You need a passport and a visa to enter Azerbaijan. Acquire a visa that covers the dates of your trip before you go. Visit the Embassy of Azerbaijan’s website for the most current visa information.
Electronic visas (E-Visas) are available through the “ASAN Visa” system. This system can be accessed online at https://evisa.gov.az/en/
An E-Visa is typically issued within 3 (three) working days of the online application, and is valid for 30 days. The E-Visa fee is $20 USD paid electronically via the system. Once approved, the E-Visa is sent to the applicant via email. Travelers must print this information and present it to border security officials on arrival in Azerbaijan.
You must register with the State Migration Service (SMS) within 15 calendar days of arrival if your intended period of stay is more than 15 days. Visit the State Migration Service website for the most current registration information.
Some HIV/AIDS entry restrictions exist for visitors to, and foreign residents of, Azerbaijan. Medical tests are required for those applying for temporary or permanent residence permits and must be performed at designated clinics in Azerbaijan.
Residency applications by people with health issues, including HIV/AIDS, are reviewed by the State Migration Service and approved on a case-by-case basis. Please verify this information with the Embassy of Azerbaijan before you travel.
Law enforcement officials have at times detained individuals from Armenia or with Armenian surnames for questioning or denied them entry into the country.
Find information on dual nationality, prevention of international child abduction, and customs information on our websites.
Please be aware that traveling to the region of Nagorno-Karabakh and the surrounding territories via Armenia could make you ineligible to travel to Azerbaijan in the future.
Engaging in commercial activities inside Nagorno-Karabakhcan make it difficult to conduct business inside Azerbaijan or with the Government of Azerbaijan. For more information on commercial activities in Nagorno-Karabakh, please visit the Country Commercial Guide.