Do all products have an ECCN number?
No. The ECCN is based on the technical characteristics of the item; the process to determine one requires a detailed analysis of the item. The Department of Commerce cannot provide you with an ECCN over the telephone.
What does ECCN mean?
Export Control Classification Number
An Export Control Classification Number (ECCN) is an alphanumeric designation (e.g., 1A984 or 4A001) used in the Commerce Control List (CCL) to identify items for export control purposes.
How do I get an ECCN?
How to find ECCN number
- Talk to the manufacturer, who may already have an assigned ECCN.
- Look at the Commerce Control List, and work through the categories to find the ECCN which most closely fits your product.
- Get an ECCN online through the Electronic Request for Item Classification (ERIC) process.
What is my ECCN code?
ECCNs are five character alpha-numeric designations used on the Commerce Control List (CCL) to identify dual-use items for export control purposes. An ECCN categorizes items based on the nature of the product, i.e. type of commodity, software, or technology and its respective technical parameters.
What products are EAR99?
EAR99 items generally consist of low-technology consumer goods and do not require a license in many situations. However, if you plan to export an EAR99 item to an embargoed country, to an end-user of concern, or in support of a prohibited end-use, you may be required to obtain a license.
What qualifies as EAR99?
What is EAR99? Items not designated under the control of another federal agency or listed on the Commodity Control List (CCL) are classified as EAR99 (Export Administration Regulations). EAR99 items generally are low-technology consumer goods not requiring a license, however there are some exceptions.
Is ECCN same as harmonized code?
An ECCN is different from a Schedule B number, which is used by the Bureau of Census to collect trade statistics. It is also different from the Harmonized Tariff System Nomenclature, which is used to determine import duties.
Do EAR99 items need a license?
EAR99 items generally consist of less sensitive consumer goods and do not require a license in most situations. However, if you plan to export an EAR99 item to an embargoed country, to an end user of concern or in support of a prohibited end use, you may be required to obtain a license.
Is Schedule B the same as ECCN?
An ECCN is different from a Schedule B number, which is used by the Bureau of Census to collect trade statistics. It is also different from the Harmonized Tariff System Nomenclature, which is used to determine import duties. All ECCNs are listed in the Commerce Control List (CCL) (Supplement No.
Why is ECCN important?
An ECCN is an alphanumeric designation (i.e., 1A984 or 4A001) used in the Commerce Control List (CCL) to identify (for export control purposes) commercial or certain military items (i.e., commodities, technology and software) that have, or may have, military, terrorist or proliferation applications.
What items fall under EAR99?
Under the export control regulations, every item can classified as being subject to ITAR, the CCL, another agency’s regulations, or else is designated as EAR99….These regulations cover:
- defense articles;
- significant military equipment;
- major defense equipment;
- defense services; and.
- technical data and software.
Who provides ECCN number?
the U.S. Department of Commerce
What is an Export Control Classification Number (ECCN)? An ECCN is a five-digit identifier used by the U.S. Department of Commerce to categorize items subject to export control restrictions, as per the Commerce Control List.
When can I use EAR99?
An EAR99 Refresher If your goods fall under the jurisdiction of the Commerce Department’s EAR, and you’ve reviewed the Commerce Control List and determined that your products don’t have an Export Commodity Control Number (ECCN), then they are classified as EAR99.