Azerbaijan Visa Instructions
Visa Application Requirements for
Azerbaijani Homestay (private visit) Visa Requirements for US Citizens:
A valid passport and visa are required to travel to this destination.
Original, signed passport valid for 6 months beyond stay, with at least one blank visa page available for visa stamp(s). Amendment pages in the back of the passport are not suitable for visa stamps.
Azerbaijani Visa Application Form:
One visa application form completed online, printed and signed plus one copy.
The online Azerbaijan visa application form can be confusing.
- A unique valid email address is needed for each visa application completed.
- The "Humanity validation" (CAPTCHA) may require multiple attempts. Please be patient and refresh as many times as needed to pass the validation.
- After completing and printing the form, please sign at the bottom of the last page of the application.
- If you are unable to submit the form, it is possible that you do not have the latest version of one of the supported browsers. Save and return to the first page of the application form, where you can click on one of the supported browsers to download the latest version.
Improperly completed Azerbaijan visa application forms will delay the processing of your visa. Please view our helpful video instruction guide to completing the online application.
One recent 2 x 2 passport type photographs, in color, front view and with a plain/white background.
OR - you can upload a passport photo to the Global Service Order Form when you place your order, instead of providing physical passport photos.
Letter Of Invitation from Azerbaijan:
A signed letter of invitation from the host in Azerbaijan, along with a photocopy of the hosts Azerbaijan ID. Emailed or faxed copies of the letter is allowed as long as a copy of the Azerbaijan ID is included.
Proof Of Departure:
Computer generated flight itinerary from the airline or a travel agency.
All foreigners visiting the Republic of Azerbaijan for more than three days need to be registered at the State Migration Service of the Republic of Azerbaijan within three days upon arrival to Azerbaijan.
Global Service Order Form:
This is Travisa's service order form, where you will provide your contact and shipping information, choose the visa processing needed and make your payment. You must print the completed form and send it to Travisa with all other supporting documents.
Azerbaijan Visa Validity:
Single and double entry visas are generally valid for 90 days and multiple entry visas are generally valid for 1 year. Visas are issued according to the invitation.
Azerbaijani Visa Processing Time:
Azerbaijan visas are usually processed in 6 to 7 business days. Rush or Emergency visa service may be available for additional fees. Please visit our “Azerbaijan Consular Fees and Visa Processing Options” link for details.
In order to ensure that visa applications for most embassies/consulates are submitted on the day that we receive them, they should be shipped to us via FedEx Priority Overnight (not First Overnight or Standard Overnight).
Non-refundable tickets or reservations should not be purchased until all visas and passports are secured and in your possession.