Guidance

Open general export licences for PCBs and components for dual-use items

Licences allowing the export or transfer of printed circuit boards (PCBs) and components for dual-use goods. See explanation below for which licence to use.

Documents

Details

These open general export licences (OGELs) permit the export or transfer of printed circuit boards (PCBs) and items for dual-use goods.

Open general export licence (PCBs and components for dual-use items) - from June 2019

This version of the licence is available for registration.

Open general export licence (PCBs and components for dual-use items)

This version of the licence is no longer available for registration, but remains available for users who registered before 20 June 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 revoked versions of the open general export licence (PCBs and components for dual-use items) on the National Archives website.

You can find revoked versions of the open general export licence (PCBs and components for dual-use items) - from June 2019 on the National Archives website.

Published 14 April 2016
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. These OGELs have 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. Licence amended and republished to reflect changes to the EU dual-use list. Ivory Coast and Liberia have also been deleted from the list of excluded destinations following the removal of EU sanctions in June 2016.

  7. First published.