Prohibitions for Shipping to Bulgaria

Arms and ammunition; explosive, flammable, or other hazardous materials.
Articles of food and foodstuffs in hermetically sealed containers unless the contents are visible.
Bulgarian currency except with the permission of the Ministry of Finance of Bulgaria.
Coins; banknotes; currency notes; securities payable to bearer; traveler's cheques; platinum, gold, and silver, whether manufactured or not; precious stones; jewels; or other valuable articles in uninsured parcels.
Gift shipments mailed by commercial firms.
"Musical" cards (cards that play a sound recording when opened).
Narcotics, psychotropic substances, anesthetics, or toxic materials.
Obscene or immoral articles. Printed matter, photographs, films, sound recordings, manuscripts, drawings, musical notes, and similar articles, except single copies for the personal use of the addressees and not contrary to Bulgarian laws and customs.
Radioactive materials.
Religious materials connected with prohibited or unregistered sects or organizations.
Samples of merchandise.
Used clothing, footwear, and bed coverings.

Restrictions for Shipping to Bulgaria

Import licenses are required for all commercial shipments, and for gift shipments if the customs duty thereon exceeds 100 leva.
Medicines must be approved by the Bulgarian Ministry of Health.
Postage stamps may only be exchanged between philatelists through the intermediary of the Postal Philatelic Service of Bulgaria.
The articles must be addressed to that service, which delivers them to the