Following the unanimous decision by the Fifa council to increase the number of teams taking part in the FIFA Women's World Cup from 24 to 32 as of 2023, a total of ten member associations (MAs) have expressed interest in hosting the event.
Belgian Football Association
Argentinian Football Association
Football Federation Australia
Bolivian Football Association
Brazilian Football Association
Colombian Football Association
Japan Football Association
Korea Football Association (expressing interest in a joint bid with DPR Korea Football Association)
New Zealand Football
South African Football Association
All ten MAs have until 2 September 2019 to confirm their participation. Furthermore, up until the deadline for bid submissions, any member association wishing to join an existing bid will be permitted to do so provided that it also submits a bidding registration to FIFA.
3 September 2019: FIFA to dispatch the bidding and hosting documents (including updated detailed hosting requirements) to bidding member associations
13 December 2019: submission of the bid book, the signed hosting agreement and all other hosting and bidding documents to FIFA
January/February 2020: expected official inspection visits by FIFA
May 2020: expected appointment date of the host(s) by FIFA