The EAG’s founders are six states of the Eurasian region that signed the Declaration at the Founding Conference in Moscow in 2004. One year later, Uzbekistan joined the EAG as a member state, followed by Turkmenistan and India five years later. Membership in the EAG is open to other countries of the region which:
States obtain membership status in the EAG after their application is approved by the Plenary meeting. Membership in a FATF-style regional body, which the EAG is, is a condition for membership in the FATF.
There are nine EAG member states: