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UK sanctions regimes under the Sanctions Act

Information on sanctions regimes under the Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Act 2018 which are currently in force or will come into force from 11pm on 31 December 2020.

The UK has left the EU

This page tells you what you'll need to do from 1 January 2021. It'll be updated if anything changes.

You can also read about the transition period.

EU sanctions will continue to apply in the UK until 11pm on 31 December 2020. This page will be updated if legislation or guidance is changed and before UK sanctions come into force.

Find out more about UK sanctions policy from 11pm on 31 December 2020.

The UK sanctions regimes on this page which will come into force at the end of the transition period:

Thematic

Chemical weapons

Counter-terrorism

Counter-terrorism (International)

ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida

Country

B

Belarus

Burma (Myanmar)

Burundi

D

Democratic People’s Republic of Korea

Democratic Republic of the Congo

G

Guinea

Guinea-Bissau

I

Iran (human rights)

Iran (nuclear)

R

Russia

S

South Sudan

Syria

V

Venezuela

Z

Zimbabwe

More information

For more information on financial sanctions, contact the Office of Financial Sanctions Implementation at OFSI@hmtreasury.gov.uk or subscribe to OFSI’s e-alerts.

For more information on export controls, contact the Export Control Joint Unit Helpline on +44 (0) 20 7215 4594 or email exportcontrol.help@trade.gov.uk or subscribe to the Export Control Joint Unit’s notices to exporters.

For more information on immigration sanctions: contact the Home Office on public.enquiries@homeoffice.gov.uk.

For more information on transport sanctions contact the Department for Transport on sanctions.enquiries@dft.gov.uk.

For general information on sanctions, contact the Foreign & Commonwealth Office’s Sanctions enquiry line on +44 (0)20 7008 2747 or email the Foreign & Commonwealth Office’s Sanctions Unit on sanctions@fco.gov.uk

Published 31 January 2020