List Of Participating Countries/Governments

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

* Netherland Territories: 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 April 19, 2019

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