Contracting Parties under UN R17 Strength of Seats

The following Contracting Parties are officially listed by the World Forum as applying this regulation. Nonetheless, this designation does not necessarily mean that a given Contracting Party either issues its own type approvals or accepts type approvals issued by other parties as there are exceptions.

Contracting Party Effective Date
Germany 27 March 1973
France 01 December 1970
Denmark 20 December 1976
Italy 17 September 1975
Netherlands 01 December 1970
Sweden 06 July 1971
Belgium 23 March 1976
Hungary 23 March 1976
Czech Republic 14 April 1972
Spain 07 June 1977
Serbia 27 April 1992
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 12 February 1972
Austria 24 March 1998
Luxembourg 01 May 1983
Switzerland 02 February 1996
Norway 21 February 1988
Finland 13 February 1978
Romania 31 August 1979
Poland 03 June 1990
Portugal 24 March 1998
Russian Federation 17 February 1987
Greece 03 December 1995
Ireland 24 March 1998
Croatia 08 October 1991
Slovenia 27 August 1976
Slovak Republic 14 April 1972
Belarus 02 July 1995
Estonia 28 December 1998
Bosnia and Herzegovina 06 March 1992
Latvia 18 January 1999
Bulgaria 01 January 2007
Lithuania 29 March 2002
Turkey 14 March 2001
North Macedonia 17 September 1991
European Union 24 March 1998
Japan 01 September 2002
Ukraine 08 October 2002
Republic of South Africa 17 June 2001
New Zealand 19 March 2002
Cyprus 01 May 2004
Malta 01 May 2004
Malaysia 04 April 2006
Montenegro 03 June 2006
Albania 05 November 2011
Georgia 25 May 2015
Egypt 03 February 2013
Republic of Moldova 20 November 2016
San Marino 26 January 2016
Nigeria 17 December 2018
Republic of Armenia 30 April 2018