AZERBAIJAN TRAVEL AUTHORIZATION SERVICES
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What is the Azerbaijan electronic visa (e-Visa)?

The Azerbaijan e-Visa or electronic visa is a travel authorization for citizens of eligible countries to travel to and within Azerbaijan for a period of thirty (30) days. The e-Visa for Azerbaijan can be easily obtained online through an application. This means there is no need to visit an embassy or consulate to obtain the correct, valid travel documents before visiting Azerbaijan.

In 2013 this new electronic system for issuing visas was introduced to help facilitate the procedure for visa requests both for the applicant and the issuing agencies as well as accelerate border control operations.

How long is an e-Visa for Azerbaijan valid?

The Azerbaijan e-Visa has a validity period of ninety (90) days). The e-Visa holder can remain in Azerbaijan for a total of 30 consecutive days.

Do I need an e-Visa for transit through Azerbaijan?

If the tourist is traveling in transit through Azerbaijan and decides to leave the airport at any time, they will be required to present an e-Visa for Azerbaijan.

If the traveler remains within the International Transit Area, he or she is not required to apply for an Azerbaijan e-Visa.

I want to apply online for an Azerbaijan e-Visa. What do I need?

To apply for an online Azerbaijan e-Visa, applicants need the following:

  • Passport valid for at least six (6) months from the arrival date in Azerbaijan.
  • A credit/debit card.
  • E-mail address.

Please note that on occasion Azerbaijan authorities may require travelers to provide additional documentation.

Who can apply online for an Azerbaijan e-Visa?

Travelers wishing to travel to Azerbaijan from the countries indicated in the table below can apply online for an Azerbaijan e-Visa in 3 simple steps:

Do children need an e-Visa for Azerbaijan?

Yes. Children, whether included on their parents’ or legal guardians’ passport or with individual passports, must apply for a separate e-Visa via the online application system. Please keep in mind that all the information provided must be accurate and correspond to the child’s travel document.

How long will it take for my Azerbaijan e-Visa to be processed?

Once the application is complete the e-Visa for Azerbaijan will be processed within 24 hours but in some cases it can take up to three (3) business days. This is why it is essential that the e-Visa be requested at least three (3) working days before departure. The applicant will receive an e-mail with the authorized e-Visa for Azerbaijan once the application is complete and any supplementary documentation has been provided.

What should I do after I receive my Azerbaijan e-Visa?

Once you have received the Azerbaijan e-Visa, you must print at least one copy of the document and present it to border authorities at your arrival in Azerbaijan, together with your passport. It is highly recommended to hold on to the e-Visa at all times throughout your stay.

How many entries am I permitted with a Azerbaijan e-Visa?

The Azerbaijan e-Visa is a single-entry visa. This means that its holder is permitted to enter and exit Azerbaijan just once. If the traveler wishes to leave and re-enter the country, he/she should apply for a new e-Visa. Please note that it is only possible to apply for the e-Visa from outside of Azerbaijan. It is not possible to apply for an Azerbaijan e-Visa while in Azerbaijan. If the applicant has obtained several e-Visas, he/she should leave the country with the one that was used to enter the country.

I’ve already visited the Republic of Azerbaijan using a single-entry visa. Do I need to apply for another e-Visa for Azerbaijan?

Yes, the current e-Visa for Azerbaijan is not valid for multiple entries or for longer than 30 days at a time therefore it is necessary to apply for a second e-Visa before traveling back to Azerbaijan.

Can I apply for an e-Visa for Azerbaijan if my passport is about to expire?

It depends on the date of expiration of your passport. If your passport is valid for at least six (6) months after your expected arrival date in Azerbaijan, then you are eligible and can apply for the Azerbaijan e-Visa.

Should the e-Visa be attached to the passport?

No. The approved e-Visa for Azerbaijan is sent to the applicant via e-mail where he or she can download and print a copy to present together with their valid passport but it should not be stuck or stapled inside the passport.

What do I do if I have two (2) passports?

If the applicant has two passports due to dual-nationality, he/she must select the passport they will use to travel and introduce the information from this passport. There must not be any inconsistencies between the official travel document and the information provided on the e-Visa application.

Within how many days must a foreigner register in their accommodation?

When visiting Azerbaijan it is necessary for the foreign citizen to register in their accommodation with the State Migration Service if they are staying for more than 10 days in the country, regardless of a change of residence. No fee is charged for the registration.

How can I find out my e-Visa application status?

An applicant can contact our customer service department via the Verify Status form to find out the status of his/her application however usually updates and notifications will be sent via e-mail to the applicant promptly following submission of the application.

Can I extend my stay with the e-Visa?

Yes. If an applicant wishes to extend his or her stay in Azerbaijan, they must visit the State Migration Service in Azerbaijan to do so. An e-Visa holder is not permitted to prolong their stay without prior permission from the Government of Azerbaijan. Failure to communicate the extension to the proper authorities could result in legal actions under Article 575 of the Code of the Republic of Azerbaijan on Administrative Offences.

Can journalists apply for an Azerbaijan e-Visa?

Foreign media correspondents and camera operators may apply for the Azerbaijan e-Visa online only once they have acquired the correct accreditation from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan. Any foreign national participating in journalistic activities without this authorization could be expelled from Azerbaijan if there are unable to present the accreditation and approved e-Visa.

What do I do if my Azerbaijan e-Visa is denied?

In case of denial of Electronic Visa, travelers must apply for a normal visa to the closest diplomatic mission of the Republic of Azerbaijan.

How can I make the application payment?

There is an online credit/debit card payment system in place on this website to settle the application fee. It is a secure online platform where no information is stored.

Make sure that the information from the credit or debit card is introduced correctly, that all extra security questions or passwords are typed accurately, that the card has not expired and that the card is authorized for online payments in order to avoid any problems during this stage.

What is the CVV/CVC/CVC2 number?

The CVV/CVC/CVC2 number refers to the three or four-digit number printed in the back of the card immediately after the card's account number. For American Express, the four-digit CVV number is printed on the front of the card above the card account number.

If you have any problems, please contact us at info@azerbaijanonlinevisa.com

I submitted my application for the e-Visa and I still haven’t received a confirmation, what do I do?

Once the application has been submitted and payment processed, the applicant will receive a confirmation of reception via email. It is possible that this message could be redirected to Spam/Junk mail inboxes. We ask all applicants to carefully check their e-mail inboxes before contacting us via e-mail at info@azerbaijanonlinevisa.com

I’ve realized that some information on my e-Visa is incorrect, what should I do?

It is strongly recommended that all applicants verify their applications and the information contained within before submitting it. This is essential because any errors in the data provided, no matter how small, can result in the application being rejected. All information must correspond correctly to the travel document (passport) supplied. If the applicant has already submitted the e-Visa application form and realized that it contains inaccurate information, he/she is advised to contact us immediately at info@azerbaijanonlinevisa.com