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Open general export licence (exports of non-lethal military and dual-use goods: to UK diplomatic missions or consular posts)

Revised licence allowing the export of a limited range of non-lethal military and dual-use goods to UK government posts overseas.

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This revised open general export licence (OGEL) allows, subject to certain conditions, the export of a limited range of non-lethal military and dual-use goods (has both a civilian and military application) to any UK diplomatic mission or consular post overseas where it is intended for the exclusive use of UK government personnel.

All previous licences are revoked.

Published 7 August 2012
Last updated 6 April 2018 + show all updates
  1. Licence updated and amended to reflect new contact details for the Export Control Joint Unit.
  2. Ministry of Defence (MOD) security requirements have been clarified.
  3. A paragraph has been added to the conditions and requirements of this licence to the effect that it will automatically run out if not used within any 24-month period.
  4. On 6 January 2014 the text under 'Conditions and requirements' of this licence was updated in error. The previous licence has been republished.
  5. Updated text in 'Conditions and requirements' to reflect new reporting process in connection with the transparency initiative.
  6. First published.