Republic of Bulgaria



Interim Deputy Minister of Interior


DeputyMinisterGanchevEmil Ganchev

Emil Ganchev was Deputy-Minister of Interior in the period between January and May 2017. After that, until the beginning of 2020, he served as a Deputy-Director of the Protection Bureau with the Prosecutor General. Since June 2020, he has been member of the staff of the Commission for Combating Corruption and Confiscation of Illegally Acquired Property.
He has a diploma in law from the Academy of the Ministry of Interior.

Interim Deputy Minister of Interior


DeputyMinisterKatinovVentsislav Katinov

Ventsislav Katinov was Deputy Minister of Interior in the period between January and May 2017. In the period between 2014 and 2015 he was a Director of the Regional Directorate of Interior in Pleven.

He has higher education in economics and has graduated from the „D.А. Tsenov“ Academy of Economics in the town of Svishtov.

Interim Deputy Minister of Interior


DeputyMinisterPetrovaTanya Raycheva

From the beginning of September 2021 – Legal adviser at the Ministry of Interior.

In the period May-August 2021 - Legal adviser to the Political Cabinet of the Deputy Prime Minister for Public Order and Security and Minister of Interior.

From 2010 to 2021 - partner and manager in a law firm.

From 1999 to 2010 - founder and partner in a law firm.

She has worked as a lawyer since 1993.

In 1992 she obtained a Master's degree in Law from Sofia University "Kliment Ohridski".

She has been appointed interim Deputy Minister of Interior by order of the interim Prime Minister of the Republic of Bulgaria Stefan Yanev.

Regional Directorates of Ministry of Interior

Other Ministry structures
  • Metropolitan Directorate of Interior
  • Traffic Police
  • Blagoevgrad
  • Burgas
  • Varna
  • Veliko Tarnovo
  • Vidin
  • Vratsa
  • Gabrovo
  • Dobrich
  • Kardzhali
  • Kyustendil
  • Lovech
  • Montana
  • Pazardzhik
  • Pernik
  • Pleven
  • Plovdiv
  • Razgrad
  • Ruse
  • Silistra
  • Sliven
  • Smolyan
  • Sofia
  • Stara Zagora
  • Targovishte
  • Haskovo
  • Shumen
  • Yambol