Business Visa

Business visit visa is issued to foreigners and stateless persons for the purpose of establishing business relations or cooperation in the Republic of Azerbaijan on the basis of application of government authorities of the Republic of Azerbaijan, juridical persons acting in the Republic of Azerbaijan or physical persons engaging in entrepreneurship activity without establishing juridical person, as well as branches and representations of foreign juridical persons or to foreigners and stateless persons arriving with a document certifying that s/he is engaged in entrepreneurship activity in the Republic of Azerbaijan.

Required documents

1. Completed visa application form. Please click here to download 

2. Passport (both original and copy)

  • Passport must be valid passport be valid at least three months beyond the dates of your trip.
  • Non-Canadian citizens must submit a valid permanent resident card (PR).

3. Two passport sized photos.

  • Photos must be taken within the last 6 months to reflect the current appearance.
  • Colored photos must be full face and white background.

4. Invitation from the receiving party

  • The receiving party must send the invitation through the Consular Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan.
  • The receiving party may contact the Consular Department of Ministry of Foreign Affairs for additional information. Address: 4 Shikhali Gurbanov Str., Baku, AZ 1009. For inquiries please call +994507600663.

5. Visa fee

  • 350 USD for Canadian citizens. For other nationalities see here.
  • Only money orders, bank cashier’s (certified check) and company checks are accepted. Please, make the payment to the order of the Embassy of Azerbaijan. Important notice: No money orders issued by Canada Post are accepted.

Important notice

  • Please, note that the Consular section of the Embassy accepts visa applications via mail only. The request must include a prepaid postage return envelope (Express Mail, FedEx, UPS or DHL). 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 way to track your passport's return to you. Please send all the above-mentioned required documents to:

Embassy of Azerbaijan
275 Slater Street, Suite 1203
Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5H9

  • Only complete applications can be accepted. The Embassy reserves the right to request for additional documents/information not mentioned in the list above upon the application.
  • Foreigners and stateless persons temporarily staying in the Republic of Azerbaijan for a period of more than 15 days must get registered upon place of stay. For more information:

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