Production, trade and other commercial activities in the free zone can be performed by persons, registered as commercial legal entities under the Commercial Act of the Republic of Bulgaria or in compliance with their national legislation abroad, as well as any associations of such entities.
In case the client is a foreign legal entity, with the signing of the contract a current document proving its registration and must be presented as well as a notarized power of attorney, if the general manager/the director of the client is not present in person. The documents must be certified with Apostil under the Hague Convention of 1961. They must be translated into Bulgarian by a licensed translator and the translation must be certified by the Consular Relations Directorate of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
When the client is registered in Bulgaria, with the signing of the contract a certificate of current status from the Commercial register must be presented as well as a notarized power of attorney, if the general manager/the director of the client is not present in person.
The abovementioned documents must be presented in original, which will be returned after verification, and 2 notarized copies.
The signed contract with the accompanying documents will be presented to Burgas Customs. The Customs authorities will issue an Approval of client’s material accountancy, and from this moment on the contract will enter into legal force and the Client will be able to start its activity as an operator in Burgas Free Zone.