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Get answers to your questions about BIS regulations and services. Ask a question online, call, or browse available resources.

Contact a counselor

Don't hesitate to reach out if you need assistance with the Export Administration Regulations. Connect with a regulatory specialist to receive personalized guidance. Counselors are available Monday-Friday 8:00 am-5:00 pm.

Washington D.C. Office

Contact form

(202) 482-4811


Western Regional Office

Contact form

(949) 660-0144


Denied Persons List inquiries

BIS maintains a list of individuals and firms with whom U.S. parties may not do business. Use this form to ask questions about the list and those who appear on it. Ask questions about the list and those who appear on it, or visit the Denied Persons List directly.

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Boycott-related questions

U.S. antiboycott laws were adopted to encourage, and in specified cases, require U.S. firms to refuse to participate in foreign boycotts that the United States does not sanction. This form allows you to ask questions about our "antiboycott" regulations, or use our antiboycott compliance advice line to speak with an expert.

Antiboycott inquiry form

(202) 482-2381


Office of Export Enforcement (OEE)

Export Enforcement protects and promotes U.S. national security by aggressively investigating violations of the export control and antiboycott regulations and by partnering with industry and academia to facilitate compliance with those regulations.  Click below to find an office near you.

OEE field office locations map


Office of Strategic Industries and Economic Security (SIES)

Contact the Office of Strategic Industries and Economic Security (SIES) for inquiries regarding Defense Priorities and Allocations Systems, National Defense Stockpile, Offsets in Defense Trade, and NATO International Competitive Bidding eligibility for U.S. companies.

SIES contact form

(202) 482-4506


Office of Technology Evaluations (OTE)

The Office of Technology Evaluation serves as the main hub in BIS for tasks such as surveying and evaluating the economic well-being and competitiveness of the U.S. defense industry, carrying out Section 232 Investigations to understand how imports impact national security, and studying how export controls affect U.S. competitiveness.

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Technical Advisory Committee (TAC)

(202) 482-2813