To obtain a visa for travel to the Republic of Azerbaijan the following documents must be submitted to the Consular section of the Embassy:
An invitation from Azerbaijan. (Invitation should be sent through Consular Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan).
For business, education and humanitarian visas: if an invitation from a receiving party or partner is not sent through Consular Department of the MFA, travelers should submit an invitation received by fax directly from a receiving party in Azerbaijan and a letter of request from the employer.
For tourist visas: confirmation from receiving tourist organization in Azerbaijan or from a hotel is required. Tourist visa is valid for exact dates of hotel accommodations purchased in advance.
For visitor visas: if invitation from the citizen of Azerbaijan is not sent through Consular Department of the MFA, the applicant has to state exact address and phone number of inviting party in the application form and to enclose it a copy of Azerbaijan citizen’s identity document.
One completed visa application form.
Application form may be faxed upon request. (Please, answer all questions by typing or clearly printing in ink on both left and right sides of the application).
Original passport or travel document (photocopies will not be accepted).
Two passport-size photos.
Consular fee for issuing visas.
Transit double entry (up to 3 days) - 40 USD
Single entry (up to 90 days) - 48 USD
Double entry (up to 90 days) - 80 USD
Multiple entry (up to 1 year) - 250 USD
15 days - Free
Money orders and company checks only accepted.
Diplomatic and official passport bearers can visit Azerbaijan without visa with 30 days stay period.
Processing time – from 3 to 15 days
All foreigners visiting Azerbaijan for a period of more than 30 days must register their passports with the local passport-registration authorities.
Business hours are Monday to Friday 09:30 to 03:30.