SAMPE 2021 
ITAR Programs

International Traffic in Arms Regulations

What are ITAR sessions?

Several sessions taking place at SAMPE are restricted presentations governed by ITAR (International Traffic in Arms Regulations). To attend any of these sessions restricted by ITAR, attendees must bring proof of citizenship PLUS the other verification documents as shown below. All restricted session attendees (including speakers and session chairs/moderators for these sessions) MUST abide by the procedures and submittal of verification documents as noted below. Please note that only U.S. citizens and U.S. Resident Aliens can be considered for attendance at these restricted presentations.

 

Admission to restricted sessions and access to restricted presentations is implemented and controlled by U.S. International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR).

Where can I get ITAR clearance at SAMPE?

Bring all necessary verification documents to the ITAR counter in the SAMPE Registration area. Your documents will be verified, and you will receive a special ITAR badge, which will have your picture on it. This badge indicates your ITAR clearance. Only individuals who have ITAR clearance from the SAMPE Registration Desk may enter an ITAR session. Please be advised that all policies and procedures MUST be followed or admittance to restricted sessions will not be permitted.

What is required in order to gain access to ITAR Sessions at SAMPE?

U.S. Government Employees

  • Proof of Citizenship (for example, passport, birth certificate, voter registration card, naturalization papers) AND,

  • Personal photographic identification (passport, driver’s license, etc.) AND,

  • Proof of current employment

  • All documents must be current.  Expired documents will not be accepted.

 

U.S. Citizens

  • Proof of Citizenship (for example, passport, birth certificate, voter registration card, naturalization papers) AND,

  • Personal photographic identification (passport, driver’s license, corporate ID, etc.) AND,

  • Proof of current employment AND,

  • Certification credentials based on DD Form 2345 (see below for details).

  • All documents must be current.  Expired documents will not be accepted.

 

Resident Aliens (U.S.)

  • Resident Alien Card AND,

  • Personal photographic identification (passport, driver’s license, corporate ID, etc.) AND,

  • Proof of current employment AND,

  • Certification credentials based on DD Form 2345 (see below for details).

  • All documents must be current.  Expired documents will not be accepted.

 

The following items are not accepted for ITAR admission:

  • Government or sub-contractor “CAQ Cards”,

  • Global Entry or TSA Pre-Check cards or documents AND,

  • Expired required documents

 

 
About the DD Form 2345

DD Form 2345 individual certification credentials (required for U.S. & Resident Aliens) must be from one of the following:

  • Copy of an approved and active DD Form 2345 for the individual, OR,

  • Copy of an approved and active DD Form 2345 for the individual’s employer PLUS evidence of current employment status with that employer (corporate ID, business card, etc.), OR

  • A listing of the individual’s employer in the most recent DoD quarterly Qualified U.S. Contractor Access List PLUS evidence of current employment status with that employer (corporate ID, business card, etc.).

 

The DD Form 2345 may be filled out online and mailed for approval to be listed on the Qualified U.S. Contractor List. Download the form online and submit it to the address included on the form. You can check to see if your company is on the Qualified U.S. Contractor list here. ​​Allow at least 4 weeks to complete this process.

 

 

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