Waiver Policy

Hindawi provides an automatic waiver of Article Processing Charges to authors based in any of the countries classified by the World Bank as low-income economies as of July 2014. The list of these countries is given below. In addition to these automatic waivers, individual waiver requests from authors from any other country will be considered on a case-by-case basis and may be granted in cases of lack of funds. To apply for a waiver please request one before submitting your manuscript by sending an email to waivers@hindawi.com. A decision on the waiver request will normally be made within one week.

  • Afganistan
  • Bangladesh
  • Benin
  • Burkina Faso
  • Burundi
  • Cambodia
  • Central African Republic
  • Chad
  • Comoros
  • Democratic People‚Äôs Republic of Korea
  • Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Eritrea
  • Ethiopia
  • Gambia
  • Guinea
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • Haiti
  • Kenya
  • Liberia
  • Madagascar
  • Malawi
  • Mali
  • Mozambique
  • Myanmar
  • Nepal
  • Niger
  • Rwanda
  • Sierra Leone
  • Somalia
  • Tajikistan
  • Tanzania
  • Togo
  • Uganda
  • Zimbabwe