Directorate General TI

Directorate General "Technical Inspection"
DG TI

DG “Technical Inspection” is a part of the specialized administration within the SAMTS structure. The Directorate General carries out technical inspection of high-risk equipment falling within the scope of ordinances referred to in Article 31 of the Law on technical requirements for products (LTRP) and regulated in point 1 to the Annex 1 to the Ordinance on the terms and procedure for issuing licences for carrying out technical inspection of high-risk equipment and on the procedure for keeping register of the equipment.

DG “Technical Inspection” carries out inspection of placed on the market or put into service high risk equipment and machines for which essential requirements are given in the ordinances referred to in Article 7 of the Law on technical requirements for products excepting those which are offered in places of commerce.

Contact Person:

Grigor Kashov, Director General
Tel.: + 359 2 939 67 10;
Fax: + 359 2 986 17 07
e-mail: Grigor.Kashov@damtn.government.bg
Sofia 1797, 13 “Lachezar Stanchev” Str., floor 2

Scope of activity:

  • Certifies the following documents for their compliance with the technical requirements, rules and regulations:
    • Design and engineering documentation for manufacturing of high-risk equipment for which no ordinances are referred to in Article 7 of the Law on technical requirements for products;
    • Technical documentation for repair of the equipment;
    • Investment projects of the construction works where high-risk equipment will operate regarding their part relating to this equipment;
  • Organizes the registration of persons applying for entering on the SAMTS register of persons carrying out activities related to maintenance, repair and modification of high-risk equipment and issues licenses as well as strikes off these persons from the register and annuls the granted lisenses;
  • Keeps a register of persons licensed for carrying out activities related to maintenance, repair and modification of high-risk equipment and publishes information about them in the SAMTS official bulletin;
  • Registers high-risk equipment and keeps a file of each piece of equipment;
  • Carries out initial, periodic and random checks, inspections and tests of high-risk equipment as well as inspections at the enterprises, buildings and other sites where the equipment is manufactured, installed, maintained, repaired and used, for its compliance with the provisions of the law;
  • Coordinates training programs and curricula at schools and training courses for acquiring qualification for servicing high-risk equipment; gives permission for carrying out training courses and issues qualification certificates for servicing high-risk equipment;
  • Investigates and analyzes the causes and circumstances for the occurrence of breakdowns and accidents involving high-risk equipment and takes the necessary breakdown prevention measures;
  • Implements the following compulsory administrative measures for non-fulfillment of the law requirements:
    • Issuing mandatory written prescriptions to owners, employers, officials and other persons;
    • Issuing written orders for stopping the work of enterprises and/or of high-risk equipment;
  • Organizes the licenses granting of persons applying for entering on the SAMTS register of persons carrying out technical inspection of high-risk equipment; carries out inspections of licensed persons in respect of observing these requirements and fulfilling their obligations according to the Law on technical requirements for products and the Ordinances under article 31, p.1 and article 34, p.2 of the law as well as strikes off these persons from the register and annuls the granted licenses;
  • Keeps a register of persons licensed for carrying out technical inspection of high-risk equipment as well as publishes information about them in the SAMTS official bulletin;
  • Assists the SAMTS President in exercising methodological coordination of the specialized authorities for technical inspection of the Ministry of transport, information technologies and communications, Ministry of interior and Ministry of defense;
  • Carryes out monitoring of high-risk equipment and machinery placed on the market and/or put into service for which essential requirements are given according to the ordinances referred to in Article 7 of the Law on technical requirements for products, except these which are offered in places of commerce, by means of:
    • Carrying out checks of placed on the market and/or put into service products for presence of a conformity marking and instruction and/or direction for use in Bulgarian language;
    • Carrying out verifications of conformity declaration and of parts of the products’ technical files related to their compliance with the essential requirements to them, and taking test specimens or samples in the cases provided for in the Law on technical requirements for products;
    • Issuing  prescriptions for prohibiting the distribution and/or use of products, for withdrawal from the market or destroying of the products which do not comply with the essential requirements as well as preparing information about this equipment in order to its presentation to the media;
  • Takes part in working groups and projects of the International Confederation of Inspection and Certification Organizations (CEOC International).
  • Carries out control for compliance with the requirements for correct and safe technical operation and maintenance of the built-in elements, filtartion and pumps to swimming pools – separate or adjacent to accommodation facilities, within the meaning of the Tourism Act

DG “Technical Inspection” structure and contact data:
DG “Technical Inspection” is administratively organized in 1 central department and 7 regional departments.

Unit, address and e-mail
Contact person Phone
Directorate General “Technical Inspection”
Sofia 1797
13, Lachezar Stanchev Str., floor 2
Grigor.Kashov@damtn.government.bg
Director General
Grigor Kashov
02 939 67 10
Directorate General “Technical Inspection”
Sofia 1797
13, Lachezar Stanchev Str., floor 2
Nikolay.Pantileev@damtn.government.bg
Deputy Director General

Assoc. Prof. Nikolay Panteleev PhD

02 939 67 20
Department  “Control and Methodology”
Sofia 1797
13, Lachezar Stanchev Str., floor 2
Antoaneta.Genova@damtn.government.bg
Head of department
Inspectors
Antoaneta Genova
02 939 67 39
02 939 67 10
Regional department “Technical Inspection – West-Central Bulgaria”
Sofia 1784,
2, Prof. Petar Mutafchiev St., floor 5
Dimitar.Gyurov@damtn.government.bg
Head of department
Dimitar Gyurov
02 939 67 20
Office Sofia
Sofia 1784
2, Prof. Petar Mutafchiev St., floor 5
idtn.sofia@damtn.government.bg
Inspectors 02 974 54 96
02 974 09 35
Regional department “Technical Inspection – North-Western Bulgaria”
Vratsa 3000
95 General Leonov St, floor 5
Svetla.Gospodinova@damtn.govenrment.bg
Head of department
Svetla Gospodinova
092 64 74 53
Office Vratsa
Bratsa 3000
95 General Leonov St, floor 5
idtn.vratsa@damtn.government.bg
Inspectors 092 64 74 53
Office Pleven
Pleven 9023
27, Doyran Blvd., floor 2
idtn.pleven@damtn.government.bg
Inspectors 064 83 71 26
Office Lovech
Lovech 5500
24, Targovska St., house Preslav, floor 3
idtn.pleven@damtn.government.bg
Inspectors 068 60 31 68
Regional department “Technical Inspection – South-Western Bulgaria”
Blagoevgrad 2700
1, Svoboda St., floor 2
Valeri.Yanchev@damtn.government.bg
Head of department
Valeri Yanchev
073 88 40 89
Office Blagoevgrad
Blagoevgrad 2700
1, Svoboda St., floor 2
idtn.blagoevgrad@damtn.government.bg
Inspectors 073 88 40 89
Regional department  “Technical Inspection – North-Eastern Bulgaria”
Varna 9023
5, Murgash St., floor 3
Stefan.Petkov@damtn.government.bg
Head of department
Stefan Petkov
052 75 03 20
Office Varna
Varna 9023
5, Murgash St., floor 3
idtn.varna@damtn.government.bg
Inspectors 052 75 03 10
052 75 03 07
Office Shumen
Shumen 9700
13А, Madara St.
idtn.shumen@damtn.government.bg
Inspectors 054 86 52 37
Regional department “Technical Inspection – North-Central Bulgaria”
Veliko Tarnovo 5000
2, Hristo Botev St., floor 2
Yordan.Yordanov@damtn.government.bg
Head of department
Yordan Yordanov
082 87 11 91
Office Veliko Tarnovo
Veliko Tarnovo 5000
2, Hristo Botev St., floor 2
idtn.vtarnovo@damtn.government.bg
Inspectors 062 62 79 22
Office Ruse
Ruse  7000
1, Cap. Raycho Nikolov St., floor 1
idtn.ruse@damtn.government.bg
Inspectors 082 83 49 12
Office Gabrovo
Gabrovo
3, Bodra Smyana Str.,
idtn.gabrovo@damtn.government.bg
Inspectors 0879 504 300
Regional department “Technical Inspection – South-Eastern district”
Burgas 8010
25, Prof. Y.Yakomov St., floor 3
Todor.Nikolov@damtn.government.bg
Head of department
Todor Nikolov
056 86 02 72
Office Burgas
Burgas 8010
25, Prof. Y.Yakomov St., floor 3
idtn.burgas@damtn.government.bg
Inspectors 056 860009
056 860010
056 719201
Office Sliven
Sliven 8800
q. “Industrial”, 6 Rodopi St.
idtn.burgas@damtn.government.bg
Inspectors 044 66 23 02
Regional department “Technical Inspection – South-Central Bulgaria”
Plovdiv 4000
67, Sankt Peterbourg Blvd., floor 3
Maria.Valkova@damtn.government.bg
Head of department
Maria Valkova
032/265450
Office Plovdiv
Plovdiv 4000
67, Sankt Peterbourg Blvd., floor 3
idtn.plovdiv@damtn.government.bg
Inspectors 032 63 04 50
032 63 04 51
Office Stara Zagora
Stara Zagora 6000
108, Tsar Simeon Veliki Blvd., floor 11
idtn.szagora@damtn.government.bg
Inspectors 042 62 13 73
042 60 47 66
Office Haskovo
Haskovo 6300
1, Ivaylo St., floor 1
idtn.haskovo@damtn.government.bg
Inspectors 038 62 26 72
038 62 40 57