Embassy of France in Sofia


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


French Embassy in Sofia, Bulgaria 29 rue Oborichto 1504 Sofia Bulgaria


(+359) (2) 96 51 100


(+359) (2) 96 51 120





Mr Philippe Autio - Ambassador

Office Hours:

Embassy Appointments

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

For all French visa related matters contact the embassy in Sofia before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (www.ambafrance-bg.org ) or contact the visa department by telephone (+359) (2) 96 51 100 or email

Consulates of France in Bulgaria

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

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

French Consulates in Bulgaria

Next to the embassy in Sofia, France has consulates in the following cities: Varna