1999 FIFA Women's World Cup qualification
- Africa – represented by the CAF: 2 berths
- Asia – AFC: 3
- Europe – UEFA: 6
- North America, Central American and the Caribbean – CONCACAF: 2.5 (USA qualified automatically as hosts)
- Oceania – OFC: 1
- South America – CONMEBOL: 1.5
|Team||Qualified as||Qualification date||Appearance
|United States||Hosts||31 May 1996||3rd||1995||3|
|China PR||1997 AFC Women's Championship champions||12 December 1997||3rd||1995||3|
|North Korea||1997 AFC Women's Championship runner-up||12 December 1997||1st||–||1|
|Japan||1997 AFC Women's Championship 3rd place||14 December 1997||3rd||1995||3|
|Brazil||1998 South American Women's Football Championship champions||15 March 1998||3rd||1995||3|
|Italy||UEFA qualification Group 2 winners||27 June 1998||2nd||1991||1|
|Sweden||UEFA qualification Group 1 winners||8 August 1998||3rd||1995||3|
|Norway||UEFA qualification Group 3 winners||15 August 1998||3rd||1995||3|
|Denmark||UEFA qualification Group 4 winners||22 August 1998||3rd||1995||3|
|Canada||1998 CONCACAF Women's Championship champions||6 September 1998||3rd||1995||3|
|Russia||UEFA qualification Play-off winners||11 October 1998||1st||–||1|
|Germany||UEFA qualification Play-off winners||11 October 1998||3rd||1995||3|
|Australia||1998 OFC Women's Championship champions||17 October 1998||2nd||1995||2|
|Nigeria||1998 African Women's Championship champions||27 October 1998||3rd||1995||3|
|Ghana||1998 African Women's Championship runner-up||27 October 1998||1st||–||1|
|Mexico||CONCACAF–CONMEBOL play-off winners||19 December 1998||1st||–||1|
The three Asian teams to qualify to the World Cup were the two finalists and the third-placed of the 1997 AFC Women's Championship.
The 16 teams belonging to Class A of European women's football were drawn into four groups, from which the group winners qualify for the World Cup. The four runners-up were drawn into two home-and-away knock-out matches, winners of those matches also qualifying.
North, Central America and the Caribbean (CONCACAF)
The 1998 CONCACAF's Women's Championship winner Canada qualified for the FIFA Women's World Cup 1999. The runner-up Mexico qualified in two playoff-matches against the second-placed team of CONMEBOL – Argentina. The United States qualified as hosts.
- Qualified: Australia
South America (CONMEBOL)
- Qualified: Brazil
The runners-up of CONMEBOL's and CONCACAF's qualifications played for one berth.
Mexico win 6–3 on aggregate.
- Tables & results at RSSSF.com