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Submitting a New License Application:

The following information is intended to serve as guidance to persons applying for licenses authorizing exports of agricultural commodities, medicine, and medical devices to Iran and Sudan pursuant to the Trade Sanctions Reform and Export Enhancement Act of 2000 (TSRA) the Iranian Transactions Regulations, 31 C.F.R. Part 560, and the Sudanese Sanctions Regulations, 31 C.F.R. Part 538. 
Applicants are encouraged to consult the regulations for a complete statement of the rules applicable to TSRA-related exports.

Below are the steps necessary in order to submit your application:
  •    Review and accept the terms of agreement
  •    Provide general information about your application
  •    Add Exporters
  •    Add Importers
  •    Add Products
  •    Add Financial Institutions
  •    Add Legal Counsel
  •    Review and Submit your application

Detailed instructions will be provided for each of the individual steps.

Additional Information:
  • Recommended Browser: Internet Explorer 11
  • While other browsers may function, their compatibility cannot be guaranteed. If you encounter issues with the application, please reattempt submission with IE11 before contacting IT Support.
  • All required fields are marked by a red asterisk: *.
  • Help is available on each page by selecting the link in the bottom left corner.
  • If you close your web browser before you have submitted your application, your changes will not be saved when you return.
    Instead, you can save a copy of the application in progress by selecting the "Export" button on the bottom left corner of each page and save the Microsoft Excel file to your computer. When you return to complete and submit your TSRA application, upload the Excel document in the section below and select "Begin" to proceed with the application.
Terms of Agreement:

NOTICE
 
  • COMPLETE ALL APPLICABLE SECTIONS. FAILURE TO PROVIDE ADEQUATE INFORMATION MAY RESULT IN YOUR APPLICATION BEING RETURNED WITHOUT ACTION.
  • ATTACH COPIES OF ANY DOCUMENTS RELATED TO THE UNDERLYING TRANSACTION (E.G. TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS, OFFICIAL COMMODITY CLASSIFICATION FROM THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE).
  • ALL DOCUMENTS MUST BE IN ENGLISH OR INCLUDE AN ENGLISH TRANSLATION.
  • A COPY OF THIS APPLICATION AND ALL RELATED DOCUMENTATION MUST BE RETAINED BY THE APPLICANT FOR AT LEAST FIVE YEARS AFTER THE DATE OF THE UNDERLYING TRANSACTION.
LICENSES GRANTED PURSUANT TO THIS APPLICATION ARE SUBJECT TO THE CONDITIONS BELOW
  • LICENSEES SHALL FURNISH AND MAKE AVAILABLE FOR INSPECTION ANY RELEVANT INFORMATION, RECORDS OR REPORTS REQUESTED BY THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY OR ANY DULY AUTHORIZED OFFICER OR AGENCY OF THE SECRETARY.
  • A SPECIFIC LICENSE IS NOT TRANSFERABLE, IS LIMITED TO THE FACTS AND CIRCUMSTANCES SPECIFIC TO THE APPLICATION, AND IS SUBJECT TO THE PROVISIONS OF 31 CFR PART 501, THE RELEVANT EXECUTIVE ORDER OR PART OF 31 CFR CHAPTER V. A LICENSE MAY BE REVOKED OR MODIFIED AT ANY TIME AT THE DISCRETION OF THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY. IF A SPECIFIC LICENSE WAS ISSUED AS A RESULT OF WILLFUL MISREPRESENTATION ON THE PART OF THE APPLICANT OR HIS AGENT, IT MAY, AT THE DISCRETION OF THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY, BE DECLARED VOID FROM THE DATE OF ITS ISSUANCE, OR FROM ANY OTHER DATE.
  • A SPECIFIC LICENSE 1) DOES NOT EXCUSE COMPLIANCE WITH ANY LAW OR REGULATION ADMINISTERED BY THE OFFICE OF FOREIGN ASSETS CONTROL OR ANOTHER AGENCY (INCLUDING REPORTING REQUIREMENTS APPLICABLE TO THE TRANSACTIONS AND ACTIVITIES THEREIN LICENSED), 2) DOES NOT RELEASE THE LICENSEES OR THIRD PARTIES FROM CIVIL OR CRIMINAL LIABILITY FOR VIOLATION OF ANY LAW OR REGULATION, AND 3) DOES NOT CONSTITUTE A FINDING OF FACT OR CONCLUSION OF LAW WITH RESPECT TO THE APPLICABILITY OF ANY LAW OR REGULATION.
  • ATTENTION IS DIRECTED TO 19 U.S.C. §§ 1592 AND 1595A, 18 U.S.C. § 545, 18 U.S.C. § 1001, 50 U.S.C. APP. § 16, AND SECTION 701 ET SEQ. OF THE RELEVANT PART OF 31 CFR FOR PROVISIONS RELATING TO PENALTIES.
FOR YOUR INFORMATION
  • Exporter: The U.S. exporter, including its foreign affiliates (if applicable), AND any entity involved in the proposed transaction that is located outside of Iran or Sudan.
  • Importer: The Iranian/Sudanese entity importing the Products AND any entity involved in the proposed transactions that is located within Iran or Sudan.
  • Products: The agricultural commodities, medicines or medical devices that will be exported or reexported pursuant to the TSRA.
  • Financial Institutions: The financial institutions that will be involved in the proposed transactions (if such information is available at the time of the application).
  • Legal Counsel: Legal entity representing the U.S. Exporter and (if applicable) its affiliates.
Please note that certain portions of applications submitted to the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) are releasable under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). OFAC will follow the necessary legal and regulatory steps of the FOIA before releasing such information to the requester(s).
WARNING!
MAKING FALSE OR MISLEADING STATEMENTS ON OR IN CONNECTION WITH THIS
APPLICATION MAY CONSTITUTE SERIOUS CRIMINAL AND/OR CIVIL VIOLATIONS
OF FEDERAL LAW AND MAY RESULT IN SUBSTANTIAL FINES.
PAPERWORK REDUCTION ACT STATEMENT: The paperwork requirement has been cleared under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1985. The Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) of the Department of the Treasury requires this information to be furnished pursuant to 31 CFR Part 501. The information collected will be used for U.S. Government to evaluate and process license applications submitted by applicants whose money has been blocked pursuant to OFAC sanctions. It is the policy of OFAC to protect the confidentiality of information in appropriate cases pursuant to the exemptions from disclosure provided under the Freedom of Information Act and the Privacy Act. The estimated burden associated with this collection of information is 30 minutes per respondent. Comments concerning the accuracy of this burden estimate and suggestions for reducing this burden should be directed to the Compliance Programs Division, Office of Foreign Assets Control, Department of the Treasury, 1500 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20220 and the Office of Management and Budget, Paperwork Reduction Project OMB No. 1505-0170, Washington, D.C. 20503. An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a valid control number assigned by OMB.


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