Export Licensing

Questions and answers about Export Licensing

  • Export License

      Question:   We obtain BIS export licenses for our encryption product sales to government end-users when we cannot use license expection “ENC”. One of the standard conditions on each license states that “Applicant must inform consignee of all license conditions”. Currently, our procedure is to send an email to the consignee informing them of […]

  • The use of license exception RPL for 7A103 items

    Question: I would like the membership for advise on the use of license exception RPL for 7A103 items. There is much debate within my company on this topic. My interpretation of this license exception when exporting from the U.S if the following with questions.   1) one-for-one replacement – export a part to replace a defective […]

  • Re-export license required (cont)

    Question: Scenerio: (U.S Company) ABC Inc sells a widget that is controlled under ECCN 3A001 to company 123. (U.S Company) ABC Inc then exports the widget to (Swedish) company 123 that resides in a country eligible for license exception GBS using the GBS license exception. (Swedish) company 123 takes the widget through an assembly process […]

  • Re-export license

    Question: Scenerio: (U.S Company) ABC Inc sells a widget that is controlled under ECCN 3A001 to company 123. (U.S Company) ABC Inc then exports the widget to (Swedish) company 123 that resides in a country eligible for license exception GBS using the GBS license exception. (Swedish) company 123 takes the widget through an assembly process […]

  • Best practice for lodging licenses

    Question: Does anyone have a best practice for lodging licenses? Do you lodge the licenses at the port of exit? If so, how do you transmit the license to customs and get a return signed acknowledgement? Or do you use carriers to lodge the license? ==========

  • Goods disassembled abroad and license requirement

    Question: This question is posed for goods disassembled abroad where no export license would have been required under the DOC/BIS “roll-up” rule. At what point might a license be required when one of the constituent parts, that does require a license, gets harvested upon disassembly? Would a license be required to (re)import that part at […]

  • Best practice for lodging licenses

    Question: Does anyone have a best practice for lodging licenses? Do you lodge the licenses at the port of exit? If so, how do you transmit the license to customs and get a return signed acknowledgement? Or do you use carriers to lodge the license? ***********

  • LIABILITY FOR EXPORT LICENSE

    Question:We have a licensable valve that will be export to a shipyard in Asia to be installed in a module that will then be assembled on a ship for deep water oil recovery.  We do not have any control of the facility at this shipyard. The company that will take possession of the export is […]

  • DSP-5 Licenses

    Question:   I am confused about who is allowed to actually export against a DSP-5 license.  Is it only the applicant?  Or is it anyone listed…the applicant (block 5), seller (block 19), source (block 17), US Consignor (block 21)???  Are all of these parties allowed to export (and act as USPPI for EEI)?  Why would […]

  • DEEMED EXPORT LICENSE FOR INDIVIDUALS

    I would like to get some feed-back from members that have Deemed ExportLicensed individuals in their facilities.I am wanting to draft a memo to employees in the same location,reporting structure, associates, etc.. –  that may have daily contact with thelicensed individual, notifying these employees that no “technicalinformation, drawings, designs, etc.. Can be shared with the […]

  • License under Routed Export Agreement

    Question:How many people are seeing customers balk at assuming the responsibility for obtaining a license under a routed export transaction agreement?  I had my first customer tell me that they refused to assume licensing responsibility; which, although the FTR gives them that choice, it presents an unacceptable risk for the USPPI to have to get […]

  • EXPORT LICENSE

    Question:Some nice, easy questions for the exporters – what is the cost of an export license and, if the on-line filing tool is used, how long does it take to receive the license?