Applicants are those states that have expressed their commitment to the Kimberley Process but have yet to meet the minimum requirements of the KPCS.

Countries which have expressed interest to join the KPCS:

  • Suriname
  • Republic of Kenya
  • Republic of Uzbekistan
  • Pakistan
  • Morocco

If you represent a country that is interested in joining the KP, please contact the office of the Chair (

What does a country need to do in order to be accepted in the Kimberley Process?

Read more in the document below.