UniCredit Bulbank (Bulgaria)

Bulbank is the largest Bulgarian bank, founded  in 1964, as the Foreign Trade Bank of Bulgaria with 100% state capital. Over the course of more than 50 years of history, it has changed a lot. As a result of the merger of Bulbank, HVB Bank Biochim and Hebros Bank, in 2007 UniCredit Bulbank was formed as an updated financial institution. Its goal is to understand the client’s task and offer the right solution.

In 2018, the bank was received many awards as the “Best Bank of Bulgaria” according to Euromoney and Global Finance, as the most innovative Bulgarian company, etc.


The cost of opening of the account (bank tariff)

The cost of opening an account for legal entities and individuals - 10 EUR.


Minimum balance - 100 EUR.

Representative offices 

Italy, Germany, Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey.

Management of the account

Using free Internet banking software.

Bank's tariffs

Account maintenance for legal entities and individuals - 5 EUR/month.


Intrabank transfers - no commission is charged.


Currency transfers – 0,15% (min 15 EUR, max 350 EUR).


For more information on tariffs, see the bank's website.

Terms of opening the account 

The procedure of opening the account consists of two stages: the preliminary stage and opening of the account.

The preliminary stage includes the process of gathering and filing your documents, which are required for opening an account. Term of the preliminary stage depends precisely on you.

The procedure of consideration the documents and reaching the decision by bank regarding opening an account takes from 1 to 1,5 months starting from the date when the documents and forms are submitted to the main bank office.

Unicredit Bulbank follows the «know your client» principle and therefore you may be requested to provide any additional information or documents concerning the procedure of opening the account that may take additional time, as well as refusing of account opening without reasons explanation.


English speaking.

Credit/debit cards

MasterCard, Visa.


Other bank’s products

Deposits, loans, trust custody, asset trust management, investments.

Documents for opening an account

Forms for signing are provided at a bank branch in Sofia (Bulgaria).


Company’s documents originals of all company’s statutory documents need to be provided. In case that from the date of company incorporation has passed more than 1 year, the Certificate of Good Standing under the apostille.


Documents for the account holder:    

- original of national passport;

- original of foreign passport (in case of its presence);

- confirmation of the address (utility bill not older than 3 months).


 Documents for the beneficiary:

- original of national passport;

- original of foreign passport (in case of its presence);

- confirmation of the address (utility bill not older than 3 months).


Documents for the director and shareholder of the company (may be non-residents of Bulgaria):

- copy of passport or ID-card.

The procedure of opening an account

To begin the procedure, it is necessary to provide qualitative copies of the above documents for sending to the bank for consideration. After the documents are reviewed and approved by the bank, we will coordinate the date and time of the visit to the bank’s representative office in the city of Sofia (Bulgaria) for signing bank forms.

For further consultation concerning the terms of account opening in UniCredit Bulbank (Bulgaria) please contact our office. We will respond to any questions you may have and will help you open an account in Bulgarian UniCredit Bulbank or any other bank out of 60 foreign banks you may choose from.

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