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Azerbaijan is an amazing country to discover with its fascinating historical landmarks and natural beauties that attract millions of international tourists every year. The country is located in the eastern part of the Caucasus region, bordering the Caspian Sea to the east with a population of more than ten million.
Through our Azerbaijan Visa Guide, you will learn everything you need to know about the visa policy of Azerbaijan regarding various nationalities across the globe, different types of visas, specific requirements, visa sponsorships, visa fees, and many more. Before your visa application to Azerbaijan, it is vital to have a scheduled flight ticket at hand. You can visit our Azerbaijan Flight Ticket page to buy one and enjoy our amazing prices.
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Although Azerbaijan does only have a couple of bilateral or multilateral visa-free agreements with other countries, the country offers an online visa system called “ASAN” that eliminates lengthy visa processes for more than 90 nationalities around the world. We listed those countries that are eligible for an online visa or a visa-free entry to Azerbaijan below.
* Countries that are eligible for a visa-free entry to Azerbaijan for 90 days within a 180 days period.
** Turkey citizens are exempt from a visa to Azerbaijan for a duration of 30 days.
***United States nationals can also obtain a visa on arrival by traveling with a New York-Baku direct flight.
In addition to these, individuals who have a residence permit from Qatar, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, or Kuwait with an accompanying person of the country that issued the residence permit can both obtain a visa on arrival that is valid for 30 days in Azerbaijan.
Countries that are not listed above have to apply for a visa through embassies beforehand to visit Azerbaijan.
We covered Azerbaijan visa types that vary depending on the duration and purpose of the stay.
Depending on your purpose of the visit that is limited to 90 days or less in a 180 days period to Azerbaijan; it is possible for you to obtain one of the following visa types.
An Azerbaijan touristic visa issued for individuals or groups who wish to visit Azerbaijan for sightseeing purposes. It is possible to enter the country without a visa for many nationalities around the world with a duration of up to 90 days. If your nationality is not eligible for a visa-free entry to Azerbaijan, it is expected from you to provide additional documents regarding sufficient financial means, proof of accommodation and travel insurance which are valid through the duration of the stay and a return flight ticket.
An Azerbaijan business or fair participation visa is granted for individuals who are planning to visit the country for business-related purposes such as meetings, events, business fairs, or unpaid trainings without labor or gainful employment. Invitation documents from professional chambers and organizations are must be included in the application.
An Azerbaijan family, relative, or friend visit visa is issued for individuals who wish to visit a family member or a friend residing in Azerbaijan. In order to get one, it is vital to include an invitation letter from the person whom you are visiting.
An Azerbaijan cultural, sports, or conference visit visa is granted for individuals or groups that are going to attend a cultural event or activity held in Azerbaijan. An invitation from the receiving association and confirmation documents from the sending association must be included in the application.
An Azerbaijan short-term education or internship visa is issued for international students who wish to study in Azerbaijan for university projects or special occasions for less than three months. The applicant has to include documents of sufficient means of subsistence, proof of accommodation, and admission letter from the receiving institution.
Azerbaijan category D visas are required for stays that exceed a three month period with varying purposes in Azerbaijan even if the applicant’s nationality is on the visa-free list. It is possible for you to apply for a long-term visa to Azerbaijan if you are one of the following:
Although Azerbaijan does not require a transit visa if an individual or group does not leave the international transit area at the airports, it is possible to apply for an Azerbaijan transit visa that is valid for five days.
In order to successfully obtain an Azerbaijan visa, it is important to be prepared and gather all the necessary information regarding your nationality and purpose of visit beforehand. There are certain stages to obtain an Azerbaijan visa:
Complete Online Visa Application Form
An Azerbaijan touristic visa is issued through an online application form that you should fill and sign with all required documents attached. You will be informed after a processing time if the application is meets all required regulations or.
After the Confirmation of Visa
If your application is approved, you can print the confirmation document and bring it with you when you travel to Azerbaijan with additional required documents at hand.
You are required to present the following documents if your nationality is not eligible for a visa-free entry or an online visa to Azerbaijan:
There are additionally required or supporting documents from certain applicants:
A visa sponsorship is required in Azerbaijan if the applicant cannot cover his/her expenses for educational or touristic purposes by own in the duration of the stay. A sponsor could be a parent, sibling, other relatives, or a friend. However, it would increase chances to obtain a visa if the sponsor is a first-degree relative and has a permanent residence permit or citizenship in Azerbaijan. The required documents should be included by the sponsor are:
A visa sponsorship for Azerbaijan can also be granted for long-term stays regarding business, legal, or cultural purposes in special circumstances by legal entities, businesses, or individuals. You can check our website for more details.
There are many countries across the globe can enter Azerbaijan without a visa or can apply for one through its online visa application system. In order to obtain an Azerbaijan visa you need to take consideration of following visa rules:
Gulf Cooperation Council nationals (Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, and Saudi Arabia) can be granted a single entry electronic visa to Azerbaijan at the international airports.
Armenia citizens and citizens of any other country from Armenian descent are banned from entering Azerbaijan.
Azerbaijan visa types listed below exclusively includes the visa fee. Keep in mind that there might be additional payments expected from the applicant such as consular fees, service fees of the outsourced companies, or application form fees.
The current Azerbaijan visa fees valid as of March 2020 are as follows:
|Single Entry Visa||20 USD|
|Multiple Entry Visas||350 USD|
|Transit Visas||20 USD|
NOTE: This article was prepared in March 2020. Please check up-to-date information published by official sources.
An Azerbaijan visa takes three working days to be issued. If you would like to have your visa sooner, you can apply for an “Urgent e-visa” which only takes hours to be issued.
Previous nationalities or visited states do not affect your visa application to Azerbaijan excluding Armenia and Nagorno-Karabakh. If you are visited Armenia recently, it can be harder for you to get an entry permit from Azerbaijan.
It is possible for you to check the visa application status via the registration number that is given to you from here.
It is possible for you to obtain a multiple entry tourist visa for Azerbaijan. A multiple entry visa is valid for two years and allows the holder to visit Azerbaijan several times in accordance with its relevant period.
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