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  • What is a license exception?

    A license exception is an authorization that allows you to export or reexport under stated conditions, items subject to the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) that would otherwise require a license.
  • Name Change: BIS License Exemption Code C39 to C53

    Effective, April 24, 2006, C39 Computers CTP (Composite Theoretical Performance) has been renamed in AES as C53 APP (Adjusted Peak Performance).

    ***AES will not accept any new shipments using License Code C39. Corrections, replacements, and deletion of previously accepted shipments will be allowed.

    License Code License Description Export License Number ECCN Export Information Code MOT
    C53 Computers (APP) APP


    CR, GP, IS, TE, TL, MS
    GS, IP, IR
    TP, OI, OS
    All except ‘70’ (Fixed Transport)


  • New BIS Export License Exemption Code for AES

    Effective, April 24, 2006, AES added three new BIS Export License Exemption Codes to AES.
  • For description of goods in each classification go the Commerce Control List [external link]

    New BIS Exemption Code Table for AES

    License Code License Description Export License Number ECCN Export Information Code MOT
    C54 Western Red Cedar (SS_WRC) SS-WRC 1C988 ALL All except ‘70’ (Fixed Transport)
    C56 Oil (SS-SPR) SS-SPR 1C981 ALL ALL


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Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Source:International Trade Management Division | |  Last Revised: November 18, 2015