Azerbaijan is a popular tourist destination, so many of our guests are interested in the question of whether a visa is required for traveling to capital city Baku and other cities of the country ? It depends on what country the tourist comes from, and also on the term of his stay in the territory of Azerbaijan. It should be noted that the rules for entering this country are fairly simple, but guests still have to remember some of the nuances.
In accordance with the Azerbaijani legislation, visa regulations apply for persons from abroad entering the country, but representatives of some countries have a number of privileges. Citizens of the Russian Federation, Ukraine, Belarus and some other CIS countries can travel to Baku and other cities without a visa and stay there for up to 90 days.
Tourists with passports of some Asian countries (China, South Korea, Japan, Singapore) receive permits for staying in the country for 30 days at the airport. In addition, the Azerbaijani authorities introduced the possibility of issuing permits in electronic mode, which can be used by citizens of 80 countries (EU countries, North America, Australia, New Zealand, etc.) – a full list can be found on the official website of the Foreign Ministry. There is also a corresponding form to fill in, then pay for a visa with a plastic card, the deadline for processing documents is 1-3 days. For applying online visa we recommencement official electronic visa portal. Other carries may add extra fee. If you can not find your country on this web site than the rest of the tourists must apply to the Azerbaijani Embassy in their own country or a neighboring country for a visa.
REGISTRATION OF FOREIGN CITIZENS IN AZERBAIJAN
According to the laws, all foreigners arriving in Azerbaijan for a period of 10 days are required to register with the migration service. During this time, the inviting party or the tourist himself must register at the place of residence – fill out the questionnaire and attach to it a copy of the relevant pages of the passport. The procedure is free, but when you move from one city to another, the procedure will have to be repeated, and you will not have to cancel the previous registration – it will be canceled automatically after 90 days or after the expiry date of the visa. It is important to ensure that the total stay in the country does not exceed the specified time, otherwise in the future serious problems can arise.
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