EXPORT REVIEW PROCEDURES GUIDE

APPENDIX 1: Export Control Decision Tree in 15 CFR Part 732, Supp. 1 (see BIS Decision Tree Tools on the
BIS website)

I s the equipment, software
or tech involv ed in research

designed for, or can it be
NO
modified for military or
YES

outerspace use; or

N
used in WMD?


Is there 64-bit

encryption source

code or mass-market
YES

encryption products?

Y

E

S
N


Research involve exposure 2
Research involved

foreign nationals in US; or
equipment, tech, or

Y
transfer of goods, services, info
software covered by


tech abroad; or travel abroad?
USML/CCL?

N
N
Research involve providing
STOP.
Is it possible info/software
tech info/instructions for
Y
Export Controls
released by research will be
N
equipment, tech or software
may apply.
used in WMD?

on USML/CCL?
Call ORA.
N
O
O
Are results of my research in
Is research basic/applied in
published/ gen. accessible 2
science, math, engineering
public? (conferences, library,
N
@ IHE in US & ordinarily
YES
etc.?)
published or shared?
Y

ES
Y
Y
Are results restricted from
FRE
publication or by US Gov’t.
NO
applies.
access or dissemination
YES
control ed?
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APPENDIX 2: Subject to EAR?

See 15 CFR 732, Supp. 1

Is item/tech
Exit EAR.


subject to
EAR? (CCL)
NO
Y
ECCN?
EAR99?
YES
YES
Is your item found on
NO
the CCL?

Do Gen.
Do Gen.
Prohibitions
Prohibitions
4-10 apply?
4-10 apply?
N
On the
Y
Country
No License
E
chart &
NO
Required (NLR)
S
CCL?
Y
Y
ES
Is License
Use License
Exception
YES
Exception
available?
N
O
Submit license
YES
application via
YES
ORA
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