Fast and simple
Most nationalities can apply for an e-visa while some don’t need a visa at all. For all others, tourist visas can be obtained by applying via the nearest Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan. Scroll down for more details.
visa-free counties for Azerbaijan
The following nationalities can travel to Azerbaijan visa-free:
Belarus Moldova Turkmenistan Georgia Russia Ukraine Kazakhstan Tajikistan Uzbekistan Kyrgyzstan Turkey
! Iranian passport holders can travel to Nakhchivan visa-free and stay there for 15 days.
LIST OF THE COUNTRIES WHOSE CITIZENS ARE ISSUED SINGLE ENTRY ELECTRONIC VISAS AT THE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORTS OF THE REPUBLIC OF AZERBAIJAN
|Period of issued visas
|Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
|Islamic Republic of Iran
|People’s Republic of China
|Republic of Korea
|United Arab Emirates
For the following nationalities e-visas to Azerbaijan can be obtained within 3 days via evisa.gov.az by following 3 simple steps (apply, pay and download the e-visa sent via email):
Australia India Qatar Austria Indonesia Saudi Arabia Bahrain Iran Singapore Belgium Israel South Korea Brazil Italy Spain Canada Japan Switzerland China South Africa UAE Czech Republic Kuwait UK Denmark Malaysia USA* Finland New Zealand France Oman Germany Poland Greece Portugal
* US citizens travelling on the Azerbaijan Airlines New York-Baku direct flight are eligible for an e-visa.
The full list of countries eligible for an e-visa to Azerbaijan is available here.
When applying for e-visas to Azerbaijan, note the following:
- you must apply at least 3 working days before your visit.
- your passport must be valid for at least 3 months after the e-visa expires.
- the e-visa fee is $24 USD, an urgent e-visa is $51 USD and is non-refundable.
visas on arrival
For the following nationalities visas to Azerbaijan are also available upon arrival:
Bahrain Kuwait Saudi Arabia China Malaysia Singapore Israel Oman South Korea Japan Qatar UAE
Foreign residents of the Gulf Cooperation Countries (the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar and Oman) can get a visa upon arrival if their residency is valid for at least another 6 months.
! All other nationalities should apply for a visa at their nearest Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan.
registration after arrival
All tourists traveling to Azerbaijan for more than 15 days need to get registered at the place where they are staying with the State Migration Service of the Republic of Azerbaijan. This is free and usually done by the hotel (or any other accommodation providers) but you should ask in advance. Please be informed that this should be done even if you have a valid e-visa.