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The Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) has upgraded its SDN Search tool.  This upgraded version of the tool (now renamed “Sanctions List Search”) provides the users the ability to search for a name on the Specially Designated Nationals (SDN) List, the Foreign Sanctions Evaders (FSE) List, or both the SDN and FSE Lists simultaneously. 

Sanctions List Search makes use of character, string, and phonetic matching algorithms to look for potential name matches.  These results are viewable on-screen, are printable, and can be saved as a spreadsheet. 

Please see the related FAQs for additional information on algorithms, scoring, and other technical details. 

Sanctions List Search has replaced SDN Search and is available at:
Last Updated: 6/9/2014 11:12 AM