Export controls and sanctions

How to comply with sanctions and export regulations

Shipping goods to certain countries is affected by export controls and ongoing international sanctions based on the type of goods, the origin and destination country, or the parties involved in the transaction. While TNT services most countries currently subject to international sanctions, we will only ship in compliance with regulations and sanctions imposed by the United Nations, European Union, United States and other countries. Please refer to TNT's Terms and Conditions the handling of strategic items and sanctioned destinations below for details on the handling of restricted, but legitimate, trade.

DENIED PARTIES

Denied party lists are part of international sanctions regimes and export control requirements.  TNT does not accept consignments to or from individuals and entities listed as a denied party.

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STRATEGIC ITEMS

Strategic items are military or dual-use items, which may be used for both civil or military purposes.  TNT does not classify any strategic items, this is the responsibility of the exporter.  Our service capabilities vary per location but always require clear information on any appllicable licences.  Please contact local customer service for more information.

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SANCTIONED DESTINATIONS

To adhere to international sanctions, TNT has suspended certain services or implemented additional requirements for shipping. Below is an overview by country of each sanction programme affecting TNT’s service.

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IRAN

As of the 1st of April 2016, TNT does no longer service Iran.  TNT does not service any Iranian Embassy or Consulate anywhere in the world.

RUSSIA

The EU and the US have implemented sanctions against Russia. In order to optimally service Russia in a compliant manner TNT applies the following measures:

  • No military goods are accepted for export to/from Russia
  • No dual-use goods are accepted for export to military end-use(rs) in Russia
  • Goods on the list with Oil & Gas related equipment require a license to be accepted for export to Russia. Click to view document.

SYRIA

TNT does not service Syria.  TNT does not service any Syrian Embassy or Consulate anywhere in the world.

NORTH KOREA

TNT does not service North Korea.  TNT does not service any North Korean Embassy or Consulate anywhere in the world.

CUBA

As of the 1st of February 2016, TNT does no longer service Cuba.  TNT does not service any Cuban Embassy or Consulate anywhere in the world.

SUDAN

As of the 1st of April 2016, TNT does no longer service Sudan.  TNT does not service any Sudanese Embassy or Consulate anywhere in the world.

CRIMEA REGION

As of the 1st of April 2016, TNT does no longer service the Crimea Region.

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