General information

With its headquarters in The Netherlands, several offices throughout Europe, its participation in the CENELEC Certification Agreement and DEKRA's leading position in the European ENEC scheme we are perfectly organized to help you get access to all European countries. Based on DEKRA testing you can get access to the national certification marks of almost all European countries without retesting.

Technical information

Voltage 230V
Frequency 50Hz, single face
C Plugtype
F Plugtype

Certification mark(s)


DEKRA Local Support Yes
Capital Sofia
Language Bulgarian 84.5%, Turkish 9.6%, Italian 4.1%, other and unspecified 1.8% (2001 census)
Currency BGL
Area 110,910 sq km
Population 7,093,635 (July 2011 est.)
Time UTC +3
GDP Value: $92.21 billion (2010 est.) - Ranking: 72
Export volume Value: $19.33 billion f.o.b. (2010) - Ranking: 69
Export commodities clothing, footwear, iron and steel, machinery and equipment, fuels
Import volume Value: $22.78 billion f.o.b. (2010) - Ranking: 67
Import commodities machinery and equipment; metals and ores; chemicals and plastics; fuels, minerals, and raw materials
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CB scheme member (NCB) No
Applicable standards EN - Based on IEC: Yes
Certification mark(s) Voluntary Certification

Regulatory / Certification Requirements

Safety Mandatory Voluntary CoC
EMC Voluntary Voluntary  
Energy Efficiency Please contact KEMA Quality for further information related to Energy Efficiency regulations