General enquiries

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 – consular@bulgarianembassy.org.uk
Web site: www.bulgarianembassy-london.org

 

Acceptable Payment Methods

The Bulgarian Embassy in London accepts the following payment methods: Debit or Credit cards.