Entrance controls

General information

The following lists describe items which may be brought into the Allianz Arena, items which will be confiscated, and items which will lead to more serious consequences.

restricted items

Items which will be confiscated during entrance controls:

  • NEW: Liquids, bottles, thermos
  • NEW: Baby bottles in all sizes
  • NEW: Any containers for liquids are not allowed
  • NEW: Handbags larger than the size A4
  • NEW: Backpacks larger than the size A4
  • Balls of any kind
  • Laser pointers
  • Cans of any kind
  • Stainless steel thermos flasks
  • Any fruit, such as apples, bananas, oranges, etc.
  • Air horns
  • Spray cans (deodorants, hair spray, spray paint)
  • Glass bottles of any size
  • Knives of any size (including penknives)
  • More than one lighter
  • Studded bracelets, collars, and belts
  • Banners or items with slogans that contain offensive, political, or racist content
  • Motorcycle Helmets

  • Metal flag poles
  • Nail files
  • Scissors
  • Tools of any kind
  • Metal chains over 50 cm in length (for securing wallets/purses)
  • Professional camera equipment (unauthorised TV cameras)
  • Umbrellas with metal tips
  • Metal or glass flasks
  • Large numbers of batteries (except rechargeable batteries for digital cameras etc.)
  • Powerbanks
  • Ladders, stools, boxes, suitcases, pushchairs, scooters, bicycles (bulky items)
  • Megaphones
  • Selfie sticks, telescopes for mobile devices
  • Professional photography equipment (telephoto lens etc.) including bags
  • Flammable items (home made trophies etc.)

Allowed Items

General information on photos and films

Footage by photo and video cameras is allowed for private use only. Only SLR cameras with standard lenses are allowed (up to 200 mm); no telephoto lenses, no additional bags/camera bags, no tripods.


The following fan items may be brought into the stadium

  • Flags (wooden poles): length max. 1.50 metres, diameter max. 2 cm
  • Plastic poles: hollow and flexible, length max. 1.50 metres, diameter 3 cm
  • Drums (open at the bottom so they can be visually inspected)
  • Fance flags / fan club flags with proper names / name of the fan club
  • Beltbags will be controlled on entry!
  • Photo cameras (digital, SLR) with lenses for private use
  • Empty, transparent PET bottles up to 0.5l

The following items will not be confiscated:

  • Clearly labelled medicines (including those in glass bottles or spray cans)
  • Photo cameras (digital, SLR). Footage for private use only - see ticket instructions
  • Commercial video cameras. Footage for private use only - see ticket instructions
  • Binoculars with a magnification and lens of a maximum of 10x50

  • Seat cushions and blankets (in the winter months)

  • Umbrellas without metal tips


The following items must be authorised

All items must be registered in written form at the fan and fan club support department at least one week before the match.

  • Items with slogans, banners, posters (text and size)
  • Larger flags (details)
  • Choreographies (design, materials)
  • Flyers, brochures, fan magazines (complete contents)
  • Confetti, streamers (etc.)

Address: FC Bayern München
Fan- und Fanclubbetreuung
Säbener Str. 51-57
81547 München
Fax: 089/642 23 91
Email: fanclubs@fcb.de

If the following items are found the police will be informed

  • Pyrotechnical devices/fireworks of any kind
  • Flags and other items with swastikas or other Nazi-related symbols
  • Static knives with blades longer than 10 cm, both edges sharpened
  • Rambo knives
  • Butterfly knives
  • Weapons of any kind (including throwing stars/Shuriken, knuckledusters)
  • Tablets in plastic bags
  • Powders in plastic bags or other unusual containers

Please note


All items can be deposited for a fee of €2.00. On the south entrance thinks can be deposited at the foot of the Esplanade at the wardrobe container.  On the north the wardrobe container is at the north coach park in front of the entrance. The service personnel will be glad to assist you.

Overview map with wardrobe containers

Opening times

On match days the Allianz Arena opens 2 hours before the start of the match. Changes will be noted on our website as soon as possible.


Sometimes stadium tours will not take place on match days or days with other events!

For details, please our homepage shortly before the matchday.

Stadium tours on matchdays

More information on matchday tours