Country codes

Country codes consist of two letters indicating the country or organisation where the patent application was filed or granted.

Espacenet covers the following countries:

Country code

Name

AM

Armenia

AP

African Regional Industrial Property Organization

AR

Argentina

AT

Austria

AU

Australia

BA

Bosnia and Herzegovina

BE

Belgium

BG

Bulgaria

BR

Brazil

BY

Belarus

CA

Canada

CH

Switzerland

CL

Chile

CN

China

CO

Colombia

CR

Costa Rica

CS

Czechoslovakia

CU

Cuba

CY

Cyprus

CZ

Czech Republic

DD

German Democratic Republic 

DE

Germany

DK

Denmark

DO

Dominican Republic

DZ

Algeria

EA

Eurasian Patent Organization

EC

Ecuador

EE

Estonia

EG

Egypt

EM

European Union Intellectual Property Office

EP

European Patent Office

ES

Spain

FI

Finland

FR

France

GB

United Kingdom

GC

Gulf Cooperation Council

GE

Georgia

GR

Greece

GT

Guatemala

HK

The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China

HN

Honduras

HR

Croatia

HU

Hungary

ID

Indonesia

IE

Ireland

IL

Israel

IN

India

IS

Iceland

IT

Italy

JO

Jordan

JP

Japan

KE

Kenya

KG

Kyrgyzstan

KR

Korea (South)

KZ

Kazakhstan

LT

Lithuania

LU

Luxembourg

LV

Latvia

MA

Morocco

MC

Monaco

MD

Republic of Moldova

ME

Montenegro

MN

Mongolia

MO

Macao

MT

Malta

MW

Malawi

MX

Mexico

MY

Malaysia

NI

Nicaragua

NL

Netherlands

NO

Norway

NZ

New Zealand

OA

African Intellectual Property Organization

PA

Panama

PE

Peru

PH

Philippines

PL

Poland

PT

Portugal

RO

Romania

RS

Serbia

RU

Russian Federation

SA

Saudi Arabia

SE

Sweden

SG

Singapore

SI

Slovenia

SK

Slovakia

SM

San Marino

SU

Soviet Union (USSR)

SV

El Salvador

TH

Thailand

TJ

Tajikistan

TN

Tunisia

TR

Turkey

TT

Trinidad and Tobago

TW

Chinese Taipei

UA

Ukraine

US

United States of America

UY

Uruguay

UZ

Uzbekistan

VN

Viet Nam

WO

World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)

YU

Yugoslavia / Serbia and Montenegro

ZA

South Africa

ZM

Zambia

ZW

Zimbabwe