Export Classification Workflow

This easy-to-use, all-in-one application covers multiple classification requirements, from classifying your products as dual or military use through to identifying import & export tariffs

Comprehensive Classification

Descartes Visual Compliance–Export Classification Workflow gives you access to our comprehensive, searchable classification determination solutions that includes domestic and international classification information, as well as associated regulations.

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Key benefits for your organization

All the tools you need in one place

This robust solution by Descartes Visual Compliance includes tools to aid in classifying under the Commerce Control List (CCL), United States Munitions List (USML), and controls for the European Union, as well as for its individual member nations.

Tariff Classification

Get the tariff information you need for all your exports. Includes identification solutions for Schedule B and the Harmonized System, as well as other important tariff information.

License Determination Assistance

Descartes Visual Compliance–Export Classification Workflow's built in license determination tools make it easy to figure out reasons for control, what licenses are needed, and what exceptions may be available. It provides country-specific information to address specific controls related to sanctions and embargoes.

Search Multiple Lists

Search both the CCL and the USML at the same time. Make sure you're following the proper Order of Review, and get all the information available to you so that you can make accurate classification decisions.

Export Control Reform

Easily identify changes from Export Control Reforms, and see what changes apply to you. Reclassify your items under the updated USML or the 600 series of the CCL.

Structured Workflow

Descartes Visual Compliance classification solutions are built around the Order of Review, helping you to make sure that you're doing everything in the proper order. Workflows are designed to provide you with the highest priority information.

Solution Highlights


Descartes Visual Compliance–Export Classification Solutions make finding the information you need quick and simple. With multiple ways to search, combined with access to government regulations from around the world, you can feel confident that you're finding the correct classification and tariff information for all of your imports and exports.


Descartes Visual Compliance–Export Classification Workflow includes all of our powerful classification solutions, giving you the ability to address controlled goods requirements from around the world. With one platform, you can determine classification harmonized tariff codes, identify your license requirements, and what duties or tariffs may impact your business. Record your rationale alongside of your classification decisions, so that you don't find yourself re-classifying the same items over and over again.


You may have an established compliance process that ensures your local compliance requirements are met, but in an international marketplace you also need to be able to employ global classification. Ensuring everyone is on the same page and using the same processes is tough to achieve unless you have a solution that works the way you work, and fits in seamlessly with your regular business processes.

Our solutions work for everyone in your organization and enables the visibility that supports effective company-wide compliance.


With Descartes Visual Compliance–Export Classification Solutions, you can be more confident that you've made the right decision when classifying your imports and exports. Not only can you thoroughly search the Commerce Control List (CCL), United States Munitions List (USML), and a wide range of tariff schedules, our solutions also include the ability to search a wide range of international export regulations, as well as previous government rulings. Take advantage of the time others have spent getting the right classification.

"Being able to search the CCL and USML at the same time with instant results cut hours out of my day."

Director of Quality Assurance, Commercial & Military Aircraft Parts

Why choose Descartes Visual Compliance?

Comprehensive Content

Whether you have a global presence or are affected by the breadth of regulations, you need to find a solution that fully meets your classification requirements. Descartes Visual Compliance–Export Classification Workflow has you covered, with solution that cover the most up to date versions of the CCL and USML, as well as regulations for the European Union and its member nations.

Works With Other Solutions

Streamline your entire export process by combining Descartes Visual Compliance–Export Classification Workflow with many of our other solutions, helping you to ease the process of managing licenses and authorizations, documentation and other important steps in the export process.

Multiple Ways to Search

Descartes Visual Compliance solutions provide multiple ways to find the information you need. You can use our powerful search engines to search by keywords, or use the built in "drill-down" functionality to look through specific sections of regulations. Included in our solutions are up-to-date versions of all government lists, as well as other regulatory information.


See all the regulations that apply to you, as they're written—not interpretations or translations. Make sure you're seeing exactly what the government expects from you, in their own language.

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