In Bavaria, only those who are recognized in this specialist area and this specialist area may use the designation "Test expert for stability" in a specific specialist area.
Testing experts for stability can be recognized in the fields of solid construction, metal construction and timber construction.
Testing experts for stability test and certify the completeness and correctness of the stability certificates in their respective field on behalf of the building owner or other person responsible according to the building code, insofar as this is provided for in Art. 62a Para. 2 BayBO. They monitor the proper execution of construction work with regard to the proofs of stability certified by them (Art. 77 Para. 2 Sentence 1 No. 1 BayBO and § 13 Para. 5 PrüfVBau). They are independent within the scope of their duties.
Foreign inspection experts, i.e. those who are established in another member state of the European Union (or equivalent state) for the performance of this task, are entitled to work as inspection experts in Bavaria under certain conditions. They must give prior notice of the first provision of services or apply for a certificate of compliance with the material requirements.