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Status of licensing systems for parties to the Kigali Amendment

# Party Date of
ratification
Entry into force date Status of licensing system
1 Albania 18-Jan-2019 18-Apr-2019 Pending
2 Andorra 23-Jan-2019 23-Apr-2019
3 Angola 16-Nov-2020 14-Feb-2021 Pending
4 Argentina 22-Nov-2019 20-Feb-2020
5 Armenia 02-May-2019 31-Jul-2019 Pending
6 Australia 17-Oct-2017 01-Jan-2019
7 Austria 27-Sep-2018 01-Jan-2019
8 Bangladesh 08-Jun-2020 06-Sep-2020 Pending
9 Barbados 19-Apr-2018 01-Jan-2019
10 Belgium 04-Jun-2018 01-Jan-2019
11 Benin 19-Mar-2018 01-Jan-2019
12 Bhutan 27-Sep-2019 26-Dec-2019
13 Bolivia (Plurinational State of) 09-Oct-2020 07-Jan-2021 Pending
14 Botswana 19-Sep-2020 18-Dec-2020 Pending
15 Bulgaria 01-May-2018 01-Jan-2019
16 Burkina Faso 26-Jul-2018 01-Jan-2019
17 Cabo Verde 28-Oct-2020 26-Jan-2021 Pending
18 Canada 03-Nov-2017 01-Jan-2019
19 Chad 26-Mar-2019 24-Jun-2019
20 Chile 19-Sep-2017 01-Jan-2019
21 Colombia 25-Feb-2021 26-May-2021 Pending
22 Comoros 16-Nov-2017 01-Jan-2019 Pending
23 Cook Islands 22-Aug-2019 20-Nov-2019 Pending
24 Costa Rica 23-May-2018 01-Jan-2019
25 Croatia 06-Dec-2018 01-Jan-2019
26 Cuba 20-Jun-2019 18-Sep-2019 Pending
27 Cyprus 22-Jul-2019 20-Oct-2019
28 Czech Republic 27-Sep-2018 01-Jan-2019
29 Côte d'Ivoire 29-Nov-2017 01-Jan-2019 Pending
30 Democratic People's Republic of Korea 21-Sep-2017 01-Jan-2019 Pending
31 Denmark 06-Dec-2018 01-Jan-2019
32 Ecuador 22-Jan-2018 01-Jan-2019
33 Estonia 27-Sep-2018 01-Jan-2019
34 Eswatini 24-Nov-2020 22-Feb-2021 Pending
35 Ethiopia 05-Jul-2019 03-Oct-2019 Pending
36 European Union 27-Sep-2018 01-Jan-2019
37 Fiji 16-Jun-2020 14-Sep-2020 Pending
38 Finland 14-Nov-2017 01-Jan-2019
39 France 29-Mar-2018 01-Jan-2019
40 Gabon 28-Feb-2018 01-Jan-2019
41 Germany 14-Nov-2017 01-Jan-2019
42 Ghana 02-Aug-2019 31-Oct-2019 Pending
43 Greece 05-Oct-2018 01-Jan-2019
44 Grenada 29-May-2018 01-Jan-2019
45 Guinea 05-Dec-2019 04-Mar-2020 Pending
46 Guinea Bissau 22-Oct-2018 01-Jan-2019 Pending
47 Holy See 17-Jun-2020 15-Sep-2020 Pending
48 Honduras 28-Jan-2019 28-Apr-2019
49 Hungary 14-Sep-2018 01-Jan-2019
50 Iceland 25-Jan-2021 25-Apr-2021
51 Ireland 12-Mar-2018 01-Jan-2019
52 Japan 18-Dec-2018 01-Jan-2019
53 Jordan 16-Oct-2019 14-Jan-2020 Pending
54 Kiribati 26-Oct-2018 01-Jan-2019 Pending
55 Kyrgyzstan 08-Sep-2020 07-Dec-2020 Pending
56 Lao People's Democratic Republic 16-Nov-2017 01-Jan-2019
57 Latvia 17-Aug-2018 01-Jan-2019
58 Lebanon 05-Feb-2020 05-May-2020 Pending
59 Lesotho 07-Oct-2019 05-Jan-2020 Pending
60 Liberia 12-Jul-2020 10-Oct-2020 Pending
61 Liechtenstein 16-Sep-2020 15-Dec-2020 Pending
62 Lithuania 24-Jul-2018 01-Jan-2019
63 Luxembourg 16-Nov-2017 01-Jan-2019
64 Malawi 21-Nov-2017 01-Jan-2019 Pending
65 Malaysia 21-Oct-2020 19-Jan-2021
66 Maldives 13-Nov-2017 01-Jan-2019
67 Mali 31-Mar-2017 01-Jan-2019 Pending
68 Marshall Islands 15-May-2017 01-Jan-2019 Pending
69 Mauritius 01-Oct-2019 30-Dec-2019
70 Mexico 25-Sep-2018 01-Jan-2019
71 Micronesia (Federated States of) 12-May-2017 01-Jan-2019 Pending
72 Montenegro 23-Apr-2019 22-Jul-2019
73 Mozambique 16-Jan-2020 15-Apr-2020 Pending
74 Namibia 16-May-2019 14-Aug-2019
75 Netherlands 08-Feb-2018 01-Jan-2019
76 New Zealand 03-Oct-2019 01-Jan-2020
77 Nicaragua 30-Sep-2020 29-Dec-2020 Pending
78 Niger 29-Aug-2018 01-Jan-2019
79 Nigeria 20-Dec-2018 01-Jan-2019
80 Niue 24-Apr-2018 01-Jan-2019 Pending
81 North Macedonia 12-Mar-2020 10-Jun-2020
82 Norway 06-Sep-2017 01-Jan-2019
83 Palau 29-Aug-2017 01-Jan-2019
84 Panama 28-Sep-2018 01-Jan-2019
85 Paraguay 01-Nov-2018 01-Jan-2019
86 Peru 07-Aug-2019 05-Nov-2019 Pending
87 Poland 07-Jan-2019 07-Apr-2019
88 Portugal 17-Jul-2018 01-Jan-2019
89 Romania 01-Jul-2020 29-Sep-2020
90 Russian Federation 03-Oct-2020 01-Jan-2021 Pending
91 Rwanda 23-May-2017 01-Jan-2019
92 Samoa 23-Mar-2018 01-Jan-2019
93 San Marino 20-Oct-2020 18-Jan-2021 Pending
94 Sao Tome and Principe 04-Oct-2019 02-Jan-2020 Pending
95 Senegal 31-Aug-2018 01-Jan-2019 Pending
96 Seychelles 20-Aug-2019 18-Nov-2019
97 Sierra Leone 15-Jun-2020 13-Sep-2020 Pending
98 Slovakia 16-Nov-2017 01-Jan-2019
99 Slovenia 07-Dec-2018 01-Jan-2019
100 Somalia 27-Nov-2019 25-Feb-2020 Pending
101 South Africa 01-Aug-2019 30-Oct-2019 Pending
102 Sri Lanka 28-Sep-2018 01-Jan-2019
103 Sweden 17-Nov-2017 01-Jan-2019
104 Switzerland 07-Nov-2018 01-Jan-2019
105 Togo 08-Mar-2018 01-Jan-2019 Pending
106 Tonga 17-Sep-2018 01-Jan-2019 Pending
107 Trinidad and Tobago 17-Nov-2017 01-Jan-2019
108 Turkmenistan 31-Aug-2020 29-Nov-2020
109 Tuvalu 21-Sep-2017 01-Jan-2019 Pending
110 Uganda 21-Jun-2018 01-Jan-2019 Pending
111 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 14-Nov-2017 01-Jan-2019
112 Uruguay 12-Sep-2018 01-Jan-2019
113 Vanuatu 20-Apr-2018 01-Jan-2019
114 Viet Nam 27-Sep-2019 26-Dec-2019
Note: The symbol “√” indicates that the party has established a licensing system.
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Parties that have not ratified the Kigali Amendment, with HFC licensing systems

# Party Date of reporting on the establishment of the licensing system
1 Bosnia and Herzegovina 02-Feb-2021
2 Guatemala 03-Feb-2021
3 Italy 25-Mar-2019
4 Malta 25-Mar-2019
5 Mongolia 18-Jun-2020
6 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 02-Feb-2021
7 Serbia 28-Oct-2019
8 Spain 25-Mar-2019
Note: The symbol “√” indicates that the party has established a licensing system.
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Summary table, showing statistics by number of parties

Parties Number of parties
Parties that have ratified the Kigali Amendment 114
Parties that have ratified the Kigali Amendment and established licensing systems 68
* Non-A5 parties 34
* A5 parties 34
Parties that have not ratified the Kigali Amendment but have established licensing systems 8
Total number of parties with licensing systems for HFCs 76
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