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

* 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 February 8, 2019

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