The acceptance of new BDS members is considered upon the submission of written application to the Chairman of the Governing Board and signing a declaration.
The written application shall specify:
The name and business address of the applicant
statement of consent to comply with the Statute, the resolutions of the General Assembly and the Governing board
The full name and address for correspondence of the individual authorized to be representative to the General Assembly.
The application of members with observer status in the Technical Committee work shall also contain:
Consent to comply with the Rules for National Standardization Activities
The name(s) of the Technical Committee(s) in whose proceeding they wish to participate as observers.
The full name and address for correspondence of the expert(s) who will participate in the work of the Technical Committee(s).
The application of members with active participation through the provision of experts in the Technical Committee work shall also contain:
Determine the type of your membership.https://www.bds-bg.org/en/types-of-membership_p8.html
Determine the Technical Committees in whose proceeding you wish to participate (active or as an observer).
For more information, please contact:
Petia Popova – 02/8174 540
For micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (SME)’ representatives
SMEs have the opportunity to become BDS members, as well as to gain access to technical committees’ work without the obligation to be a member. The access without membership does not confer the same rights to the enterprises as those of BDS members and they cannot vote for adoption/non-adoption of the draft standards, they are not allowed for discounts when purchasing standards or participating in seminars, do not receive BDS publications, etc. Detailed information about the way in which an SME can gain access to the TC work could be found at our SME portal – section “SME and standards” – “Getting involved in standardization process”.