Why is an Azerbaijan evisa the correct choice?

A virtual visa is convenient, as you can apply right from home. You do not need to visit a consulate or embassy in person, just hop on your computer and complete your whole application online. It is also a faster process, allowing for quicker processing times than in-person applications.

Am I required to obtain an e-visa to visit Azerbaijan?

Yes, if you are a foreigner, it is important to obtain a visa before visiting Azerbaijan. A visa or electronic visa is acceptable, although it is smart to have a printed copy on hand. List of Eligible Countries for Azerbaijan e-Visa.

What is the eligibility for an Azerbaijan e-visa?

To be eligible for an Azerbaijan e-Visa, foreigners must meet specific criteria. Generally, applicants must have a passport that is valid and from an eligible country, provide the requested documentation, and complete the online application form accurately and in full. If you have a criminal record in Azerbaijan or partnering countries, you may be denied entry. You may also need to provide accommodation information, financial statements, or a letter of reference/employment, depending on the visa you are applying for. If you do not have the right documents, then you may not meet the eligibility requirements. 

Do I need a visa if I am not leaving the international transit zone?

No. You do not need a visa if you do not intend to leave the international transit zone.

What is the wait time for an e-visa?

You can choose standard or urgent processing. The standard processing time is 3 to 5 business days, while the urgent processing time is 3 to 5 hours. Wait times will depend on the complexity of your application and if you are applying during Azerbaijan national holidays.

How long is my e-visa valid for?

The Republic of Azerbaijan e-visa has a validity of 90 days but only allows you to stay in the country for up to 30 days.

How many days of stay in Azerbaijan is allowed on an e-visa?

You can stay up to 30 days in Azerbaijan on a single entry. Multiple entries are not allowed. If you plan to stay in Azerbaijan for a longer period, then you are required to submit a special visa application.

Does the e-visa allow for multiple entries?

No, an e-visa only allows one entry of up to 30 days. If you plan to return, you can submit a new application once you have left the country.

How many people can I create a group application for?

A new application form must be completed for each child, family member, friend or other group member. At the end of each completed application, you will be prompted to add a new member to your application, thereby creating a group.

If my child is registered in my passport, do they require a separate e-visa application?

Yes, if your child is registered in your passport, they will still require a separate Azerbaijan e-visa application. Each member of your group or party is required to complete a visa application. This includes children, friends, relatives, spouses, and other party members.

Can I travel to Azerbaijan if I have been to Armenia?

While Azerbaijan generally welcomes visitors, individuals who have visited illegally occupied areas of Azerbaijan from Armenia, particularly Nagorno Karabakh, may face restrictions. Visiting Nagorno Karabakh could violate Azerbaijani law, potentially leading to prosecution upon entering Azerbaijan.

Can I apply for an e-visa if I am already in Azerbaijan?

No, you are not allowed to apply for a visa while in Azerbaijan. You will need to leave the country and then apply before reentry.

How many months does my passport need to be valid for, to apply for an Azerbaijan evisa?

Your passport should be valid for at least 6 months upon entry to Azerbaijan. Even if you have a valid visa, you may be denied entry to Azerbaijan if your passport expires in less than 6 months.

What documents are required for applying for an Azerbaijan e-visa?

For most applications, you will be required to provide a copy of your passport. A color or black-and-white photo of the biography page, that is clear and legible will typically be accepted. Depending on the type of visa you are applying for, you may be required to provide a reference or letter showing proof of your activities. For example, if you will be attending a university in Azerbaijan, you may be required to provide an enrollment letter from the university.

How do I send a copy of my passport and what is it used for?

When completing your online application, you will have the option to upload a photo of your passport. A photo taken with your mobile device or camera will typically be acceptable. This file can then be uploaded to your web application. Follow the directions on the web page for how to upload the photo successfully. This photo will be used to verify your identity and confirm that you are allowed in the country.

What form of payment is accepted, when paying for my e-visa?

When completing payment, major credit cards, such as Visa and Mastercard are acceptable. Electronic debit card payment will also typically be accepted, but some institutions may not be eligible.

I do not have a credit or debit card. Is there another way to pay the e-visa fee?

No. You can only pay by credit or debit card (MasterCard or Visa only). On the other hand, please note that the card does not have to be in your name.

Does the cost of the Evisa vary by nationality?

No, thankfully citizens of all nations are charged the same price. The cost depends on the way of processing that you will choose. The standard visa government fee is $26, the urgent visa – is $61.

Why is there a service fee?

A service fee is charged to cover the cost of international transactions.

What is the meaning of the CVV / CVC / CVC2 number?

The CVV/ CVC/ CVC2 is located on the back of your credit or debit card. It is a 3-digit number that is used to authenticate your card and for security purposes. Those using American Express will have a 4-digit number on the back of their card.

How do I check the status of my evisa application?

You can check the status of your application via the web portal. You will also be notified via email of any updates in your visa application. If you have concerns about your application or the wait time, you can contact one of our agents here

Is an e-visa refundable?

No, once your e-visa application has been submitted it cannot be refunded. This is because the Azerbaijan government and other agencies will have already processed your application and they require payment for their services.

If my e-visa application is rejected, will my fees be refunded?

No, fees related to e-visa are non-refundable.

Can I correct mistakes on my application after it is submitted?

Typically no. If you notice a mistake, contact one of our agents right away. We will notify you if a new application must be submitted.

What happens if my evisa application is denied?

Don’t panic. There are many reasons why a visa application may be denied. The application may have incorrect or missing information, the passport photo may not be legible or you may not have uploaded the correct documents. You will be notified by email if your application is denied. Read the email carefully and follow their instructions.

When do I need to register my accommodations, if I am a foreigner or stateless person?

If you are a foreigner or stateless person, you must register your accommodations if you are staying for longer than 15 days in Azerbaijan. If you change your location, then you must update the government of your accommodation within 5 days.

Will the e-visa sticker be sent to me by mail?

To obtain an Azerbaijan sticker visa, you would need to make your request at the nearest Azerbaijan embassy or consulate. Otherwise, if you have an e visa, your passport will be stamped/stickered during customs processing when entering Azerbaijan.

Do I need to attach an e-visa to my passport?

No. The e-visa should not be attached to the passport. The e-visa must be printed out by the applicant and presented together with the passport at the border crossing point of the Republic of Azerbaijan.

The information in my e-visa does not fully correspond to the information in my travel document. Can I enter Azerbaijan with this e-visa?

No, your e-visa is not valid. You need to obtain another e-visa.

What should I do if I want to stay in the Republic of Azerbaijan for a period longer than the electronic visa allows?

You should contact the State Migration Service of the Republic of Azerbaijan. For more information you can visit: www.migration.gov.az.

Eligible Countries for Azerbaijan e-visa

🇮🇳 India🇵🇰 Pakistan🇸🇦 Saudi Arabia
🇺🇸 United States of America (USA)🇬🇧 United Kingdom (UK)🇨🇦 Canada
🇮🇹 Italy🇱🇰 Sri Lanka🇪🇸 Spain
🇦🇺 Australia 🇳🇱 Netherlands🇩🇪 Germany
🇴🇲 Oman🇰🇼 Kuwait🇧🇭 Bahrain
🇫🇷 France🇮🇱 Israel🇲🇦 Morocco