Due to the fact of joining the Republic of Azerbaijan to the international treaties and according to the laws of the Republic of Azerbaijan on "Entry into or exit from the country and on passports" dated July 14, 1994 and on "Entry into or exit from the country and on passports" dated November 29,1994, the Consular Department of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan provides the following types of visa:
Single entry-exit visa
For this type of visa the duration of stay is three months.
Multiple entry-exit visa
For this type of visa the duration of stay is one year. In case the visa is not used, it is considered invalid.
This type of visa is provided to a foreign national who has an official permission to live on the territory of the Republic of Azerbaijan and obtains exit visa upon leaving the country.
This type of visa is provided to foreign nationals who either study in Azerbaijan or carry out research and teaching activity. They obtain this type of visa upon leaving the country. The visa is valid for six months.
Those nationals of foreign countries who wish to extend their visa must apply to the Consular Department of the MFA before the visa is expired.
In order to obtain a visa at the Consular Department of the MFA the following documents are required:
A letter from the receiving side
Perfectly filled in application form
A passport or a substitute for a passport of a foreign national who is applying for a visa
Two photos (3x4) for the application form
A visa fee receipt
Foreign nationals travelling to the Republic of Azerbaijan should obtain their visa at the Embassies of the Republic of Azerbaijan abroad.