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Archive of Selected Revoked and Expired General Licenses

This is only a partial archive of certain expired general licenses likely to be of interest -- it is not an exhaustive list of every general license that may relate to OFAC sanctions programs. Users of this site are cautioned that new general licenses may be enacted, revoked or amended at any time; accordingly, the list and attachments made available on this site may not reflect all relevant general licenses or the most recent amendments to listed general licenses. Users of this site are responsible for ensuring that they are consulting all appropriate laws as currently amended. Additional information regarding general licenses may be found in the Code of Federal Regulations, on the individual program pages, on the Federal Register Notices page, and in the Federal Register.

Belarus Sanctions

Burma-Related Sanctions

  • Burma General License 4 - Authorizing the Wind Down of Transactions Involving Myanmar Economic Corporation Limited and Myanma Economic Holdings Public Company Limited (March 25, 2021)

CHINESE COMMUNIST MILITARY COMPANIES

  • General License 1B - Authorizing Transactions Involving Securities of Certain Communist Chinese Military Companies (May 18, 2021)
  • General License 2 - Authorizing Securities Exchanges Operated by U.S. Persons to Engage in Transactions Involving Securities of Communist Chinese Military Companies (January 14, 2021)

Iran Sanctions

  • Iran General License (No. D-1) - General License with Respect to Certain Services, Software, and Hardware Incident to Personal Communications (Superseded by Iran General License D-2)
  • Iran General License (No. I) - Authorizing Certain Transactions Related to the Negotiation of, and Entry into, Contingent Contracts for Activities Eligible for Authorization Under the Statement of Licensing Policy for Activities Related to the Export or Re-export to Iran of Commercial Passenger Aircraft and Related Parts and Services (Revoked on June 27, 2018)
  • Iran General License (No. H) - Authorizing Certain Transactions relating to Foreign Entities Owned or Controlled by a United States Person (Revoked on June 27, 2018)
  • Iran General License (No. K) - Authorizing Maintenance or Wind Down of Transactions Involving Cosco Shipping Tanker (Dalian) Co., Ltd.​ (Superseded by Iran General License K-1)
  • Iran General License (No. K-1)​ - Authorizing Maintenance or Wind Down of Transactions Involving Cosco Shipping Tanker (Dalian) Co., Ltd.​
  • Iran General License N - Authorizing Certain Activities to Respond to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic (Superseded by General License N-1)
  • Iran General License N-1 - Authorizing Certain Activities to Respond to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic (Superseded by General License N-2)

Nicaragua-related Sanctions

Russian Harmful Foreign Activities Sanctions

SYRIA SANCTIONS

  • Syria General License 20 - Authorizing Transactions and Activities Necessary for Wind Down of Transactions with Emma Tel LLC (Expired on December 30, 2020)
  • Syria General License 21 - Authorizing Certain Activities to Respond to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic (Superseded by General License 21A)
  • Syria General License 21A - Authorizing Certain Activities to Respond to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic (Superseded by General License 21B)
  • Syria General License 23 - Authorizing Transactions Related to Earthquake Relief Efforts in Syria (Expired on August 8, 2023)

SYRIA-related SANCTIONS

  • Syria-related General License 2 - Authorizing Certain Activities Necessary to the Wind Down of Operations or Existing Contracts Involving the Ministry of National Defence or the Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources of the Government of Turkey (Revoked as of 11/05/2019)
  • Syria-related General License 3 - Authorizing Official Activities of Certain International Organizations Involving the Ministry of National Defence or the Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources of the Government of Turkey (Revoked as of 11/05/2019)

Ukraine-/Russia-RELATED Sanctions

  • Ukraine General License Number 3 - Authorizing Transactions Involving Certain Entities Otherwise Prohibited by Directive 1 under Executive Order 13662 (Revoked on May 2, 2022)

VENEZUELA-RELATED SANCTIONS

  • Venezuela General License 3H - Authorizing Transactions Related to, Provision of Financing for, and Other Dealings in Certain Bonds (Superseded by General License 3I)
  • Venezuela General License 5N - Authorizing Certain Transactions Related to the Petróleos de Venezuela, S.A. 2020 8.5 Percent Bond on or After April 16, 2024. (Superseded by General License 5O)
  • Venezuela General License 8L - Authorizing Transactions Involving Petróleos de Venezuela, S.A. (PdVSA) Necessary for the Limited Maintenance of Essential Operations in Venezuela or the Wind Down of Operations in Venezuela for Certain Entities (Superseded by General License 8M)
  • Venezuela General License 9G​ - Authorizing Transactions Related to Dealings in Certain Securities (Superseded by General License 9H)
  • Venezuela General License 43 - Authorizing Transactions Involving CVG Compania General de Mineria de Venezuela CA (Superseded by General License 43A)
  • Venezuela General License 44 - Authorizing Transactions Related to Oil or Gas Sector Operations in Venezuela (Superseded by General License 44A)
  • Venezuela General License 45A - Authorizing Certain Transactions Involving Consorcio Venezolano de Industrias Aeronáuticas y Servicios Aéreos, S.A. (Superseded by General License 45B)