The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS)

CFIUS is an interagency committee authorized to review certain transactions involving foreign investment in the United States (“covered transactions”), in order to determine the effect of such transactions on the national security of the United States.

CFIUS operates pursuant to section 721 of the Defense Production Act of 1950, as amended (section 721), and as implemented by Executive Order 11858, as amended, and regulations at 31 C.F.R. Part 800 and 31 C.F.R. Part 801, as amended.

Process Overview
Composition of CFIUS
Filing Instructions
Executive Orders
Regulations as Amended (effective October 11, 2018)
Reports and Tables
Speeches and Other News

The Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act of 2018 (FIRRMA)

FIRRMA was signed into law on August 13, 2018.  

Critical Technology Pilot Program

Pursuant to FIRRMA, CFIUS is conducting a pilot program related to critical technology, which came into effect on November 10, 2018. Additional information is provided below.

Pilot Program Regulations
Pilot Program Fact Sheet

Pilot Program FAQs
Press Q&A on Pilot Program
Pilot Program Press Release

Declaration Submission Form and Instructions


For general CFIUS inquiries and submissions of notices:
Phone:  (202) 622-1860
For FIRRMA inquiries:

Phone:  (202) 622-3425

For Pilot Program Inquiries:
Phone: (202) 622-3425