The U.S. export regulations restrict imports and exports to certain destinations without U.S. Government authorization (which includes an export license, general license, exemption, or license exception).

  • Most activities with embargoed sanctioned countries will need a license- Please work with the Export Compliance office well in advance of planning any interaction.
  • Embargoes sanctions (CUBA, IRAN, NORTH KOREA, SUDAN, and SYRIA) prohibit ALL transactions (including imports and exports) without a license authorization.
  • Targeted sanctions prohibit certain exports of items, data and/or software without a license authorization.

 

Step-by-step review:

  1. Consult the OFAC sanctions programs for any international transaction/activity (shipments, travels, visitors, etc.). For the most current countries information, please visit the U.S. Department of Treasury website.
  2. If the activity involves an item/activity controlled under the EAR or the ITAR, you must consult, in addition to the OFAC sanctions programs, the regulations administered by the EAR or the ITAR.

Results:

If your transaction involves an embargoed or sanctioned country, please contact the Export Compliance Office prior to proceeding and with as much advance notice as possible.

 

EAR

15 CFR 746 - website

ITAR

22 CFR 126.1 - website

OFAC

Regs & E.O. - website

 

Embargoed countries:

Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Sudan, Syria.

 

 

(a) Prohibited countries: Belarus, Burma, China, Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Syria, Venezuela.

(c) U.N. Arms Embargoed countries:

Afghanistan, Cambodia, Central African Republic, Cyprus, Congo, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Haiti, Iraq, Lebanon, Libya, Russia, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Zimbabwe.

Embargoed countries:

Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Sudan, Syria.

 

Targeted sanctions countries:

Crimea, Donetsk, & Luhansk - Regions of Ukraine, Iraq, Russian industry sector.

 

 

(f) to (v) special policy :
Iraq, Afghanistan, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Haiti, Libya, Vietnam, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Liberia, Cote d'Ivoire, Cyprus, Zimbabwe, Lebanon, Central African Republic, Sudan.

Targeted sanctions countries:

Balkans, Belarus, Myanmar (Burma), Central African Republic, Congo, Cote d'Ivoire, Iraq, Lebanon, Liberia, Libya, North Korea, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Ukraine/Russia, Venezuela, Yemen, and Zimbabwe.

Military End-Use/End-User licensing requirements:

People's Republic of China, Russia* and Venezuela*.

 

 

Prohibited Parties:

- Denied Parties List

- Entity List

- Unverified List

Prohibited Parties:

- Debarred List

- Munitions E.C. Order

 

Prohibited Parties:

- Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons List (SDN)

 

Proliferation activities

Other Red Flags

Proliferation activities

Other Red Flags

Other Red Flags