Visa for Azerbaijan
Visa is an official document that entitles foreign citizens and stateless persons to enter and leave the Republic of Azerbaijan through the state border checkpoints in accordance with the established rules, as well as to temporarily stay in the territory of the country for a certain period of time specified in the visa.
Do I need a visa to Azerbaijan in 2023?
Foreign citizens and stateless persons need an entry or transit visa to visit Azerbaijan. Entry visas are single-entry and multiple-entry, while transit visas are single-entry and double-entry.
A single entry visa is valid for up to 90 days and allows a foreigner or stateless person to enter the country only once and leave it also once during the specified period.
A multiple-entry visa is valid for up to 2 years and allows a foreigner or stateless person to enter and leave the country multiple times during the relevant period.
Single entry and double entry transit visas are visas issued to foreign citizens and stateless persons traveling to third countries through the territory of the Republic of Azerbaijan. The validity period of these types of visas is up to 30 days.
Foreign citizens and stateless persons have the opportunity to stay in the territory of the country for the purpose and period of time specified in the visa. The period of stay in the country specified in the visa is valid during the validity period of the visa. If the visa is not used during this period, it is considered invalid.
Foreigners or stateless persons temporarily staying in the Republic of Azerbaijan for more than 15 days must be registered at their place of residence. For citizens of the Republic of Kazakhstan this period is 30 days. Registration is required even if you have an electronic visa.
Citizens of which countries do not need a visa to travel to Azerbaijan?
United Arab Emirates
Citizens of the State of Qatar wishing to enter the territory of the Republic of Azerbaijan for training or work must obtain a visa in advance in accordance with the national legislation of the Republic of Azerbaijan.
What are the visas to Azerbaijan?
The entry visa is divided into diplomatic, official and ordinary categories. Entry visas of diplomatic and service categories are issued only to foreign citizens and stateless persons arriving in the Republic of Azerbaijan for the purpose of an official visit. Foreign citizens and stateless persons arriving in the Republic of Azerbaijan for the following purposes may obtain an ordinary category visa:
To obtain a tourist visa to Azerbaijan, you can now use a convenient online service. You will need to fill in the application form and attach all the necessary documents. After the application is processed, you will be notified whether your application meets all the requirements.
If your application is approved, you will be able to print out a confirmation document and take it with you on your trip to Azerbaijan along with the required documents. Now it is easier and faster to get a tourist visa to Azerbaijan thanks to the new online service.
Visa on arrival
To simplify and speed up the visa application process, citizens of some countries can obtain a visa on arrival at the airport of Baku and other cities of Azerbaijan. This visa to Azerbaijan will allow them to stay in the country for up to 30 days. This list includes the following countries: China, Israel, Japan, Kuwait, Malaysia, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Turkey, UAE and Qatar.
What documents do I need to get a visa?
Visa application form
Document on payment of state duty
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