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Background Check according Section 7 of the German Aviation
Security Act (LuftSiG)
Residence outside Germany
within the 5 years preceding this application
EU Regulation 2015/1998 11.1.3.
If you have made your residence outside Germany during the preceding 5 years for 6 months
or longer, the following documents must be included with your application for a background
check:
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Complete copy of your passport or national identity card
and
Residence in non-EU-country
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Certificate of Criminal Record from the responsible authority (police authority) of the
country/countries where you resided during the preceding 5 years.
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The Certificate of Criminal Record must be notarized by the agency that oversees the
police authority in that country, in the form of an apostille certificate, or in the form of a
Hague Apostille (simplified notarization)
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Both documents must be translated into German language by a certified translator
sworn in Germany
Residence within the EU
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Certificate of Criminal Record from the responsible authority (police authority) of the
country/countries where you resided during the preceding 5 years.
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The document must be translated into German language by a certified translator
sworn in Germany if a translated version isn’t already included
EU citizens
are exempt from the requirement to submit a Certificate of Criminal Record of
their home country. The Aviation Security Authority instead requires an EU Certificate of
Criminal Record.
If you have resided in the USA during the preceding 5 years, then you are required to provide
the
„FBI Criminal Background Check“
.
The application cannot be processed until the documents have been submitted. The
Aviation Security Authority reserves the right to conduct additional checks and re-
views.