Regulation (EC) No 300/2008 of the European parliament and of the council on common rules in the field of civil aviation security states that every entity providing services at EU airports shall draw up, apply and maintain an entity security programme.

Implementing Regulation (EU) No 1998/2015 of European Commission added attachment 6-G, provisions relating to non-EU country cargo and mail, which sets out the added specifics to the air carriers' security programme.

3 step process for ACC3 validation

Step 1:Pre-Validation

1st step of validation process is pre-validation assessment.
1st step must be conclusive before the EU aviation security validator can proceed to step 2.

Step 2: On-site validation.

The effectiveness and the efficacy of the air carriers' security processes will be checked on-site by  EU aviation security validator. He will then provide his validation report for ACC3 to the appropriate authority of the Member State administering the validated air carrier.

Step 3: Designation

Based on the EU aviation security validation report confirming the implementation of
security measure, the appropriate authority shall designate the air carrier as ACC3.

PRE-VALIDATION offers Air Carriers pre-validation services before on-site validation, also experienced on-site auditors are available for on-site pre-validation.

Why pre-validation?

Pre-validation is a convenient and economical way to establish the scope of the validation. It helps to understand interpretation of the regulations and requirement, and gathers all the information needed for a smooth, swift and successful validation process..

You can order our ACC3 pre-validation check-list to check your readiness and compliance for site-survey.