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Submitting an Application for a Specific License:

Applicants must first select the type of application that will be submitted from the following choices:

  • Application for authorization to travel to Cuba under a specific license. (Should your travel be authorized pursuant to a general license, do not submit an application for a specific license.)
  • Application for the release of a wire transfer blocked at a U.S. financial institution
  • Application for a specific license or interpretive guidance in all other circumstances (“Transactional”)
  • Application to export agricultural commodities, medicine, or medical devices to Sudan or Iran pursuant to the Trade Sanctions Reform and Export Enhancement Act of 2000 (TSRA)


Detailed instructions will be provided for each of the different application types.


Additional Information:

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  • 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: *
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  • If you close your web browser before you have submitted your application, your changes will not be saved when you return.
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; INVOICES; BILLS OF LADING; COPY OF THE ORIGINAL PAYMENT OR TRANSFER INSTRUCTIONS; OR COPIES OF GOVERNMENT-ISSUED IDENTIFICATION SUCH AS PASSPORT, TEMPORARY/PERMANENT RESIDENT CARD, BIRTH CERTIFICATE, OR OTHER IDENTIFYING DOCUMENTATION).
  • 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 C.F.R. PART 501, THE RELEVANT EXECUTIVE ORDER OR PART OF 31 C.F.R. 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 C.F.R. FOR PROVISIONS RELATING TO PENALTIES.
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.


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