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Welcome to SNAP-R

SNAP-R allows users to submit and track export license applications, commodity classification requests, reexport license applications, and license exception agricultural commodity (AGR) notifications online. Items included on SNAP-R submissions are subject to the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) and include commodities, software, technology, and certain activities. You must have a Company Identification Number (CIN) and an active user account to access SNAP-R.

SNAP-R Provides

  • A platform for businesses and individuals to submit license applications and related requests electronically. It streamlines the application process, making it more efficient and reducing paperwork.
  • Communication and Tracking: SNAP-R facilitates communication between BIS and the applicant regarding the submission. Users can track the status of requests submitted to BIS through STELA
  • Compliance: Using SNAP-R helps ensure that businesses comply with U.S. export control laws and regulations.
  • Security and Data Protection: Given the sensitive nature of export controls, SNAP-R is designed to maintain a high level of security and data protection to safeguard against unauthorized access and protect sensitive information.
  • User Training and Support: BIS offers training and support resources for users of the SNAP-R system to help them navigate the application process effectively.

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Important Notices

System Use Notification

You are accessing a U.S. Government information system, which includes: 1) this computer, 2) this computer network, 3) all Government-furnished computers connected to this network, and 4) all Government-furnished devices and storage media attached to this network or to a computer on this network. You understand and consent to the following: you may access this information system for authorized use only; unauthorized use of the system is prohibited and subject to criminal and civil penalties; you have no reasonable expectations of privacy regarding any communication or data transiting or stored on this information system at any time and for any lawful Government purpose, the Government may monitor, intercept, audit, and search and seize any communication or data transiting or stored on this information system; and any communications or data transiting or stored on this information system may be disclosed or used for any lawful Government purpose.  This information system may contain Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) that is subject to safeguarding or dissemination controls in accordance with law, regulation, or Government-wide policy. Accessing and using this system indicate your understanding of this warning.

Privacy Act Statement

Pursuant to 5 U.S.C. § 552a(e)(3), this Privacy Act Statement serves to inform you of why the U.S. Department of Commerce (the Department), Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) is requesting the information through this website.

Authority: The Department is authorized to collect the information on this form pursuant to the Export Control Reform Act of 2018 (50 U.S.C. § 4801 et seq.).

Purpose: The primary use of the information submitted to BIS through SNAP-R is for the processing of license applications, commodity classifications, and agricultural license exception notifications.

Routine Uses: The information solicited on this form may be made available as a "routine use" pursuant to 5 U.S.C. § 552a(a)(7) and (b)(3). The information may be made available to other federal agencies to assist the Department in connection with BIS licensing policy, enforcement matters, or other matters of mutual interest or concern, including through interagency databases; to appropriate law enforcement agencies responsible for enforcing, investigating, or prosecuting a violation of any law, rule, regulation, or order in any case in which there is an indication of a violation or potential violation of law (civil, criminal, or regulatory in nature); to the general public, in furtherance of BIS’s mission, regarding individuals and entities whose export privileges have been denied or limited; or for other authorized routine uses.

A complete list of the routine uses can be found in the system of records notice associated with this form, “Commerce/BIS-1, Individuals Identified in Export Transactions and Other Matters Subject to BIS Jurisdiction.” This system of records notice can be found on the Department's website at https://osec.doc.gov/opog/PrivacyAct/SORNs/bis-1.html.

Consequences of Failure to Provide Information: Providing this information is voluntary. However, failure to provide the requested information may result in an inability for BIS to process, review, and/or act on such requests. In limited circumstances, BIS may authorize the submission of the requested information via paper forms pursuant to the requirements in 15 CFR § 748.1(d).

Public Burden Statement

A Federal agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, nor shall a person be subject to a penalty for failure to comply with an information collection subject to the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 unless the information collection has a currently valid OMB Control Number. The approved OMB Control Number for this information collection is 0694-0088. Without this approval, we could not conduct this information collection. Public reporting for this information collection is estimated to be approximately 30 minutes per response, including the time for reviewing instructions, searching existing data sources, gathering, and maintaining the data needed, and completing and reviewing the information collection. Send comments regarding this burden estimate or any other aspect of this information collection, including suggestions for reducing this burden to the Director of Administration, Bureau of Industry and Security, Room 3889, U.S. Department of Commerce, Washington, D.C. 20230

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