Embassy of Germany in Sofia


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


German Embassy in Sofia, Bulgaria Ulica Frederic-Joliot-Curie 25 1113 Sofia Bulgaria


(+359) (2) 91 83 80


(+359) (2) 963 16 58






Mr Matthias Hupfner - Ambassador

Office Hours:

Embassy Appointments

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

For all German visa related matters contact the embassy in Sofia before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (www.sofia.diplo.de ) or contact the visa department by telephone (+359) (2) 91 83 80 or email info@sofia.diplo.de

Consulates of Germany in Bulgaria

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

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

German Consulates in Bulgaria

Next to the embassy in Sofia, Germany has consulates in the following cities: Plovdiv and Varna

Embassy Consular Department and Services

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