Legality of Kratom across Europe varies from country to country.
Kratom in certain countries is out-right prohibited or heavily restricted. In other countries kratom’s legal situation is unclear. The European Kratom Alliance wants to charter the pathway towards standardisation and legalisation of Kratom in Europe.
Below you can find more about the legal status of Kratom in various countries.
If you do find our registry to be incomplete, we would appreciate it if you would be so kind to send us an e-mail.
|Bulgaria||Illegal since 2011|
|Cyprus||Considered a psychotropic substance since 04/2021|
|Czech Republic||Currently legal|
|Denmark||Regulated as controlled substance|
|Estonia||Illegal since 2015|
|Finland||Regulated as a controlled substance|
|France||Illegal since January 2020|
|Germany||Legal if not for human consumption|
|Ireland||Illegal since 2017|
|Italy||Illegal since August 2016|
|Lithuania||Illegal since 2008|
|Luxembourg||Illegal since 2012|
|Moldova||Illegal since 2010|
|North Macedonia||Currently legal|
|Poland||Illegal since 2009|
|Portugal||Controlled psychoactive substance since 2013|
|Romania||Illegal since 2010|
|Russia||Illegal since 2011|
|Slovakia||Illegal since 2021|
|Slovenia||Illegal since January 2019|
|Switzerland||Illegal since October 2017|
|Turkey||Illegal since 2014|
|United Kingdom||Illegal since March 2016|