The Top 5 winners of the Beauty with a purpose Award (Miss Nepal, Indonesia, New Zealand, Mexico & Vietnam) became the quarter-finalists of Miss World 2018. The 25 projects that were shortlisted are:
^ALBANIA – Nikita Preka was appointed as "Miss World Albania 2018" by Vera Grabocka after she was reappointed the franchise holder of Miss World in Albania.
^BELIZE – Jalyssa Arthurs was appointed as "Miss World Belize 2018" after a closed door ceremony took place organized by Michael Arnold, the national director of Miss World in Belize.
^EGYPT – Mony Helal was appointed to represent Egypt by Youseff Sphai after he was reappointed the franchise holder for Miss World in Egypt.
^EL SALVADOR – Metzi Solano was appointed as "Miss World El Salvador 2018" after Carlos Jimenez acquired the Miss World franchise in El Salvador. Metsi previously was Miss Supranational El Salvador 2013 and Miss Intercontinental El Salvador 2017.
^FINLAND – Jenny Lappalainen was appointed as Miss World Finland 2018 by the national director of Miss Suomi pageant. Lappalainen was crowned the 2nd runner-up at the Miss Suomi 2018 pageant.
^GUINEA-BISSAU – Rubiato Nhamajo was appointed to represent Guinea-Bissau, she was previously Miss Guinea-Bissau 2014.
^ICELAND – Erla Ólafsdóttir was appointed to represent Iceland by Björn Leifsson, national director of Miss World in Iceland after no national pageant was held.
^LATVIA – Daniela Gods-Romanovska was appointed to compete at the Miss World 2018 pageant by Julia Djadenko-Muggler and Kristina Djadenko, the national directors of Miss World in Latvia.
^LEBANON – Mira Al-Toufaily was appointed to represent Lebanon after finishing 1st runner-up as the Miss Lebanon 2018 pageant.
^UNITED STATES – Marisa Butler was appointed to compete at Miss World 2018 pageant after a video interview selection process was organized by Michael Blakey, after he was appointed the new franchise holder for Miss World in the United States due time constraints in organizing a pageant.
^AUSTRIA– Izabela Ion was awarded the title of Miss Austria 2018 after the original winner Daniela Zivkov was dethroned by Jörg Rigger, the new national director of Miss Austria pageant for violating the terms and conditions stipulated in her contract. Ion represented the federal state of Vorarlberg at Miss Austria 2018 and was crowned the 1st runner-up at the pageant.
^DENMARK – Tara Jensen was crowned the new Miss Denmark 2018 by Lisa Lents, the national director of Miss Denmark pageant after the original winner Louise Sander Henriksen resigned due to personal reason. Jensen was crowned the 1st runner-up at the Miss Denmark 2018 pageant.
^LUXEMBOURG – Cassandra Lopes Monteiro was appointed to compete at Miss World 2018 pageant as a replacement to Kelly Nilles, Miss Luxembourg 2018 by Hervé Lancelin, the president of Miss Luxembourg pageant, because of scheduling conflicts between Miss World 2018 and Miss Luxembourg 2019 pageants. Monteiro was the 3rd runner up at the Miss Luxembourg 2018 pageant.
^PERU – Clarisse Uribe was crowned Miss World Peru 2018 by Tito Paz, the national director of the Miss World Peru contest, after the original winner Estefany Mauricci was dismissed for not having her accredited professional degree, which is one of the prerequisites to compete in the national contest. Uribe represented the department of Chincha and was the first finalist in the contest.
^RUSSIA – Natalya Stroeva was appointed as Miss World Russia 2018 by Larisa Tikhonova the national director of Miss Russia pageant after the Miss Russia Organization took a collective decision to send Yulia Polyachikhina , the original winner of Miss Russia 2018 pageant only to Miss Universe 2018 so as to avoid scheduling conflicts. Stroeva represented the Republic of Yakutia at Miss Russia 2018 and was the 2nd runner-up at the pageant.
Cape Verde - Joyce Delgado; Did not compete for an unknown reason, will compete in 2019