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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 Argentina 22-Nov-2019 20-Feb-2020
4 Armenia 02-May-2019 31-Jul-2019 Pending
5 Australia 17-Oct-2017 01-Jan-2019
6 Austria 27-Sep-2018 01-Jan-2019
7 Bangladesh 08-Jun-2020 06-Sep-2020 Pending
8 Barbados 19-Apr-2018 01-Jan-2019 Pending
9 Belgium 04-Jun-2018 01-Jan-2019
10 Benin 19-Mar-2018 01-Jan-2019
11 Bhutan 27-Sep-2019 26-Dec-2019 Pending
12 Bulgaria 01-May-2018 01-Jan-2019
13 Burkina Faso 26-Jul-2018 01-Jan-2019
14 Canada 03-Nov-2017 01-Jan-2019
15 Chad 26-Mar-2019 24-Jun-2019 Pending
16 Chile 19-Sep-2017 01-Jan-2019 Pending
17 Comoros 16-Nov-2017 01-Jan-2019 Pending
18 Cook Islands 22-Aug-2019 20-Nov-2019 Pending
19 Costa Rica 23-May-2018 01-Jan-2019 Pending
20 Croatia 06-Dec-2018 01-Jan-2019
21 Cuba 20-Jun-2019 18-Sep-2019 Pending
22 Cyprus 22-Jul-2019 20-Oct-2019
23 Czech Republic 27-Sep-2018 01-Jan-2019
24 Côte d'Ivoire 29-Nov-2017 01-Jan-2019 Pending
25 Democratic People's Republic of Korea 21-Sep-2017 01-Jan-2019 Pending
26 Denmark 06-Dec-2018 01-Jan-2019
27 Ecuador 22-Jan-2018 01-Jan-2019
28 Estonia 27-Sep-2018 01-Jan-2019
29 Ethiopia 05-Jul-2019 03-Oct-2019 Pending
30 European Union 27-Sep-2018 01-Jan-2019
31 Finland 14-Nov-2017 01-Jan-2019
32 France 29-Mar-2018 01-Jan-2019
33 Gabon 28-Feb-2018 01-Jan-2019 Pending
34 Germany 14-Nov-2017 01-Jan-2019
35 Ghana 02-Aug-2019 31-Oct-2019 Pending
36 Greece 05-Oct-2018 01-Jan-2019
37 Grenada 29-May-2018 01-Jan-2019
38 Guinea 05-Dec-2019 04-Mar-2020 Pending
39 Guinea Bissau 22-Oct-2018 01-Jan-2019 Pending
40 Holy See 17-Jun-2020 15-Sep-2020 Pending
41 Honduras 28-Jan-2019 28-Apr-2019 Pending
42 Hungary 14-Sep-2018 01-Jan-2019
43 Ireland 12-Mar-2018 01-Jan-2019
44 Japan 18-Dec-2018 01-Jan-2019
45 Jordan 16-Oct-2019 14-Jan-2020 Pending
46 Kiribati 26-Oct-2018 01-Jan-2019 Pending
47 Lao People's Democratic Republic 16-Nov-2017 01-Jan-2019 Pending
48 Latvia 17-Aug-2018 01-Jan-2019
49 Lebanon 05-Feb-2020 05-May-2020 Pending
50 Lesotho 07-Oct-2019 05-Jan-2020 Pending
51 Lithuania 24-Jul-2018 01-Jan-2019
52 Luxembourg 16-Nov-2017 01-Jan-2019
53 Malawi 21-Nov-2017 01-Jan-2019 Pending
54 Maldives 13-Nov-2017 01-Jan-2019
55 Mali 31-Mar-2017 01-Jan-2019 Pending
56 Marshall Islands 15-May-2017 01-Jan-2019 Pending
57 Mauritius 01-Oct-2019 30-Dec-2019 Pending
58 Mexico 25-Sep-2018 01-Jan-2019 Pending
59 Micronesia (Federated States of) 12-May-2017 01-Jan-2019 Pending
60 Montenegro 23-Apr-2019 22-Jul-2019
61 Mozambique 16-Jan-2020 15-Apr-2020 Pending
62 Namibia 16-May-2019 14-Aug-2019 Pending
63 Netherlands 08-Feb-2018 01-Jan-2019
64 New Zealand 03-Oct-2019 01-Jan-2020
65 Niger 29-Aug-2018 01-Jan-2019 Pending
66 Nigeria 20-Dec-2018 01-Jan-2019 Pending
67 Niue 24-Apr-2018 01-Jan-2019 Pending
68 North Macedonia 12-Mar-2020 10-Jun-2020 Pending
69 Norway 06-Sep-2017 01-Jan-2019
70 Palau 29-Aug-2017 01-Jan-2019
71 Panama 28-Sep-2018 01-Jan-2019 Pending
72 Paraguay 01-Nov-2018 01-Jan-2019
73 Peru 07-Aug-2019 05-Nov-2019 Pending
74 Poland 07-Jan-2019 07-Apr-2019
75 Portugal 17-Jul-2018 01-Jan-2019
76 Romania 01-Jul-2020 29-Sep-2020
77 Rwanda 23-May-2017 01-Jan-2019 Pending
78 Samoa 23-Mar-2018 01-Jan-2019 Pending
79 Sao Tome and Principe 04-Oct-2019 02-Jan-2020 Pending
80 Senegal 31-Aug-2018 01-Jan-2019 Pending
81 Seychelles 20-Aug-2019 18-Nov-2019 Pending
82 Sierra Leone 15-Jun-2020 13-Sep-2020 Pending
83 Slovakia 16-Nov-2017 01-Jan-2019
84 Slovenia 07-Dec-2018 01-Jan-2019
85 Somalia 27-Nov-2019 25-Feb-2020 Pending
86 South Africa 01-Aug-2019 30-Oct-2019 Pending
87 Sri Lanka 28-Sep-2018 01-Jan-2019 Pending
88 Sweden 17-Nov-2017 01-Jan-2019
89 Switzerland 07-Nov-2018 01-Jan-2019
90 Togo 08-Mar-2018 01-Jan-2019 Pending
91 Tonga 17-Sep-2018 01-Jan-2019 Pending
92 Trinidad and Tobago 17-Nov-2017 01-Jan-2019
93 Tuvalu 21-Sep-2017 01-Jan-2019 Pending
94 Uganda 21-Jun-2018 01-Jan-2019 Pending
95 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 14-Nov-2017 01-Jan-2019
96 Uruguay 12-Sep-2018 01-Jan-2019
97 Vanuatu 20-Apr-2018 01-Jan-2019
98 Viet Nam 27-Sep-2019 26-Dec-2019 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 Iceland 30-Sep-2019
2 Italy 25-Mar-2019
3 Malta 25-Mar-2019
4 Mongolia 18-Jun-2020
5 Serbia 28-Oct-2019
6 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 98
Parties that have ratified the Kigali Amendment and established licensing systems 45
* Non-A5 parties 33
* A5 parties 12
Parties that have not ratified the Kigali Amendment but have established licensing systems 6
Total number of parties with licensing systems for HFCs 51
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