OPCW Member States

The following table lists, for each State Party, the dates on which it signed the Convention and/or deposited its instrument of ratification, accession, acceptance or succession with the Depositary, and on which the Convention entered or will enter into force for it. See National Authorities for contact details.

No. Member State Signature Ratification, accession or succession Entry into Force
1 Afghanistan 14/01/1993 24/09/2003 24/10/2003
2 Albania 14/01/1993 11/05/1994 29/04/1997
3 Algeria 13/01/1993 14/08/1995 29/04/1997
4 Andorra _ 27/02/2003 29/03/2003
5 Antigua and Barbuda _ 29/08/2005 28/09/2005
6 Argentina 13/01/1993 02/10/1995 29/04/1997
7 Armenia 19/03/1993 27/01/1995 29/04/1997
8 Australia 13/01/1993 06/05/1994 29/04/1997
9 Austria 13/01/1993 17/08/1995 29/04/1997
10 Azerbaijan 13/01/1993 29/02/2000 30/03/2000
11 Bahamas 02/03/1994 21/04/2009 21/05/2009
12 Bahrain 24/02/1993 28/04/1997 29/04/1997
13 Bangladesh 14/01/1993 25/04/1997 29/04/1997
14 Barbados _ 07/03/2007 06/04/2007
15 Belarus 14/01/1993 11/07/1996 29/04/1997
16 Belgium 13/01/1993 27/01/1997 29/04/1997
17 Belize _ 01/12/2003 31/12/2003
18 Benin 14/01/1993 14/05/1998 13/06/1998
19 Bhutan 24/04/1997 18/08/2005 17/09/2005
20 Bolivia 14/01/1993 14/08/1998 13/09/1998
21 Bosnia and Herzegovina 16/01/1997 25/02/1997 29/04/1997
22 Botswana _ 31/08/1998 30/09/1998
23 Brazil 13/01/1993 13/03/1996 29/04/1997
24 Brunei 13/01/1993 28/07/1997 27/08/1997
25 Bulgaria 13/01/1993 10/08/1994 29/04/1997
26 Burkina Faso 14/01/1993 08/07/1997 07/08/1997
27 Burundi 15/01/1993 04/09/1998 04/10/1998
28 Cambodia 15/01/1993 19/07/2005 18/08/2005
29 Cameroon 14/01/1993 16/09/1996 29/04/1997
30 Canada 13/01/1993 26/09/1995 29/04/1997
31 Cape Verde 15/01/1993 10/10/2003 09/11/2003
32 Central African Republic 14/01/1993 20/09/2006 20/10/2006
33 Chad 11/10/1994 13/02/2004 14/03/2004
34 Chile 14/01/1993 12/07/1996 29/04/1997
35 China 13/01/1993 25/04/1997 29/04/1997
36 Colombia 13/01/1993 05/04/2000 05/05/2000
37 Comoros 13/01/1993 18/08/2006 17/09/2006
38 Congo 14/01/1993 12/10/2005 11/11/2005
39 Congo-Brazzaville 15/01/1993 04/12/2007 03/01/2008
40 Cook Islands 14/01/1993 15/07/1994 29/04/1997
41 Costa Rica 14/01/1993 31/05/1996 29/04/1997
42 Côte d’Ivoire 13/01/1993 18/12/1995 29/04/1997
43 Croatia 13/01/1993 23/05/1995 29/04/1997
44 Cuba 13/01/1993 29/04/1997 29/05/1997
45 Cyprus 13/01/1993 28/08/1998 27/09/1998
46 Czech Republic 14/01/1993 06/03/1996 29/04/1997
47 Denmark 14/01/1993 13/07/1995 29/04/1997
48 Djibouti 28/09/1993 25/01/2006 24/02/2006
49 Dominica 02/08/1993 12/02/2001 14/03/2001
50 Dominican Republic 13/01/1993 27/03/2009 26/04/2009
51 Ecuador 14/01/1993 06/09/1995 29/04/1997
52 El Salvador 14/01/1993 30/10/1995 29/04/1997
53 Equatorial Guinea 14/01/1993 25/04/1997 29/04/1997
54 Eritrea _ 14/02/2000 15/03/2000
55 Estonia 14/01/1993 26/05/1999 25/06/1999
56 Ethiopia 14/01/1993 13/05/1996 29/04/1997
57 Fiji 14/01/1993 20/01/1993 29/04/1997
58 Finland 14/01/1993 07/02/1995 29/04/1997
59 Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia _ 20/06/1997 20/07/1997
60 France 13/01/1993 02/03/1995 29/04/1997
61 Gabon 13/01/1993 08/09/2000 08/10/2000
62 Gambia 13/01/1993 19/05/1998 18/06/1998
63 Georgia 14/01/1993 27/11/1995 29/04/1997
64 Germany 13/01/1993 12/08/1994 29/04/1997
65 Ghana 14/01/1993 09/07/1997 08/08/1997
66 Greece 13/01/1993 22/12/1994 29/04/1997
67 Grenada 09/04/1997 03/06/2005 03/07/2005
68 Guatemala 14/01/1993 12/02/2003 14/03/2003
69 Guinea 14/01/1993 09/06/1997 09/07/1997
70 Guinea-Bissau 14/01/1993 20/05/2008 19/06/2008
71 Guyana 06/10/1993 12/09/1997 12/10/1997
72 Haiti 14/01/1993 22/02/2006 24/03/2006
73 Holy See 14/01/1993 12/05/1999 11/06/1999
74 Honduras 13/01/1993 29/08/2005 28/09/2005
75 Hungary 13/01/1993 31/10/1996 29/04/1997
76 Iceland 13/01/1993 28/04/1997 29/04/1997
77 India 14/01/1993 03/09/1996 29/04/1997
78 Indonesia 13/01/1993 12/11/1998 12/12/1998
79 Iran 13/01/1993 03/11/1997 03/12/1997
80 Iraq _ 13/01/2009 12/02/2009
81 Ireland 14/01/1993 24/06/1996 29/04/1997
82 Italy 13/01/1993 08/12/1995 29/04/1997
83 Jamaica 18/04/1997 08/09/2000 08/10/2000
84 Japan 13/01/1993 15/09/1995 29/04/1997
85 Jordan _ 29/10/1997 28/11/1997
86 Kazakhstan 14/01/1993 23/03/2000 22/04/2000
87 Kenya 15/01/1993 25/04/1997 29/04/1997
88 Kiribati _ 07/09/2000 07/10/2000
89 Kuwait 27/01/1993 29/05/1997 28/06/1997
90 Kyrgyzstan 22/02/1993 29/09/2003 29/10/2003
91 Laos 13/05/1993 25/02/1997 29/04/1997
92 Latvia 06/05/1993 23/07/1996 29/04/1997
93 Lebanon _ 20/11/2008 20/12/2008
94 Lesotho 07/12/1994 07/12/1994 29/04/1997
95 Liberia 15/01/1993 23/02/2006 25/03/2006
96 Libya _ 06/01/2004 05/02/2004
97 Liechtenstein 21/07/1993 24/11/1999 24/12/1999
98 Lithuania 13/01/1993 15/04/1998 15/05/1998
99 Luxembourg 13/01/1993 15/04/1997 29/04/1997
100 Madagascar 15/01/1993 20/10/2004 19/11/2004
101 Malawi 14/01/1993 11/06/1998 11/07/1998
102 Malaysia 13/01/1993 20/04/2000 20/05/2000
103 Maldives 01/10/1993 31/05/1994 29/04/1997
104 Mali 13/01/1993 28/04/1997 29/04/1997
105 Malta 13/01/1993 28/04/1997 29/04/1997
106 Marshall Islands 13/01/1993 19/05/2004 18/06/2004
107 Mauritania 13/01/1993 09/02/1998 11/03/1998
108 Mauritius 14/01/1993 09/02/1993 29/04/1997
109 Mexico 13/01/1993 29/08/1994 29/04/1997
110 Micronesia 13/01/1993 21/06/1999 21/07/1999
111 Moldova 13/01/1993 08/07/1996 29/04/1997
112 Monaco 13/01/1993 01/06/1995 29/04/1997
113 Mongolia 14/01/1993 17/01/1995 29/04/1997
114 Montenegro _ 23/10/2006 03/06/2006
115 Morocco 13/01/1993 28/12/1995 29/04/1997
116 Mozambique _ 15/08/2000 14/09/2000
117 Namibia 13/01/1993 27/11/1995 29/04/1997
118 Nauru 13/01/1993 12/11/2001 12/12/2001
119 Nepal 19/01/1993 18/11/1997 18/12/1997
120 Netherlands 14/01/1993 30/06/1995 29/04/1997
121 New Zealand 14/01/1993 15/07/1996 29/04/1997
122 Nicaragua 09/03/1993 05/11/1999 05/12/1999
123 Niger 14/01/1993 09/04/1997 29/04/1997
124 Nigeria 13/01/1993 20/05/1999 19/06/1999
125 Niue _ 21/04/2005 21/05/2005
126 Norway 13/01/1993 07/04/1994 29/04/1997
127 Oman 02/02/1993 08/02/1995 29/04/1997
128 Pakistan 13/01/1993 28/10/1997 27/11/1997
129 Palau _ 03/02/2003 05/03/2003
130 Panama 16/06/1993 07/10/1998 06/11/1998
131 Papua New Guinea 14/01/1993 17/04/1996 29/04/1997
132 Paraguay 14/01/1993 01/12/1994 29/04/1997
133 Peru 14/01/1993 20/07/1995 29/04/1997
134 Philippines 13/01/1993 11/12/1996 29/04/1997
135 Poland 13/01/1993 23/08/1995 29/04/1997
136 Portugal 13/01/1993 10/09/1996 29/04/1997
137 Qatar 01/02/1993 03/09/1997 03/10/1997
138 Republic of Korea 14/01/1993 28/04/1997 29/04/1997
139 Romania 13/01/1993 15/02/1995 29/04/1997
140 Russia 13/01/1993 05/11/1997 05/12/1997
141 Rwanda 17/05/1993 31/03/2004 30/04/2004
142 Saint Kitts and Nevis 16/03/1994 21/05/2004 20/06/2004
143 Saint Lucia 29/03/1993 09/04/1997 29/04/1997
144 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 20/09/1993 18/09/2002 18/10/2002
145 Samoa 14/01/1993 27/09/2002 27/10/2002
146 San Marino 13/01/1993 10/12/1999 09/01/2000
147 São Tomé e Príncipe _ 09/09/2003 09/10/2003
148 Saudi Arabia 20/01/1993 09/08/1996 29/04/1997
149 Senegal 13/01/1993 20/07/1998 19/08/1998
150 Serbia _ 20/04/2000 20/05/2000
151 Seychelles 15/01/1993 07/04/1993 29/04/1997
152 Sierra Leone 15/01/1993 30/09/2004 30/10/2004
153 Singapore 14/01/1993 21/05/1997 20/06/1997
154 Slovakia 14/01/1993 27/10/1995 29/04/1997
155 Slovenia 14/01/1993 11/06/1997 11/07/1997
156 Solomon Islands _ 23/09/2004 23/10/2004
157 Somalia _ 29/05/2013 28/06/2013
158 South Africa 14/01/1993 13/09/1995 29/04/1997
159 Spain 13/01/1993 03/08/1994 29/04/1997
160 Sri Lanka 14/01/1993 19/08/1994 29/04/1997
161 Sudan _ 24/05/1999 23/06/1999
162 Suriname 28/04/1997 28/04/1997 29/04/1997
163 Swaziland 23/09/1993 20/11/1996 29/04/1997
164 Sweden 13/01/1993 17/06/1993 29/04/1997
165 Switzerland 14/01/1993 10/03/1995 29/04/1997
166 Syria _ 14/09/2013 14/10/2013
167 Tajikistan 14/01/1993 11/01/1995 29/04/1997
168 Tanzania 25/02/1994 25/06/1998 25/07/1998
169 Thailand 14/01/1993 10/12/2002 09/01/2003
170 Timor-Leste _ 07/05/2003 06/06/2003
171 Togo 13/01/1993 23/04/1997 29/04/1997
172 Tonga _ 29/05/2003 28/06/2003
173 Trinidad and Tobago _ 24/06/1997 24/07/1997
174 Tunisia 13/01/1993 15/04/1997 29/04/1997
175 Turkey 14/01/1993 12/05/1997 11/06/1997
176 Turkmenistan 12/10/1993 29/09/1994 29/04/1997
177 Tuvalu _ 19/01/2004 18/02/2004
178 Uganda 14/01/1993 30/11/2001 30/12/2001
179 Ukraine 13/01/1993 16/10/1998 15/11/1998
180 United Arab Emirates 02/02/1993 28/11/2000 28/12/2000
181 United Kingdom 13/01/1993 13/05/1996 29/04/1997
182 United States of America 13/01/1993 25/04/1997 29/04/1997
183 Uruguay 15/01/1993 06/10/1994 29/04/1997
184 Uzbekistan 24/11/1995 23/07/1996 29/04/1997
185 Vanuatu _ 16/09/2005 16/10/2005
186 Venezuela 14/01/1993 03/12/1997 02/01/1998
187 Vietnam 02/01/1998 30/09/1998 30/10/1998
188 Yemen 08/02/1993 02/10/2000 01/11/2000
189 Zambia 13/01/1993 09/02/2001 11/03/2001
190 Zimbabwe 13/01/1993 25/04/1997 29/04/1997