Approved training organization for the training of commercial pilots as well as for the training for the acquisition of the instrument rating; application for an approval

The approved training organization (ATO) for the training of commercial pilots as well as for the training to obtain the instrument rating must be approved by the Luftfahrt-Bundesamt.


Required documents

  • Declaration that a certificate of good conduct in accordance with § 30 BZRG has been applied for submission to the competent authority.

  • on request, proof of nationality

  • Copies of licences and curricula vitae of the training manager, instructors and other teaching staff;

  • Memorandum/Articles of Association;

  • agreement by the aerodrome operator on the type of training to be conducted at the aerodrome


  • Form, Bavaria-wide: Antrag auf Erteilung eines Zeugnisses für zugelassene Ausbildungsorganisationen (ATO)
    Please note

    This form has to be signed and sent to the responsible authority. You can sign the form manually and send it by email/fax or sign the form electronically with your qualified electronic signature an send it by (secure) email. If the responsible authority has set up a De-Mail account, you can also send the form by De-Mail using an sender-confirmed message.


  • Information on the costs incurred for the training permit must be obtained from the competent authority.


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