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Visual Compliance Restricted Party Screening Tool

Visual Compliance is a web based restricted party screening research data security and export control management tool useful for:

  • International research collaborations (screen collaborators)
  • Teaching courses abroad or online (screen students)
  • Presenting at conferences (screen host/sponsor)
  • Exchanging items: personnel, tools, materials, data, technical information, samples, disclosed (IP) prototypes.
  • Money – payment to individuals, institutions or companies
  • Searching for Export Control Classification numbers (ECCN) and items on the United States Munitions List (USML)
  • What to expect
    • You will receive an email from (Descartes) Visual Compliance with in 1-3 days of form submission to set your password for your new account.   If you don’t see the email, check your spam filter.     (Note: your link will expire in 3 days from receipt. If you have received the email but the registration link has expired, contact Research Integrity at

Log in and get started.
  • Follow the illustrated steps in the Quickstart Tutorial below
  • Log into using your GS email address as your user name and the password you created.
    • User name will be your GS email address. If you have a Georgia Southern Visual Compliance account but have forgotten your password use the “forgot password” link in the sign in box on the vendor site.

Last updated: 2/19/2024