Bulgaria's postal service is provided by Bulgarian Posts. It has an English-language website detailing all the services provided and pricing.
Post codes in Bulgaria are made up of four digits.
When sending mail to Bulgaria, it is common practice to write the address in an internationally recognised language (often English). Street names are written with a simple Roman transliteration. Items sent abroad from Bulgaria are written in Roman letters and Arabic numerals. Addresses on mail sent within Bulgaria can be in Bulgarian and English.
Addressee details are written on the bottom right hand corner of the postal item, the sender should write their name and address on the top left hand corner of the back of the item (except parcels).
The Bulgarian Post company is the national postal service in Bulgaria. There are over 3,000 post offices in the country providing services to private and business customers.
Regular domestic and international mail and small packages can be sent either registered or unregistered, with or without insurance.
Other services include the issue of postal money orders, logistic services, advertising services, photocopying, subscription of for magazines and newspapers and acceptance and hand over of DHL or Eurosped items.
Over 200 Bulgarian Post Offices provide domestic and international courier services via BulPost and EMS. Courier items can be picked up or delivered at a Post Office or from a customer's home or office.
Vignette stickers for motor vehicles are sold at Post Offices. A number of mail order services are also provided.
Customers can file a claim or complaint using one of the following numbers or by e-mail:
The Bulgarian Post company provides a mail forwarding service for within Bulgaria for up to a year. The service does not exist if moving overseas. A written application must be made at the local post office. There is a charge for the service that must be paid in advance, either in monthly instalments or for the duration. The service can be cancelled at any time.
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