Below are forms you may need to document your exports.
The best way to obtain the Export classification of a commercially available product is to contact its manufacturer, producer or developer (preferably by email). The Export Controls team has created the Export Classification Certification form, which you can provide when contacting the manufacturer, producer or developer of the items, in order to help you obtain the export classification from them.
Purchasing Services - NEW -
Effective July 14, 2014, in order to fully comply with U.S Export Regulations, University departments must obtain from the supplier the U.S. Export Controls classification of each good being procured and having a value greater than $5000 (or greater than $100,000 for Delegated Purchasing Units). The Export Controls team has created the Product Classification Certification form, which you can provide to the supplier, to help you obtain the Export Controls classification.
University departments must include Export Controls classification information and other required supporting documentation with a requisition to the Purchasing Services department for purchase order creation.
Prior to shipping any items out of the U.S., you shall follow the procedures described in this "decision tree" document.
When traveling outside of the United States, you can ask the Export Controls team to review your trip by filling-out this form and sending it via email to EChelp@pitt.edu.
The license exception TMP (EAR 740.9) authorizes temporary export/reexport of institution-owned items that will return to the United States within one year of when they leave. The items must remain under the effective control. If you are eligible to travel under this exemption, please complete this form and email it to EChelp@pitt.edu.
For Visitors participating/collaborating in Pitt Research, please contact the Export Controls team to review any issue that may arise. To facilitate that review, please complete the Visitor - E.C. review form and send it to EChelp@pitt.edu. The Office of Export Controls Services will review the Visit and provide its clearance and/or recommendations by email within 5 business days.
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