Embassy of Ireland in Sofia


The Irish Embassy in Bulgaria is a bilateral mission in Sofia and promotes Irish interests in Bulgaria. The embassy of Ireland also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of Bulgaria. The Irish Embassy in Sofia is headed by Mr John Rowan - Ambassador of Ireland to Bulgaria.


Irish Embassy in Sofia, Bulgaria Platinum Business Centre 26-28 Bacho Kiro Street Sofia 1000 Bulgaria


(+359) 2 985 3425


(+359) 2 983 3302





Mr John Rowan - Ambassador

Office Hours:

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in Bulgaria require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the Irish 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 Ireland

For all Irish visa related matters contact the embassy in Sofia before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (www.embassyofireland.bg ) or contact the visa department by telephone (+359) 2 985 3425 or email

Consulates of Ireland in Bulgaria

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

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

Irish Consulates in Bulgaria

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

Embassy Consular Department and Services

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