The State Agency for Refugees with the Council of Ministers is legal person financed by the State budget with a seat in the capital of Sofia and has territorial units in the country.
The Agency is managed by a Chairperson who is an executive authority organ entrusted with special competence. He manages, coordinates and controls the implementation of the State policies relating to granting a refugee status and humanitarian status to aliens in the Republic of Bulgaria. In performing his duties the Chairperson is assisted by two Deputy Chairmen.
The Agency is the administration, which supports the Chairperson in fulfilling his duties trough technical assistance and rendering administrative services to natural and legal persons. The Agency staff numbers 127 on pay roll.