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Business Visa  |  Azerbaijan


Visa Requirements


::    Passport valid for three months on exit 

::    Two blank visa pages in passport

The blank pages in your visa must be adjacent (facing) if applying for a multiple-entry visa.

::    One recent passport photograph

Please note, photographs must have a white background, and should be glued to the application form, not stapled.

::    Proof of UK residence

Non-UK passport holders must submit an original, valid UK residence card/permit, or have proof of residence in their passport.

Applicants must also provide a good quality photocopy of at least two of the following documents: a recent utility bill, a recent bank or credit card statement, a mobile phone bill/contract and/or a letter from the NHS.

::    Application form, completed online

The application form must be completed online. Please ensure all questions are answered in full, and all names and details exactly match those in your passport. Once you have completed the online form, print it out, then sign and date, ready to submit to us along with the other application requirements. Please do not process any payment; we will handle this on your behalf.

::    Letter of invitation

The letter of invitation must be an original, signed document from an Azerbaijani company or a foreign company based in Azerbaijan. It must be written on company letterhead and should include your full name, passport number and purpose of visit. The letter must be signed by an authorised individual and should be no more than one month old.

::    Telex invitation, if applicable

Travellers applying for a multiple-entry visa OR wishing to use the 5-day express processing service must submit a telex invitation instead of a standard invitation letter. The telex must be issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Azerbaijan, no more than one month before the visa application is submitted.

::    Photocopy of invitation

Please submit a good-quality colour photocopy of your invitation letter or telex.




Citizens of Bahrain, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Iran, Israel, Japan, Kuwait, Macau, Malaysia, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Turkey and UAE may be able to obtain a visa on arrival. However, a fee will still be charged and there is no guarantee of entry. We therefore strongly advise applicants to obtain a visa before travelling.



Additional Information


PLEASE NOTE: applicants from Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Ukraine and Uzbekistan do not require a visa to enter Azerbaijan for visits of up to 90 days.

The embassy will grant either 90 or 180 days as the permitted duration of stay on a multiple-entry visa.

Depending on your nationality, you may be eligible to apply for an electronic visa, valid for a single entry of up to 30 days. Please contact us for further details.

Travellers visiting occupied areas of Azerbaijan (including Nagorno-Karabakh) without prior approval may subsequently be denied entry to the rest of the country. 

Due to the current political situation, Armenian passport holders and travellers of Armenian descent may be denied entry to Azerbaijan. Please contact the embassy if you need further advice or information.

The embassy reserves the right to request additional documents in support of your visa application, and to alter or increase fees without prior notice.

No refund will be given if your visa is cancelled or rejected by the embassy.

Visa and Service Fees


Please note, all fees are charged per individual traveller. Service and processing fees listed are inclusive of VAT, where applicable. The total price of your order will depend on the product and the processing service you select. Visa fees are subject to change with no prior notice. Please contact us before placing your order if you require further information.




(12 working days)

Single entry visa: (see note below)

Processing centre fee: £120

Handling fee:  £80




(12 working days)

Multiple entry visa (1 year): (see note below)

Processing centre fee: £180

Handling fee:  £80




(8 working days)

Single entry visa: (see note below)

Multiple entry visa (1 year): (see note below)

Processing centre fee: £240

Handling fee:  £100




(5 working days)

Single entry visa: (see note below)

Multiple entry visa (1 year): (see note below)

Processing centre fee: £300

Handling fee:  £100



Azerbaijani visa fees vary according
to applicant’s nationality.

Click here to view a full list.



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