Terms & Glossaries of Shipping and Trading

E.L. (Export License)

Export License is a document prepared by a government authority granting the right to export certain materials at a specified quantity to a specified country. License requirements vary by country and ship-to.

What is E.L. (Export License)?

An export license is a government document that authorizes or grants permission to conduct a specific export transaction (including the export of technology). Export licenses are issued by the appropriate licensing agency after a careful review of the facts surrounding the given export transaction.