List of states whose citizens can be issued visas at international airports of the Republic of Azerbaijan

Name of the country Validity period of issued visa
1 Qatar 30 days
2 Oman 30 days
3 Saudi Arabia 30 days
4 Bahrain 30 days
5 Kuwait 30 days
6 Japan 30 days
7 Indonesia 30 days
8 Islamic Republic of Iran 30 days
9 People`s Republic of China 30 days
10 Republic of Korea 30 days
11 Malaysia 30 days
12 Singapore 60 days
13 Israel 30 days
14 United Arab Emirates  30 days

Note: Only citizens of USA traveling with New York – Baku flight can be issued 30 (thirty) days visa at Heydar Aliyev International Airport.  
Note: Holders of resident visa of the United Arab Emirates can be issued visa at the international airports of the Republic of Azerbaijan.

  • The electronic visa application procedure issued through the “ASAN Visa” system is realized by the State Agency for Public Service and Sosial Innovation under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan. The electronic visa issued within 3 working days through “ASAN Visa” system determines the duration of stay in the country up to 30 days and the state fee is 20 USD.
  • Despite of non-working days and holidays, urgent visa issuing opportunity within 3 hours through “ASAN Visa” system had been created. İn this regard, getting detailed information by visiting www.evisa.gov.az foreigners and stateless persons may apply for the electronic visa.
  • In the cases stipulated in the laws of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Presidential acts of the Republic of Azerbaijan and intergovernmental and interstate Agreements of the Republic of Azerbaijan visa issuance to foreigners and stateless persons is carried out in the international airports of the Republic of Azerbaijan through the “ASAN Visa” System electronically since may 15, 2018.
  • Implementation of the visa issuance in the international airports of the Republic of Azerbaijan through the “ASAN Visa” System, as well as payment of visa related payments via the “ASAN Payment” System is provided by the State Agency for Public Service and Social Innovations under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan.       

Electronic visas are issued only to nationals of countries listed below.

List of countries eligible for e-visa

At present in accordance with bilateral intergovernmental agreements, visa free regime is being applied on the basis of reciprocity between the Republic of Azerbaijan and the following countries:

I group

  • Citizens of the Republic of Azerbaijan and relevant foreign country holding diplomatic or service (or official/special) passport

The list

II group

Countries with visa free regime for:

  • Citizens holding any type of valid passport giving a right to cross a border in accordance with the legislation of the Republic of Azerbaijan and relevant foreign country – as well as diplomatic, service (or official/special) or regular passport;
  • Also citizens travelling with these persons, but not holding valid passport, and whose photo, name, surname, patronymic officially indicated in their passports;
  • Stateless persons having relevant identification document that is given to specially stateless persons by the government bodies of the Republic of Azerbaijan or by the relevant foreign country for border crossing purposes;
  • Citizens and stateless persons holding temporary border crossing document – repatriation certificate given to persons when the passport is lost, stolen, became worthless or validity period is expired for only to return for a short period to the country which is the citizen of or where he/she lives permanently.
Name of country Period of visa free stay between two countries
1 Turkey 90 days
2 Republic of Belarus 90 days
3 Georgia 90 days
4 Republic of Kazakhstan 90 days
5 Kyrgyz Republic 90 days
6 Republic of Moldova 90 days
7 Republic of Uzbekistan 90 days
8 Russian Federation 90 days
9 Republic of Tajikistan 90 days
10 Ukraine 90 days

III group

Meanwhile, visa free regime is being applied at present for the citizens of the Republic of Azerbaijan holding regular passports, on a unilateral basis within relevant period by the following countries:

Name of country Period of visa free stay between two countries
1 Iran 15 days
2 Serbia 90 days
3

North Macedonia

(from September 15, 2019 to March 15, 2021)

90 days
4 Montenegro 90 days
5 Bosnia and Herzegovina 90 days
6

Hong Kong

(Special Administrative Territory of China - diplomatic and service passports only)

14 days
7

Malaysia

(ordinary, diplomatic, service passports)

30 days

 

Definition, category, purpose and types of visa

Definition

 Visa – is an official document providing legal basis for foreigner, who visits a country in visa requirement regime, to entry to, temporary stay in a period indicated in a visa and leave the country by passing through border crossing points during that period.  

Categories

A visa has three categories – diplomatic, service and ordinary.

Types

2 types of visas - entry or transit visas for foreigners and stateless persons visiting the Republic of Azerbaijan are issued in a following way:

  1. Entry visa – validity period of such type of visa is up to 90 days for single entry.
  • Single (ordinary) entry visa – allows only one entry-exit in this period.
  • Multi-entry visa – validity period of this visa is up to 2 years. This visa allows a person to enter a country several times during a relevant period.

Period of stay in a country indicated in a visa is used during a validity period of that visa. Visa that is not used during this period loses its force.

  1. Single-entry or two-entry transit visa – is issued to foreigners and stateless persons to allow transit passage through the territory of the Republic of Azerbaijan to a third country. Validity period of transit visa is 30 days; period of stay in a country is 5 days. Transit visas are issued by taking account traffic route via air, water, railway and other transport means and time spend on it.

Purposes

Foreigners and stateless persons can be issued ordinary entry visas if they visit a country for the following purposes:

  • Business
  • Science and education
  • Labor
  • Tourism
  • Culture and sport
  • Humanitarian
  • Personal travel
  • Treatment

Persons visiting a country for only official purposes are issued diplomatic or service entry visas.
 

Attention! Foreigners or stateless persons temporarily residing in the Republic of Azerbaijan more than 15 days must be registered at the place of residence.