|Tel. (202) 663-1282|
Department of the Treasury,
Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC):
OFAC administers and enforces economic and trade sanctions against targeted foreign countries, terrorism sponsoring organizations, and international narcotics traffickers. The OFAC Web site provides information on these sanctions as well as the complete list of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons (the "SDN list").
|Toll Free Hotline:||1 (800) 540-6322|
|Local Hotline:||(202) 622-2490|
|OFAC Licensing Division (Direct):||(202) 622-2480|
|Cuba Sanctions Violation Hotline (Miami):||(786) 845-2829|
|OFAC Fax-on-demand document service:||(202) 622-0077|
Office of Foreign Assets Control
U.S. Department of the Treasury
1500 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20220
Commission, Office of International Programs:
Licenses nuclear material and equipment.
|Tel. (301) 415-2344||Fax: (301) 415-2395|
Department of Energy, Office of Arms Controls and Nonproliferation,
Export Control Division:
Licenses nuclear technology and technical data for nuclear power and special nuclear materials.
|Tel. (202) 586-2112||Fax: (202) 586-6977|
Department of Energy, Office of Fuels Programs:
Licenses natural gas and electric power.
|Tel. (202) 586-9482||Fax: (202) 586-6050|
Defense Technology Security
The Defense Technology Security Administration (DTSA) administers the development and implementation of Department of Defense (DoD) technology security policies on international transfers of defense-related goods, services and technologies.
|Tel. (703)325-4049||Fax: (703) 602-5842|
Department of the Interior, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service:
Import and Export of wildlife and endangered and threatened species.
|Tel. (703) 358-2093||Fax: (703) 358-2280|
Drug Enforcement Administration, Office of Diversion Control, Import-Export Unit:
Oversees the export of controlled substances and the import and export of listed chemicals used in the production of control substances under the Controlled Substances Act.
|Tel. (202) 307-7182 -- (202) 307-7181||Fax: (202) 307-7503|
|Tel. (202) 307-4916||Fax: (202) 307-4702|
Food and Drug Administration, Office of Compliance:
For the Export of Unapproved Medical Devices
|Tel. (240) 276-0132|
Food and Drug Administration, Import/Export:
|Tel. (301) 827-4570||Fax: (301) 827-4577|
Patent and Trademark Office, Licensing and
Oversees patent filing data sent abroad.
|Tel. (703) 308-1722||Fax: (703) 305-3603|
Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Solid Waste, International
and Transportion Branch
Regulates hazardous waste exports
Provides links and information on the export controls of the various participating countries.
Mission to the OSCE, Vienna, Austria:
Provides links to the history of the Wassenaar Arrangement, Questions and Answers, Documentation, and Reference Materials
The following is a brief list of some federal agencies offering promotion trade information and related services.
International Trade Administration (ITA)
Department of Commerce:
ITA provides industry and country specific market information, and offers a wide variety of programs to assist U.S. exporters.
ITA s Trade Information Center (TIC):
A comprehensive resource for information on all federal government export assistance programs.
Small Business Administration
SBA provides a full range of export assistance services to small businesses, particularly those new to exporting, and offers counseling, training, managerial and trade finance assistance.
U.S. Government export portal
Bureau of Census - Department of Commerce: Census provides trade data on exports and imports, and information on Schedule B numbers and the Shipper's Export Declaration.
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection
and Bureau of Immigration and Customs
These two Bureaus, formerly the U.S. Customs, are responsible for ensuring that all goods entering and exiting the United States do so in accordance with all U.S. laws and regulations.
The U.S. Government's official Web portal and Web search engine.
No FEAR Act
Information about the Notification and Federal Anti-Discrimination and Retaliation Act.
The location where you can find, review, and submit comments on Federal documents that are open for comment and published in the Federal Register.
U.S. Federal Employment Opportunities: Information on BIS employment opportunities can be found on the Federal Government's official job site, www.usajobs.gov, as well as on the Commerce Department Web site.
Navy, Office of Naval Research, Best Manufacturing Practices (BMP):
This Navy Center of Excellence Web page is designed to introduce companies to the best practices in the areas of design, text, production, facilities, logistics, and management. BIS partners with the BMP program to assist small and medium-companies in competitive enhancement and defense diversification efforts.