The Republic of Azerbaijan issues 2 types of visas – entry and transit visas – to foreigners and stateless people.
1. Entry visa;
– A single- entry visa allows only one entry-exit to the country within this period.
– A multiple entry visa is valid for 2 years. This visa type allows a person to enter and exit the country several times within relevant period.
A period of staying in the country is limited by a validity period of a visa. A visa becomes invalid if it is not used during its validity period.
2. A single-entry and a double-entry transit visas are issued to foreigners and stateless persons who pass through the Republic of Azerbaijan to a destination outside Azerbaijan. Validity period of a transit visa is 30 days, while staying period in the country is 5 days. Transit visas are granted on the basis of circumstances of a particular transit itinerary, use of air, water, railway and other types of transport means and for a necessary period of time.
Foreigners and stateless persons may obtain ordinary entry visas if they come to the country for the following purposes:
– Science and education
– Culture and sport
– Personal travel
– Medical treatment
Diplomatic or service category entry visas are issued to persons who come to the country for official purposes.