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The Dutch Embassy in Sofia

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The Dutch Embassy in Sofia - Bulgaria . Diplomatic representation of the Netherlands. Information on consular services of the Dutch Embassy in Sofia. Visa applications, passports, consular statements, legalisation of documents and more. We provide general information about the Dutch Embassy in Bulgaria. We have no affiliation with the Dutch Embassy or the Dutch Embassy visa department in Sofia

Embassy of the Netherlands in Sofia


Netherlands Embassy in Sofia, Bulgaria Oborishte Street 15 Sofia-1000 Bulgaria

Telephone Number:

(+359) 2-816 0300

Fax Number:

(+359) 2-816 0301






Mr Karel van Kesteren - Ambassador

Office Hours:

Please check official website



The Dutch Embassies

*The Dutch Embassy promotes the interests of the Netherlands in Bulgaria.

The activities of all Dutch embassies are coordinated from the Ministries of Foreign Affairs in The Hague.

* The Dutch embassy is responsible for representing the Netherlands abroad and handling major diplomatic issues.

Embassies and Consulates

*Embassies and Consulates are very different.

An embassy is the more important of the two and is a permanent diplomatic mission generally located in a country's capital city.

The Dutch Ambassador

* The ambassador of the Dutch embassy in Sofia is the highest official and acting as the chief diplomat and spokesperson for the government of the Netherlands.

The consular department of the Dutch Embassy in Bulgaria can offer consular assistance and services to Dutch citizens.

Dutch travel documents - Only Dutch citizens can do the Dutch passport application and submit the application for a Dutch passport. Please contact the Dutch Embassy in Sofia by phone, email or in person.

Dutch Visa - Only the Dutch Embassy in Sofia is allowed to issue Dutch visas in Bulgaria.