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
Albania 05 November 2011
Armenia 30 April 2018
Australia 24 June 2016

View the UN depository notification for Australia’s application of UN R43.

Austria 27 May 1984
Belarus 02 July 1995
Belgium 08 March 1981
Bosnia-Herzegovina 06 March 1992
Bulgaria 21 January 2000
Croatia 08 October 1991
Cyprus 01 May 2004
Czech Republic 12 September 1981
Denmark 24 March 1998
EU 24 March 1998
Egypt 03 February 2013
Estonia 28 December 1998
Finland 25 September 1981
France 15 February 1981
Georgia 25 May 2015
Germany 15 February 1981
Greece 03 December 1995
Hungary 06 March 1984
Ireland 24 March 1998
Italy 13 November 1981
Japan 16 August 2014
Latvia 18 January 1999
Lithuania 29 March 2002
Luxembourg 01 May 1983
Malaysia 06 April 2005
Malta 01 May 2004
Moldova 20 November 2016
Montenegro 03 June 2006
Netherlands 21 June 1985
New Zealand 19 March 2002
Nigeria 17 December 2018
North Macedonia 17 September 1991
Norway 24 May 1993
Poland 13 November 1992
Portugal 20 August 1990
Romania 03 February 1984
Russia 30 June 1998
San Marino 26 January 2016
Serbia 27 April 1992
Slovakia 12 September 1981
Slovenia 22 December 1985
South Africa 17 June 2001
Spain 01 November 1983
Sweden 18 August 1981
Turkey 07 July 2000
UK 15 February 1981
Ukraine 08 October 2002