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International Travel

To Countries of Concern

All  UConn faculty, staff or students planning international travel to a country sanctioned by the U.S. Government must clear their travel plans with the Export Control office (exportcontrol@uconn.edu) to ensure that any required approvals or licenses are in place prior to departure.

 

Highest Risk (countries which have OFAC sanctions or embargoes in place)

Country Type of Sanction
Belarus  No contact or business with certain individuals and their associations.*
Burma (Myanmar) No imports, no financial transfers to Burma, no investments with companies primarily dealing in or with Burma.
Congo, Democratic Republic of No contact or business with certain individuals and their associations.*
Cuba No travel to Cuba, no imports, no exports.  Certain academic activities may be authorized, but require Office of Export Controls approval.
Iran No imports, no exports, no financial transactions, no trade in Iranian goods.
Iraq Contact Export Control Office
Ivory Coast No contact or business with certain individuals and their associations.*
Liberia No contact or business with the former Liberian regime of Charles Taylor.*
Libya  No contact or business with the Libyan regime of Moammar Gadhafi.
North Korea No imports, strict export controls.
Somalia  No contact or business with certain individuals and their associations.*
Sudan Contact Export Control Office
Syria No exports (except food and medicine)
Zimbabwe No contact or business with certain individuals and their associations.*

*Contact the Export Control office (exportcontrol@uconn.edu) for screening of contacts.

 

High Risk Countries (The government holds a general policy of license denial for ITAR* or dual-use goods) Afghanistan, Belarus, Burma (Myanmar), China, Congo, Cuba, Cyprus, Eritrea, Fiji, Haiti, Iran, Iraq, Ivory Coast, Lebanon, Liberia, Libya, North Korea, Palestinian Authority / Hamas, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Syria, Vietnam, Venezuela, Yemen, and Zimbabwe

 

With Equipment (Including Computers), Data or Software

All  UConn faculty, staff or students planning international travel with equipment or a laptop or other mobile computing device that has encryption software installed should be aware that certain equipment and encryption technology may be subject to export controls by the U.S. and other countries. The U.S. Department of Commerce and the Department of the Treasury have rules prohibiting the transportation of certain controlled equipment encryption technology into certain countries. All travelers who will be carrying or shipping equipment or encryption technology out of the U.S. are strongly encouraged to consult with the UConn Export Control office (exportcontrol@uconn.edu) or review this PDF for more information.