Importating dual-use items

The import of dual-use items is not subject to authorisation. However, your supplier may ask you for an International Import Certificate (IIC) or even a Delivery Verification Certificate (DVC) to complete its export procedure.


The International Import Certificate

Download the International Import Certificate form

To request an IIC, please send the following elements by post to the SBDU at the address indicated on the form:

  • 1 original "Application" form, duly completed and dated, signed and stamped by you
  • 3 copies of the "Certificate" filled in an identical manner to the "Application" form, without date, stamp or signature
  • 2 copies of the invoice provided by your supplier indicated in box 4 of the form
  • 1 explanatory letter describing the proposed transaction and including your e-mail address and phone number
  • 1 self-addressed envelope with sufficient postage for the return of the certificate

For first-time applicants, provide a K-Bis for the establishment whose EORI number is indicated in box 2.

Delivery Verification Certificate

Download the Delivery Verification Certificate form

Requests for DVCs should be addressed to:

Ministère de l’Économie et des Finances

Direction Générale des entrepriseZ
  Service de l’Industrie
  Service des biens à double usage
67 rue Barbès – BP 80001
94201 Ivry-sur-Seine Cedex

Please note: Any request addressed to the (obsolete) address indicated on the DVC form will not be taken into account.

The request should include the following elements:

  • 1 original "Application" form, duly completed and dated, signed and stamped by you
  • 3 copies of the "Certificate" filled in an identical manner to the "Application" form, without date, stamp or signature
  • 1 copy of the goods import document as provided to you by the customs services
  • 1 copy of the final invoice
  • 1 explanatory letter describing the proposed transaction and including your e-mail address and phone number
  • 1 self-addressed envelope with sufficient postage for the return of the certificate

For first-time applicants, provide a K-Bis for the establishment whose EORI number is indicated in box 2.

Edited on 21/06/2019

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