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HMRC internal manual

National Insurance Manual

Special cases: Volunteer Development Workers - Recognised developing countries

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A

Afghanistan

Albania

Angola

Anguilla

Antigua

Armenia (added to list April 1994)

Azerbaijan (added to list April 1994)

B

Bangladesh

Barbados (added to list August 2003)

Belarus (added to list April 1994)

Belize

Benin

Bhutan

Bolivia

Bosnia-Herzegovina (added to list July 1996)

Botswana

Brazil

Bulgaria

Burkina Faso

Burma (now Myanmar)

Burundi

C

Cambodia

Cameroon

Cape Verde

Central African Republic

Chad

China

Colombia

Comoros

Congo

Costa Rica

Croatia (added to list July 1996)

Cuba

Czech Republic (up to 30th April 2004. Joined the EC from 1st May 2004 - see NIM33003)

D

Democratic Republic of Congo (formerly Zaire)

Djibouti

Dominica

Dominican Republic

E

East Timor (added to list March 2000)

Ecuador

Egypt

El Salvador

Equatorial Guinea

Eritrea

Estonia (added to list April 1994) (up to 30th April 2004. Joined the EC from 1st May 2004- see NIM33003)

Ethiopia

F

Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (added to list January 2002)

Fiji

G

Gabon (added to list June 1999)

Gambia, The

Gaza

Georgia (added to list April 1994)

Ghana

Grenada

Guatemala

Guinea

Guinea-Bissau

Guyana

H

Haiti

Honduras

Hungary (up to 30th April 2004. Joined the EC from 1st May 2004 - see NIM33003)

I

India

Indonesia

Ivory Coast

J

Jamaica

K

Kazakhstan (added to list April 1994)

Kenya

Kiribati

Kyrgyzstan (added to list April 1994)

L

Laos

Latvia (added to list April 1994) (up to 30th April 2004. Joined the EC from 1st May 2004- see NIM33003)

Lebanon

Lesotho

Liberia

Lithuania (added to list April 1994) (up to 30th April 2004. Joined the EC from 1st May2004 - see NIM33003)

M

Macedonia (added to list November 1997)

Madagascar

Malawi

Malaysia

Maldives

Mali

Mauritania

Micronesia

Moldova (added to list April 1994)

Mongolia

Montserrat

Morocco

Mozambique

Myanmar (formerly Burma)

N

Namibia

Nepal

Nicaragua

Niger

Nigeria

North Korea

P

Pakistan

Papua New Guinea

Paraguay

Peru

Philippines

Poland (up to 30th April 2004. Joined the EC from 1st May 2004 - see NIM33003)

R

Romania

Russian Federation (added to list April 1994)

Rwanda

S

St Kitts-Nevis

St Lucia

St Vincent and the Grenadines

Sao Tome and Principe

Senegal

Sierra Leone

Slovak Republic (up to 30th April 2004. Joined the EC from 1st May 2004 - see NIM33003)

Slovenia (added to list November 1997) (up to 30th April 2004. Joined the EC from 1st May2004 - see NIM33003)

Solomon Islands

Somalia

South Africa (added to list April 1994)

Sri Lanka

Sudan

Swaziland

T

Tajikistan (added to list April 1994)

Tanzania

Thailand

Togo

Tonga

Tunisia

Turkey

Turkmenistan (added to list April 1994)

Turks and Caicos Islands

Tuvalu

U

Uganda

Ukraine (added to list April 1994)

Uzbekistan (added to list April 1994)

V

Vanuatu

Vietnam

W

West Bank

Western Samoa

Y

Yemen

Yugoslavia (Federal Republic of. Added to list January 2002)

Z

Zaire (now Democratic Republic of Congo)

Zambia

Zimbabwe