Guidance

Open general export licences for military and dual-use goods: UK forces deployed in non-embargoed destinations)

Licences allowing the export or transfer of military and dual-use goods to UK armed forces in countries not subject to an embargo. See explanation below for which licence to use.

Documents

Details

These open general export licences (OGEL) allow, subject to certain conditions, the export or transfer of most military and certain dual-use goods to UK armed forces or Ministry of Defence (MOD) civilians operating in countries not subject to an embargo. This includes software and technology and the provision of technical assistance.

Open general export licence (military and dual-use goods: UK forces deployed in non-embargoed destinations) - from December 2019

This version of the licence is available for registration.

Open general export licence (military and dual-use goods: UK forces deployed in non-embargoed destinations)

This version of the licence is no longer available for registration, but remains available for users who registered before 5 December 2019.

Reporting requirements

These OGELs are subject to reporting requirements under the open licence returns transparency initiative.

Revoked licences

The most recent revoked licence is available in the documents section.

You can find older revoked versions of the open general export licence military and dual use goods: UK forces deployed in non-embargoed destinations on the National Archives website.

You can find older revoked versions of the open general export licence military and dual use goods: UK forces deployed in non-embargoed destinations - from December 2019 on the National Archives website.

Published 30 June 2011
Last updated 4 August 2020 + show all updates
  1. This open general export licence has been amended to remove Hong Kong as a permitted destination.

  2. Clarity on who can use this licence.

  3. Licence updated and amended to reflect new contact details for the Export Control Joint Unit.

  4. Venezuela added to the list of non-valid destinations following EU sanctions against that country imposed on 13 November 2017.

  5. Changes to destination countries in schedule 2: Guinea, Ivory Coast, Liberia and Rwanda removed from part A country list. Central African Republic and North Korea added to part A.

  6. Changes to rating code PL5001. 'South Sudan' added to Schedule 2 (destinations). MOD security requirements clarified. Clause added referring to pre-visit questionnaires.

  7. Licence amended to add Russia to the list of non-permitted destinations following the EU arms embargo on Russia.

  8. Licence amended to reflect the new Government Security Classification System.

  9. 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.

  10. On 6 January 2014 the text under 'Conditions and requirements' of this licence was updated in error. The previous licence has been republished.

  11. Updated text in 'Conditions and requirements' to reflect new reporting process in connection with the transparency initiative.

  12. First published.