Embassy of Switzerland in Sofia


The Swiss Embassy in Bulgaria is a bilateral mission in Sofia and promotes Swiss interests in Bulgaria. The embassy of Switzerland also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of Bulgaria. The Swiss Embassy in Sofia is headed by Regina Escher - Ambassador of Switzerland to Bulgaria.


Swiss Embassy in Sofia, Bulgaria ul. Chipka 33 P.O. Box 132 1000 Sofia Bulgaria


(+359) 2 942 01 00


(+359) 2 946 16 22 (+359) 2 946 11 86 (Visa)






Regina Escher - Ambassador

Office Hours:

Embassy Appointments

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

For all Swiss visa related matters contact the embassy in Sofia before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (www.eda.admin.ch/sofia ) or contact the visa department by telephone (+359) 2 942 01 00 or email sof.vertretung@eda.admin.ch

Consulates of Switzerland in Bulgaria

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

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

Swiss Consulates in Bulgaria

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

Embassy Consular Department and Services

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