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Enter the $2.5b firearm and accessories export market without the risk of compliance violations

Orchid provides U.S. export control and compliance support for businesses with existing operations or planning to export firearms, ammunition, or related inventory. We can help your business avoid penalties and potentially even jail time by ensuring all necessary steps in the processes are completed efficiently and comply with regulations.

Customers: Exporters – Retail – Distribution – Manufacturing – Brokers

Jason - FFL Export Specialist

Jason Knowles

Director of Export Services
Former U.S. State Department (DDTC)

Expertise – $42 billion of Export Licenses, ITAR, EAR, OFAC, U.S. Customs and Border Protection

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Cross Armory
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Springfield Armory
Norma Precision Inc

Featured Export Services

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ITAR & EAR Training

Establish a foundational knowledge of export regulations and avoid costly disclosures

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ITAR & EAR Licensing

Complete and submit Commerce and State Department export licensing with ease

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DDTC Export Registration

Register your domestic or internationally focused firearm business

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Licensing & Compliance

Have fractional ownership over a team of certified ITAR / EAR experts

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Product Classification

Classify firearms, firearm parts and accessories according to USML, CCL and Schedule B classifications

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Commodity Jurisdictions

Direct coordination with officials to properly classify firearm products

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Customs Brokering

Understand how to navigate U.S. customs with outbound brokering

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ITAR Agreements

Building and managing MLAs, TAAs, and WDAs

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Export Compliance Audits

In-depth review of your export compliance program and processes

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International Customer Screening

Building and managing MLAs, TAAs, and WDAs

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Export Documentation

Ensure your documents are retained properly and contain required information

Benefits of Working with Orchid’s U.S. Export Control Team

Secure necessary licenses and permits

Draft and advise on the completion of necessary applications and any required supporting documentation

Compliance with regulations

Guided through the complex nuances so to avoid severe financial penalties and possible jail time

Create efficiencies in the export process

Avoid common mistakes, operate compliantly and in a timely fashion

Expert guidance and support

Train leadership and staff and get answers to all of your export questions with premium support

Expand your market

Enable a foreign distribution network and sell more

Cost savings

An inexpensive service compared to the cost of violating penalties and hiring internal staff

Create efficiencies in the export process

Orchid can assist with all aspects of the export process, including assistance with the internet portals, obtaining the necessary licenses and permits, preparing and completing the required documentation, and supporting export logistics compliance elements. This can save you time and effort and allow you to focus on other aspects of your business.
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Complete and submit export license, registration and permits

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Maintain compliance with ITAR and EAR, and assist with compliance with the Foreign Trade Regulations (FTR)

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Coordinate with government agencies and other parties involved in the export process.

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Expert guidance and support

We are here to offer support with all International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and Export Administration Regulations (EAR) operations and interactions, as well as engagements with related US government agencies. Our experts will guide your staff through customized training and on-call support.

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Understand the requirements of ITAR and EAR with on-site or virtual training sessions.

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Avoid common mistakes that could lead to serious violations

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Get immediate response to questions about the export process

Diversify your market and increase demand

Successfully export products and information that provide a range of benefits for your business, including diversification of markets and vendors, increasing demand, reducing costs, and expanding product offerings.

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Reduce the risk of relying on a single market and increase the overall stability and profitability of your business

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In some cases, there may be higher demand for certain types of firearms in international markets

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Exporting inventory can help your business expand product offerings

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Cost savings

Avoid the costly penalties and risks associated with non-compliance with export regulations. Additionally, hiring an in-house staff to handle the export process can be more expensive compared to outsourcing to a professional export service like Orchid. In some cases, businesses may even see a reduction in the overall costs of goods sold by utilizing Orchid’s expertise and efficiency in the export process.

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Mitigate significant risks and protect your business from costly legal fees that could result from non-compliance

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Only pay for the hours you need – no need to hire additional full-time staff members

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Exporting directly to an international market can bypass intermediaries and sometimes reduce the overall cost of goods sold.

Get all of your FFL solutions from one vendor

Orchid is the only one-stop-shop for FFLs that provides all of the essential software and services. No need to contract multiple FFL vendors. That means one phone number, one support portal, one seamless experience.