nationals including citizens of India, France, Germany, China, United States
etc can apply for e-visas to enter Azerbaijan. As the name indicates,
Azerbaijan e-visas allow the foreign national to apply for an electronic
authorization via online, and there is no need to visit Azerbaijan embassies in
their respective country. Entrusted agencies like Visa Genie have been
providing impeccable services for foreign nationals who plan to visit Azerbaijan,
and by availing these services, you can sit back and relax without any
hesitation after submitting the necessary documents to obtain the visa.
per the requirements of the traveler, Azerbaijan government issues both tourist
and business visas. Tourist visas are issued to foreign nationals who plan to
visit the country for tourism-related activities, while business visas are
sanctioned to individuals who visit Azerbaijan for business-related operations
and commercial trading works.
is an Azerbaijan e-visa?
e-visas are basically official documents issued by the authorities that allows
a foreign national to travel legally to and from the country. These e-visas
will be electronically connected to your passport, and authorities will stamp
the same in your passport once you enter the country. However, citizens of nine
countries including Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia,
Tajikistan, Ukraine and Uzbekistan can stay in the country without a visa for
scroll down to know more about Azerbaijan e-visas and the ways to obtain them.
nationals who intend to visit Azerbaijan exclusively for tourism activities can
apply for an e-tourist visa. In order to obtain an Azerbaijan tourist e-visa,
the foreign national should submit the below-mentioned documents.
- The foreign national’s
passport should have six month’s validity. It should also have at least
two blank pages for visa stamping purposes. The traveler should also
submit the photograph.
- The applicant should submit
proofs of onward and return travel, along with hotel booking details.
- The traveler should also
submit proofs that he or she has sufficient funds to meet the needs of the
- The visa application form
should be filled correctly. It is always recommended to avail the service
of Visa Genie to fill the visa application form, as some people may find
it difficult to complete these forms.
you submit the application, authorities will analyze the request and will
process the e-visas within four days. Applicants can also apply for quick
visas, and they will get the e-visas within 24 hours. However, for these urgent
e-visas, authorities may charge more sum as visa processing fee. Once you
receive the e-visa in your mail, you should take a printout of these electronic
authorization, and should carry it with you while traveling to Azerbaijan.
is the validity of a e-tourist visa?
authorities offer 90-day validity for e-tourist visas, and it offer single
entry privilege to travelers. In this period, the foreign national can stay up
to 30 days. If the traveler wishes to stay in the country for more than thirty days,
he or she should apply for a regular tourist visa.
should be noted that Azerbaijan e-tourist visas are issued to foreign nationals
just for tourism related activities. Using these visas, foreign nationals are
supposed to work in the country, and if someone violates these rules, they will
face strict legal consequences including deportation and fine.
nationals who wish to visit Azerbaijan for activities related to business can
apply for a business e-visa. Even though business visas can be applied by
visiting the Azerbaijan embassies in the respected countries, it is always
recommended to apply for an e-visa as it gives that extra cutting edge of
comfort. By applying an e-business visa, the traveler can sit in their home, and
can submit all the necessary documents to Visa Genie, and we will do everything
to obtain the e-visa in a hassle-free manner.
find below the needed documents to obtain an Azerbaijan business e-visa.
- A clear copy of the passport
should be submitted. It should be noted that the passport should have six
months minimum validity, and it should also have two blank pages in it.
- The foreign national should
submit the documents that prove onward and return flights including hotel
- Proof of sufficient funds
needed for travel should be also submitted.
- The visa application form should
be submitted without any errors. Please note that even minor errors in the
visa application form will result in the denial of visa.
a business visa does not grand permission for the foreign national to work in
Azerbaijan. If a foreign traveler gets caught for staying in the country without
proper documents, he or she will be compelled to face legal consequences.
Azerbaijan e-visa offers a validity of three months with single entry privilege.
A foreign national can stay up to 30 days in this time period. However, if you
are planning to stay in the country for more than 30 days, travelers should
apply for a regular visa. To get a regular visa, the foreign national should approach
the Azerbaijan consulate and should submit the necessary documents to obtain a
visa on arrival
from e-visas and regular visas, foreign nationals can obtain Azerbaijan visas
on arrival from the entry port. As per latest updates, citizens of countries
including Bahrain, China, Indonesia, Israel, Japan, Kuwait, Malaysia, Oman,
Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Turkey, and the United Arab
Emirates can obtain visa on arrival with a validity of 30 days.
of Turkey can apply for a visa after arriving the airport, and they will get a
visa validity of 60 days. On the other hand, Iranian citizens and United States
citizens who obtain visa on arrival will get a validity of 15 and 30 days
respectively. It should be noted that visa on arrival will be available to
United States citizens only if arriving on a direct flight of Azerbaijan
Airlines from New York City.
Even though visa on arrival is the easiest way to enter Azerbaijan, it is
always recommended to take either an e-visa or regular visa. It should be noted
that Azerbaijan authorities holds the privilege to phase out this option any
time without prior notice. There are also cases where foreign nationals were
denied visas after applying for visa on arrival. So, if you are the foreign
national who wishes to travel Azerbaijan in a hassle-free manner, it is always
wise to take an e-visa for short stay up to 30 days, and regular visa for stays
that last for more than 30 days.
asked questions (FAQ)
much is the cost to obtain an Azerbaijan e-visa?
standard cost to obtain an Azerbaijan e-visa is $25.
it possible for me to travel multiple times to Azerbaijan using an e-visa?
e-visa offers single entry, and the maximum duration of stay will be 30 days.
These visas will be valid for 90 days, and it is not possible to extend either
the validity nor the duration of stay. However, if the foreign national wishes
to enter Azerbaijan multiple times, he or she should apply for a regular visa
via the Azerbaijan embassy in their respective countries.
traveling to Azerbaijan, should I need to attach the sanctioned e-visa to my
a foreign traveler, you should carry the printout of e-visa while traveling to
Azerbaijan. There is no need of attaching the e-visa printout to your passport
using staple or glue. After entering Azerbaijan, you should show the e-visa
along with the passport to the immigration authorities.
it a must to register with the State Migration Service of the Republic of
Azerbaijan if I am planning to stay in the country for more than 10 days?
If the foreign national is staying in Azerbaijan for
less than 10 days, then there is no need to register with the State Migration
Service of the Republic of Azerbaijan. However, if you are staying in the
country for more than 10 days, then registering with the State Migration
Service of the Republic of Azerbaijan is a must. To complete this registration,
you can seek the help of the hotel in which you stay.
should I do if my application to procure an e-visa to Azerbaijan is denied?
case if your application to obtain an Azerbaijan e-visa gets rejected, you can
apply for a regular visa by visiting the Azerbaijan consulate or embassy in
should I do if I have two passports?
foreign nationals may have dual nationality, and as a result, they might be
having dual passports. In these cases, foreign nationals should select the
nationality in accordance with the travel document used for the trip.
it possible for me to leave and re-enter Azerbaijan using my e-visa?
mentioned earlier, Azerbaijan offers single-entry e-visas. If you want to
renter to Azerbaijan again after leaving the country, you should apply for a