Is DDTC the same as ITAR?

There is no such thing as ITAR certification. A DDTC license is the export authorization from the US State Department for specific hardware items or technical data controlled by the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), referred to as a defense article, to be exported to a specific country.

What is DDTC compliance?

DDTC ensures that U.S. defense trade supports the national security and foreign policy interests of the United States, seeking to deny adversaries of the United States access to U.S. defense technology while ensuring interoperability among allies and coalition forces. …

Are COts export controlled?

A great many COTS items are highly controlled for export. Full-rate thermal cameras, precision gyroscopes, and CubeSat kits are just a few examples.

What is DDTC unit of measure?

DDTC UNIT OF MEASURE: This unit of measure is the UOM covering the article being shipped as described on the export authorization (license) or declared under an ITAR exemption.

What is a DDTC number?

DDTC Exemption Number. An exemption in the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) (CFR 120-130) serves as the written authorization from the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC) to permit the export. Therefore, it is unnecessary to have any additional license or other written approval from DDTC.

What makes something ITAR controlled?

ITAR mandates that access to physical materials or technical data related to defense and military technologies is restricted to US citizens only. Limiting access to the physical materials is straightforward; limiting access to digital data is more complicated.

What is a deemed export?

A deemed export is the release to a foreign national in the United States of “technology” or “source code” “required” for the “development,” “production,” or “use” of the controlled pathogen or controlled equipment.)

What does DDTC mean in shipping?

Use a Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC) Unit of Measure Code when required in a commodity filing.

What is DDTC applicant registration number?

For Department of State, DDTC licensed transactions: Enter your Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC) Registration Number (also referred to as the Registration Code.) DDTC Registration Numbers must always be shown in exactly six characters. Examples of acceptable registration number formats: M-1234 or M12345.

What is a DDTC ITAR exemption number?

Use a DDTC (Directorate of Defense Trade Controls) ITAR (International Traffic in Arms Reduction) Exemption Code when required in a commodity filing.

Who determines ITAR?

The Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC), U.S. Department of State, administers the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) (22 CFR parts 120 through 130).

Who is involved in the process of Commodity Jurisdiction?

The Departments of Commerce, Defense, and others participate in the process. A commodity jurisdiction (CJ) request is used to determine whether an item or service is subject to the export licensing authority of the Department of Commerce or the Department of State, Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC).

What is the difference between the BIS and DDTC?

Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) is the licensing agency for exports subject to the Export Administration Regulations (EAR), while DDTC licenses defense articles and services covered by the U.S. Munitions List (USML), subject to the International Traffic Arms Regulations (ITAR).

How do I contact the Department of Commerce Export Control Department?

For specific instructions you may contact DDTC by telephone at (202) 663-1282. See Other United States Government Departments and Agencies with Export Control Responsibilities.

How do I submit a CJ request to DDTC?

For specific filing procedures, contact DDTC at (202) 663-1282 or access further information clicking on the link below. Effective September 2, 2010, all CJ requests must be submitted electronically using the DS-4076 CJ Request Form. Paper submissions will be Returned without action (RWA).