Bulgaria Opens National SIRENE-Schengen Information System

Bulgaria Opens National SIRENE-Schengen Information System

Bulgaria has already started working with the Schengen Information System (SIS), the Interior Ministry has announced.

The first request was received at 8:45 pm on Saturday at the Regional Police Department in Sofia and it concerned a stolen car. The information has been immediately entered into SIS and the car has been announced for search in the countries from the Schengen zone.

The Interior Ministry has announced that the official connection of Bulgarian to SIS began on November 5. As a result, after Saturday, 6:00 pm, the end users of SIS in Bulgaria have been given access to the data base.

Immediately, the SIRENE Bureau in Bulgaria started exchanging signals with other countries that are in the Schengen zone.

Cookies Preferences
Choose Type of Cookies You Accept Using


These cookies are required for the website to run and cannot be switched off. Such cookie are only set in response to actions made by you such as language, currency, login session, privacy preferences. You can set your browser to block these cookies but our site may not work then.


These cookies allow us to measure visitors traffic and see traffic sources by collecting information in data sets. They also help us understand which products and actions are more popular than others.


These cookies are usually set by our marketing and advertising partners. They may be used by them to build a profile of your interest and later show you relevant ads. If you do not allow these cookies you will not experience targeted ads for your interests.