Guidance

Open general export licences for military surplus vehicles

Licences for the export of surplus military vehicles. See explanation below for which licence to use.

Documents

Details

These open general export licences (OGEL) allow, subject to certain conditions, the export of surplus military vehicles previously owned by the Ministry of Defence (MOD).

To get confirmation of previous ownership you can write to:

Ministry of Defence - Disposal Services Authority
Building 9 - 'H' Site
DSDA Bicester
Ploughley Road
Lower Arncott
Bicester
Oxon, OX25 2LD

Alternatively, you can call the Ministry of Defence Disposal Services Authority helpline on 01869 258625 or email them at query@edisposals.com.

Open general export licence (military surplus vehicles) - from December 2019

This version of the licence is available for registration.

Open general export licence (military surplus vehicles)

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 licences are available in the documents section.

You can find revoked versions of the open general export licence (military surplus vehicles) on the National Archives website.

You can find revoked versions of the Open general export licence (military surplus vehicles) - from December 2019 on the National Archives website.

Published 30 June 2011
Last updated 31 December 2020 + show all updates
  1. This Open General Export Licence has been revised to take into account changes in legislation following the end of the transition period.

  2. This OGEL has been revised to take into account changes in legislation following the end of the transition period.

  3. Change in registration requirements, and clarity on who can use this licence.

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

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

  6. Changes to destination countries in schedule 2: Central African Republic added, Serbia and Montenegro listed as distinct countries.

  7. 'South Sudan' added to Schedule 2 (Destinations concerned). MOD security requirements clarified. Clause added referring to pre-visit questionnaires.

  8. 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.

  9. Correction: South Sudan added to Schedule 2 (destinations).

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

  11. Updated to reflect new reporting process in connection with the transparency initiative.

  12. First published.