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    U.S.-Bulgaria Working Groups - Inaugural Meeting

    The Bulgarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Embassy of the United States in Bulgaria are pleased to announce the inaugural meeting of the U.S.-Bulgaria Working Groups established during Secretary of State John Kerry’s January 15 visit to Bulgaria.

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    President’s Call with Chancellor Angela Merkel

    The President spoke today with Chancellor Merkel of Germany regarding developments in Ukraine. The two leaders agreed on the need for full and prompt implementation of the three Minsk agreements in order to reach a lasting and peaceful resolution to the conflict.

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    Vice President’s Call with Ukrainian President

    Vice President Joe Biden spoke today with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko. The Vice President welcomed the Rada’s adoption of implementing measures relating to the law on special status for certain areas of eastern Ukraine, as called for in the September 2014 and February 2015 Minsk agreements.

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    2015 SelectUSA Investment Summit

    The 2015 SelectUSA Investment Summit is an unparalleled opportunity to bring together investors from all over the world, economic development organizations from every corner of the United States, high-level government officials, and others working to facilitate investment in the United States.

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    Secretary Kerry at Atlantic Council on Climate Change

    "Gambling with future of Earth itself is immoral. It’s a risk no one should take. We need to face reality: there is #NoPlanetB."

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  • One Year Later - Russia's Occupation of Crimea

    On this one year anniversary of the sham “referendum” in Crimea, held in clear violation of Ukrainian law and the Ukrainian constitution, the United States reiterates its condemnation of a vote that was not voluntary, transparent, or democratic.

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  • Announcement

    Dear Consular services clients, please be advised that our regular pick-up/drop-off service between 4:00- 4:30 p.m. at the main entrance will not be available on March 27, 2015. We apologize for any inconvenience. For any emergencies on Friday, please contact the Embassy at +359 2 937 5101. 

  • Courier Service for Non-immigrant Visa Applicants

    Our courier service provider TNT is starting a new Home Delivery service on October 27. This means that if your visa is approved, you can have your passport and visa delivered directly to your home or office address. 

  • New Consular Fees Effective on 12 Sep 2014

    The Department of State published some amendments to the Schedule of Fees for Consular services, effective on 12 Sep 2014. 

  • Technical Problems with Passport/Visa System

    The U.S. Department of State continues to experience technical problems with its visa system, which are affecting global operations. This issue is worldwide and is not specific to any particular country or visa category. At the U.S. Embassy Sofia, we have been able to approve many of the visas that were affected and we continue to work to process the others. We recognize and deeply regret the inconvenience to travelers. 

  • July 4th Voting Message

    Celebrate democracy this 4th of July by taking the necessary steps to vote in the 2014 U.S. elections!  

  • Message for U.S. Citizens: Attacks Against Foreigners

    U.S. Embassy Sofia informs U.S. Citizens that the Embassy has received several reports in the past few months regarding attacks in Sofia against foreigners. 

  • Worldwide Caution

    The Department of State has issued this Worldwide Caution to update information on the continuing threat of terrorist actions and violence against U.S. citizens and interests throughout the world. U.S. citizens are reminded to maintain a high level of vigilance and to take appropriate steps to increase their security awareness. This replaces the Worldwide Caution dated September 25, 2013, to provide updated information on security threats and terrorist activities worldwide.  

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