Asia's qualifying campaign for Canada 2015 began with the preliminary round of the AFC Women’s Asian Cup from 21 May until 9 June 2013. Jordan, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam topped their sections and joined Australia, Japan, China PR and Korea Republic at the AFC Women's Asian Cup Vietnam in Ho Chi Minh City between 14 and 25 May 2014.
Korea Republic, China PR, Japan and Australia reached the semi-finals to qualify for Canada 2015, while Thailand won a play-off against Vietnam to reach the global finals.
Nigeria and Cameroon qualified for the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015™ on 22 October after triumphs over South Africa and Côte d'Ivoire, respectively, in the CAF African Women's Championship 2014 semi-finals. Côte d'Ivoire rounded out the trio headed to Canada 2015 by finishing third after beating South Africa 1-0 on 25 October.
Switzerland and England became the first two European nations to qualify for the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015™ after their successful campaigns during the UEFA European qualifiers played between 21 September 2013 and 17 September 2014. Norway, Germany, Spain, France and Sweden followed suit, while Italy, Netherlands, Scotland and Ukraine will meet in the play-offs for the final European ticket to Canada. The play-offs will be played between 25 October and 27 November.
United States and Costa Rica qualified for the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015™ after winning their semi-final fixtures of the CONCACAF Women's Championship 2014 on 24 October. Costa Rica took down Trinidad and Tobago 3-0 on penalties after it was tied 1-1 after extra time to reach the Women’s World Cup for the first time, while USA handled Mexico 3-0 to book their ticket to Canada. Mexico earned the final automatic berth to the Women’s World Cup after beating Trinidad and Tobago 4-2 in the CONCACAF Women's Championship 2014 match for third place. Trinidad and Tobago will face Ecuador in an intercontinental play-off for the chance to join the top trio at Canada 2015. The first leg is scheduled for 8 November in South America, with the return leg hosted by the Caribbean islanders on 2 December.
Oceania’s qualifying competition took place in Lae, Papua New Guinea between 25-29 October 2014.
New Zealand topped the four-nation tournament - which also featured Papua New Guinea, Tonga and Cook Islands - to win through to FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015™.
The Copa America Femenina Ecuador 2014, took place in the cities of Ambato, Azogues, Cuenca, Latacunga, Loja, Quito and Riobamba from 11-28 September 2014. All ten CONMEBOL member associations participated. Brazil and Colombia booked their place at Canada 2014, while Ecuador, the third-place finishers, will face a play-off against the fourth-ranked team from CONCACAF.