E-mail: [email protected]
Website: www.mfa.bg/embassies/southafrica

The embassy of Eswatini in London, UK is accredited for Bulgaria.

High Commission of the Kingdom of Eswatini in London
Address: 20 Buckingham Gate, Westminster, London, SW1E 6LB United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 171 630 6611
Fax: +44 171 630 6564
E-mail: [email protected]

General information

(1.) Security level:

(2.) Healthcare:

(3.) Recommended vaccines and personal hygiene advice:

(4.) Customs requirements:

(5.) Traffic on roads:

(6.) Practical advice:

(7.) Local currency:

(8.) Climatic characteristics:

(9.) Other:

Local currency

Lilangeni (SZL)

It is recommended to have dollars or euro, checks or credit cards.

Crime and security

Travelers are recommended to pay special attention to their personal security.

Travelling at night should be avoided.

It is recommended to have a copy of an id document and not much cash.

There is a high level of criminality, robberies and thefts.

Legislation specifics

In Swaziland homosexuality is prohibited and is subject to prosecution by law.

Customs requirements

In Swaziland onecan import unlimited amount of local and foreign currency.

Goods for personal use are exempt of duty tax, including 400 pieces of cigarettes, 50 cigars, 250g of tobacco and 0,75 l alcohol.

No restrictions on export of goods and currency from the country.

Road traffic

When travelling by car, upon entry into the country a valid motor insurance has to be submitted at the border. Bulgarian driving license is valid only with an international driving license.

Be extra careful when driving at night.

Traffic on the roads is on the left side.


Low level of healthcare. Be careful when eating fruits and vegetables. Water can be used boiled only.

Travel documents and visas

Entry into the country is with ordinary international passport valid for at least 6 months of the date of entry.

Specific immunizations are not required.

Updated information on the necessary vaccines for Swaziland can be obtained from the National Center for Infectious and Parasitic Diseases, Telephone: +359 2 944 69 99221.

Bulgarian nationals travelling to Swaziland (holders of ordinary, official or diplomatic passports) need a visa, which they can obtain at the embassy of Swaziland in London.

Practical advice


Consumption of more liquid substances and low-fat foods is essential as is avoiding of alcohol beverages.

Competitive service

In extreme situations – in case of damaged, lost or stolen passport, Bulgarian nationals can apply for an Emergency Travel Document at the Embassy of any EU Member State in Swaziland.

Certification and Legalisation

Swazilandis a party to the Hague Convention Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation of Foreign Public Documents.

In order to be valid in Bulgaria and recognised by the Bulgarian institutions, all documents issued by the authorities of Swaziland to Bulgarian nationals have to bear an Apostille of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Swaziland.

Thus compiled, documents have to be translated into Bulgarian by an authorized translation agency in Bulgaria and the translations have to be legalized by Certification and Legalisation Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Bulgaria.

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