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All visa applicants are required to make an appointment!

Visa appointments for the Embassy in Sofia can only be booked online with the German Foreign Office. To make an appointment online please visit their website:


Please note that the appointments offered on this system are the earliest and the only appointments available. Due to a high demand there can be a waiting period for appointments. Therefore we are unable to offer you a short term appointment. We ask you to make an appointment as early as possible.

Before booking an appointment, please read carefully all information. Uncomplete applications must be rejected, and a new appointment is required.

It is not possible to book an appointment just for information without application.

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Consular and Legal Section

Address, Contact & Hours


ul. Frédéric Joliot-Curie 25
BG - 1113 Sofia
Metro station: F. J. Curie

(00359)-2-918 380 (visa information only from Monday through Thursday
between 8 and 9 a.m. and between 3 and 4 p.m. and Friday between 8 and 9 a.m.)
(00359)-2-9634117 oder (0049)-30- 1817 67254

Office hours, visa/passport pick-up, appointment booking

For visa applications please proceed to the windows 3 and 4, entrance Consular and Legal Department

Office hours (for visa applications an appointment must be booked beforehand online)

  • Monday through Thursday:
    8.15 to 11.30 a.m.: only applications
    3.00 to 3.30 p.m.: only pick-up of visa and passport
  • Friday:
    8.15 to 10.30 a.m.

Information by phone

consular and visa information only from Monday through Thursday, between 8.30 and 10.30 a.m. and between 3.30 and 4.30 p.m. and Friday between 8.30 and 10.30 a.m.

(00359)-2-918 380


cash (bulgarian leva only) or credit card (Mastercard, Visa)

Official Holidays in 2018

In 2018, the Embassy and the Legal and Consular Department will be closed on the following German and Bulgarian holidays

January 01 (New Year's Day)
March 05 (national day on March 03)
March 30 (Good Friday)
April 02 (Easter Monday)
May 01 (Labor Day)
May 07 (St George's Day, Day of the Bulgarian Army, 06. Mai)
May 24 (Bulgarian Education and Culture, and Slavonic Literature Day)
September 06 (Unification Day)
September 24 (Independence Day on Sept 22)
October 03 (Day of German Unity)
October 31 (Reformation Day)
December 24-26 (Christmas)
December 31 (New Year's Eve)

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