Office of the Honorary Consul of Canada to the Republic of Bulgaria in Sofia

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19)

We are limiting in-person visits. Consular services remain available to Canadians. If you need help, please contact us before visiting.

For information on COVID-19, visit the Government of Canada's official outbreak page and check our Travel Advice and Advisories.

Assistance to Canadians: This Office provides consular assistance, notarial services and passport and citizenship application forms to Canadian citizens. Honorary Consul offices do not issue passports. Full consular services are offered at the Embassy in Bucharest.

General Contact Information

Street address:
7, Pozitano street, block no. 3, first floor, office no. 4
Postal code 1301
1000 Sofia, the Republic of Bulgaria

Tel: + 359-2-969-9710 
Fax: +  359-2-981-6081
E-mail: Sofia@international.gc.ca

Hours of Operation

Hours of Service to the public
Monday to Friday: 08:30 - 13:00

Hours of Operation
Monday  to Thursday: 08:30 - 17:00
Friday: 08:30 - 14:00

All Notarial Services provided by the Consulate of Canada at Sofia are provided on an appointment only basis.  Please kindly make an appointment in advance by email to sofia@international.gc.ca. 

Statutory Holidays - 2021

Our offices are closed on the following days:

DateHoliday
2021-01-01New Year's Day
2021-03-03Bulgaria National Day
2021-04-30Good Friday (orthodox)
2021-05-03Easter Monday (orthodox)
2021-05-06Day of Bulgarian Army
2021-05-24Culture and Alphabet Day
2021-07-01Canada Day
2021-09-06Unification Day (Bulgaria)
2021-09-22Independence Day (Bulgaria)
2021-10-11Thanksgiving Day
2021-11-11Remembrance Day
2021-12-24Christmas Eve
2021-12-272nd Day of Christmas (in lieu of 26th)
2021-12-28In lieu of Boxing Day