Bases for Executing Export of Controlled Items and

Transfer of Controlled Intangible Values

The law of RA on controlling export of dual-use commodities items, their transit through the territory of the Republic of Armenia, as well as transfer of dual-use information and products of intellectual activity (hereinafter referred to as The Law). The export of controlled items and transfer of controlled intangible values shall be executed based on one-off, individual, general permissions issued by the Ministry of Economy.

  

One of permission shall be issued to natural persons, not sole entrepreneurs, who have filed a request in conformity with this Law thereby entitling them to execute an export of a single type of controlled good or transfer of a supervised intangible value to a single end-user. Based on a one-off permission, these persons may execute only a single operation of export or transfer.

  

Individual permission shall be issued to legal persons or sole entrepreneurs who have filed a request in conformity with this Law thereby entitling them to execute an export of controlled good or transfer of a supervised intangible value to a single end-user. The individual permission shall be issued for a two-year term at the maximum, without any limitations on the number of export or transfer operations and without any limitations on the number goods or intangible values.

  

General permission shall be issued to a legal person or sole entrepreneur who has filed a request in conformity with this Law thereby entitling it to execute exports of controlled items or transfer of a controlled intangible value to end-users registered in one or more countries. The general permission shall be issued for a three-year term at the maximum, without any limitations on the number of export or transfer operations and the group of the concerned type of item and intangible values.

  

A stamp duty shall be charged at the legally set amount for issuance of individual and general permissions

  

State fee of control on export of dual use items, their transit through the territory of RA and control of transfer of dual use information and products of intellectual activity transfer to the following account opened in the operational work administration of the Ministry of Finance: General permission to 900005163648 account 30 000AMD Individual permission to 900005163655 account 20 000AMD

  

The person which has obtained the right to execute export and (or) transfer based on an individual and general permissions must submit a report to the Ministry of Economy of RA on the executed export or transfer along with attaching to this report the list of exported goods and (or) transferred values and copies of other documents certifying their delivery/acceptance. Requirements regarding delivery/acceptance documents are not applicable to persons who depart from Armenia to another country for permanent residence Expert conclusion on belonging of any good to the list of controlled items and controlled intangible values shall be provided by organizations which have been duly accredited in compliance with the Law on Compliance Assessment.

  

Obtaining Permission for Export of Controlled Commodities and Transfer of Intangible Values

  

In order to receive a permission for export of controlled items or transfer of controlled intangible values, the entity exporting the mentioned items and (or) transferring intangible values shall submit the below documents to the Ministry of Economy of RA.

  

  1. Application (no official way of application form) where – for legal persons – the name, organizational-legal status, places of location and operations of the legal person shall be mentioned, and for sole entrepreneurs or natural persons the first and last names, places of residence and operations shall be specified. In addition, for legal persons or sole entrepreneurs, the application shall contain information about the type and validity of the requested permission

  2. Copy of the charter for the legal person, copy of the registration for sole entrepreneurs.

  3. End-user certificate which shall be consistent with the requirements of Paragraph 11, Part 1, Article 2 of this Law, other than the cases when persons leave the territory of the Republic of Armenia permanently

  4. Technical specifications of the controlled items or intangible values intended for export/transfer

  5. Copy of the contract certifying the intended transfer of controlled items and controlled intangible values

  6. Written statement of the exporting entity on belonging of any commodity, information or product of intellectual activity to the list of controlled items and controlled intangible values, or an expert conclusion as specified in Part 2, Article 6 of this Law

  7. For filing applications on individual and general authorizations, a receipt of the paid-off stamp duty.

  

Requirements specified by Article 10, part 1, paragraph 3 and 5 are not applicable to persons who depart from Armenia to another country for permanent residence. The decision on issuing or rejecting a permission for export of controlled items or transfer of controlled intangible values shall be taken within 20 working days after the documents specified in Part 1 of this article are submitted to the Ministry of Economy of RA. Any change in the customs regime of controlled items exported from Armenia or extension of timelines for their temporary export shall be made in conformity with the general export procedure laid down in this Law

  

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