I-129 Certification for Foreign National Hires

Will the Beneficiary use1 items or software found on the Commerce Control List (CCL) of the Export Administration Regulations (EAR)?

In order to answer this question accurately, you must go to the Commercial Control List (CCL) maintained by the US Department of Commerce and read Categories 0 through 9 carefully.


Yes No


The Export Administration Regulations define “Use” in 15 CFR § 772 as “operation, installation (including on-site) installation, maintenance (checking), repair, overhaul and refurbishing.”  In order meet the definition of Use of an item found on the CCL, the Beneficiary would need to be doing all of the above.