List of Pirate Parties

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Outside Sweden, pirate parties have been started in over 40 countries,[1] inspired by the Swedish initiative.

National pirate parties[edit]

Country Name Domestic registration status Member of Pirate Parties International[2] Member of European Pirate Party[3] Elected
 Argentina Partido Pirata de Argentina[4] Active but unregistered No No No
 Australia Pirate Party Australia[5] Officially registered[6] No[7] No No
 Australia Democratic Pirates Australia[8] Active but unregistered No No No
 Austria Piratenpartei Österreichs[9] Officially registered Yes Yes Two city councillors[10]
 Belarus Пиратское движение Беларуси[11] Active but unregistered Yes No No
 Belgium Piratenpartij / Parti pirate No official registration required Yes Yes No
 Bosnia and Herzegovina Piratska Partija Bosne i Hercegovine Unclear Yes No No
 Brazil Partido Pirata Active, in the process of registration Yes No No
 Bulgaria Пиратска Партия Officially registered Yes No No
 Canada Pirate Party of Canada / Parti Pirate du Canada Officially registered[12] Yes No No
 China 中国盗版党 Discussions on forming group[13][14][15] N/A N/A N/A
 Chile Partido Pirata de Chile Active but unregistered No No No
 Colombia Partido Pirata Colombiano Discussions on forming group[16] N/A N/A N/A
 Croatia Pirate Party Croatia /

Piratska Stranka Hrvatske[17]

Officially registered[18] Yes Yes 2 communal councilors
 Cyprus Pirate Party Cyprus Active but unregistered No No No
 Czech Republic Česká pirátská strana Officially registered Yes Yes 39 municipal councilors (1 mayor)
4 regional councilors(Prague)
1 member of Senate (elected in coalition with two other parties)[19][20]
 Denmark Piratpartiet Officially registered[21] Yes No No
 Estonia Eesti Piraadipartei[22] Officially registered Yes Yes No
 Finland Piraattipuolue Officially registered[23] Yes Yes 2 municipal council seats
 France Parti Pirate[24] Officially registered Yes Yes 2 city/municipal council seats
 Germany Piratenpartei Deutschland[25] Officially registered Yes Yes 45 state parliament seats
199 city/municipal council seats[26]
 Greece Κόμμα Πειρατών Ελλάδας[27] Officially registered[28] Yes Yes No
 Hungary Magyar Kalózpárt Under transformation from NGO to an official political party, worked together with Politics Can Be Different (LMP)[29] No No Indirectly (LMP has 16 MPs in the Hungarian Parliament)
 Honduras Pirate Party of Honduras/Partido Pirata de Honduras Discussions on forming group N/A No No
 Iceland Best Party Officially registered[30] Observer Member[31] No No
Píratar Officially registered[32] Yes[31] Yes 10 parliament seats
1 municipal seat
 India Pirate Party of India Active but unregistered No No N/A
 Ireland Pirate Party Ireland / Páirtí Foghlaithe na hÉireann Active but unregistered Founding member, removed in June 2012[33] No No
 Israel Piratim/הפיראטים Officially registered[34][35] Yes No No
 Italy Partito Pirata Italiano Officially registered Yes Yes No
 Japan 日本海賊党 Officially registered[36] Yes Observer No
 Kazakhstan Пиратская Партия Казахстана / Қазақстан Қарақшылар Партиясы Active but unregistered Yes No No
 Latvia Pirātu Partija[37] Active but unregistered Yes No No
 Lebanon Pirate Party Lebanon - حزب القراصنة لبنان Active, in the process of registration No No No
 Lithuania Lietuvos Piratų Partija[38] Active but unregistered No No No
 Luxembourg Piratepartei Lëtzebuerg Officially registered Yes Yes No
 Malaysia Malaysia Pirate Party Discussions on forming group[39] N/A N/A N/A
 Mexico Partido Pirata Mexicano Active but unregistered No No No
 Montenegro Piratska Partija Crne Gore Officially registered No No No
 Morocco Pirate Party of Morocco Active but unregistered Yes No No
   Nepal Pirate Party Nepal Eligible to register after gathering 10,000 signatures before national election[40] No No No
 The Netherlands Piratenpartij Nederland Officially registered Yes Yes One city district councillor[41]
 New Zealand Pirate Party of New Zealand Active but unregistered Yes No No
 Norway Pirate Party of Norway Officially registered[42] Yes Yes No
 Peru Partido Pirata de Perú Letter of notification that party is forming[43] N/A N/A N/A
 Philippines Philippine Pirate Movement Officially registered N/A N/A N/A
 Poland Polska Partia Piratów Officially registered Yes Yes No
 Portugal Partido Pirata Português Active but unregistered Yes No No
 Romania Partidul Pirat România Active but unregistered Yes Yes No
 Russia Пиратская партия России Active, registering a political party Yes No No
 Serbia Piratska Partija Srbije[44] Active but unregistered Yes No No
 Slovakia Slovenská pirátska strana[45] Active but unregistered Yes No No
 Slovenia Piratska stranka Slovenije[46][47][48][49][50] Officially registered Yes Yes No
 South Africa South African Pirate Party No N/A No No
 Spain Partido Pirata No Yes N/A No
 Sweden Piratpartiet Officially registered Observer Member Yes No
  Switzerland Piratenpartei Schweiz / Parti Pirate Suisse / Partito Pirata Svizzera / Partida da Pirats Svizra Officially registered Yes Yes One city council seat, one mayor[51]
 Taiwan Pirate Party of Taiwan Discussions on forming group, government forbid use of 'Pirate Party' name[52] N/A N/A N/A
 Tunisia Pirate Party of Tunisia[53] Officially registered Yes No No
Tunisian Pirate Party[54] Officially registered No No No
 Turkey Korsan Partisi Active but unregistered Yes No No
 Ukraine Pirate Party Of Ukraine / Піратська Партія України[55] Active but unregistered Yes No No
 United Kingdom Pirate Party UK / Plaid Môr-leidr DU Officially registered No[56] No One Councilor[57]
 United States United States Pirate Party Registered in eight States No No No
 Uruguay Partido Pirata en Uruguay Active but unregistered No No No
 Venezuela Partido Pirata de Venezuela Discussions on forming group[58] N/A N/A N/A

Super-national pirate parties[edit]

Country Name Status Member of Pirate Parties International[2] Elected
 EU European Pirate Party Active but unregistered[59] No One MEP (elected in Germany)
 African Union African Pirate Party Active but unregistered No No

Sub-national and regional pirate parties[edit]

Country Name Domestic registration status Member of Pirate Parties International[2] Member of European Pirate Party[3] Elected
 Australia Australian Capital Territory Pirate Party ACT[60] Active but unregistered No No No
 Austria Salzburg (state) Salzburger Piratenpartei Officially registered Indirectly through PPAT Indirectly through PPAT No
Tyrol (state) Piraten Partei Tirol Officially registered Observer Member Indirectly through PPAT One city councillor[61]
Upper Austria Piratenpartei Oberösterreich Officially registered Indirectly through PPAT Indirectly through PPAT No
Styria Piratenpartei Steiermark Officially registered Indirectly through PPAT Indirectly through PPAT One city councillor
 Bosnia and Herzegovina Republika Srpska Piratska Partija Unclear No No No
 Germany Baden-Württemberg Piratenpartei Baden-Württemberg[62] Officially registered Indirectly through PPDE Indirectly through PPDE 5 city/municipal council seats[26]
Bavaria Piratenpartei Bayern[63] Officially registered Observer Member Indirectly through PPDE 5 city/municipal council seats[26]
Berlin Piratenpartei Berlin[64] Officially registered Observer Member Indirectly through PPDE 15 state parliament seats[65]
50 city/municipal council seats[26]
Brandenburg Piratenpartei Brandenburg[66] Officially registered Indirectly through PPDE Indirectly through PPDE 7 city/municipal council seats[26]
Bremen (state) Piratenpartei Bremen[67] Officially registered Indirectly through PPDE Indirectly through PPDE 5 city/municipal council seats[26]
Hamburg Piratenpartei Hamburg[68] Officially registered Indirectly through PPDE Indirectly through PPDE 4 city/municipal council seats[26]
Hesse Piratenpartei Hessen[69] Officially registered Observer Member Indirectly through PPDE 33 city/municipal council seats[26]
Mecklenburg-Vorpommern Piratenpartei Mecklenburg-Vorpommern[70] Officially registered Indirectly through PPDE Indirectly through PPDE 2 city/municipal council seats[26]
North Rhine-Westphalia Piratenpartei Nordrhein-Westfalen Officially registered Indirectly through PPDE Indirectly through PPDE 20 state parliament seats, 11 city/municipal council seats[26][71]
Lower Saxony Piratenpartei Niedersachsen[72] Officially registered Observer Member Indirectly through PPDE 66 city/municipal council seats[26][73]
Rhineland-Palatinate Piratenpartei Rheinland-Pfalz[74] Officially registered Indirectly through PPDE Indirectly through PPDE 1 city/municipal council seats[26]
Saarland Piratenpartei Saarland[75] Officially registered Indirectly through PPDE Indirectly through PPDE No[76]
Saxony Piratenpartei Sachsen[77] Officially registered Indirectly through PPDE Indirectly through PPDE 3 city/municipal council seats[26]
Saxony-Anhalt Piratenpartei Sachsen-Anhalt[78] Officially registered Indirectly through PPDE Indirectly through PPDE 3 city/municipal council seats[26]
Schleswig-Holstein Piratenpartei Schleswig-Holstein[79] Officially registered Indirectly through PPDE Indirectly through PPDE 6 state parliament seats, 2 city/municipal council seats[80]
Thuringia Piratenpartei Thüringen[81] Officially registered Indirectly through PPDE Indirectly through PPDE 2 city/municipal council seats[26]
 United States[82] California California Pirate Party Active but unregistered[83] No No No
Florida Florida Pirate Party[84] Officially registered[85] Observer Member No No
Georgia (U.S. state) Georgia Pirate Party[86] Active but unregistered No No No
Hawaii Pirate Party of Hawaii[87] Discussions on forming group No No No
Michigan Michigan Pirate Party[88] Discussions on forming group No No No
Maryland Maryland Pirate Party Discussions on forming group[89] No No No
Massachusetts Massachusetts Pirate Party Officially registered[90] No No No
Minnesota Minnesota Pirate Party Discussions on forming group[91] No No No
New York (state) New York Pirate Party[92] Active but unregistered No No No
Oklahoma Oklahoma Pirate Party[93] Active but unregistered No No No
Oregon Oregon Pirate Party[94] Active but unregistered No No No
San Francisco San Francisco Pirate Party[95][96] Active but unregistered No No No
Washington (state) Washington Pirate Party[97] Active but unregistered No No No
Wisconsin Wisconsin Pirate Party[98] Active and registered No No No
 Spain Catalonia Pirates de Catalunya Officially registered Yes[99] Yes Two municipal councilors
Galicia (Spain) Piratas de Galicia Officially registered[100] Applying for observer membership No No
La Rioja (Spain) Piratas de La Rioja Officially registered Observer Member No No
Community of Madrid Piratas de Madrid Officially registered No No No
Extremadura Piratas de Extremadura Officially registered No No No

Youth wings[edit]

Country Parent party Name Domestic registration status Member of Pirate Parties International[2] Member of European Pirate Party[3] Elected
 Austria Pirate Party of Austria Junge Pirat*innen Officially registered No No N/A
 Belgium Pirate Party Belgium Jonge Piraten[101] No official registration required No No N/A
 Czech Republic Czech Pirate Party Mladí Piráti Officially registered, founding in process No No N/A
 European Union European Pirates Young Pirates of Europe[102] Officially registered No Observer Membership with rights of Ordinary Membership N/A
 Finland Piraattipuolue Piraattinuoret Officially registered N/A N/A N/A
 Germany Piratenpartei Deutschland Young Pirates[103] Officially registered Observer Member No N/A
 New Zealand Pirate Party of New Zealand Young Pirates New Zealand Active but unregistered No No N/A
 Sweden Piratpartiet Young Pirates Sweden Officially registered Observer Member No N/A
 Iceland Píratar Ungir Piratar Officially registered N/A N/A N/A

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