As part of efforts to further streamline its license processing procedures, OFAC is pleased to announce that it is now accepting requests for licenses, license amendments, and interpretive guidance electronically. As of today, please go to the OFAC License Application Page, located at www.treasury.gov/resource-center/sanctions/Pages/licensing.aspx
, and click the link to apply (1) to export agricultural commodities, medicine, or medical devices to Sudan or Iran pursuant to the Trade Sanctions Reform and Export Enhancement Act of 2000; (2) to travel to Cuba (for many, though not all, categories of travel to Cuba); (3) for the release of a wire transfer blocked at a U.S. financial institution; and (4) for a license or interpretive guidance in all other circumstances (referred to generally as “Transactional”). Applicants still have the option of submitting applications by mail pursuant to 31 C.F.R. § 501.801.