Embassy of North Korea in Sofia


The North Korean Embassy in Bulgaria is a bilateral mission in Sofia and promotes North Korean interests in Bulgaria. The embassy of North Korea also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of Bulgaria. The North Korean Embassy in Sofia is headed by Mr Ju Wang Hwan - Ambassador of North Korea to Bulgaria.


North Korean Embassy in Sofia, Bulgaria 3, Sofiisko pole Street Darvenitsa 1756 Sofia Bulgaria


(+359) 2 975 33 40 (+359) 2 974 61 00


(+359) 2 974 55 67 (+359) 2 974 61 11





Mr Ju Wang Hwan - Ambassador

Office Hours:

09:30 - 12:30 and 14:30 - 17:30

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in Bulgaria require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the North Korean 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 North Korea

For all North Korean visa related matters contact the embassy in Sofia before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website () or contact the visa department by telephone (+359) 2 975 33 40 (+359) 2 974 61 00 or email koembg@yahoo.com

Consulates of North Korea in Bulgaria

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

Please check below for the locations of the North Korean consulates in Bulgaria.

North Korean Consulates in Bulgaria

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

Embassy Consular Department and Services

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