Formerly, the Bureau of Export Administration. Part of the U.S. Department of Commerce. Responsible for control of exports for reasons of national security, foreign policy and short supply. Licenses on controlled exports are issued and seminars on U.S. export regulations are held domestically and overseas. The Bureau of Industry and Security provides an Internet-based export license application program free of charge called the Simplified Network Application Process (SNAP) at Web: www.bis.doc.gov/snap.
Contact: Bureau of Industry and Security; 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW; U.S. Department of Commerce; Washington, DC 20230 USA. Web: www.bis.doc.gov.