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Planning a trip to Azerbaijan – Know the visa requirements

By Karthika Selvakumar - August 6, 2020
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Azerbaijan is situated at the junction of Southwest Asia and Southeastern Europe. Azerbaijan is a beautiful country, with enormous historical importance. Above all, it is fondly called as the ‘Land of Fire‘. Azerbaijan stands an amalgamation of eastern and western cultures. In addition, this country is famous for its fascinating history. Therefore, this Caucasian country is a must-visit in your lifetime. Curious about visiting Azerbaijan? There is some happy news. . . Azerbaijan is presently giving visa to Indian voyagers too!! In this blog piece, know the exact requirements of the Azerbaijan visa process. More than that, the blog also guides you on the different types of visa processing too. Follow the steps listed below and get your visa to Azerbaijan and visit the beautiful country.

Also Read: Indian passport holder? These are the new visa rules you must know in 2020!

Things to know to get your Azerbaijan visa

  1. Tourist e-Visa requirements
  2. Documents for visa
  3. Types of visa
  4. Visa fee & processing time

Also read: 11 Things You Should Never, Ever Do in Azerbaijan

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1. Tourist e-Visa requirements

Documents Check-list

  • A valid Passport – (six months from the arrival date in Azerbaijan)
  • An image of the biographical page in the Passport
  • Valid credit or debit card to pay the tourist visa fee
  • Current email address to receive the approved Azerbaijan e-Visa. Above all, you will be receiving the updates and notifications about the e-Visa status on your mail.
  • The current resident address where the traveller will be staying in Azerbaijan

The Azerbaijan e-Visa allows various types of visit. For example, the purpose of the visit can be tourism, business, culture, medical treatment, sporting, science, education, labour, and humanitarian activities. In addition, at the moment of applying, the purpose of the stay has to be selected. Once your visa is granted, ensure that you print at least 1 copy. You will have to present this in Azerbaijan upon arrival at the border control office.

Also Read: The 11 Most Beautiful Places in Azerbaijan

2. Documents needed for the visa process

The documents required for Azerbaijan tourist visa are as follows

  • Scanned copy of the first and last page of your Passport
  • Scanned copy of your passport-size photograph measuring 3.5 cm x 4.5 cm taken against a white background
  • Confirmed return air tickets
  • Hotel accommodation details
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3. Types of visa

When entering or leaving Azerbaijan, you can opt for these visas

  • Tourist visa – Used for vacation, touring and also sightseeing.
  • Business visa – Used for corporate travel, for business meetings only.
  • Diplomatic visa – Issued only to foreigners and stateless persons arriving in the Republic of Azerbaijan for an official visit.
  • Official visa – Used for Official purposes only. Issued to Official passport holders.

Also read: 11 Amazing Reasons to Visit Azerbaijan

4. Visa Fee & processing time

The visa fee varies depending on the processing time. Also, travellers can choose between 3 processing periods.

  • Standard processing – Your visa application takes up to 3 business days. The cost for the same is USD 45.00 (service fees included).
  • Rush processing – Your visa application takes up to 2 business days. The cost for this category is USD 75.00 (service fees included).
  • Super rush processing – This is the quickest way to get your visa. Also, you will get your e-visa in 6 hours. The charge for the super rush process is USD 105.00 (service fees included).

The process is indeed simple, right? With common documents required for any other country visa, you can easily get your visa to Azerbaijan. Also, visit the fascinating and unique country. Above all, you can relax in a place where East literally meets West!! If Azerbaijan is your next destination goal, Book your holiday now with Pickyourtrail. Know the best time to visit Azerbaijan. Find the best holiday packages and excellent visa assistance at Pickyourtrail. You can ping us on Whatsapp and we will help you plan your vacation.

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