37: Convention of 30 June 2005 on Choice of Court Agreements

Entry into force: 1-X-2015


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Last update: 12-IX-2017
Number of Contracting Parties, incl. REIOs and States bound as a result of approval
by an REIO: 30
The expression “Contracting Party” covers both, cases in which the Convention has, and cases in which the Convention has not yet, entered into force for that Party, incl. an REIO, following the deposit of its instrument of ratification, accession, acceptance or approval (see column EIF in the chart).


Contracting Parties (incl. REIOs and States bound by its approval) to this Convention [Protocol] that are also Members of the HCCH (i.e., the Organisation) are in bold; Contracting Parties that are not Members of the HCCH are in italics.

Contracting Party* S 1 R/A/Ap/Su2 Type3 EIF4 EXT5 Auth6 Res/D/N7
Austria Ap* 1-X-2015 D
Belgium Ap* 1-X-2015 D
Bulgaria Ap* 1-X-2015 D
China, People's Republic of 12-IX-2017
Croatia Ap* 1-X-2015 D
Cyprus Ap* 1-X-2015 D
Czech Republic Ap* 1-X-2015 D
Estonia Ap* 1-X-2015 D
European Union 1-IV-2009 11-VI-2015 Ap 1-X-2015 D,N 30
Finland Ap* 1-X-2015 D
France Ap* 1-X-2015 D
Germany Ap* 1-X-2015 D
Greece Ap* 1-X-2015 D
Hungary Ap* 1-X-2015 D
Ireland Ap* 1-X-2015 D
Italy Ap* 1-X-2015 D
Latvia Ap* 1-X-2015 D
Lithuania Ap* 1-X-2015 D
Luxembourg Ap* 1-X-2015 D
Malta Ap* 1-X-2015 D
Mexico 26-IX-2007 A 1-X-2015
Netherlands Ap* 1-X-2015 D
Poland Ap* 1-X-2015 D
Portugal Ap* 1-X-2015 D
Romania Ap* 1-X-2015 D
Singapore 25-III-2015 2-VI-2016 R 1-X-2016
Slovakia Ap* 1-X-2015 D
Slovenia Ap* 1-X-2015 D
Spain Ap* 1-X-2015 D
Sweden Ap* 1-X-2015 D
Ukraine 21-III-2016
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Ap* 1-X-2015 D
United States of America 19-I-2009

* (incl. REIOs and States bound by its approval)


1) S = Signature
2) R/A/Su = Ratification, Accession or Succession
3) Type = R: Ratification;

A: Accession;
A*: Accession giving rise to an acceptance procedure; click on A* for details of acceptances of the accession;
Ap: Approval by an REIO
Ap*: State bound as a result of an approval by an REIO
C: Continuation;
Su: Succession;
Den: Denunciation;

4) EIF = Entry into force
5) EXT = Extensions of application
6) Authorities per Convention = Designation of Authorities
7) Res/D/N = Reservations, declarations or notifications