Entry #98: Same-sex marriage in Bulgaria

Current Version

RegionBulgaria
IssueSame-sex marriage
StatusForeign same-sex marriages recognized only
Start DateJul 25, 2019
End Datenow
DescriptionMarriage is defined as a union between a male and a female in the Bulgarian constitution. However, there is recognition of residence for foreign marriage, but it is a limited recognition.
Sourceshttp://www.parliament.bg/en/const
Reports (1)
  • Date is incorrect "There are only a few occasions of foreign same-sex marriage recognition in Bulgaria. In most of the cases, same sex maariages are NOT recognised by Bulgarian court."


Revision History (9)

Revision by XabBG. Forgein same sex civil marriages are recognized in Bulgaria with residence purposes

Old Value New Value (Current)
ValueUnrecognizedForeign same-sex marriages recognized only
Start Date1991-07-132019-07-25

Revision by XabBG

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NoteMarriage is defined as a union between a male and a female in the Bulgarian constitution. However, there is recognition of residence for foreign marriage.Marriage is defined as a union between a male and a female in the Bulgarian constitution. However, there is recognition of residence for foreign marriage, but it is a limited recognition.

Revision by XabBG

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ValueForeign same-sex marriages recognized onlyUnrecognized

Revision by XabBG

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ValueForeign same-sex marriages recognized only
Value Specialambiguous

Revision by amogusxab

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Value Specialnaambiguous

Revision by amogusxab

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Value Specialambiguousna

Revision by amogusxab

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ValueUnregistered cohabitation
Value Specialambiguous

Revision by XabBG

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ValueOther type of partnershipUnregistered cohabitation
NoteMarriage is defined as a union between a male and a female in the Bulgarian constitutionMarriage is defined as a union between a male and a female in the Bulgarian constitution. However, there is recognition of residence for foreign marriage.

Revision by XabBG

Old Value (Original) New Value
ValueNot legalOther type of partnership
Reports (1)
  • Status is not correct "No same-sex marriage has been recognised in Bulgaria so far even foreign same-sex marriages."

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