The Consular Section accepts payments by bank cards. Payments in cash will be accepted exceptionally.
Working Hours, Important information for the Consular Section
Working Hours of the Consular Section
From 9.00 to 13.30 hrs. – Admission of citizens applying for issuance of identity documents; submission of documents for notary certifications; submission of applications for issuance of Criminal Record Check certificates; applications for registration of a civil status.
From 13.30 to 17.30 hrs. – Handing over to citizens of issued identity documents (including temporary passports), certified documents, Criminal Record Check certificates, birth certificates and other civil status certificates. Responding to inquiries by phone, email and post, as well as providing advice and consultations.
Submission of visa applications and issuance of visas – Monday to Friday from 14.00 to 16.00 hrs.
Inquiries regarding consular issues can be made every working day from 13.30 to 16.00 hrs. at the following telephone numbers: 020 7581 3144, 020 7581 9400 and 020 7589 3763.
As of June 2019 citizens, requiring consular services, will also be admitted every last Friday of the month.
The Consular Section is closed on Saturdays and Sundays and on the following dates in 2019
|1 January 2019||New Year|
|25 January 2019||Closed day for the Consular Department|
|22 February 2019||Closed day for the Consular Department|
|4 March 2019||Bulgaria National Day|
|29 March 2019||Closed day for the Consular Department|
|19 April 2019||Good Friday /UK/|
|22 April 2019||Easter /UK/|
|26 April 2019||Good Friday /Bulgaria/|
|29 April 2019||Easter Bulgaria|
|01 May 2019||Official Holiday Bulgaria|
|06 May 2019||Official Holiday Bulgaria|
|24 May 2019||Official Holiday Bulgaria|
|27 May 2019||Spring Bank Holiday|
|31 May 2019||Closed day for the Consular Department|
|26 August 2019||Summer Bank Holiday|
|6 Seprember 2019||Official Holiday Bulgaria|
|23 September 2019||Official Holiday Bulgaria|
|24 December 2019||Christmas Eve|
|25 December 2019||Christmas Day|
|26 December 2019||Boxing Day|
|27 December 2019||Closed day for the Consular Department|
Useful telephone numbers and addresses:
Individual Inquiries on Submitted Applications: tel. 020 7581 3144; 020 7584 9400 (13.30-16.00 only)
Consular Section Fax: 020 7581 9073
Consular Section Direct e-mail address – firstname.lastname@example.org
Web site: www.bulgarianembassy-london.org
Acceptable Payment Methods
The Bulgarian Embassy in London accepts the following payment methods: Debit or Credit cards.