Export License Control and Incoterms


The purpose of the course:

This is your opportunity to understand the comprehensive aspects of International Commercial Terms (Incoterms). If you do not know your DAP from you DAT, or get confused over FOB versus FCA, then this is the course for you!

We will guide you through each of the Incoterms, explaining the costs involved and whether these should be met by the seller or the buyer. We will identify the transfer of risk points for each of the 11 terms and clarify the issue of insurance.

Then we will enter the world of Export License Controls, explaining the roles of BIS (Business innovation and skills) and their SPIRE system. Whether you are selling military goods, or dual use items, or are not sure, we will explain the classification process and the importance of end user undertakings. How Export license rules stretch to encompass software, technology and beyond.

Benefits for your organisation:

A unique opportunity to understand the costings and risk when moving goods. The new Incoterms 2010 rules will be examined in detail, ensuring awareness of which 4 terms have been removed and the 2 new additions. This is an opportunity to understand the comprehensive aspects of the International Commercial Terms and avoid disputes with your customers. Together with an essential study of the Export license rules to ensure awareness and compliance.

Who is the course for?

This one day course is suitable for all exporters, whether you are exporting goods, technology or software. Incoterms is a physical movement of goods, but exporting licensing has a much wider remit.

It is vital that you meet your responsibilities as an Exporter and have an awareness of financial sanctions.

Topics covered:

  • Incoterms 2010 in depth : EXW, FAS, FCA, FOB, CPT,CFR,CIP,CIF,DAT,DAP,DDU
  • Delivery and transfer of risk
  • Cost build up
  • Insurance issues
  • Export Licenses
  • BIS (Business Innovation and Skills), ECO (Export Control Office)
  • SPIRE system
  • Different types of license
  • End user undertakings

By the end of the course, delegates will be able to:

Have the knowledge of how to search whether or not an Export License is required. Determine the different licenses available and when each are applicable. Log on to your SPIRE account and be confident about Export License requirements.

Receive export control notices to ensure you are kept up to date with changes in regulations.


For more information, or to book a place on this course, call us on 01604 490470 or email training@northants-chamber.co.uk. Chamber members can book online.






3rd Sep 2020

Export License and Incoterms

Northamptonshire Chamber

09:30 – 17:00

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1st Oct 2020

Finance Options: Focusing on Letters of Credit

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5th Nov 2020

Customs Declaration focusing on Import Compliance

Northamptonshire Chamber

09:30 – 17:00

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19th Nov 2020

Customs special procedures focusing on IP and OP

Northamptonshire Chamber

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10th Dec 2020

Rules of Origin: Preference and Non Preference

Northamptonshire Chamber

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