In Sofia you will find the British Embassy in Bulgaria. The British Embassy in Sofia is close to the restaurant the House of Clocks in Sofia. This Embassy will provide or issue you with a British ordepending on what you wish to do in the United Kingdom. There is a if you want to take your Bulgarian back to the UK.
There is also aand an investment or retirement visa for the UK. If you need to then this is the place to go for your new passport. You can also in Bulgaria at the Embassy.
British Embassy in Sofia, Bulgaria
9 Moskovska Street
Office Hours: Monday to Thursday 0600 – 1600, Friday 0600 – 1400
Local Time: Monday to Thursday 0800 – 1800, Friday 0800 – 1600
Public Holidays in Bulgaria (British Embassy):
The following at the public holidays in Bulgaria. Also note that as an embassy they also include British holidays into their calendar for closing the embassy. Email or call the embassy before you go to visit them or better yet check your local calender for more information. Here is the listings for the public holidays.
|January 1||New Year’s Day|
|January 2||Day after New Year’s Day|
|March 3||Liberation Day|
|May 1||Labour Day|
|May 6||St. George’s Day|
|May 24||Bulgarian Education and Culture, and Slavonic Literature Day|
|September 6||Unification Day|
|September 22||Independence Day|
|November 1||Revival Leaders’ Day|
|December 24||Christmas Eve|
|December 25||Christmas Day|
|December 26||Second Day of Christmas|
British Embassy in Bulgaria, Sofia
If you want to apply for a British visa then these are the processing times for a number of British visas which are issued in Bulgaria at the embassy. If you have any questions then speak to the embassy staff in Sofia and they will be able to assist you. Ensure that when you hand in your documents at the British Embassy in Sofia that all the documents needed are there else you will have major delays.
|Visits Visas||2 days||3 days||5 days||10 days||15 days||40 days||60 days||90 days||120 days||Total decisions made|
|General Visit (6 months or less)||0%||0%||0%||33%||33%||100%||100%||100%||100%||3|
|Family Visit (6 months or less)||0%||0%||0%||0%||0%||100%||100%||100%||100%||4|
|Other Visit (6 months or less)||0%||0%||0%||0%||0%||100%||100%||100%||100%||5|
|Points Based System Visas||2 days||3 days||5 days||10 days||15 days||40 days||60 days||90 days||120 days||Total decisions made|
|PBS Tier 4||0%||0%||0%||0%||0%||100%||100%||100%||100%||3|
|PBS Tier 5||0%||0%||0%||0%||0%||100%||100%||100%||100%||1|
The above data is for all decisions made in September 2012