Single entry visa

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Short-term single entry visas (30 days)

Starting from January 10, 2017 the State Agency on Public Services and Social Innovations under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan will begin to process electronic visas through “ASAN Visa” system.

The foreigners can get the e-visa in just 3 steps (apply, pay and download e-Visa) via the Portal.

E-visa is issued within 3 (three) working days, it will be valid for 30 days and the fee for it is 20 USD. The fee for the e-Visa is paid electronically via the system. The e-Visa is sent to the e-mail address of an applicant.

Foreigners and stateless persons can get detailed information about and apply for electronic visas at:

Single entry visas with the duration of stay more than 30 days 

To obtain a single entry visa with the duration of stay more than 30 days the following documents must be submitted to the Consular Section of the Embassy:

  1. Complited visa application form;
    To fill out visa application form:
    • Visit the website:
    • Register in “Sign up” page.
    • Fill out the “Application form”.
    • Submit the application form.
    • Print the completed application form received on e-mail.
  2. Valid passport or other travel document (photocopies will not be accepted)which should have at least one clear page for the visa;
    A passport must be valid for no less than three months after the date of your planned departure from Azerbaijan.
    Holders of travel documents must submit valid permanent resident card.
  3. Two passport sized photos of the applicant taken within the last 6 months to reflect the current appearance;
    Colored photos must be full face, one stapled to the marked corner of the application.
  4. The invitation letter;
    • For business and humanitarian visit- the invitation letter from receiving party along with the copy of the charter and state registration certificate of the company/organization;
    • For personal visit- the invitation letter from Azerbaijani citizen or foreign citizen currently residing in Azerbaijan along with their Azerbaijani ID (şəxsiyyət vəsiqəsi);
    • For leisure – copy of hotel reservation.
  5. Consular fee for the US citizens: $20 US dollars. For other nationalities see here
    Only money orders, bank cashier’s (certified check) and company checks are accepted. Please, make payment to the order of Embassy of Azerbaijan.

To obtain a visa by mail, the request must include a postage paid return envelope (Express Mail, FedEx, UPS or DHL). The Embassy of Azerbaijan does not assume any responsibility for the loss postal delivery. As the Embassy does not keep tracking numbers of your mail, you are advised to keep a record of it in way to track your passport's return to you.

Please send all the above-mentioned required documents to:
Embassy of Azerbaijan Attn: Consular Section,  
2741 34th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20008

To meet the increasing demand, in order to facilitate passport tracking throughout the visa process and for the convenience of the applicants, the Embassy of Azerbaijan has outsourced visa processing to Travisa Outsourcing effective Monday June 18, 2012.

For further details on how to apply for a visa, please visit or call 202-462-0379

Business hours of the Consular Section are Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10 A.M. to 12 P.M.
Processing time – 10 business days


are received from 2.00P.M. to 5.00P.M. in weekdays


are Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10.00A.M. to 12.00P.M.


The Consular Section of the Embassy provides consular services to all states except Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming. Consular services for the afore-mentioned States are provided by the Consulate General of Azerbaijan in Los-Angeles.

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