Classification of Country of Citizenship 2016

Status: This standard was approved as a departmental standard on April 13, 2017.

Classification structure

Classification of Country of Citizenship 2016 - Classification structure
Code Country of Citizenship Alpha-2 Alpha-3
004 Afghanistan AF AFG
008 Albania AL ALB
012 Algeria DZ DZA
020 Andorra AD AND
024 Angola AO AGO
028 Antigua and Barbuda AG ATG
032 Argentina AR ARG
051 Armenia AM ARM
036 AustraliaNote 1 AU AUS
040 Austria AT AUT
031 Azerbaijan AZ AZE
044 Bahamas BS BHS
048 Bahrain BH BHR
050 Bangladesh BD BGD
052 Barbados BB BRB
112 Belarus BY BLR
056 Belgium BE BEL
084 Belize BZ BLZ
204 Benin BJ BEN
064 Bhutan BT BTN
068 BoliviaNote 2 BO BOL
070 Bosnia and Herzegovina BA BIH
072 Botswana BW BWA
076 Brazil BR BRA
096 Brunei Darussalam BN BRN
100 Bulgaria BG BGR
854 Burkina Faso BF BFA
104 Burma (Myanmar) MM MMR
108 Burundi BI BDI
116 Cambodia KH KHM
120 Cameroon CM CMR
124 Canada CA CAN
132 Cabo Verde CV CPV
140 Central African Republic CF CAF
148 Chad TD TCD
152 Chile CL CHL
156 China, People's Republic ofNote 3 CN CHN
170 Colombia CO COL
174 Comoros KM COM
178 Congo, Republic of the CG COG
180 Congo, Democratic Republic of the CD COD
188 Costa Rica CR CRI
384 Côte d'Ivoire CI CIV
191 Croatia HR HRV
192 Cuba CU CUB
196 Cyprus CY CYP
203 Czech Republic CZ CZE
208 DenmarkNote 4 DK DNK
262 Djibouti DJ DJI
212 Dominica DM DMA
214 Dominican Republic DO DOM
218 Ecuador EC ECU
818 Egypt EG EGY
222 El Salvador SV SLV
226 Equatorial Guinea GQ GNQ
232 Eritrea ER ERI
233 Estonia EE EST
231 Ethiopia ET ETH
242 Fiji FJ FJI
246 FinlandNote 5 FI FIN
250 FranceNote 6 FR FRA
266 Gabon GA GAB
270 Gambia GM GMB
268 Georgia GE GEO
276 Germany DE DEU
288 Ghana GH GHA
300 Greece GR GRC
308 Grenada GD GRD
320 Guatemala GT GTM
324 Guinea GN GIN
624 Guinea-Bissau GW GNB
328 Guyana GY GUY
332 Haiti HT HTI
336 Holy See (Vatican City State) VA VAT
340 Honduras HN HND
348 Hungary HU HUN
352 Iceland IS ISL
356 India IN IND
360 Indonesia ID IDN
364 IranNote 7 IR IRN
368 Iraq IQ IRQ
372 IrelandNote 8 IE IRL
376 Israel IL ISR
380 Italy IT ITA
388 Jamaica JM JAM
392 Japan JP JPN
400 Jordan JO JOR
398 Kazakhstan KZ KAZ
404 Kenya KE KEN
296 Kiribati KI KIR
408 Korea, NorthNote 9 KP PRK
410 Korea, SouthNote 10 KR KOR
983 KosovoNote 11 XK XKO
414 Kuwait KW KWT
417 Kyrgyzstan KG KGZ
418 LaosNote 12 LA LAO
428 Latvia LV LVA
422 Lebanon LB LBN
426 Lesotho LS LSO
430 Liberia LR LBR
434 Libya LY LBY
438 Liechtenstein LI LIE
440 Lithuania LT LTU
442 Luxembourg LU LUX
807 Macedonia, Republic ofNote 13 MK MKD
450 Madagascar MG MDG
454 Malawi MW MWI
458 Malaysia MY MYS
462 Maldives MV MDV
466 Mali ML MLI
470 Malta MT MLT
584 Marshall Islands MH MHL
478 Mauritania MR MRT
480 Mauritius MU MUS
484 Mexico MX MEX
583 Micronesia, Federated States of FM FSM
498 MoldovaNote 14 MD MDA
492 Monaco MC MCO
496 Mongolia MN MNG
499 Montenegro ME MNE
504 Morocco MA MAR
508 Mozambique MZ MOZ
516 Namibia NA NAM
520 Nauru NR NRU
524 Nepal NP NPL
528 NetherlandsNote 15 NL NLD
554 New ZealandNote 16 NZ NZL
558 Nicaragua NI NIC
562 Niger NE NER
566 Nigeria NG NGA
578 NorwayNote 17 NO NOR
512 Oman OM OMN
586 Pakistan PK PAK
585 Palau PW PLW
591 Panama PA PAN
598 Papua New Guinea PG PNG
600 Paraguay PY PRY
604 Peru PE PER
608 Philippines PH PHL
616 Poland PL POL
620 Portugal PT PRT
634 Qatar QA QAT
642 Romania RO ROU
643 Russian Federation RU RUS
646 Rwanda RW RWA
659 Saint Kitts and Nevis KN KNA
662 Saint Lucia LC LCA
670 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines VC VCT
882 Samoa WS WSM
674 San Marino SM SMR
678 Sao Tome and Principe ST STP
682 Saudi Arabia SA SAU
686 Senegal SN SEN
688 SerbiaNote 18 RS SRB
690 Seychelles SC SYC
694 Sierra Leone SL SLE
702 Singapore SG SGP
703 Slovakia SK SVK
705 Slovenia SI SVN
090 Solomon Islands SB SLB
706 Somalia SO SOM
710 South Africa, Republic of ZA ZAF
728 South Sudan SS SSD
724 Spain ES ESP
144 Sri Lanka LK LKA
736 SudanNote 19 SD SDN
740 Suriname SR SUR
748 Swaziland SZ SWZ
752 Sweden SE SWE
756 Switzerland CH CHE
760 SyriaNote 20 SY SYR
158 Taiwan TW TWN
762 Tajikistan TJ TJK
834 TanzaniaNote 21 TZ TZA
764 Thailand TH THA
626 Timor-Leste TL TLS
768 Togo TG TGO
776 Tonga TO TON
780 Trinidad and Tobago TT TTO
788 Tunisia TN TUN
792 Turkey TR TUR
795 Turkmenistan TM TKM
798 Tuvalu TV TUV
800 Uganda UG UGA
804 Ukraine UA UKR
784 United Arab Emirates AE ARE
826 United Kingdom - British citizenNote 22 GB GBR
926 United Kingdom - dependencies and otherNote 23 XG XGB
840 United StatesNote 24 US USA
858 Uruguay UY URY
860 Uzbekistan UZ UZB
548 Vanuatu VU VUT
862 VenezuelaNote 25 VE VEN
704 Viet Nam VN VNM
275 West Bank and Gaza Strip (Palestine)Note 26 PS PSE
887 Yemen YE YEM
894 Zambia ZM ZMB
716 Zimbabwe ZW ZWE
000 StatelessNote 27 XS XSS

Note(s)

Note 1

Includes dependencies or associated overseas territory of Australia. This includes responses of 'Cocos (Keeling) Islands', 'Christmas Island' and 'Norfolk Island'.

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Note 2

The official name of Bolivia is Plurinational State of Bolivia.

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Note 3

Includes responses of 'People's Republic of China,' 'Macao' and 'Hong Kong.' Macao and Hong Kong are special administrative regions of China.

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Note 4

Includes dependencies or associated overseas territory of Denmark. This includes responses such as 'Faroe Islands' and 'Greenland'.

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Note 5

Includes dependencies or associated overseas territory of Finland. This includes responses such as 'Åland Islands'.

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Note 6

Includes dependencies or associated overseas territory of France. This includes responses such as 'French Polynesia', 'French Guiana', 'Guadeloupe', 'Martinique', 'Mayotte', 'New Caledonia', 'Réunion', 'Saint Barthélemy', 'Saint Martin (French part)', 'Saint Pierre and Miquelon', 'Wallis and Futuna' and 'French dependency'.

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Note 7

The official name of Iran is Islamic Republic of Iran.

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Note 8

Ireland is also referred to as Republic of Ireland.

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Note 9

The official name of North Korea is Democratic People's Republic of Korea.

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Note 10

The official name of South Korea is Republic of Korea.

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Note 11

The official name of Kosovo is Republic of Kosovo.

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Note 12

The official name of Laos is Lao People's Democratic Republic.

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Note 13

Macedonia, Republic of: known as the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia by the United Nations and other international bodies.

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Note 14

The official name of Moldova is Republic of Moldova.

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Note 15

Includes dependencies or associated overseas territory of Netherlands. This includes responses such as 'Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba', 'Aruba', 'Curaçao' and 'Sint Maarten (Dutch part)'.

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Note 16

Includes dependencies or associated overseas territory of New Zealand. This includes responses such as 'Cook Islands', 'Niue' and 'Tokelau'.

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Note 17

Includes dependencies or associated overseas territory of Norway. This includes responses such as 'Svalbard and Jan Mayen'.

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Note 18

Serbia: excludes response of 'Kosovo'.

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Note 19

The full name of Sudan is the Republic of the Sudan.

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Note 20

The official name of Syria is Syrian Arab Republic.

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Note 21

The official name of Tanzania is United Republic of Tanzania.

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Note 22

This includes responses such as 'British', 'British citizen', 'Britain', 'Scotland', 'Wales', 'Northern Ireland', 'Isle of Man', 'Guernsey', 'Jersey', 'Sark' and 'Channel Islands'. The official name of United Kingdom is United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

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Note 23

Includes dependencies or associated overseas territory of the United Kingdom. This includes responses such as 'Anguilla', 'Bermuda', 'British Indian Ocean Territory', 'Cayman Islands', 'Falkland Islands (Malvinas)', 'Gibraltar', 'Montserrat', 'Pitcairn', 'Saint Helena', 'Turks and Caicos Islands', 'British Virgin Islands', 'British dependency' and 'British Overseas citizenship'. This excludes responses of 'Scotland', 'Wales', 'Northern Ireland', 'Isle of Man', 'Guernsey', 'Jersey', 'Sark' and 'Channel Islands'. The official name of United Kingdom is United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

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Note 24

Includes dependencies or associated overseas territory of the United States. This includes responses such as 'American Samoa', 'Guam', 'Northern Mariana Islands', 'Puerto Rico', 'United States Minor Outlying Islands', 'Virgin Islands, United States' and 'American dependency'. The official name of United States is United States of America.

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Note 25

The official name of Venezuela is Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela.

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Note 26

This includes responses such as 'West Bank', 'Gaza Strip' and 'Palestine'. West Bank and Gaza Strip are the territories referred to in the Declaration of Principles, signed by Israel and the Palestine Liberation Organization in 1993. Palestine refers to pre-1948 British mandate Palestine.

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Note 27

Includes responses of 'Stateless' and 'Western Sahara'.

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