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  • 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. 

  • Message for U.S. Citizens: Dangerous Flooding and Mudslides

    U.S. Embassy Sofia informs U.S. citizens of massive flooding and mudslides in the city of Varna and the surrounding municipality. Media report that the flooding has caused deaths and more rain is predicted. The U.S. Embassy urges U.S. citizens to avoid these areas and take all possible precautions until the situation improves.  

  • 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.  

  • Message for U.S. Citizens: Voting in 2014

    Your vote counts! Did you know that many recent U.S. elections have been decided by a margin smaller than the number of ballots cast by military and overseas voters? All states are required to count every absentee ballot as long as it is valid and reaches local election officials by the absentee ballot receipt deadline.  

  • Message for U.S. Citizens: Seasonal Flu

    This message is to inform U.S. citizens that the Bulgarian Ministry of Health has declared a seasonal flu epidemic in Bulgaria. This may result in school closures and other public health measures to decrease the spread of the illness. 

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