Access to the Ahoy complex is only possible on presentation of a valid admission ticket, or by another given authorisation by or on behalf of Ahoy. Any admission tickets that have been bought cannot be exchanged or returned.
Ahoy can decide to conduct (preventative) frisking/body searches. Security guards of Ahoy and the authorized persons appointed by the management of Ahoy are entitled to inspect jackets, bags, suitcases, and all that one carries, by means of 'superficial frisk’ under private law of clothing, pockets and any shoes, in order to - if necessary in the opinion of the employee or the appointed authorized person - seize unauthorized goods and objects.
For the independent visit of events (without supervision of an adult) Ahoy applies a minimum advisory age of 16 years. At night events, visitors under 18 do not have access, unless otherwise mentioned by the organizer.
Visitors are required to identify themselves on request.
It is not allowed to enter (parts of) halls or rooms that are not part of the event, congress, fair, or which are not accessible to visitors.
In principle, visitors who leave Ahoy during an event are no longer given access.