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Recognition of radiation protection courses according to the Radiation Protection Ordinance

If you would like to carry out radiation protection courses, you need recognition from the responsible authority.

Important notes


You must prove that the radiation protection course you are planning is suitable for conveying the content specified in the specialist knowledge guidelines to the participants.

Documents required

Attach the following documents to your application:

  • Name of the radiation protection course with reference to the respective specialist guidelines
  • Naming the course instructor
  • Proof of the technical and pedagogical qualifications of the respective speakers
  • Timetable, stating what each speaker teaches and when
  • Evidence of the content conveyed, for example through a script and slides from the speakers
  • Sample course certificate in accordance with the respective guidelines
  • Selection of exam questions
  • Description of the tests
  • Equipment of the course facility
  • planned group size

Please note




Procedure & Fees


  • Submit a written application for recognition of radiation protection courses and submit it with the required documents.
  • The responsible authority will check your documents for completeness and, if necessary, request further documents or information from you.
  • The responsible authority decides on your application and informs you of the result in a notice.
  • The notification will be sent to you by email or post.
  • The fee notice will usually be sent to you later.

Processing time

If all documents are complete and correct, processing your application will take approximately 2-4 weeks.


The recognition is subject to a fee. The fees are calculated according to the time spent in accordance with § 2 of the fee schedule.

Legal notes

Legal remedies

Objection within one month of receipt of the decision

An unsuccessful objection procedure will incur a fee for you

Legal basis

§ 51 StrlSchV

Service description

If you intend to carry out radiation protection courses, you must have the courses recognized by the responsible authority in advance.

In order to ensure proper knowledge transfer, the recognition process checks whether:

  • the course content taught is sufficient.
  • the necessary knowledge is available
  • the teaching staff, the teaching material used and the equipment of the course facility are suitable.

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Address and contact information


Authority for Justice and Consumer Protection
Radiation Protection
Billstraße 80 20539 Hamburg

Opening hours

Mon-Wed 10am-1pm, Thurs 10am-1pm, 2pm-4pm, Fri 10am-1pm, telephone advice only

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Public transport

S2 / S21 Rothenburgsort, buses 120/122/124/130/160/224/530 Rothenburgsort

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