Companies need to ensure that business is not transacted with denied, restricted and/or sanctioned entities. However, incorporating effective controls within day-to-day operations and frequently-used platforms, such as Salesforce, can be challenging. With fines that can range into the billions of dollars, compliance is essential to reduce risk and minimize penalties.

With world-class denied and sanctioned party expertise, Descartes offers an easy-to-use solution fully integrated with the Salesforce Customer Relationship Management (CRM) platform. The Descartes Denied Party Screening™ for Salesforce (Descartes DPS™ for Salesforce) service can quickly review all standard and custom fields during the Salesforce data entry process. By utilizing the familiar Salesforce CRM, companies can quickly reduce risk with minimal effort, lower total cost of ownership, and benefit from a rapid time-to-value.

With Descartes DPS for Salesforce, companies have access to content curated by a world-class team of industry experts. Companies can choose the service level that best fits businesses requirements including a customizable list of countries, industry-specific screening lists and more. Role-based permission options provide a series of checks and balances to help ensure compliance with international and domestic regulations. In addition, the fully integrated solution can provide a comprehensive audit trail preferred by many regulatory agencies.


With Descartes DPS for Salesforce in place, businesses can:

  • Easily review potential sanctions matches
  • Screen against our comprehensive standard list package which includes:
    • Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC)
    • Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS)
    • U.S. Department of State (DOS)
    • European Union Sanctions (EUS)
    • United Nations Security Council Sanctions (UNS)
    • General Services Administration (GSA)
    • And more
  • Choose from additional premium list packages including:
    • Core Premium
    • Anti Bribery and Corruption
    • Law Enforcement
    • 50% Beneficial Ownership
    • And more
  • Select from bulk screening, dynamic screening, or ad hoc screening options
  • Reduce false hits by excluding common words, weak aliases, and more
  • Add audit notes to document cleared screenings or those that require further attention
  • Easily review the screening stage at-a-glance with a color-coded status key
  • Leverage full support for Salesforce Professional, Enterprise and Unlimited editions
  • Refine the number of results returned to streamline the review process
  • Easily add or remove the Descartes DPS for Salesforce application with no footprint left behind


Descartes DPS for Salesforce provides a number of potential advantages that include the ability to:

  • Reduce the potential for billions of dollars in fines and penalties
  • Improve productivity by leveraging a single point-of-access
  • Leverage the expertise of trade compliance professionals who monitor the embargo status of over 152 countries and territories
  • Proactively approach issue resolution within a tiered, role-based user structure
  • Build upon the familiar Salesforce interface to jumpstart training
  • Enhance compliance with international trade regulations
  • Globally connect with a web-based, business model
  • Seamless integration with Descartes DPS Batch Screening and Dynamic Screening services

System Requirements

Descartes DPS for Salesforce is supported in the following Salesforce editions:
  • Professional
  • Enterprise
  • Unlimited
  • Developer

Effective and Comprehensive Denied Party Screening Within Salesforce CRM

This white paper discusses the challenges of sanctions screening within Salesforce, explains the consequences of transacting with denied parties, and how to mitigate risk.