FIFA assigns a three-letter country code (more properly termed a trigramme or trigram) to each of its member and non-member countries. These are the official codes used by FIFA and its continental confederations (AFC, CAF, CONCACAF, CONMEBOL, OFC and UEFA) as name abbreviations of countries and dependent areas, in official competitions.
FIFA member codes
There are currently 211 FIFA members, each one with its unique country code.
Non-FIFA member codes
The following codes refer to countries or dependent areas that are currently not affiliated with FIFA, but whose codes either appear in the FIFA results database, or are used regularly by confederation websites.
The following codes refer to countries or dependent areas that are currently not affiliated with FIFA. Even though they are members or associate members of their regional confederations, these codes are not regularly used in communications of FIFA.
Obsolete country codes
The following codes are obsolete because a country has ceased to exist, changed its name, changed its code, or has become part of another country.
FIFA, IOC and ISO differences
For most countries, FIFA codes are the same as both the International Olympic Committee country codes used for the Olympic Games and the ISO 3166 country codes. When these two are different, FIFA usually choses one of the two, and for a few countries FIFA uses a distinct code:
There are also some countries that are affiliated to FIFA and not to the International Olympic Committee, and vice versa:
- FIFA affiliates and non IOC members (13):
- IOC members and non FIFA affiliates (8):