When a company is no longer in the business of manufacturing, exporting or brokering defense articles or defense services, the company must notify DDTC in writing at least 30 days prior to the expiration of the manufacturer, exporter and/or broker registration. Click here (PDF, 338KB) for detailed instructions.
In accordance with Amendment to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations: Registration and Licensing of Brokers, Brokering Activities, and Related Provisions, dated August 26, 2013, 78 FR 52680, Effective October 25, 2013, brokering and registration requirements under Part 129 of the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) (22 CFR Parts 120-130) are revised. Foreign brokers located outside of the United States who are not owned or controlled by U.S. persons are not subject to ITAR Part 129. Subject foreign brokers currently registered who will no longer need to remain registered should submit a certification and final broker report for activity not already reported, (e.g., from January 1, 2013 through October 24, 2013) by December 31, 2013. Click here (PDF, 438KB) for detailed instructions.
In accordance with Amendment to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations: Initial Implementation of Export Control Reform, 78 FR 22740, dated April 16, 2013, Registrants (i.e., manufacturers/exports/brokers) who determine they will no longer be required to register with DDTC after the effective date of the final rule transitioning the registrant’s items to the jurisdiction of the Export Administration Regulations (15 C.F.R. Parts 730-744), who have registration renewal dates that occur after publication of the final rule but before its effective date, may request to have their registration expiration date extended to the effective date of transition and not be charged a registration fee. Click here (PDF, 505KB) for detailed instructions.