The Consulate of the Republic of Seychelles in Bulgaria was established in July 2004 with the resolution No 578 from July 12 2004 of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Bulgaria.
On a ceremony that took place on August 23, 2004 at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Minister of Foreign Affairs (Mr. Solomon Passy) handed an exequatur to Mr. Maxim Behar, according to which he officially stepped into office.
In the end of 2015 the President ot Republic of Seychelles James Michel decided to upgrade Mr. Maxim Behar’s position after 12 of service as Honorary Consul, appointing him as a Honorary Consul General, he signed the Consular Commission on October 2.
The present Bulgarian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Daniel Mitov, on behalf of the Government, signed the new Exequatur and validated the appointment. The Exequatur had been handed to Mr. Maxim Behar officially by the Head of the Bulgarian State Protocol Ambassador Atanas Mladenov on December 11.
The Consulate General Headquarters is located in Sofia and its consular region covers the territory of the whole country.
The Consulate General is a member of the Consular Association and is among the foundation members of the Group of the African Diplomats in Bulgaria.