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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
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
6 Australia 17-Oct-2017 01-Jan-2019
7 Austria 27-Sep-2018 01-Jan-2019
8 Bangladesh 08-Jun-2020 06-Sep-2020
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 Burundi 26-Mar-2021 24-Jun-2021 Pending
18 Cabo Verde 28-Oct-2020 26-Jan-2021 Pending
19 Cambodia 08-Apr-2021 07-Jul-2021 Pending
20 Canada 03-Nov-2017 01-Jan-2019
21 Chad 26-Mar-2019 24-Jun-2019
22 Chile 19-Sep-2017 01-Jan-2019
23 Colombia 25-Feb-2021 26-May-2021
24 Comoros 16-Nov-2017 01-Jan-2019 Pending
25 Cook Islands 22-Aug-2019 20-Nov-2019 Pending
26 Costa Rica 23-May-2018 01-Jan-2019
27 Croatia 06-Dec-2018 01-Jan-2019
28 Cuba 20-Jun-2019 18-Sep-2019 Pending
29 Cyprus 22-Jul-2019 20-Oct-2019
30 Czech Republic 27-Sep-2018 01-Jan-2019
31 Côte d'Ivoire 29-Nov-2017 01-Jan-2019 Pending
32 Democratic People's Republic of Korea 21-Sep-2017 01-Jan-2019
33 Denmark 06-Dec-2018 01-Jan-2019
34 Dominican Republic 14-Apr-2021 13-Jul-2021 Pending
35 Ecuador 22-Jan-2018 01-Jan-2019
36 Estonia 27-Sep-2018 01-Jan-2019
37 Eswatini 24-Nov-2020 22-Feb-2021 Pending
38 Ethiopia 05-Jul-2019 03-Oct-2019 Pending
39 European Union 27-Sep-2018 01-Jan-2019
40 Fiji 16-Jun-2020 14-Sep-2020 Pending
41 Finland 14-Nov-2017 01-Jan-2019
42 France 29-Mar-2018 01-Jan-2019
43 Gabon 28-Feb-2018 01-Jan-2019
44 Gambia 05-May-2021 03-Aug-2021 Pending
45 Germany 14-Nov-2017 01-Jan-2019
46 Ghana 02-Aug-2019 31-Oct-2019 Pending
47 Greece 05-Oct-2018 01-Jan-2019
48 Grenada 29-May-2018 01-Jan-2019
49 Guinea 05-Dec-2019 04-Mar-2020 Pending
50 Guinea Bissau 22-Oct-2018 01-Jan-2019 Pending
51 Holy See 17-Jun-2020 15-Sep-2020
52 Honduras 28-Jan-2019 28-Apr-2019
53 Hungary 14-Sep-2018 01-Jan-2019
54 Iceland 25-Jan-2021 25-Apr-2021
55 Ireland 12-Mar-2018 01-Jan-2019
56 Japan 18-Dec-2018 01-Jan-2019
57 Jordan 16-Oct-2019 14-Jan-2020 Pending
58 Kiribati 26-Oct-2018 01-Jan-2019 Pending
59 Kyrgyzstan 08-Sep-2020 07-Dec-2020
60 Lao People's Democratic Republic 16-Nov-2017 01-Jan-2019
61 Latvia 17-Aug-2018 01-Jan-2019
62 Lebanon 05-Feb-2020 05-May-2020 Pending
63 Lesotho 07-Oct-2019 05-Jan-2020 Pending
64 Liberia 12-Jul-2020 10-Oct-2020 Pending
65 Liechtenstein 16-Sep-2020 15-Dec-2020
66 Lithuania 24-Jul-2018 01-Jan-2019
67 Luxembourg 16-Nov-2017 01-Jan-2019
68 Malawi 21-Nov-2017 01-Jan-2019
69 Malaysia 21-Oct-2020 19-Jan-2021
70 Maldives 13-Nov-2017 01-Jan-2019
71 Mali 31-Mar-2017 01-Jan-2019 Pending
72 Marshall Islands 15-May-2017 01-Jan-2019 Pending
73 Mauritius 01-Oct-2019 30-Dec-2019
74 Mexico 25-Sep-2018 01-Jan-2019
75 Micronesia (Federated States of) 12-May-2017 01-Jan-2019
76 Montenegro 23-Apr-2019 22-Jul-2019
77 Mozambique 16-Jan-2020 15-Apr-2020 Pending
78 Namibia 16-May-2019 14-Aug-2019
79 Netherlands 08-Feb-2018 01-Jan-2019
80 New Zealand 03-Oct-2019 01-Jan-2020
81 Nicaragua 30-Sep-2020 29-Dec-2020 Pending
82 Niger 29-Aug-2018 01-Jan-2019
83 Nigeria 20-Dec-2018 01-Jan-2019
84 Niue 24-Apr-2018 01-Jan-2019
85 North Macedonia 12-Mar-2020 10-Jun-2020
86 Norway 06-Sep-2017 01-Jan-2019
87 Palau 29-Aug-2017 01-Jan-2019
88 Panama 28-Sep-2018 01-Jan-2019
89 Paraguay 01-Nov-2018 01-Jan-2019
90 Peru 07-Aug-2019 05-Nov-2019 Pending
91 Poland 07-Jan-2019 07-Apr-2019
92 Portugal 17-Jul-2018 01-Jan-2019
93 Romania 01-Jul-2020 29-Sep-2020
94 Russian Federation 03-Oct-2020 01-Jan-2021
95 Rwanda 23-May-2017 01-Jan-2019
96 Samoa 23-Mar-2018 01-Jan-2019
97 San Marino 20-Oct-2020 18-Jan-2021 Pending
98 Sao Tome and Principe 04-Oct-2019 02-Jan-2020 Pending
99 Senegal 31-Aug-2018 01-Jan-2019 Pending
100 Seychelles 20-Aug-2019 18-Nov-2019
101 Sierra Leone 15-Jun-2020 13-Sep-2020 Pending
102 Slovakia 16-Nov-2017 01-Jan-2019
103 Slovenia 07-Dec-2018 01-Jan-2019
104 Somalia 27-Nov-2019 25-Feb-2020 Pending
105 South Africa 01-Aug-2019 30-Oct-2019 Pending
106 Sri Lanka 28-Sep-2018 01-Jan-2019
107 Sweden 17-Nov-2017 01-Jan-2019
108 Switzerland 07-Nov-2018 01-Jan-2019
109 Syrian Arab Republic 05-Apr-2021 04-Jul-2021 Pending
110 Togo 08-Mar-2018 01-Jan-2019 Pending
111 Tonga 17-Sep-2018 01-Jan-2019 Pending
112 Trinidad and Tobago 17-Nov-2017 01-Jan-2019
113 Turkmenistan 31-Aug-2020 29-Nov-2020
114 Tuvalu 21-Sep-2017 01-Jan-2019 Pending
115 Uganda 21-Jun-2018 01-Jan-2019 Pending
116 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 14-Nov-2017 01-Jan-2019
117 Uruguay 12-Sep-2018 01-Jan-2019
118 Vanuatu 20-Apr-2018 01-Jan-2019
119 Viet Nam 27-Sep-2019 26-Dec-2019
120 Zambia 15-Mar-2021 13-Jun-2021 Pending
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 Nepal 14-May-2021
7 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 02-Feb-2021
8 Serbia 28-Oct-2019
9 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 120
Parties that have ratified the Kigali Amendment and established licensing systems 80
* Non-A5 parties 37
* A5 parties 43
Parties that have not ratified the Kigali Amendment but have established licensing systems 9
Total number of parties with licensing systems for HFCs 89
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