Country Licensing Tiers

We use the World Bank's country classifications as the basis for our three licensing tiers. Note though that we have classified the least wealthy upper-middle-income countries into tier 1.


Tier: 1
Low-income Or Lower-middle-income


Afghanistan
Albania
Algeria
Angola
Anguilla
Armenia
Azerbaijan
Bangladesh
Belize
Benin
Bhutan
Bolivia
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Burkina Faso
Burundi
Cambodia
Cameroon
Cape Verde
Central African Republic
Chad
Comoros
Congo (Brazzaville)
Congo, Democratic Republic of the
Cook Islands
Cote d'Ivoire
Djibouti
Dominica
Egypt
El Salvador
Eritrea
Ethiopia
Fiji
Gambia
Georgia
Ghana
Guadeloupe
Guatemala
Guinea
Guinea-Bissau
Guyana
Haiti
Honduras
India
Indonesia
Jamaica
Jordan
Kenya
Kiribati
Kosovo
Kyrgyzstan
Laos
Lesotho
Liberia
Libya
Macedonia
Madagascar
Malawi
Mali
Marshall Islands
Martinique
Mauritania
Mayotte
Micronesia
Moldova
Mongolia
Montserrat
Morocco
Mozambique
Myanmar
Namibia
Nepal
Netherlands Antilles
Nicaragua
Niger
Nigeria
Niue
North Korea
Pakistan
Palestinian Territories
Papua New Guinea
Paraguay
Philippines
Réunion
Rwanda
Saint Helena
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Saint Pierre and Miquelon
Samoa
Sao Tome and Príncipe
Senegal
Sierra Leone
Solomon Islands
Somalia
South Sudan
Sri Lanka
Sudan
Swaziland
Syria
Tajikistan
Tanzania
Timor-Leste
Togo
Tokelau
Tonga
Tunisia
Uganda
Ukraine
Uzbekistan
Vanuatu
Venezuela
Vietnam
Western Sahara
Yemen
Zambia
Zimbabwe

Tier: 2
Upper-middle-income


American Samoa
Argentina
Belarus
Botswana
Brazil
Bulgaria
Chile
China
Colombia
Costa Rica
Croatia
Cuba
Czech Republic
Dominican Republic
Ecuador
Equatorial Guinea
Gabon
Grenada
Iran
Iraq
Kazakhstan
Lebanon
Malaysia
Maldives
Mauritius
Mexico
Montenegro
Nauru
Panama
Peru
Romania
Russia
Saint Lucia
Saint Vincent and The Grenadines
Serbia
South Africa
Suriname
Thailand
Turkey
Turkmenistan
Tuvalu

Tier: 3
High-income


Andorra
Antigua and Barbuda
Australia
Austria
Bahamas
Bahrain
Barbados
Belgium
Bermuda
Brunei Darussalam
Canada
Cayman Islands
Curaçao
Cyprus
Denmark
Estonia
Faeroe Islands
Falkland Islands
Finland
France
French Polynesia
Germany
Gibraltar
Greece
Greenland
Guernsey
Hong Kong SAR, China
Hungary
Iceland
Ireland
Isle of Man
Israel
Italy
Japan
Jersey
Kuwait
Latvia
Liechtenstein
Lithuania
Luxembourg
Macao SAR, China
Malta
Monaco
Netherlands
New Caledonia
New Zealand
Northern Mariana Islands
Norway
Oman
Palau
Poland
Portugal
Puerto Rico
Qatar
San Marino
Saudi Arabia
Seychelles
Singapore
Sint Maarten
Slovakia
Slovenia
South Korea
Spain
Sweden
Switzerland
Taiwan
Trinidad and Tobago
United Arab Emirates
United Kingdom
Uruguay
US Virgin Islands
USA
Vatican City