Visa Requirements

Single entry Visa

 

To obtain single and multiple entry visas for travel to the Republic of Azerbaijan the following documents must be submitted to the Consular section of the Embassy

 

Completed visa application form;

 

Valid passport or other travel document which should have at least one clear page for the visa (photocopies will not be accepted).

The applicant must indicate their email address in the letter of request.

A passport must be valid for no less than six months after the date of your planned departure from Azerbaijan. Holders of travel documents must submit the copy of a valid permanent resident card.

Two recent, colored photos – Format 35mm x 45mm, only with a clear, plain and white background. One of the photos must be glued to the corner of the application.

The invitation letter from Azerbaijan

Single and multiple entry visas:

For business, education and humanitarian visits – An invitation from the receiving party must only be sent through the Consular Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan. For details, the receiving party may contact the Consular Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan: 4 Shikhali Gurbanov Str., Baku, AZ 1009. For questions please call + 99450 760 0663

For personal visit – An invitation form (dəvətnamə ərizəsi) must be sent through the Consular Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Azerbaijan, by the Azerbaijani citizen or foreign citizen currently residing in Azerbaijan (Not applicable to Azerbaijani-Canadians born in Azerbaijan).

For Azerbaijani-Canadians – An invitation letter is required from an Azerbaijani citizen or foreign citizen currently residing in Azerbaijan along with the copy of their Azerbaijani ID (the sample of the invitation letter is at the bottom of this page);

 

Tourist visa:

Confirmation from the receiving tourist organization in Azerbaijan or from a hotel is required. A tourist visa is valid for the exact dates of hotel accommodations purchased in advance. The copy of the travel tickets must also be attached.

Letter of request – By the traveler, stating the purpose of the visit, the date of entry and duration of stay, as well as information about the hosting party and request to grant a visa.

Visa fees for the citizens of Canada are:

  • Single entry (3 to 90 days) $20 US dollars;
  • Multiple entry (up to 1 year) – $350 US dollars

NOTE: Only money orders are accepted. Please make payments to the order of the Embassy of Azerbaijan. Funds issued in Canadian dollars will be returned back. For obtaining visa fee information for non-Canadian citizens, please contact the Embassy.

A pre-paid envelope - To obtain a visa by mail, the request must include a postage paid return envelope (Canada Post, FedEx, UPS, DHL and etc.). The Embassy of Azerbaijan does not assume any responsibility for the loss postal delivery. As the Embassy does not keep tracking numbers of your mail, you are advised to keep a record of it in order to track your passport return to you.

Important Notices

The relevant visa procedure starts once all the necessary visa application documents are accepted by the Embassy. Incomplete visa application dossiers are not accepted.

All multiple entry visas inquiries should be sent directly by the Azerbaijani inviting party to the Consular Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Azerbaijan for the relevant authorization procedure.

The Consular Section reserves a right to require any additional documents that it considers to be necessary for visa application procedure.

No assurance regarding the issuance of visas can be given in advance. Therefore, the purchase of non-refundable travel tickets should not be made before visa approval is granted.

In accordance with national legislation and subject to the international agreements to which the Republic of Azerbaijan is a party, the Consulate General reserves the right to consider visa applications in certain cases as long as it feels necessary. Visa can be denied if the authorities have reasons to believe that an applicant's entry into or stay in Azerbaijan will not be desirable.

New - Agreement between the Republic of Azerbaijan and the European Union on the facilitation of the issuance of visas entered into force on 1 September, 2014. For the Agreement please click here.

Note: In accordance with the Order of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan NO. 1074 of 02.04.2019 “On facilitation visa issuance procedures for foreigners and stateless persons arriving in the Republic of Azerbaijan with regard to participate at the 43rd session of the World Heritage Committee of UNESCO”, foreigners and stateless persons submitting the official invitation letter of UNESCO and the document proving accreditation in accordance with the relevant rules of the same organization can obtain a visa on arrival at the international airports of the Republic of Azerbaijan in the period between June 20- July 10, 2019.

            Foreigners and stateless persons arriving in the Republic of Azerbaijan with regard to participate at the 43rd session of the World Heritage Committee of UNESCO will be able to get an electronic visa within 3 working days (for a standard e-visa) or 3 hours (for an urgent e-visa) through the official web-site (www.evisa.gov.az) of the “ASAN Visa” system.

 

DOCUMENT CHECKLIST

For single and multiple entry visas:

If any of the required documents listed below are missing, your application will be returned.

I have enclosed the following items:

Passport;                                                                                                               

Letter of request                                                                                                                                        

Completed application form;                                                                                   

2 photos;                                                                                                    

Invitation letter from Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan;

Photocopy of Azerbaijani ID card (şəxsiyyət vəsiqəsi);                                             

Money Order 

Any additional document required by the Consular Service of the

Prepaid return envelope

 

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Dəvət məktubu 

         Mən, Azərbaycan Respublikasının vətəndaşı Əliyev Rüfət (şəxsiyyət vəsiqəsinin nömrəsi - ....) Kanada vətəndaşı olan və Kanadanın Ontario əyaləti, ... ünvanında yaşayan qohumum (və ya dostum) ALIYEV FARIZI (Kanada pasportunun nömrəsi – BQ000000) Azərbaycana dəvət edirəm.

Aliyev Fariz Azərbaycanda olduğu müddət ərzində mənim yuxarıda qeyd olunan ünvanımda yaşayacaqdır (Əgər ünvan fərqlidirsə, o zaman qonağın yaşayacağı ünvan göstərilməlidir). Səfər ilə bağlı bütün xərclər Aliyev Fariz tərəfindən ödəniləcəkdir.

Səfirlikdən yuxarıda adı qeyd olunan şəxs üçün 2014-cü ilin 19 avqust tarixindən etibarən (dəqiq tarix göstərilməlidir) ... günlük tək keçidli viza rəsmiləşdirilməsini xahiş edirəm.  Hər hansı sualınız olacağı təqdirdə, aşağıdakı nömrələrə zəng etməyiniz xahiş olunur:

Tel: +994...

Mob: +994... 

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