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Registration upon place of stay of foreigners and stateless persons arriving in the Republic of Azerbaijan


From April 1, 2013 foreigners and stateless persons arriving in the Republic of Azerbaijan for a period of more than 3 days should get registered according to amendments made to the Law №582-IVQD of the Republic of Azerbaijan dated on March 5, 2013 on “Making amendments to the Law of the Republic of Azerbaijan on “Registration upon place of residence and stay”, the Law №583-IVQD of the Republic of Azerbaijan dated on March 5, 2013 on “Making amendments to the “Regulation on application of the Law of the Republic of Azerbaijan on “Registration upon place of residence and stay” and the Law №584-IVQD of the Republic of Azerbaijan dated on March 5, 2013 on “Making amendments to the Law of the Republic of Azerbaijan on “Approval of “Regulation on special documents of stateless persons permanently residing in the Republic of Azerbaijan and foreigners intending to reside in the Republic of Azerbaijan for more than 30 days”.   

For this purpose upon arrival of a foreigner or a stateless person at a hotel, sanatorium, rest home, boarding house, camping, tourist base, hospital, any such public place, apartment or other living space, administration of that place or owner of the living space (“receiving party”) should submit application form on registration upon place of stay of a foreigner and passport copy of that person personally or via mail, e-mail (qeydiyyat@migration.gov.az) to the State Migration Service of the Republic of Azerbaijan within 3 days.

Application forms can be obtained from the State Migration Service and post offices throughout the country. Electron Application form is available on internet information resource (www.migration.gov.az) of the State Migration Service of the Republic of Azerbaijan.     

After reception of the Application form the State Migration Service of the Republic of Azerbaijan immediately registers the foreigner upon place of stay and presents written notification to receiving party within 1 working day.

Foreigners are registered for the following period:

  • Persons arriving upon visa - for the period of stay indicated on visa;
  • Persons arriving under visa-free regime – for 90 days.

State duty is not paid for foreigners’ registration upon place of stay.

When foreigners leave the place of stay receiving party should give information about it to the State Migration Service of the Republic of Azerbaijan and upon this information they are removed from registration. Upon expiry of registration period foreigners are considered as removed from registration.

When a foreigner changes place of stay he/she should get registered upon place of stay in the aforementioned way. 

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“Number of foreigners intending to visit the Republic of Azerbaijan will increase while Azerbaijan is developing.This can be considered as a positive factor for our country. However in any case we must prefer the interests of our state, people, citizens and this must be the priority direction of our migration policy.”

The President of the Republic of Azerbaijan
His Excellency Mr. Ilham Aliyev


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