Declaration and Report
Handbook and Forms
The The Chemical Weapons
Convention Declaration and Report Handbook should be used in conjunction with the CWCR to complete the required declaration and
report forms that are due to the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS). The Handbook is only available
online and only in PDF file format. The handbook documents
can be opened, viewed, and printed from the CWC Website
or they can be downloaded to your PC. The handbook is
available from this site in one 112 page PDF file containing
all sections and forms1 or it is available, also from this site, broken up
into smaller PDF sections down to individual forms.
Using these PDF files, either over the Internet or downloaded to
your PC, requires that Adobe Acrobat2 be
installed on your PC.
The declaration and report forms can be completed in three ways:
- Print blank forms with Adobe Acrobat Reader 5.1 or higher (or any recent
Adobe Acrobat application), and complete them by hand or typewriter.
When completed please mail the signed3 declarations and
- Treaty Compliance Division
Bureau of Industry and Security
U.S. Department of Commerce
14th and Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20230
- Enter information directly onto the forms and print them from this site.
The forms can be saved as-edited on your PC and modified
or printed at a later time only if you have Adobe Acrobat
Standard or Professional Edition installed on your computer.
You cannot save forms for additional editing, printing,
or viewing at a later time with Adobe Acrobat Reader
or Adobe Elements. When completed using this method please mail
the signed3 declarations and reports to the address in
- Make paperless submissions by submitting declarations and reports directly
over the Internet using Web-DESI. With Web-DESI you
have the ability to enter and modify information over
multiple work sessions. Before using the Web DESI application
you will be required to get certification.
Please see the Web-DESI Procedure, including
the application for certification, if you wish to use
this helpful Internet facility.
If you need assistance with The Chemical Weapons
Convention Declaration and Report Handbook, forms, or compliance requirements please contact the Bureau of Industry and Security, Treaty Compliance Division by telephone at (202) 482-1001 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you need assistance with Web-DESI please contact the Bureau of Industry and Security, Treaty Compliance Division by telephone at (202) 482-1001 or by email at email@example.com.
1 Only official CWC forms from the Handbook or Web-DESI data entry will be accepted. The forms must include the OMB Form Number 0604-0091 (Version January 2004). Forms developed or obtained from vendors or other sources will not be accepted.
view and print these PDF files you must have Adobe Acrobat
Reader version 5.1 or higher installed on your PC (minimum
requirement). To save these PDF files as editable forms you
must have Adobe Acrobat Standard Edition installed on your
PC (minimum requirement). These PDF files cannot be saved
as editable forms with Adobe Acrobat Reader or Adobe Elements.
• Download Adobe Acrobat Reader (no purchase necessary) at the Adobe Web site Acrobat Reader Download Page.
• Purchase Adobe Acrobat Standard or Professional Edition at the Adobe Web site Main Acrobat Page.
3 All forms submitted must bear an original signature.