Who can join and when?

Who can join and when?

All EU Member States , except Denmark and the United Kingdom, are required to adopt the euro and join the euro area. To do this they must meet certain conditions known as 'convergence criteria'.

Convergence criteria for joining

Convergence criteria for joining

To join the euro, EU countries have to meet specific conditions to ensure economic convergence.

Convergence Reports

Convergence Reports

The Convergence Reports examine whether the Member States satisfy the necessary conditions to adopt the single currency.