Embassy of Italy in Sofia


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


Italian Embassy in Sofia, Bulgaria - Ul. Shipka, 2 - 1000 Sofia - Bulgaria


(+359) 2 921 7300


(+359) 2 980 3717






Mr Stefano Baldi - Ambassador

Office Hours:

Please visit official website

Embassy Appointments

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

For all Italian visa related matters contact the embassy in Sofia before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (www.ambsofia.esteri.it) or contact the visa department by telephone (+359) 2 921 7300 or email ambasciata.sofia@esteri.it

Consulates of Italy in Bulgaria

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

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

Italian Consulates in Bulgaria

Next to the embassy in Sofia, Italy has consulates in the following cities: Plovdiv, Stara Zagora and Varna

Embassy Consular Department and Services

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