Resources

OFAC Sanctions Summary

EAR Part 746 Embargoes—Comprehensive controls

  • Cuba
  • Iran

EAR Part 746 Embargoes—Sanctions on selected categories of items to specific destinations.

  • Iraq
  • North Korea
  • Rwanda
  • Syria (General Order No. 2, Supplement No. 1 to part 736 of the EAR, sets forth special controls for exports and reexports to Syria)

United Nations Arms Embargoes

  • Afghanistan (Al-Qaida and the Taliban and associated individuals and entities)
  • Côte d'Ivoire
  • Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Eritrea
  • Iran
  • Iraq
  • Korea, Democratic People's Republic of [North Korea]
  • Lebanon
  • Liberia
  • Somalia
  • Sudan

Department of State Arms Embargoes

  • Afghanistan
  • Belarus
  • Burma
  • China [PRC]
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Côte d'Ivoire [Ivory Coast]
  • Cuba
  • Cyprus
  • Eritrea
  • Haiti
  • Iran
  • Iraq
  • Korea, Democratic People's Republic of [North Korea]
  • Lebanon
  • Liberia
  • Libya
  • Somalia
  • Sri Lanka
  • Sudan
  • Syria
  • Venezuela
  • Vietnam
  • Yemen
  • Zimbabwe

Department of State Nonproliferation Sanctions

  • Executive Order 13382 [and Executive Order 12938, as amended]
    • Executive Order 13382, signed by the President on June 29, 2005, is aimed at freezing the assets of proliferators of weapons of mass destruction and their supporters, and isolating them financially. Designations under E.O. 13382 prohibit all transactions between the designees and any U.S. person, and freeze any assets the designees may have under U.S. jurisdiction.
  • Iran and Syria Nonproliferation Act
    • On November 22, 2005, the President signed into law the Iran Nonproliferation Amendments Act of 2005 (Public Law 109-112), which, in part, expanded the scope of the Iran Nonproliferation Act of 2000. Accordingly, the Nonproliferation Act of 2000 was renamed the Iran and Syria Nonproliferation Act.
  • Missile Sanctions
    • Imposed on foreign persons that knowingly transfer, conspire to transfer, or attempt to transfer items listed on the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR) Annex that contribute to MTCR-class missile programs in non-MTCR states.
  • Chemical and Biological Weapons Sanctions Laws
    • Imposed on foreign entities for contributing to a foreign Chemical and Biological Weapons program in terrorism-listed countries, or imposed on any foreign country determined to have used CBW in violation of international law, or to have used CBW against its own nationals.
  • Sanctions for the Transfer of Lethal Military Equipment
    • Imposed on any foreign government that has provided lethal military equipment to a state sponsor of terrorism (Cuba, Iran, Lybia, North Korea, Sudan, and Syria).
  • Iran, North Korea, and Syria Nonproliferation Act Sanctions (INKSNA)
    • Provides for penalties on entities and individuals for the transfer to or acquisition from Iran, Syria or North Korea, of equipment and technology controlled under multilateral control lists. INKSNA also provides for sanctions for the transfer of equipment or technology having the potential to make a material contribution to the development of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) or cruise or ballistic missile systems.
  • Other Nonproliferation Sanctions
    • Iran Iraq Non-Proliferation Act of 1992
    • Iran Nonproliferation Act of 2000
    • Section 530(b) of the Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 1994 and 1995
    • Section 129 of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended
    • Section 101 of the AECA ("Symington Amendment")
    • UNSCR 1718
    • "Glenn Amendment" sanctions

U.S. Department of State, State Sponsors of Terrorism

  • Cuba
  • Iran
  • Sudan
  • Syria

U.S. Department of State, Countries Not Cooperating Fully With United States Antiterrorism Efforts

  • Cuba
  • Eritrea
  • Iran
  • Korea, Democratic People's Republic of [North Korea]
  • Syria
  • Venezuela

Countries which require or may require participation in, or cooperation with, an international boycott (within the meaning of section 999(b)(3) of the internal revenue code of 1986)

  • U.S. Department of Treasury List [77 FR 49864]
    • Iraq
    • Kuwait
    • Lebanon
    • Libya
    • Qatar
    • Saudi Arabia
    • Syria
    • United Arab Emirates
    • Yemen
  • Other League of Arab States members
    • Algeria
    • Bahrain
    • Comoros
    • Djibouti
    • Egypt
    • Eritrea
    • Iraq
    • Jordan
    • Mauritania
    • Morocco
    • Oman
    • Occupied Palestinian Territory [Palestinian Authority]
    • Somalia
    • Sudan
    • Tunisia

ITAR 126.1 Prohibited Export Destinations

  • Afghanistan [International Security Assistance Force Reviewed On A Case-By-Case Basis]
  • Belarus [Denial Policy]
  • Burma
  • China [Prc]
  • Democratic Republic Of The Congo
  • Côte D'Ivoire [Ivory Coast]
  • Cuba [Denial Policy]
  • Cyprus
  • Eritrea [Denial Policy]
  • Fiji
  • Haiti
  • Iran [Denial Policy]
  • Iraq
  • Korea, Democratic People's Republic Of [North Korea]
  • Lebanon
  • Liberia
  • Libya
  • Somalia
  • Sri Lanka [Denial Policy]
  • Sudan
  • Syria [Denial Policy]
  • Venezuela [Denial Policy]
  • Vietnam
  • Yemen
  • Zimbabwe