tourist visa to Azerbaijan

Find out if you need a visa to enter Azerbaijan and learn how to apply to get your e-visa. It is easy and fast.

  • 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

    The following nationalities can travel to Azerbaijan visa-free:

    Belarus Moldova Turkmenistan
    Georgia Russia Ukraine
    Kazakhstan Tajikistan Uzbekistan
    Kyrgyzstan Türkiye Qatar

    Note: Iranian passport holders can travel to Nakhchivan visa-free and stay there for 15 days.

  • electronicvisas

    For the following nationalities e-visas to Azerbaijan can be obtained within 3 days via by following 3 simple steps (apply, pay and download the e-visa sent via email):

    Australia India Saudi Arabia
    Austria Indonesia Singapore
    Bahrain Iran South Korea
    Belgium Israel Spain
    Brazil Italy Switzerland
    Canada Japan UAE
    China South Africa UK
    Czech Republic Kuwait USA*
    Denmark Malaysia  
    Finland New Zealand  
    France Oman  
    Germany Poland  
    Greece Portugal  

    * US citizens travelling on the Azerbaijan Airlines New York-Baku direct flight are eligible for visa upon arrival.

    The full list of countries eligible for an e-visa to Azerbaijan is available here.

  • apply fore-visas

    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 $25 USD, an urgent e-visa is $60 USD and is non-refundable.

  • visason 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 UAE Iran

    Foreign residents of the Gulf Cooperation Countries (the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain and Oman) can get a visa upon arrival if their residency is valid for at least another 6 months. Residents of Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain and Oman need to be accompanied by a citizen of the corresponding country to be eligible for visa upon arrival. It is preferable to have a notarized English translation of the residence permit for more convenient border crossing procedure.

    ATTENTION: All other nationalities should apply for a visa at their nearest Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan.

  • registrationafter arrival

    All tourists travelling 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.

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