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963. Can humanitarian organizations ship cash into Afghanistan for use in delivering humanitarian assistance?


Yes, cash shipments to Afghanistan may be authorized under General Licenses (GL) 14, GL 18GL 19, or GL 20  provided that they are ordinarily incident and necessary to effectuate the activities authorized by the GLs.  

As with all OFAC GLs, GLs 14, 18, 19, and 20 are “self-executing,” meaning that persons who determine that such activities are ordinarily incident and necessary to their authorized activities within the scope of the GLs may proceed without further assurances from OFAC.

Date Updated: February 25, 2022

Date Released
February 2, 2022