Information on service provision
735 Issuance of Class A, Class B and Priority Investment Project Certificates under the Investment Promotion Act
Pursuant to: Investment Promotion Act (Title amended - SG/37 of 2004) - Article 20, paragraph 1, item 1
- The service is also provided as in-house service: no
- Administrative service provider: Minister for Innovation and Growth
- Deadline for submission: within the statutory deadline
- Period of validity of the document/individual administrative act: 3 years from the date of issue
- Body before which an individual administrative act is subject to appeal: the Supreme Administrative Court
- Procedure, including time limits, for appeals against the actions of the authority in the provision of the service: the procedure and time limits for appeals against actions are provided for in the Code of Administrative Procedure, since the Investment Promotion Act and the Regulations for the Implementation of the Investment Promotion Act do not provide for a separate appeal procedure.
E-mail address where the service is provided: https://investbg.government.bg/pravna-ramka/?lang=bg
Administrative units where the documents are submitted:
Bulgarian Investment Agency
Address:Sofia, 23 Vrabcha Str., floor 3, postcode 1000
Long distance dialing code: 02
Contact phone: (02)985 5500
Administrative units where information on the progress of the case is obtained:
Ministry of Innovation and Growth
Administrative and Information Services Directorate
Address: Sofia, Sredets district, 12 Knyaz Alexander I Str., postcode 1000
Long distance dialing code: 02
Contact phone: (02)940 7604
Fax: +359 2 9872190; 02 9819970
E-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Working hours: standard working hours, from 9 am to 5.30 pm, Article 29, paragraph 4 of the Rules of Procedure of the Ministry of Innovation and Growth - The working hours of the administrative units that provide administrative services to citizens are from 9 am to 5.30 pm .
Requirements, procedures, instructions
Issuance of Class A and Class B investment certificates under the Investment Promotion Act
A Class A and Class B Investment Certificate shall be issued by the Minister of Innovation and Growth pursuant to Article 20 paragraph 1 item 1 on the proposal of the Executive Director of the Bulgarian Investment Agency pursuant to Article 19 paragraph 1 item 3 and 4 of the Investment Promotion Act, complete with the application for the issuance of the certificate and the documents attached thereto pursuant to Article 18 paragraph 1 and paragraph 2 of the Investment Promotion Act.
Issuance of a priority investment project certificate under the Investment Promotion Act
On the basis of a proposal of the Executive Director of the Bulgarian Investment Agency for the issuance of a priority investment project certificate under Article 19 paragraph 1, item 3 and 4 of the Investment Promotion Act, the Minister of Innovation and Growth shall submit a proposal to the Council of Ministers on the basis of Article 14 paragraph 1, item 2 of the Implementing Regulations of the Investment Promotion Act for the issuance of a priority investment project certificate under Article 68, paragraph 1 of the Implementing Regulations of the Investment Promotion Act. The proposal for the issuance of a certificate also proposes the approval of a Memorandum or Agreement of Understanding between the Republic of Bulgaria and the investor pursuant to Article 67 of the Implementing Regulations of the Investment Promotion Act. The Decision of the Council of Ministers approves the Memorandum and issues a Priority Investment Project Certificate based on the Memorandum.
Commission Regulation (EU) No 651/2014 of 17 June 2014 declaring certain categories of aid compatible with the internal market in application of Articles 107 and 108 of the Treaty
Commission Regulation (EU) 2017/1084 of 14 June 2017
There is no fee for the service
Applications are submitted to the Bulgarian Investment Agency and the Minister issues the certificate.