DOE list of sensitive countries

Sensitive countries for security briefing for UC-sponsored DOE clearances

The U.S. Department of Energy lists certain countries as "sensitive." The UCOP Research Security Office requests that you notify the UCOP Research Security Officer 45 days before departure to (or person-to-person meetings with individuals from) the following countries:

  • Algeria 
  • China (People's Republic Of, including Tibet and Hong Kong)
  • Cuba 
  • India 
  • Iran 
  • Iraq 
  • Israel 
  • Libya
  • North Korea, Democratic People's Republic of
  • Pakistan 
  • Sudan 
  • Syria 
  • Taiwan
  • Commonwealth of Independent States (formerly the Soviet Union)*:
    • Armenia
    • Azerbaijan
    • Belarus
    • Georgia
    • Kazakhstan
    • Kyrgyz (Kyrgyzstan)
    • Moldova
    • Russia
    • Tajikistan
    • Turkmenistan
    • Ukraine
    • Uzbekistan

*Soviet Republics include the republics which constituted the Soviet Union in 1990 (except for Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania), whether or not now independent or joined in a union with other republics, and any component territories of these republics which may consider themselves independent.

 * THE FORMER SOVIET UNION: (COMMONWEALTH OF INDEPENDENT STATES)1

  • Abkhazian Autonomous Republic
  • Adjarian Autonomous Republic
  • Adygeya Republic
  • Armenia
  • Azerbaijan
  • Altai Republic
  • Bashkir Republic
  • Belorussia 
  • Buryat Republic
  • Checheia/Ingushetia Republic
  • Chuvash Republic
  • Crimean Republic
  • Dagestan Republic
  • Georgia
  • Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Region
  • Jewish Republic
  • Kabardino-Balkar Republic
  • Kalmyk Republic
  • Karachai-Cherkess Republic
  • Karakalpak Autonomous Republic
  • Karelian Republic
  • Kazakhstan
  • Khakass Republic
  • Kirghizia
  • Komi Republic
  • Mari Republic
  • Moldavia Republic
  • Mordovian Republic
  • Nakhichevan-Autonomous Republic
  • Nagorno-Karabakh Autonomous Republic
  • North Ossetian Republic
  • Russia
  • Sakha Republic
  • South Ossetian Autonomous Region
  • Tajikistan
  • Turkemenistan
  • Tatarstan Republic
  • Tuva Republic
  • Udmurt Republic
  • Ukraine Republic

1 Statesman's Yearbook, Brian Hunter, 130th Edition, 1993-94, St. Martin's Press, New York, 1993. (Dictated by phone on 10/11/94 via reference desk, Oakland Public Library, (510) 238-3136).

DOE Sensitive countries map

DOE sensitive countries map