Azerbaijan Travel Visa Entry Requirements

Azerbaijan Travel Visa Entry Requirements

Are you considering traveling to Azerbaijan this summer? If so, it’s important to be aware of the visa travel requirements. In this blog post, we’ll go over the basics of what you need to know in order to get a visa for Azerbaijan. So, whether you’re planning your trip or just curious about what’s required, keep reading!

IMPORTANT NOTE: Besides the requirements listed below, it is critical that your passport has a validity greater than 6 months from your intended date of departure from Azerbaijan.

Visa-Free Travel to AzerbaijanUnfortunately, travelers who do not fall in the above categories must apply for visas in advance from the Azerbaijani consulates & embassies from around the world

If you’re a citizen of one of the countries on Azerbaijan’s visa-free list, you’re in luck! You can travel to this beautiful country without having to apply for a visa in advance. Just make sure you have a valid passport and you’re good to go.  Citizens of the below listed countries can just hop on a plane and fly over:

  1. Republic of Belarus (up to 90 days)
  2. Georgia (up to 90 days)
  3. Republic of Kazakhstan (up to 90 days)
  4. Kyrgyz Republic (up to 90 days)
  5. Republic of Moldova (up to 90 days)
  6. Republic of Uzbekistan (up to 90 days)
  7. Russian Federation (up to 90 days)
  8. Republic of Tajikistan (up to 90 days)
  9. Ukraine (up to 90 days)
  10. Türkiye (up to 90 days)
  11. Qatar (up to 30 days)

e-Visa Travel to Azerbaijan

Asan visa electronic portal to obtain visa to travel to Azerbaijan.
Asan portal to obtain e-Visa to travel to Azerbaijan.

If you’re not a citizen of the visa-free countries, chances your country might be in the list of countries eligible for an e-Visa.  At this point we would like to highlight that the best way to get the e-Visa is through the official portal.  There are a lot of scam websites which upcharge you for no reason.  The official portal is very easy to use and you can be sure that you are not being overcharged.  The list of eligible countries is as below:

  1. Albania
  2. Argentina
  3. Australia
  4. Austria
  5. Bahrain
  6. Belgium
  7. Brazil
  8. Brunei Darussalam
  9. Bulgaria
  10. Canada
  11. Chile
  12. China
  13. Colombia
  14. Costa Rica
  15. Croatia
  16. Cuba
  17. Cyprus
  18. Czech Republic
  19. Denmark
  20. Ecuador
  21. Estonia
  22. Finland
  23. France
  24. Germany
  25. Greece
  26. Guatemala
  27. Hungary
  28. Iceland
  29. India
  30. Indonesia
  31. Iran (Islamic Republic of)
  32. Ireland
  33. Israel
  34. Italy
  35. Japan
  36. Jordan
  37. Kuwait
  38. Latvia
  39. Lithuania
  40. Luxembourg
  41. Macedonia
  42. Malaysia
  43. Maldives
  44. Malta
  45. Mauritius
  46. Mexico
  47. Mongolia
  48. Montenegro
  49. Morocco
  50. Nepal
  51. Netherlands
  52. New Zealand
  53. Norway
  54. Oman
  55. Pakistan
  56. Panama
  57. Paraguay
  58. Peru
  59. Poland
  60. Portugal
  61. Republic of Korea
  62. Romania
  63. Saudi Arabia
  64. Serbia
  65. Singapore
  66. Slovakia
  67. Slovenia
  68. South Africa
  69. Spain
  70. Sri Lanka
  71. Sweden
  72. Switzerland
  73. Thailand
  74. United Arab Emirates
  75. United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
  76. United States of America
  77. Viet Nam

Visa on Arrival when Travelling to Azerbaijan

Electronic terminal to obtain visa on arrival in Baku, Azerbaijan airport.
Electronic terminal to obtain visa on arrival in Baku airport.

Citizens of the below listed countries have the additional benefit of being able to apply for a visa on arrival at the airport.  The application is done through special electronic terminals but we recommend to avoid this procedure.  Your best bet will always be to apply in advance using the official portal.  The terminals might be difficult to use, they might be crowded, you might not have the correct cash amount, etc.  It’s an unnecessary hassle that can easily be avoided by just getting the visa online, in advance.

  1. Bahrain
  2. China
  3. Indonesia
  4. Iran
  5. Israel
  6. Japan
  7. Kuwait
  8. Macau
  9. Malaysia
  10. Oman
  11. Qatar
  12. Saudi Arabia
  13. Singapore
  14. South Korea
  15. United Arab Emirates

Visa from Azerbaijan Consulates & Embassies

Unfortunately, travelers who do not fall in the above categories must apply for visas in advance from the Azerbaijani consulates & embassies from around the world.  The requirements will vary from country to country.  It is impossible for us to dictate exactly what the procedures will be so we recommend you either reach out to the embassy/consulate in your city/country or contact us to clarify it on your behalf.

Passport? Check. Visa? Check.

Hope we have sufficiently clarified the visa requirements to travel to Azerbaijan relevant to your country.  Check out our website for more information on what to expect during your stay. And as always, don’t hesitate to reach out if you have any questions or concerns. We’re happy to help!

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