Azerbaijan Visa

General requirements for getting visa to Azerbaijan

Depending on the nationality, tourists have one of the following four cases:

- Visa-free entry;
- Visa upon arrival;
- E-visa;
- Visa at the Embassy.

Visa-free entry

Citizens of the following nine countries are eligible for visa-free entry to the territory of Azerbaijan up to 90 days:

Belarus
Georgia
Kazakhstan
Kyrgyzstan
Moldova
Russia
Uzbekistan
Ukraine
Tajikistan

Visa upon arrival

Citizens or residents of the following 13 countries have simplified and accelerated Azerbaijan visa obtaining process; they receive 30-day visa upon arrival at the airports of Azerbaijan:

Bahrain
Israel
Malaysia
Oman
OAE
China
Qatar
South Korea
Saudi Arabia
Singapore
Turkey
Kuwait
Japan

E-visa

MFA Azerbaijan has launched e-visa system for the citizens of the following 80 countries. Azerbaijan e-visa processing takes up to 3 days; the system accepts VISA and MasterCard for payment.

Albania
Algeria
Andorra
Argentina
Australia
Austria
Bahrain
Belgium
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Brazil
Brunei Darussalam
Bulgaria
Canada
Chile
China
Costa Rica
Croatia
Cuba
Cyprus
Czech Republic
Denmark
Estonia
Finland
France
Germany
Greece
Guatemala
Holy See (Vatican)
Hungary
Iceland
India
Indonesia
Iran
Ireland
Israel
Italy
Jordan
Kuwait
Latvia
Liechtenstein
Lithuania
Luxembourg
Macedonia
Malaysia
Malta
Mexico
Monaco
Mongolia
Montenegro
Morocco
Nepal
Netherlands
New Zealand
Norway
Oman
Pakistan
Panama
Poland
Portugal
Qatar
Republic of Korea
Romania
San Marino
Saudi Arabia
Serbia
Singapore
Slovakia
Slovenia
South Africa
Spain
Sri Lanka
Sweden
Switzerland
Thailand
Turkey
Turkmenistan
United Arab Emirates
United Kingdom
United States of America
Vietnam
 

Visa at the Embassy

If your country is not in any of the lists provided above, then you need to apply for Azerbaijan visa at the Embassy in your country. If there is no Embassy of Azerbaijan in your country, then contact embassies in neighboring countries. 

Apart from that, there are different types of Azerbaijan visa: tourist, transit, student, humanitarian, business and guest visa. According to the type of visa the list of the required documents and terms vary, however the main document is still an invitation letter from Azerbaijan that should be sent via the Consular Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan.