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last updated on 2023-10-01 by GPJB

Phone Number: Telephone: +359 2 937 5100
Fax number: +359 2 937 5320
E-Mail: sofia@usembassy.bg
Address: 16, Kozyak Street
Sofia 1407, Bulgaria
Working Hours: 9 am - 12 pm
1 pm - 4 pm
Best Contact Method: over the phone
Approx Waiting Time for Interview After Consulate Recieves NVC Package: 2-3 weeks
Issues Packet 3?
Packet 3 Contains: Booklet - Information on the
Legal Rights Available to
Immigrant Victims of
Domestic Violence in the
United States and
Facts about Immigrating
on a Marriage-Based Visa

Instructions regarding required documents for the interview. Information about the accepted photo size.
Issues Packet 4? Yes
Packet 4 Contents (if known):
Forms to Consulate?
Other Forms (if any)? Certificate of Marital Status, Spouse and Children called "Udostoverenie za semeino polojenie, suprug i deca" which could be obtained from ESGRON
Direct Consular Filing Offered? Yes
If DCF Allowed: For all or only US citizen lawfully resident in country? Residents_Only
Can fiance(e)/spouse attend interview? Yes
Visa fee payment "same day" or "in advance"? Advance
Did embassy schedule interview or could you walk-in? Embassy Scheduled
Visa issued same day? No
If not what's the waiting period? 2-3 business days
Is the Medical exam same day as interview? Prior to Interview
Cost of Medical Exam? varies, depends on the Clinic chosen, and on the gender and age of applicant as they'd need different vaccines
List of doctors? VITA Clinic
Dr.Greenberg Clinic

How many Passport Photo's Required for the medical? 4
How many Passport Photo's Required at the interview? 2
Estimated waiting time at the consulate on the day of interview? 1 hr
Vaccination requirements?
Cheap and good hotels near the Consulate?
Additional Info? Visa is usually issued the day after interview but you will receive it at least in 3 days after interview, depending on where you live in Bulgaria, because in some parts of the country UPS delivers only once or twice a week.

Recent Visa Approvals

K1 Visa (2023-09-28)
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IR-1/CR-1 Visa (2023-08-22)
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IR-1/CR-1 Visa (2023-06-06)
Aneliya & Boyko
K1 Visa (2023-05-15)
L&M2019 Martina & Ivo
K1 Visa (2021-11-10)
Marc & Maya
K1 Visa (2021-11-08)
Sarah & Kostadin
K1 Visa (2021-10-06)
SJ2020 J & S
K1 Visa (2020-02-14)
M.H. & S.T.
IR-5 Visa (2020-01-28)
Joshua & Anna Maria
K1 Visa (2019-09-19)

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