Do you need a background check in accordance with the German Aviation Security Act because you have a professional activity that requires it or because you are a pilot? Unfortunately this specification of service has not yet been completely translated.

Change of responsibility in the area of background checks as of 1 January 2020

As of January 1, 2020, the Hamburg Ministry of Economics and Innovation will be responsible for the reliability check in accordance with §7 of the Aviation Security Act. Please refer to the website of the Hamburg Aviation Security Authority.


Further information can be obtained from the Hamburg Aviation Security Authority.

  • Luftsicherheitsgesetz
  • Luftsicherheits-Zuverlässigkeitsüberprüfungsverordnung

Please send applications to:

Authority for Economic Affairs and Innovation
Aviation Security Authority
Alter Steinweg 4
20459 Hamburg

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