Export Licenses, Standards and Legal Considerations

Regulations must be followed for all exports. Use this section as a primer to familiarize yourself with the licenses, standards, and legal considerations that may apply to your product(s).

Export Licenses – Learn when you need an export license and from whom in order to ship your products from the United States. Export licenses are issued for individual transactions determined by the product, the country, the end-use and the end-user.

Foreign Standards and Certification Information - Be aware of product standards, certification requirements, electricity regulations, packaging and recycling laws and quality expectations if you want to sell your product in foreign markets.

Legal Considerations – Learn of issues related to contract clauses, intellectual property, legal disputes, anti-boycott laws, and more.

Economic Sanctions – Learn how the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) at the U.S. Department of Treasury enforces economic sanctions on specific countries based on U.S. foreign policy and national security goals, which are set forth by Congress.

When exporting, it is essential to be aware of the various regulations that pertain to your product(s). Online training and our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) page are available to further assist you in preparing to export.