International Travel – Checklist/Questions to Answer

 

Please review the attached International Travel Checklist.  If you respond ‘yes’ to any of the questions, you will need to consult with the Provost and/or OSP; allow sufficient time, at least 30 days, for review and approval.  In the event a license is required, a license application will be submitted to the appropriate government agency.

 

1.  Do you plan to travel to an embargoed destination?

Yes      No
Note: Certain countries such as Burma, Cuba, Iran, Ivory Coast, Libya, Liberia, North Korea, Sudan, Syria, and Zimbabwe face increased restrictions. For an up-to-date list of embargoed countries and other restrictions, please visit:www.treas.gov/offices/enforcement/ofac/programs 

2.  Will you be taking any information or technology that is not widely available in the public domain, is classified, or is subject to export control regulations? (Including materials in print or electronic versions)

Yes      No
Export controlled materials includes technology, software, and information related to the design, production, testing, maintenance, operation, modification, or use or controlled items or items with military applications. It does not include basic marketing information on function or purpose; information regarding general scientific, mathematical or engineering principles commonly taught in universities; or information that is generally accessible in the public domain.

3.  Are you taking any biological or hazardous materials abroad?

Yes      No

4.  Will you be taking any materials or equipment with you? (Including a laptop computer, software, scientific equipment, etc)

Yes      No
If yes, please see the guidance:  Traveling Out of the Country with Laptops and Other Equipment 

5.  Will you be attending a "closed" conference or meeting?

Yes      No
Note: A closed meeting is not open to all technically qualified members of the public.

6.  If you will be presenting at a conference or meeting, will you be presenting information that is not available in the public domain or fundamental research?

Yes      No

7.  Will you be providing a service or financial assistance to a foreign entity while traveling internationally?

Yes      No
Note: "financial assistance" includes hiring of project personnel. "Services" include providing medical assistance, assisting in data analysis, etc.

8.  Will you receive compensation for your travel expenses or other compensation from a foreign sponsor or government?

Yes      No

9.  Will you be sharing non-commercial encryption software in source code or object code?

Yes      No

10. Do you know or have any reason to believe that the information you will be sharing or the activities you will engage in while traveling will have a military use or will provide a military service?

Yes      No
For example, will the information you carry with you or the discussions you have aide in the design, development, production, stockpiling or use of nuclear explosive devices, chemical or biological weapons, or missiles?