List Of Participating Countries

The United States has bilateral treaties with Bolivia, Canada, France, Hong Kong, Mexico, Panama, Peru, Thailand, and Turkey, and is a party to two multilateral conventions, the Council of Europe (COE) Convention on the Transfer of Sentenced Persons, and the Inter-American Convention on Serving Criminal Sentences Abroad.   (Applications for prisoners seeking transfer to/from Canada, France, Panama, and Turkey are normally processed under the COE Convention.)  The United States also has prisoner transfer agreements with the Federated States of Micronesia, the Marshall Islands, and the Republic of Palau.

BILATERAL TREATIES AND TRANSFER AGREEMENTS

Bolivia * Mexico Thailand  Republic of Palau
Canada * Panama * Turkey *  France *
Marshall Islands Peru Hong Kong  Micronesia

* Bolivia, France, Canada, Panama, and Turkey are also signatories to the Council of Europe Convention.

COUNTRIES WITH WHICH PRISONERS TRANSFER TREATIES ARE IN EFFECT

Albania Germany Nicaragua
Andorra Greece Norway
Argentina Guatemala Palau
Armenia Honduras Panama
Australia Hong Kong Paraguay
Austria Hungary Peru
Azerbaijan Iceland Poland
Bahamas India Portugal
Belgium Ireland Romania
Belize Israel Russia
Bermuda Italy San Marino
Bolivia Japan Saudi Arabia
Bosnia and Herzegovina Kazakhstan Serbia
Brazil Korea, Republic of Slovakia
Bulgaria Latvia Slovenia
Canada Liechtenstein Spain
Chile Lithuania Sweden
Costa Rica Luxemborg Switzerland
Croatia  Macedonia, Republic of Thailand
Cyprus Malta Tonga
Czech Republic Marshall Islands Trinidad/Tobaga
Denmark Mauritius Turkey
Ecuador Mexico Ukraine
El Salvador Micronesia United Kingdom*
Estonia Moldova Uruguay
Finland Mongolia Venezuela
France Montenegro  
Georgia Netherlands (Including Aruba, Curacao, Sint Maarten, Curaçao, Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba)  

* United Kingdom Territories: Anguilla, Cayman Islands, Gibraltar, Montserrat, Sovereign Base areas of Akrotiri and Dhekelia in the Island of Cyprus, St. Helena and St. Helena Dependencies, British Indian Ocean Territory, Ducie and Oeno Islands, Henderson Island, Pitcairn, British Virgin Islands, Falkland Islands, Isle of Man


 

Updated August 8, 2016