EU sanctions will continue to apply in the UK until 11pm on 31 December 2020. This page will be updated if legislation or guidance changes during the transition period
Syria is currently subject to financial sanctions put in place by the European Union (EU) and, therefore, imposed by the UK as a member of the EU.
You can view Council Regulation (EU) No 36/2012 on restrictive measures in Syria online.
Financial sanctions have been imposed by the EU since 2011.
The Syria regime imposes asset freezes on those identified as being responsible for the violent repression of the civilian population in Syria.
There are several financial restrictions on those listed in relation to the:
There are further restrictions on the:
There are no licencing grounds available for the restrictions listed above. However, specific exemptions apply to certain activities, such as:
Organisations providing humanitarian assistance to the civilian population in Syria are exempt from the prohibitions outlined in Article 6 of Council Regulation (EU) No 36/2012 if they have received funds from the:
Those who dont receive such public funds will need to apply for a