Waiver Policy

Hindawi provides an automatic waiver of Article Processing Charges to authors based in any of the following countries which were classified by the World Bank as Low-income economies or Lower-middle-income economies as of July 2014, and which have a 2013 gross domestic product of less than 200 billion US dollars. In order to apply for a waiver, please request one before submitting your manuscript by sending an email to waivers@hindawi.com.

  • Afghanistan
  • Armenia
  • Bangladesh
  • Benin
  • Bhutan
  • Bolivia
  • Burkina Faso
  • Burundi
  • Cambodia
  • Cameroon
  • Cape Verde
  • Central African Republic
  • Chad
  • Comoros
  • Congo
  • Cote D’Ivoire
  • Democratic People’s Republic of Korea
  • Democratic Republic Of Congo
  • Djibouti
  • East Timor
  • El Salvador
  • Eritrea
  • Ethiopia
  • Gambia
  • Georgia
  • Ghana
  • Guatemala
  • Guinea
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • Guyana
  • Haiti
  • Honduras
  • Kenya
  • Kiribati
  • Kosovo
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • Laos
  • Lesotho
  • Liberia
  • Madagascar
  • Malawi
  • Mali
  • Mauritania
  • Micronesia
  • Moldova
  • Mongolia
  • Morocco
  • Mozambique
  • Myanmar
  • Nepal
  • Nicaragua
  • Niger
  • Palestinian Authority
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Paraguay
  • Rwanda
  • Samoa
  • Sao Tome And Principe
  • Senegal
  • Sierra Leone
  • Solomon Islands
  • Somalia
  • South Sudan
  • Sri Lanka
  • Sudan
  • Swaziland
  • Syria
  • Tajikistan
  • Tanzania
  • Togo
  • Uganda
  • Ukraine
  • Uzbekistan
  • Vanuatu
  • Vietnam
  • Yemen
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe