OMB Control Number: 0625-0143
Expiration Date: 01/30/2024

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ITAC Interests
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U.S. Entity or Organization
A U.S. entity that is directly engaged in the import or export of goods or services or that provides services in direct support of the international trading activities of other entities(1); or
A U.S. organization(2) that trades internationally, represents members that trade internationally, or, consistent with the needs of an ITAC as determined by the Secretary and the Trade Representative, represents members who have a demonstrated interest in international trade.(3)
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If the applicant is representing a trade association, identify all foreign and domestic entities involved, including percentage of ownership and control and role of each entity.


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Required Documents

Thank you for your interest in becoming an ITAC advisor. Please note that upon submission of this application form, you will be requested to submit ALL supporting documents listed below. Instructions will be sent to you at the email address you provided.

Each box must be checked to acknowledge that each document must be submitted separately.

The Biden-Harris Administration is committed to a trade agenda that advances racial equity and supports underserved communities. We will seek advice and recommendations from the ITACs on trade policies that eliminate social and economic structural barriers to equality and economic opportunity. We will also seek advice and recommendations from the ITACs to better understand the projected impact of proposed trade policies on communities of color and underserved communities. Please explain how your knowledge and experience will contribute to these policy objectives.

Further information on the ITAC Program and the membership process can be found on the ITAC website at If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the Industry Trade Advisory Center at (202) 482-3268 or

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1 A “U.S. entity” is a for-profit firm engaged in commercial, industrial, or professional activities that is incorporated in the United States (or is an unincorporated U.S. firm with its principal place of business in the United States) this is controlled by U.S. citizens or by other U.S. entities. An entity is not a U.S. entity if 50 percent, plus one share of its stock is controlled, directly or indirectly, by non-U.S. citizens or non-U.S. ownership.

2 A “U.S. organization” is an organization, including a trade association, labor union or organization, and nongovernmental organization (NGO), established under the laws of the United States, that is controlled by U.S. citizens, by another U.S. organization (or organizations), or by a U.S. entity (or entities), as determined by based on its board of directors (or comparable governing body), membership, and funding sources, as applicable. To qualify as a U.S. organization, more than 50 percent of the board of directors and more than 50 percent of the membership of the organization to be represented must be U.S. citizens, U.S. organizations, or U.S. entities.

3 Applicants can find information on the additional requirements for consultants and legal advisors, which vary depending on the nature of the entity or organization and the interests the individual will represent, on the International Trade Administration website at or by contacting the Industry Trade Advisory Center at