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Export Control Classification Number (ECCN) - PDF


Export Administration Regulations (EARs) database

Military Critical Technologies List: (MCTL) is a compendium of existing goods and technologies that DOD assesses would permit significant advances in the development, production and use of military capabilities of potential adversaries.

Export/Import Licensing: Online licensing applications via D-Trade (requires registration with DDTC)

Consolidated ITAR (22 CFR 120-130): From the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls

Export Administrations Regulations (EAR): 15 CFR 730-774

Embargoed Country List

Entity ListEAR Part 744, Supplement 4 - A list of organizations identified by BIS as engaging in activities related to the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction Depending on your item, you may be required to obtain a license to export to an organization on the Entity List even if one is not otherwise required.

Unverified List: Composed of firms for which BIS was unable to complete an end-use check Firms on the unverified list present a 'red flag" that exporters have a duty to inquire about before making an export to them.

Treasury Department Specially Designated National and Blocked Persons List: EAR part 764, Supplement 3 - A list maintained by the Department of Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control comprising individuals and organizations deemed to represent restricted countries or known to be involved in terrorism and narcotics trafficking.

NOTE: Check the Denied Persons List as well as the OFAC Sanctioned Programs list before exporting any research articles or services.  You may also contact the Compliance Officer to assist you with the search.


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