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    (11/24/2021) : Commerce Lists Entities Involved in the Support of PRC Military Quantum Computing Applications, Pakistani Nuclear and Missile Proliferation, and Russia’s Military

  • (11/18/2021)

    (11/18/2021) : BIS publishes 232 Vanadium Report Notice

  • (11/18/2021)

    (11/18/2021) : BIS publishes 232 Transformers and Transformer Components (GOES) Report Notice

  • (11/16/2021)

    (11/16/2021) : Jury Convicts Naval Flight Officer Of Firearms Conspiracy And Lying During Security Clearance Background Investigation

  • (11/12/2021)

    (11/12/2021) : New FAQs on Cyber Tools Rule

  • (11/9/2021)

    (11/9/2021) : Commerce Adds NSO Group and Other Foreign Companies to Entity List for Malicious Cyber Activities

  • (11/8/2021)

    (11/8/2021) : BIS Imposes Administrative Penalty Of $80,000 And Audit Requirements To Resolve Allegations Of Unlicensed Shipments To Huawei And Related Entities

  • (11/4/2021)

    (11/4/2021) : BIS publishes an update to the Entity List

  • (10/28/2021)

    (10/28/2021) : New Foreign Direct Product Rule FAQ - see “Supply Chain FAQ 4”

  • (10/27/2021)

    (10/27/2021) : Chicago Tech Executive Guilty of Illegally Exporting Computer Equipment to Pakistan

  • (10/26/2021)

    (10/26/2021) : BIS publishes an ANPRM "Request for Comments Concerning the Imposition of Export Controls on Certain Brain-Computer Interface (BCI) Emerging Technology

  • (10/26/2021)

    (10/26/2021) : Virtual Forum for Risks in the Information Communication Technology Supply Chain

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    (10/26/2021) : BIS publishes 232 Titanium Sponge Report Notice

  • (10/22/2021)

    (10/22/2021) : South Florida Residents Convicted of Attempting to Illegally Export Controlled Items to Libya

  • (10/22/2021)

    (10/22/2021) : Clarifications of Availability and Expansion of Restrictions on Availability of License Exception Strategic Trade Authorization Under the Export Administration Regulations proposed rule; comments due by 12/6/2021

  • (10/20/2021)

    (10/20/2021) : Joint U.S.-EU Stakeholders Virtual Outreach on Dual-Use Export Controls: October 27, 2021

  • (10/20/2021)

    (10/20/2021) : Interim final rule with request for comments: Information Security Controls: Cybersecurity Items

  • (10/20/2021)

    (10/20/2021) : Commerce Tightens Export Controls on Items Used in Surveillance of Private Citizens and other Malicious Cyber Activities

  • (10/20/2021)

    (10/20/2021) : Fraudster Convicted in Maryland After Seven Day Trial for Federal Money Laundering Conspiracy Charges Related to International Fraud

  • (10/14/2021)

    (10/14/2021) : BIS to publish Notice of Virtual Forum for Risks in the Information Communication Technology Supply Chain

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Complying with U.S. Export Controls January 12-13, 2022

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January 12-13 Complying with U.S. Export Controls 


This two-day program is led by BIS's professional counseling staff and provides an in-depth examination of the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). The program will cover the information exporters need to know to comply with U.S. export control requirements on commercial goods, and other items subject to the EAR.

We will focus on what items and activities are subject to the EAR, how to determine your export control classification number (ECCN), steps to take to determine the export licensing requirements for your item, when you can export or reexport without applying for a license, export clearance procedures, and record keeping requirements.


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Locate an OEE Field Office | Antiboycott Advice Line

Things to look for in export transactions!

U.S. manufacturers, exporters, and shippers are in an excellent position to spot potential illegal export activity. They may well be the first parties contacted by Weapons of Mass Destruction proliferators, terrorist support organizations, and illicit procurement networks/front companies trying to acquire U.S.-origin items.

You can avoid becoming involved in potential export violations by following the Know Your Customer, Red Flags, and other compliance guidance found in the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) and on this website.

BIS's Office of Export Enforcement (OEE) is very interested in working with you in instances in which you encounter suspicious inquiries or transactions which may violate the EAR. The information you can provide may well help OEE identify and build cases against export violators involved in proliferation, terrorism, and other illicit activities.

If you are asked to participate in a transaction that you believe may be a violation of the EAR, you are encouraged to contact one of our OEE offices immediately, or to use the Confidential Lead/Tip Form to submit a confidential tip. Please note that use of the Confidential Lead/Tip Form will not generate an automatic return e-mail to you. The information you submit will remain confidential.

BIS also actively works to ensure that parties to U.S. transactions do not participate in the Arab boycott of Israel. If you are being asked to participate in the Arab boycott of Israel, or if you are being asked questions such as:

  • "What are the nationalities of the members of your Board of Directors?"
  • "Is your firm related to the ABCXYZ company?"
  • "Will you send us a list of your proposed suppliers?"

then it is possible you are being asked to engage in the Arab boycott. Any response you make to these types of questions, regardless of whether the answer is a “yes” or a “no,” may be a violation of the U.S. Department of Commerce's antiboycott regulations. You may be required to report the boycott requests you receive.

Before you respond to such questions, you are encouraged to call BIS’s Office of Antiboycott Compliance Advice Line immediately. The advice line duty officer will assist you in determining your reporting requirements. Callers to the BIS Advice Line may remain anonymous if they wish.

           Office of Export Enforcement Field Offices

Field Office

Office of Export Enforcement
Room 350 
10 Causeway Street
Boston, MA 02222

Phone: 617-565-6030
Fax:    617-565-6039

Field Office

Office of Export Enforcement
One Oakbrook Terrace, Suite 804
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181

Phone: 603-705-7010
Fax: 630-424-0118

Field Office

Office of Export Enforcement
Room 622
525 Griffin Street
Dallas, TX 75202

Phone: 214-767-9294
Fax: 214-767-9299

Houston Resident Office

Office of Export Enforcement
Suite 250
15355 Vantage Parkway West
Houston, TX 77032

Phone: 281-372-7130
Fax: 281-590-3931

Los Angeles
Field Office

Office of Export Enforcement
Suite 310
2601 Main Street
Irvine, CA 92614

Phone: 949-251-9001
Fax: 949-251-9103

Field Office

Office of Export Enforcement
Suite 2060
200 E. Las Olas Blvd.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

Phone: 954-356-7540
Fax: 954-356-7549

Atlanta Resident Office Office of Export Enforcement
Suite 140383
860 Johnson Ferry Road
Atlanta, GA 30342
Phone: 404-670-0255

New York
Field Office

Office of Export Enforcement
Suite 104
1200 South Avenue
Staten Island, NY 10314

Phone: 718-370-0070
Fax: 718-370-0826

San Jose
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Office of Export Enforcement
Suite 725
160 W. Santa Clara Street
San Jose, CA 95113

Phone: 408-291-4204
Fax: 408-291-4320

Portland Resident Office Office of Export Enforcement
Suite 606
620 SW Main Street
Portland, OR 97205
Phone: 503-326-3110
Fax: 503-326-3180

Field Office

Office of Export Enforcement
Suite 1125
381 Elden Street
Herndon, VA 22151

Phone: 703-487-9300
Fax: 703-487-9463

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Advice Line Phone: 202-482-2381
Fax: 202-482-0913
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