Bulgarian Institute for Standardization
Standards – always a step ahead
Phone: +359 2 8174 523, +359 2 8174 504
E-mail: info@bds-bg.org
1797 Sofia, 13 "Lachezar Stanchev" Str., "Izgrev" Complex
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Membership fee

The amount of the membership fee is determined regarding the type of the membership (chosen by the member) as defined in Art. 10 and the group to which the member belongs, according to Art. 8 of BDS “Statute”.

The membership fee is composed of two parts: main part related to the work on standardization and supplementing part for participation in the Technical Committees for standardization.

DECISION № 5/2006 of the General Assembly (GA) amended by Decision № 9/2009 of the GA on the membership fees:

Type of the membership/ Group

BDS Corporative Members (with no participation in the work of the Technical Committees) - 300 BGN

Group 1 - Employer’s associations, branch chambers, producers and traders:

1.Employer’s associations and branch chambers 300 BGN + к* х 200** BGN

2.Producers and traders:

Group 2 – Ministries, agencies, commissions and administrative structures of the Executive Authority, established by low or decree of the Council of Ministers - 200 BGN + к* х 100 BGN

Group 3 - Research organizations, institutes and universities - 200 BGN + к* х 100 BGN

Group 4 - Conformity assessment bodies, control bodies, certification bodies, laboratories for testing and/or calibration - 300 BGN + к* х 100 BG

Group 5 – Insurers’ associations, consumer associations, professional organizations and unions - 200 BGN + к* х 100 BGN

Group 1 - Employer’s associations, branch chambers, producers and traders:

  1. Employer’s associations and branch chambers 300 BGN + к* х 200** BGN
  2. Producers and traders

Group 2 – Ministries, agencies, commissions and administrative structures of the Executive Authority, established by low or decree of the Council of Ministers - 200 BGN + к* х 200** BGN

Group 3 - Research organizations, institutes and universities - 200 BGN + к* х 100 BGN

Group 4 - Conformity assessment bodies, control bodies, certification bodies, laboratories for testing and/or calibration - 300 BGN + к* х 200** BGN

Group 5 – Insurers’ associations, consumer associations, professional organizations and unions - 200 BGN + к* х 200** BGN

*к – number of Technical Committees

** - The amount of 200 (two hundred) BGN, provided as a payment to the Technical Committees for standardization, shall be reduced depending on the number of the Technical Committees with active participation as follows: If к= 1÷5 – 200 BGN If к= 6÷10 – 150 BGN If к≥ 11 – 100 BGN