Azerbaijan e-Visa Requirements

Passport, Travel and Entry Requirements to Enter Azerbaijan

Passport Requirements for the Azerbaijan e-Visa

To apply for an Azerbaijan visa, a passport from an eligible country is required. Applicants should ensure that their passport is valid for at least 6 months from the date of arrival in Azerbaijan.

Applicants whose passport expires sooner than 6 months beyond their intended date of arrival should renew the travel document before applying for a visa.

The e-Visa process is fully online. Applicants do not need to present documentation in person at an embassy or consulate and can instead simply upload an image of the passport biographical data page.

All the information must be clearly visible, both black and white and color images are accepted.e-visa evisa

Travel Requirements to Azerbaijan

Foreign citizens should meet certain criteria depending on which of the different types of Azerbaijan visa they are applying for.

The reason for visiting and the length of stay in Azerbaijan must meet the travel requirements of the requested Azerbaijan visa.

Azerbaijan e-Visa reasons for travel

The electronic visa is available to passport holders from eligible countries who are visiting the nation for the following purposes:

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  • Tourism
  • Business
  • Science
  • Education
  • Culture
  • Sports
  • Humanitarian
  • Medical treatments
  • Personal trip
  • Official trip

How long can I stay in Azerbaijan with an e-Visa?

The electronic visa is valid for 90 days from the date of arrival indicated. If the traveler does not enter Azerbaijan within 3 months, the permit becomes void.

After crossing the border, visitors can stay in Azerbaijan for up to 30 days with the e-Visa. The permit is valid for one trip to the country: to re-enter Azerbaijan at a later date, the traveler will need to get a new visa.

Azerbaijan e-Visa Application Requirements

Travelers are asked to provide the following personal and passport information when completing the visa application form:

  • Full name
  • Email address
  • Date and country of birth
  • Gender
  • Passport number, date of issue and expiry date

All the details must match those printed on the passport for the application to be approved.

Care should be taken when completing the information, any errors, including spelling mistakes, may lead to delays or rejection.

Other e-Visa application requirements

In addition to basic personal data, visitors are required to give the date on which they will arrive in Azerbaijan.

The arrival date must be at least 3 working days beyond the application date to allow time for processing.

Applicants must also provide the address of the accommodation they will stay at whilst in Azerbaijan.

Entry Ports for Azerbaijan

Most overseas visitors reach Azerbaijan by plane, crossing a border checkpoint at one of the country’s international airports:

Passport holders who can obtain a visa on arrival in Azerbaijan

  • Heydar Aliyev International Airport (Baku)
  • Lankaran International Airport
  • Qabala International Airport
  • Ganja International Airport
  • Nakhchivan International Airport
  • Zaqatala International Airport

Azerbaijan land border crossings

Travelers arriving from Russia, Georgia, Turkey, or Iran can reach Azerbaijan via an international land border crossing.

Azerbaijan-Iran border crossings

  • Astara-Astara
  • Bilasuvar- Ardabil
  • Culfa- Jolfa

Azerbaijan-Georgia border crossings

  • Red Bridge- Sixli
  • Sadikhli- Vakhtangisi
  • Balakan- Lagodekhi

Azerbaijan-Russia border crossings

  • Samur- Yarag-Kazmalyar
  • Xanoba- Tagirkent-Kazmalyar

Azerbaijan-Turkey border crossings

  • Sadarak- Dilicu

The border crossing with Armenia is currently closed.

Summary of Azerbaijan eVisa Conditions and Requirements

Here is a summary of the most important information for Azerbaijan eVisa applicants.


  • Eligible countries—the eVisa is available to citizens of countries approved by the Ministry of Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan, and stateless people who reside there
  • Dual nationality—travelers must use the same passport to apply for the visa and travel to Azerbaijan
  • Permitted activities—the eVisa is valid for a range of tourism and business purposes, a work visa is required to engage in paid employment

Visa application:

  • Processing times—foreigners must apply for the eVisa at least 3 business days before traveling to Azerbaijan
  • Accuracy of data—applicants must carefully check all the information before submitting the form. Mistakes could cause processing delays
  • Passport copy—applications must include a copy of the passport photo page that meets the ASAN visa requirements

Visa rejection:

  • Reason for rejection—in the unlikely event that a visa is rejected, the applicant is notified of the reason by email
  • Reapplying after rejection—if the eVisa application is rejected, travelers can reapply through the embassy

Length of stay and visa validity:

  • Visa validity—foreigners must enter the country within 90 days of the arrival date indicated when applying
  • Length of stay—travelers can stay in Azerbaijan for a maximum of 30 days with an eVisa
  • Registration at accommodation—visa holders staying for more than 15 days must register at their place of stay in Azerbaijan
  • Reapply for the eVisa—a new visa application can be made only after leaving Azerbaijan

Crossing the border:

  • Visa and passport required—foreign travelers will not be able to cross the border without all the relevant travel documents
  • Entry not guaranteed—the visa is an initial entry document, entry to the country can be denied according to the Migration Code of the Republic of Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan eVisa requirements and conditions are subject to change.

Travelers should make sure they have all the latest information before applying.

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