About the Azerbaijan Online e-Visa

The Azerbaijan Online e-Visa is an electronic visa for travelers to Azerbaijan, issued via an online application system. It was introduced in 2013 to facilitate visa processing for foreigners wishing to enter Azerbaijan for a maximum of 30 days.

The Azerbaijan e-Visa, also known as the ASAN visa, can be obtained by completing the online application with personal information, travel details, passport data and some security questions before requiring payment via credit or debit card. The approved e-Visa for Azerbaijan is then sent to the applicant’s e-mail address within 24h, and in some cases up to three (3) business days.

Azerbaijan e-Visa Conditions

The following important information relates to the e-Visa for the Republic of Azerbaijan, available for eligible foreign nationals to request online:

  • The electronic visa for Azerbaijan allows its holder to visit the country for a maximum duration of thirty (30) days.
  • The e-Visa is a single-entry visa that allows its holder to enter and exit Azerbaijan only once.
  • The e-Visa for the Republic of Azerbaijan is usually processed within 24 hours but could take up to three (3) working days.
  • The Azerbaijan e-Visa is valid for a period of ninety (90) days.

Terms of Eligibility for Azerbaijan e-Visa

To visit Azerbaijan with the e-Visa, foreign nationals must meet the following requirements:

  • All applicants must be citizens of one of the eligible countries as stated in the list below.
  • When applying applicants must be outside Azerbaijan.
  • Have a valid email address where he/she will receive the approved e-Visa.
  • The applicant must also have a valid credit/debit card to make the online visa fee payment.
  • Passports of e-Visa holders must be valid for at least six (6) months from the arrival date in Azerbaijan.

Additional Information about the Azerbaijan Online e-Visa

  • e-Visa holders must print out at least one copy of their e-Visa for Azerbaijan.
  • Upon arrival travelers will be requested to present their e-Visa at the border control checkpoint.
  • Travelers are recommended to keep their printed copy of the e-Visa with them at all times during their stay.
  • Once the validity period has passed, the e-Visa becomes invalid and can no longer be used to enter Azerbaijan.
  • The duration of stay of the e-Visa holder may not exceed the designated 30-day period.
  • If the period of stay of the e-Visa holder exceeds 10 days, he/she must ensure that they are registered with the State Migration Service for free, usually done via tourist accommodation.

List of countries eligible to apply for an online e-Visa for Azerbaijan

  • Foreign citizens from the following countries and territories are eligible to apply for an e-Visa to travel to Azerbaijan:

Foreign nationals holding a valid passport from this list of eligible countries can apply for an Azerbaijan e-Visa online here.

Additional evidence requirements

In addition to the personal information and travel details for each applicant, the applicant might need to provide the following documents to support the application:

  • A scanned color copy of the biographical page of the current valid passport;
  • The applicant can submit this information at a later date. It is not necessary to provide this document at the moment of application.

Requirements to enter Azerbaijan

In order to facilitate entry into Azerbaijan, it is imperative that all eligible foreign nationals present the following upon arrival:

  • A printout of their approved Azerbaijan e-Visa;
  • A passport valid for at least six (6) months from the arrival date in Azerbaijan.

Entry Ports for Azerbaijan

Travelers holding an Azerbaijan e-Visa may enter into the country through all air, sea and land ports.

Check Status for Azerbaijan e-Visa Application

Once the applicant has submitted his/her online application, all e-Visa notifications and updates will be sent via email.

The approved e-Visa will also be emailed to the applicant within 24 hours, however some may take longer to process, up three (3) business days upon submission of a complete application.

To check the status of a completed online Azerbaijan e-Visa application, please click here.

Online e-Visa Application for the Republic of Azerbaijan

In order to complete and submit an online application for an e-Visa to Azerbaijan, candidates must have a valid passport, email address and a credit or debit card.

Please note that sensitive biographical information – such as first and last names, place and date of birth, address, sex, passport number and nationality – must appear exactly as they do on the applicant’s passport.

All eligible applicants can click here to submit their Azerbaijan e-Visa application online.

Starting from March 15, 2013 new procedure of tourist e-visa system has been implemented in Azerbaijan to provide the execution of the Decree of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan dated November 20, 2012 ”On the facilitation of visa procedures for foreigners and stateless persons, travelling to the Republic of Azerbaijan”.

With an aim to attract more tourists from all over the world, this new system is designed to transfer all visa applications to the electronic context. Hereby, visitors need to provide all necessary documents to online portal. After the relevant documents are prepared the visa portal applies to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for e-visa. When confirmed by MFA, e-visa is forwarded to visitors in electronic format. Henceforth, visitors just need to print out the e-visa and are free to visit the country via any modes of entry (by air, on land, by sea etc)

The electronic visa application procedure issued through the “ASAN Visa” system is realized by the State Agency for Public Service and Social Innovation under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan.

Electronic Visa

The electronic visa issued within 3 working days through “ASAN Visa” system determines the duration of stay in the country up to 30 days.

Urgent Visa

Despite of non-working days and holidays, urgent visa issuing opportunity within 3 hours through “ASAN Visa” system had been created. Foreigners and stateless persons may apply for the electronic visa.

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