Import Control Resource Document

The Import Control Resource Document is designed to assist the Cornell community in understanding import control obligations and requirements.

Under U.S. Import Regulations, records must be retained for five years after the completion of the activity and made available to the regulating authority upon request. Records that must be retained include all memoranda, notes, correspondence (including email), financial records, shipping documentation, as well as any other information related to the export activities.

Records associated with this policy shall be maintained by the individual or Unit engaging in the activity. Records shall be retained or disposed of in accordance with University Policy 4.7, Retention of University Records.