The elite round draw splits 28 teams into seven groups of four to produce seven sides to join hosts Switzerland in the 2018 final tournament.
Elite round draw
Group 1 (5–11 June): Norway, Poland*, Iceland, Greece
Group 2 (3–9 April): England, Germany, Slovakia*, Israel
Group 3 (4–10 April): France, Belgium, Finland*, Azerbaijan
Group 4 (2–8 April): Spain (holders), Austria, Republic of Ireland*, Turkey
Group 5 (4–10 April): Netherlands, Hungary*, Sweden, Slovenia
Group 6 (2–8 April): Denmark, Serbia, Portugal*, Wales
Group 7 (2–8 April): Czech Republic, Italy, Russia, Scotland*
11:00CET, 24 November, Nyon
- There are four seeding pots in accordance with the coefficient ranking list, with the seven countries with the highest coefficients in Pot A, the next seven in Pot B, and so on.
- No qualifying round group winners can meet the runners-up from their section. There is no such restriction for the four best third-placed finishers (marked *). Any other restrictions will be confirmed ahead of the draw.
- Each group comprises one team from each pot, with hosts then appointed to hold the mini-tournaments to be played between 2–10 April or 4–12 June.
- The seven group winners qualify to join hosts Switzerland in the finals from 18 to 30 July.
Pot A: Netherlands, France, Czech Republic, Spain (holders), Denmark, Norway, England
Pot B: Germany, Hungary, Austria, Poland, Serbia, Italy, Belgium
Pot C: Iceland, Sweden, Portugal, Republic of Ireland, Slovakia, Finland, Russia
Pot D: Slovenia, Turkey, Wales*, Scotland*, Azerbaijan, Greece*, Israel*
*Four third-placed sides with the best record against the top two in their group.
Bye to finals: Switzerland (hosts)