*New* Limited Distribution Control (LDC) Statements 

As of March 6, 2020 DoD personnel will use LDCs for new CUI documents and materials except export controlled technical information.  The table below provides the new LDCs which replace the legacy distribution statements. CUI export controlled technical information or other scientific, technical, and engineering information will still use distribution statements. 

New LDC

Alignment to Legacy Distribution Statement

NONE – Publicly Releasable AFTER Review

DISTRO A

No Foreign Dissemination (NOFORN / NF)


Federal Employees Only (FED ONLY)

DISTRO B

Federal Employees and Contractors Only

(FEDCON)

DISTRO C

No Dissemination to Contractors (NOCON)


Dissemination List Controlled (DL ONLY)

DISTRO F

Authorized for Release to Certain Foreign

Nationals Only (REL TO USA, LIST )


Display Only (DISPLAY ONLY)


Dissemination List – (Include Separate List for

Government Only)*

DISTRO E

Dissemination List – (Include Separate List for

Government and Contractors Only)*

DISTRO D

NONE

DISTRO X:

U.S. Government Agencies and private

individuals or enterprises eligible to obtain

export controlled technical data in accordance

with DoDD 5230.25. DISTRO X was cancelled

and superseded by DISTRO C. 

*The dissemination list limits access to the specified individuals, groups, or agencies and must

accompany the document