ECCN classification is used to determine whether an export license is needed from the Department of Commerce to export a specific product. If you are unsure if your company is exporting legally according to the U.S. Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS), Qwantome is here to help!
Export control classification number is a five digit alphanumeric key used to classify U.S. exports. An ECCN is different from a Schedule B number as well as the Harmonized Tariff System Nomenclature. The ECCN classification is based on category, product group, series, and sequential numbering of items. In the United States, the exporter of record is responsible for knowing whether or not their exported items have an ECCN or not.