Carrying your ID in Bulgaria2 Jun 2015
Every foreigner is obliged to carry his passport (or Bulgarian residency permit) while staying in Bulgaria.
Every Police office has the right to stop you for a routine check on the street and you need to present him both, your passport and the address card.
In case you do not have a valid passport the Police officer has the right to detain you for up to 48 hours with the purpose of identification.
IMPORTANT NOTE: You need to carry your passport (or Bulgarian residency permit), not a copy of it and not any other type of ID.