Published 7 December 2011
Last updated 4 August 2020
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4 August 2020
This open general export licence has been amended to remove Hong Kong as a permitted destination.
14 January 2020
Change in registration requirements, and clarity on who can use this licence.
6 April 2018
Licence updated and amended to reflect new contact details for the Export Control Joint Unit.
16 December 2017
Licence updated and republished to reflect amendments to the EU dual-use export control list in Annex I to Regulation (EC) No 428/2009.
20 January 2017
Changes to schedule 2: Central African Republic added. Serbia and Montenegro listed as distinct countries. Note amended to confirm that Switzerland includes Liechtenstein.
6 March 2015
Removed South Sudan from list of prohibited destinations. This change will be made formally when we update the licence with other changes later in March.
27 January 2014
The version of this licence published on 6 January was incorrect - this licence does not carry a reporting requirement. Text has been amended accordingly.
6 January 2014
Updated text in 'Conditions and requirements' to reflect new reporting process in connection with the transparency initiative.
7 December 2011