Abstract: The present article focuses on the problems of e-government and digital administrative services on a European scale and in the Republic of Bulgaria in particular. This is a controversial topic, important for all economic and social processes. In the context of the evolving Covid-19 crisis, investing in new digital administrative services can bring added value and significantly improve services provided to citizens and businesses. The study focuses mainly on the state of e-government and digital administrative services at a European level and in Bulgaria in particular, as the analyzed data cover the period from 2003 to 2020. As a result, some conclusions are formulated and a course of searching for opportunities to expand the policies towards developing individual components and systems, part of the e-government, to develop and change the administrative services provided, and to increase the efficiency of the services in the public sector is outlined.