There are two types of countries that the EITI considers as "other".
The country has announced its commitment to join the EITI
Governments in several countries have announced that they intend to implement the EITI.
When the international EITI Board has accepted a country's application, the country will be recognised as EITI candidate.
There is a collection of FAQs for countries considering implementing the EITI.
The country was formerly a member and has been delisted
Some countries have lost their status as EITI implementing countries following EITI Board review in accordance with the EITI Rules. Their country pages are kept here as historical records. These countries may at any time re-apply for EITI membership.