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What s ECCN Number and How do You Find It?

ECCN number plays a pivotal role when you are doing online business. What does it mean? How to find ECCN?

ECCN number plays a pivotal role when you are doing online business. What does it mean? How to find ECCN?


Here are the details to understand the significance of the ECCN number and the steps to find it.

What is the ECCN Number and How do You Find it?


ECCN refers to Export Control Classification Number, an alphanumeric designation used in CCL (Commerce Control List) to identify commercial or certain military items, including commodities, technology, and software that it may connect with terrorist, military, or proliferation applications.


The ECCN is given as per the technical characteristics of the item. A detailed analysis of the thing is also necessary for classification.


How to Find the ECCN Number

Now, the most crucial question is- What steps to follow to find the ECCN number? Let’s understand it step by step:


STEP 1: First, you can find ECCN Citation for your item using the Commerce Control Alphabetical Index:

  • Hover over the Regulations tab to display the menu
  • Left-click on Commerce Control List Index
  • Left-click on Open to access the Adobe file
  • Look up your ECCN Citation that is index number based on the description matching your item
  • Note the ECCN Citation


STEP 2: you can find ECCN Detail for the item you purchase following the given steps:

  • Hover over the Regulations tab to display the menu
  • Left-click on Commerce Control List
  • Left-click on the Commerce Control List Category indicated by the ECCN Citation. It is the first digit of your ECCN Citation number.
  • Left-click on Open to access the Adobe file
  • Search the document for the description of your item.


Step 3: The final step is to review the technical specifications for the item listed under ECCN Citation.


Next, if the description completely matches your item, you have successfully found your item’s ECCN.


If the description does not correctly match your item, it shows that the ECCN Citation is incorrect.


You need to follow step 1 properly again and look for an alternative ECCN Citation in such a scenario. After that, you need to repeat each step until you succeed in finding the correct ECCN citation.


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