There are improvements in the Registry Agency at last. The company registration takes now up to one day! This is a huge improvement in the paper processing since the beginning of 2008. The Ministry of Justice seems to have understood that Bulgarian business needs faster Commercial Register.
Nevertheless, you have to submit the registration documents online, in order to benefit the shorter registration term. If you submit the company registration documents by hand to the office of the Commercial Register, it will take about several days to have your company set up and running. The delay is cause by the clerks who scan you papers and input them into the digital Commercial Register.