British Embassy Sofia

9, Moskovska St
1000 Sofia
Bulgaria

For consular assistance (24 hours), please call the British Embassy Bucharest +40 (21) 201 7351 while our phone line is not working.

Consular e-mail address: consularsection.sofia@fco.gov.uk

Opening hours

Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm

Consular Section

The Sofia Consular Section office works by appointment only and is therefore not open to the public at all times. See more information on how to make an appointment here.

2017 Public Holidays

  • Monday 2 January - New Year’s Day (substitute day)
  • Friday 3 March Bulgarian - Bulgarian Liberation Day
  • Friday 14 April - Good Friday
  • Monday 17 April - Easter Monday
  • Monday 1 May - May Bank Holiday/Labour Day
  • Monday 8 May - St George’s Day (substitute day)
  • Wednesday 24 May - Day of the Slavonic Alphabet
  • Monday 29 May - Spring Bank Holiday
  • Monday 28 August - Summer Bank Holiday
  • Wednesday 6 September - Bulgarian Unification Day
  • Friday 22 September - Bulgarian Independence Day
  • Monday 25 December - Christmas Day
  • Tuesday 26 December - Boxing Day
  • Wednesday 27 December - Christmas Eve (substitute day)