Embassy of the United Kingdom in Sofia


The British Embassy in Bulgaria is a bilateral mission in Sofia and promotes British interests in Bulgaria. The embassy of the United Kingdom also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of Bulgaria. The British Embassy in Sofia is headed by Mr Jonathan Allen - Ambassador of the United Kingdom to Bulgaria.


British Embassy in Sofia, Bulgaria 9 Moskovska Street 1000 Sofia Bulgaria


(+359) (2) 933 9222


(+359) (2) 933 9219





Mr Jonathan Allen - Ambassador

Office Hours:

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in Bulgaria require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the British embassy in Sofia you will find information on opening hours and how to book appointments.

Opening hours

Please note that embassy opening hours can vary. Always contact the embassy before a visit.

Visa for the United Kingdom

For all British visa related matters contact the embassy in Sofia before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (ukinbulgaria.fco.gov.uk ) or contact the visa department by telephone (+359) (2) 933 9222 or email

Consulates of the United Kingdom in Bulgaria

Next to the embassy in Sofia there could be additional British consulates located in Bulgaria.

Please check below for the locations of the British consulates in Bulgaria.

British Consulates in Bulgaria

Next to the embassy in Sofia, the United Kingdom has consulates in the following cities: (if there are no cities mentioned here that means that United Kingdom does not have any consulates located in Bulgaria ).

Embassy Consular Department and Services

The consular department of the British Embassy in Sofia offers consular assistance. The consular department in general offers services for visitors from Bulgaria to United Kingdom as wel as for British citizens in Bulgaria. Generally, services comprise of visa applications, passport renewals, marriage registration, legalization of documents, birth of a child, British nationality issues and more. Contact the consular department directly by telephone or email.