Countries of Concern

If you are planning to work with any of these countries, please contact VUMC EC for guidance:

vumc.export@vumc.org
(615) 875-7577


Tier 1Top Countries of Concern

Contact VUMC EC immediately when travel to, hiring of, visitors from, funding to or from, or physical exports to any of the following 4 main countries of concern ("T4") could occur:


Tier 2: Significant Risk Countries

Contact VUMC EC immediately when travel to, hiring of, visitors from, funding to or from, or physical exports to any of the following could occur:


Tier 3:

Countries with Strict Licensing Standards

For the export and/or 'deemed export' of certain controlled articles and services, the countries below necessitate a more thorough review for potential required U.S. Government export licensing:

Afghanistan Iran* Russia*
Armenia Iraq Saudi Arabia
Azerbaijan Israel Somalia
Bahrain Jordan South Sudan
Belarus* Kazakhstan Sudan; (Republic of), (North)
Burma (Myanmar) Kuwait Syria*
Cambodia Kyrgyzstan Taiwan
Central African Republic Laos Tajikistan
China (PRC) Lebanon Turkmenistan
Congo, Democratic Republic of Libya Ukraine*
Cuba* Macau United Arab Emirates (UAE)
Cyprus Moldova Uzbekistan
Egypt Mongolia Venezuela*
Eritrea North Korea* Vietnam
Ethiopia Oman Yemen
Georgia Pakistan Zimbabwe
Haiti Qatar  

 

Countries with OFAC Sanctions

From an economic and trade sanctions, foreign policy, and/or national security perspective, the countries below necessitate a more thorough review for potential required U.S. Government export licensing:

Afghanistan Iran* Sudan; (Republic of), (North)
Balkans Iraq Syria*
Belarus* Lebanon Ukraine*
Burma (Myanmar) Libya Venezuela*
Central African Republic Mali Yemen
China Nicaragua Zimbabwe
Congo, Democratic Republic of North Korea*  
Cuba* Russia*  
Ethiopia Somalia  
Hong Kong South Sudan  

 


The Federal Register (FR), published by the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), is the official daily publication for rules, proposed rules, and notices of Federal agencies and organizations, as well as executive orders and other presidential documents.

The links below reference the FR updates to the applicable sections of the regulations dealing with export control measures.

FR for State Department (ITAR)
FR for Commerce Department (EAR)
FR for Treasury Department (OFAC)

  • Consult the Federal Register (FR) regularly to ensure up-to-date awareness of these country policies.
  • The country lists above are accurate as of Feb 24, 2022. Lists subject to change daily.