Export Controls

Welcome to Export Controls

Resources for Researchers

Introduction to the UPRM Export Controls' Website

The University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez Campus (UPRM) is committed to compliance with United States of America (U.S.A.) export control laws and regulations applicable to research, teaching and service activities. The purpose of these laws is the protection of national security, endangered or threatened species, or foreign policy interests. Export control laws restrict:

  • the transfer, use, and/or release of certain materials, devices, and technical information, to foreign nationals overseas or within the U.S. 
  • WITH WHOM, independently of the country, you can do any transaction, including perform research.
  • TO WHOM you can ship items, software or information internationally.
  • WHERE you can teach, service or research outside the U.S.A (travel).