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Open general export licence (military goods, software and technology: government or NATO end use)

Licence for the export of military goods to a government or a NATO organisation in any of the destinations or countries listed in the OGEL.

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This open general export licence (OGEL) allows, subject to certain conditions, the export of military goods, software or technology, to a government or a NATO organisation in any of the destinations or countries listed in the licence.

All previous licences are revoked.

This licence is subject to reporting requirements under the transparency initiative.

You will need to download the Military Goods, Software and Technology Undertaking Template to use this OGEL.

If you do not meet the conditions of this licence, you may be able to consider using the OGEL (military goods, software and technology). This allows, subject to certain conditions, the export of a wide range of military equipment to any person or entity in the listed destinations.

Published 1 July 2013
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. This licence has been republished to reflect amendments to the Export Control Order 2008.
  3. Ministry of Defence (MOD) security requirements have been clarified.
  4. Licence amended to reflect the new Government Security Classification System.
  5. Updated to reflect new reporting process in connection with the transparency initiative.
  6. First published.
  7. New licence came into force on 11 January 2013 and replaces OGEL (military goods: government or NATO end-use) dated 8 August 2012.