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The following foreigners and stateless persons are not required to obtain a work permit:

-     Persons holding permit for permanent residence in the territory of the Republic of Azerbaijan;

-        Persons engaged in entrepreneurship activity in the territory of the Republic of Azerbaijan;

-        Employees of diplomatic representations and consulates;

-        Employees of international organizations;

-       Heads of the organizations established under international agreements and their deputies;

-       Persons employed by relevant executive authority;

-       Military personnel and specialists invited for service or work in Armed Forces of the Republic of Azerbaijan and other armed units established pursuant to the legislation of the Republic of Azerbaijan;

-       Employees of mass media accredited in the Republic of Azerbaijan;

-     Persons dispatched for a business trip for not more than 90 days within a year to the Republic of Azerbaijan in the spheres of activity (mining industry; processing industry; supply with electric, gas, steam and condensate air; information and communication; Finance and insurance; Education; Transport; Water supply; refining polluted water and waste) defined by relevant executive authority;

    - Specialists included to the category defined by relevant executive authority who have been invited by the citizens of the Republic of Azerbaijan or juridical persons established in the Unofficial translation Republic of Azerbaijan for the purpose of doing works or rendering services in the activity areas determined by the relevant executive authority;

-      Seamen;

-       Academic staff and lecturers invited to institutes of higher education for delivering lectures;

-      Art workers, trainers and sportsmen invited to work in sport clubs registered at relevant executive authority;

-   Persons engaging in professional religious activity in the officially registered religious institutions;

-    Heads of branches and representations of foreign juridical persons in the Republic of Azerbaijan and their deputies;

-    Persons married with the citizen of the Republic of Azerbaijan,provided that the citizen is registered on the territory of the Republic of Azerbaijan upon place of residence;

-    Persons submitted application for obtaining refugee status, obtained refugee status or granted political asylum;

-     Persons having in their custody citizens of the Republic of Azerbaijan who are under the age of 18 or I group disabled persons;

-     Persons involved in labour activity in cases defined by relevant executive authority.