MOSIS Export Compliance

Paperwork that must accompany MOSIS orders that are being sold to a company outside the United States and any orders shipped outside the United States.


The MOSIS Service is fully committed to compliance with U.S. laws and regulations pertaining to exports of tangible and intangible items.

An “Export” occurs when there is a transfer or shipment of items/information out of the United States, the electronic transmission of this information out of the United States (e.g., fax, email, phone), or the provision of specific services to a foreign national. The Export can also occur even if the foreign national is located in the United States, i.e., “Deemed Export”. Please refer to 15 C.F.R. Part 772 – Definition of Terms.

In addition, export controls are federal laws that regulate the export of sensitive technologies, equipment, software, biological agents and related data and services. Two sets of export control regulations may be applicable to the customer’s designs depending on the final end-use and end-user information.

The Commerce Department regulates exports of commercial items with potential military applications (“dual-use” items) under the Export Administration Regulations (EAR; 15 C.F.R.).

The State Department regulates exports of items and services specifically designed for military applications under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (“ITAR”).

MOSIS Export Control Questionnaire

The MOSIS Service requires its customers to complete the MOSIS Export Control Questionnaire after the creation of a project.

*It is highly recommended the customer consult with their Export Control Office for assistance in the completion of this form.

Purpose of This Form

This information requested in the MOSIS Export Control Questionnaire will be used by both The MOSIS Service and the foundry to determine whether an export license is required and to document the information being provided.

Form Submission Process


  • MOSIS Export Control Staff cannot provide ECCN codes to its customers. It is highly recommended to consult with your organization’s export control office during the assessment of the MOSIS Export Control Questionnaire.