In these videos, exporters will learn about export licenses, license exceptions, supporting documents needed for an export license, and SNAP-R. They will also learn about the export license procedures and when to export or re-export.
Last Published: 11/21/2018

Why Are Export Controls Important

Learn why export controls are important - including the United States Munitions List (USML), the Commerce Control List, Export Control Transition and the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). 

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Licensing and the Export Control Classification Number (ECCN)

This video teaches exporters about the basics of licensing requirements and explains which destinations will require a license. You will also learn about the Commerce Country Chart, licensing requirements due to a country sanction, and licensing to end use and end user controls. Also, find out how you can obtain and use the Export Control Classification Number (ECCN).  

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Tools, Tips, and Contact Information

This video covers the customer screen, the export control and other decision tree tools, and gives you contact information and some tips for the Commerce Control List.

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