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I am offering software as services through the internet. Do I need an export license? Please take into account that we are not selling these services as selling off-the-shelf products.

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Generally you do not need an export license for selling any product or service except for a few high-risk categories, also depending on the destination country. For example, if you were selling software for advanced weapons systems, you would probably run into some licensing requirements or restrictions. For most benign software products, the US is more than happy to let you easily export without restriction.

To find out exactly if your product or service is restricted or requires licensing, check out the US Department of Commerce here: http://www.bis.doc.gov/licensing/exportingbasics.htm

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