Contracting Parties under UN R21 Interior Fittings

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 13 November 1973
France 01 December 1971
Italy 17 September 1975
Australia 31 July 2010
Austria 24 March 1998
European Union 24 March 1998
Belgium 01 December 1971
Bosnia and Herzegovina 06 March 1992
Bulgaria 01 January 2007
Croatia 08 October 1991
Cyprus 01 May 2004
Czech Republic 30 July 1972
Denmark 20 December 1976
Estonia 25 July 1999
Finland 13 February 1978
Russian Federation 17 February 1987
Poland 01 December 2001
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 11 February 1973
North Macedonia 17 September 1991
Greece 03 December 1995
Hungary 21 March 1993
Ireland 24 March 1998
Latvia 18 January 1999
Lithuania 29 March 2002
Luxembourg 01 May 1983
Malaysia 04 April 2006
Turkey 14 April 2001
Netherlands 16 June 1981
New Zealand 19 March 2002
Switzerland 02 February 1996
Malta 01 May 2004
Norway 21 February 1988
Montenegro 03 June 2006
Serbia 27 April 1992
Sweden 01 December 1971
Portugal 24 March 1998
Romania 21 February 1977
Slovak Republic 30 July 1972
Slovenia 20 July 1991
Spain 12 September 1978
Albania 05 November 2011
Japan 21 March 2015
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