Frequently Asked Questions - FAQ


Your e-Visa will be valid for 90 days.

An e-Visa can be obtained easily anywhere with an internet connection and it saves time that you would otherwise spend on visa applications at Azerbaijani foreign representations or at the ports of entry into Azerbaijan (if you are eligible).

If the tourist is traveling in transit through Azerbaijan and decides to leave the airport at any time, they will be required to present an e-Visa for Azerbaijan.

If the traveler remains within the International Transit Area, he or she is not required to apply for an Azerbaijan e-Visa.

Using a reasonable quality camera, it is usually possible to make a photographic copy of your passport but double check that all details are clearly legible before you send the photo file. TIPS – take the photograph on a bright day but not in direct sunlight. Beware of using flash photography which can cause reflections that bleach out important areas of detail. Depending on the camera setting, you might find the photo is bigger than the maximum 1MB permitted file size.

An e-Visa allows a maximum stay of 30 days. E-visas are not usually extendable.

Foreigners and stateless persons can apply for a new electronic visa only after leaving the territory of the Republic of Azerbaijan.

No. An e-Visa is always for a single entry but you can easily apply for another visa after you have left Azerbaijan.

Sorry. Visas are non-refundable.

The vast majority of visa applications are successful, but unfortunately, there are no refunds for applications that are denied. If you have been refused an e-Visa there is still a chance you will be granted a visa through an Azerbaijani consulate, but you will need to make your own inquiries.

Validity period of the passport or other travel document should be at least 3 months more than the validity period of the electronic visa planned to be issued.

Not automatically. The relationship between Azerbaijan and Armenia remains tense but Azerbaijan welcomes visitors providing that they have not visited illegally occupied areas of Azerbaijan from Armenia – notably the self-declared entity of Nagorno Karabakh. If you have visited Nagorno Karabakh you will not be allowed to enter the country, as it means the break of the law of Azerbaijan Republican could be liable for prosecution if you come to Azerbaijan.

No. All nationals who are eligible for an e-Visa pay the same charge.

You can track your application with registration number which you will receive while submitting your application, you can also track with your passport number and email address.

Foreigners and stateless persons temporarily staying in the Republic of Azerbaijan for more than 10 days (including cases when they change residence within the country) should apply to the State Migration Service of the Republic of Azerbaijan online (by entering “registration upon place of stay” section placed under the “E-service” window of the official website of the Service - or by directly applying to regional migration departments within 10 days after arriving in the country. No fee will be charged for the registration. In accordance with the law foreigners and stateless persons are held liable for staying in the country after expiration of the time fixed in the electronic visa and without being registered (when they stay for more than 10 days);

  • If you are the citizen of one of the 95 countries who are eligible to apply for Azerbaijan Evisa you need to provide just Passport copy. You can check your country's eligibility by clicking this link "eligible countries"
  • If you are the citizen of other countries, it is recommended to approach a consulate or an embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan.

You can check your country's eligibility by clicking this link "eligible countries"

You should receive your evisa within 3 hours (for urgent applications) or 3 days.

You can pay with major debit and credit cards. Online payments are fully secure and use the Stripe online payment processing system.

Yes. Enter data of your child/children registered in your passport and other required information into the e-visa application.

No. The e-visa should not be attached in the passport. The e-visa should be printed by the applicant and presented together with the passport at the border checkpoint of the Republic of Azerbaijan.

On your credit card or debit card is a 3 digit number on VISA, MasterCard and Discover branded credit and debit cards. On your American Express branded credit or debit card it is a 4 digit numeric code.