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Decide, and if appropriate, use this open general licence (OGL), which allows the export of specified controlled items by any exporter. Use of this OGL removes the need to apply for a Standard Individual Licence (SIEL). However, exporters must ensure all conditions are met and shipment and destinations are eligible. Exporters will be subject to regular Compliance visits.
Accessible below are:
This licence is intended to cover pre-export activity, that takes place, either within the UK, or overseas, where the end-user of the intended goods will be the Government of Iraq or the Multinational Force (this includes bodies contracted to either) and those goods are to be supplied from the United Kingdom.
It licence authorises:
which are intended for the use of the Government of Iraq or the Multinational Force.
However, the licence does not authorise:
Where an authorisation is required for any of the above a separate licence will be required.
You can view the current licence by accessing the related document:
The current licence is dated 11th February 2005 and entered into force on the same date. All previous licences are now revoked.
Note: You will need to state the exact name of the licence in full on any supporting documentation given to Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs (HMRC).
You will need to register to use this licence on SPIRE.
It is your responsibility as the exporter :
You can access revoked licences for this and other OGELs on the Archived Licences page.
These licences are no longer in legal force and made available purely for information purposes.
Return to the Open General Export Licences (OGEL) page for more details on:
Return to the Other OGELs page to view other available licences.
Export Control Organisation
Updated: 6 April 2009