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About the US embassy and its location in Sofia, Bulgaria.

U.S. Embassy in Sofia

16, Kozyak Street

Sofia 1408, Bulgaria

Phone: +359 2 937 5100

16, Kozyak Street Sofia 1408, Bulgaria

Visa information for tourist and business visits to the U. S. for citizens from Bulgaria

Bulgaria is not participating in the Visa Waiver Program . If you want to visit the USA for the purpose of business or tourism you will have to apply for a regular visit visa(B1 / B2).

Apply for your B1 / B2 visa

Do you hold a passport for a country other than Bulgaria? Check if you are eligible for ESTA!

Check your eligibility

About Bulgaria

Bulgaria is a country in Southeast Europe. The main language spoken in Bulgaria is Bulgarian. The current population (as of 2017) is 7,050,034. Bulgaria has a human development index (HDI) of 0.813 and therefore can be considered as country with high human development (according to UNDP – United Nations Development Programme). There are a lot of different embassies and consulates located in Bulgaria. Among these, there are also representations of the United States of America.

About Sofia

Sofia is the capital and largest city of Bulgaria. 1,241,675 people are living in Sofia (as of 2017). The city is very important and represents Bulgaria internationally which is why the U.S.A. choose it as location for one of their embassies.

About the US embassy in Sofia, Bulgaria

Offices located within the US embassy located in Sofia include:

  • Consular Section (CONS)
  • Human Resources Office (HRO)
  • Public Affairs Section (PAS)
  • Office of Defense Cooperation (ODC)
  • Regional Security Office (RSO)
  • Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS)
  • U.S. Commercial Service (USCS)

Visa services offered by the US embassy in Sofia, Bulgaria

Visa services for USA immigration/non-immigration visas are handled by the department for travel permits.  You can schedule an interview for a visa here:

You can contact them via phone (+225) 22-49-40-00.

American citizen services offered by the US embassy in Sofia, Bulgaria

American citizen services are handled by a number of departments depending on your issue. Please visit  ( for more information on how to proceed with your issue/query.

Notary services offered by the US embassy in Sofia, Bulgaria

This embassy offers notary services to all US passport holders and foreign nationals (on the provision they are using the documents within the United States). This price is $50 paid in cash or US issued credit card, per page.