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2014-06-05 18:20:00 President Rosen Plevneliev, ‘I expect the National Service for Protection to perform in a professional, non-partisan way, working as a team and following European trends’ On 5th June 2014, President Rosen Plevneliev met the senior management of the National Service for Protection on the premises of NSP. NSP Chief Lieutenant General Dr. Angel Antonov made the opening statement in the meeting which focused on the priorities of NSP activity in the changing realities in the sphere of security at the national and global level. In his speech, General Dr. Antonov outlined the new management’s vision of the most important and short-term priorities, namely the preservation and consolidation of the stable and productive work environment in the service. ‘We are in for some thorough-going reform; however, it will not be a change for its own sake, but a purposeful managing effort underpinned with the idea of unity in continuity, lawfulness and innovation’, he said. The change will be effected without a purge based on conjuncture or other unprofessional criteria, the Chief of the service assured, and added that... read more...
2014-04-29 09:00:00 NSP employees won first and second prize in the National Kickboxing Championship NSP employees Sgt. Yulian Yankov and Sgt. Kiril Tetimov both competed in the 91 kg weight class and they became the undisputed champion and vice champion in the National Kickboxing Championship, full-contact style.
The competition took place on 26th and 27th April 2014 in the Levski-Sikonko Sports Hall in Sofia, with over 400 competitors of various age groups and weight classes.
Sgt. Yankov and Sgt. Tetimov won their matches with the other contestants and engaged each other in the final match which ended with the champion’s prize for Yulian Yankov.
2014-02-27 16:21:00 NSP chief Brigadier General Todor Kojeikov and deputy head Colonel Kalin Ivanov handed in their resignations. The chief of the NSP Brigadier General Todor Kojeikov and the deputy head Colonel Kalin Ivanov handed in their resignations. Yesterday, February 26, 2014 two officials handed in their resignations. They pointed out personal reasons.
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The National Service for Protection (NSP) plays an important role in the system of national security. The activity performed by NSP is an element of the defense of national security, specifically aimed at ensuring the safety of persons, venues and events as defined in the National Service for Protection Act.

NSP carries out its activity based on the following principles:

1. Observance of Bulgarian Constitution and legislation, as well as international agreements to which Bulgaria is a party

2. Respect for the fundamental rights, liberties and dignity of citizens

3. Political neutrality

4. Undivided authority

5. Continuity of protection

6. Interaction with state institutions, local government bodies, legal entities and individuals, as well as foreign counterparts and organizations.

The activity of NSP is regulated by the National Service for Protection Act and the Implementing Rules for the National Service for Protection Act.

The activity of NSP is based on the values of duty, respect, loyalty, trust, responsibility, and professional development. Hence, our motto “High professionalism, personal dedication, team spirit”.


It is NSP’s mission to ensure a safe and secure environment for state leaders, government institutions and visiting foreign dignitaries. This mission is carried out with professionalism, drawing on NSP’s long experience and applying the latest standards in all protective activities.


NSP’s goal is to fulfill its mission through constant evaluation, improvement and optimization of protective activities. For this purpose, NSP invests in staff training, encourages personal motivation and dedication, adheres to the highest professional standards and applies the latest trends and methods in dignitary protection.

State control

The National Assembly controls the activity of NSP by means of a standing committee, as provided in the Constitution of the Republic of Bulgaria.