The person willing to adopt citizenship of the Republic of Azerbaijan should apply to State Migration Service of the Republic of Azerbaijan with an application form addressed to the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan and sample of which approved by the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan.
The following documents are added to application form:
· 4 photos sized 3 x 4 cm;
· Reference on family members from the place of residence;
· Receipt certifying payment of the state fee;
· Reference from the place of residence certifying that the person has lived in the Republic of Azerbaijan during the last five years;
· Reference from the Ministry of Education certifying the knowledge of official language of the Republic of Azerbaijan;
· The copy of the permission card for permanent residence on the territory of the Republic of Azerbaijan or refugee card given to persons who obtained a refugee status;
· Copy of passport or other border-crossing document (except persons who obtained refugee status and do not possess those documents);
· Document certifying the existence of legal income (one of the following documents: reference from workplace, reference on receiving pension, stipend or targeted state social assistance, reference from tax authority on incomes of physical person, reference on receiving alimony, reference on income of guardian, certificate of inheritance and etc.);
· Justified application by inviting state authority of the Republic of Azerbaijan – for the persons who have high achievements in the fields of science, technics, culture or sport envisaged in 1st paragraph of the fourth part of Article 14 of the Law of the Republic of Azerbaijan “On Citizenship of the Republic of Azerbaijan”.