Visa

Address: 13, Marathonodromon str., P.Psychiko, Athens

Tel/Fax: + 30 210 724 82 36

E-mail: athens_consul@mfa.gov.az  

Visiting days and hoursTuesday and Thursday from 10.00 to 13.00

 

Applications processing period: Up to 10 working days excluding the day of acceptance of the visa application documents.

IMPORTANTTravel warning to the occupied territories of the Republic of Azerbaijan 

IMPORTANTForeigners and stateless person’s registration upon place of stay in Republic of Azerbaijan

IMPORTANT NOTICES:

The relevant visa procedure starts once all the necessary visa application documents are accepted by the Consular Section of the Embassy. Incomplete visa application dossiers are not accepted. 

All multiple entry visas inquiries should be sent directly by the Azerbaijani inviting party to the Consular Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Azerbaijan for the relevant authorization procedure.

In accordance with national legislation and international agreements to which the Republic of Azerbaijan is a party, the Consular Section of the Embassy reserves the right to consider visa applications in certain cases as long as it feels necessary. Visa can be denied if the authorities have reasons to believe that an applicant's entry into or stay in Azerbaijan will not be desirable.

The reimbursement of the payment for different reasons may be carried out only within the month of the execution of the payment. 

No assurances regarding the issuance of visas can be given in advance. Therefore, the purchase of non-refundable tickets should not be made before visa approval is granted.

Facilitation of the visa issuing procedures on the base of the agreement between the European Union and the Republic of Azerbaijan

 

Visa fee rates

Consular fee for the citizens of the Hellenic Republic: 35 Euros. For other nationalities see here.

Payment methods:  

Bank transfer. No cash or credit cards accepted.  All visa fees must be paid in Euros. 

All bank transaction fees (currency conversion and etc.) should be paid by the visa applicant, otherwise visa application cannot be processed. For exact currency exchange rate information, please contact the Consular Section of the Embassy. 

 

 

Bank account details:

ALPHA BANK

Account number:           107002002005904

IBAN:                            GR12 0140 1070 1070 0200 2005 904

SWIFT CODE (BIC):    CRBAGRAA

 

Types of visa

  1. Entry visa;
  • A single- entry visa allows only one entry-exit to the country within this period.
  • A multiple entry visa is valid up to 5 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.

 

  1. Transit visa;
  • 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. 

 

Applying for a visa

Please proceed for the visa application online (http://eapplication.mfa.gov.az/visa/#/).

IMPORTANT: All the fields of the application form must be filled out carefully, not missing any information. Incomplete application forms will be returned without processing and may result in denial of your application. Watch a video tutorial explaining how to correctly apply for visa online.

 

The confirmation document shall be accompanied with the following documents:

1) Supporting documents which vary according to the type of visit (see the list below).

2) Original + photocopy of a valid national passport:
    - its validity date must be at least three months beyond the duration of the visa applied for;
    - it has to contain at least two blank pages.

3) Two (2) biometric 3 cm x 4 cm coloured photos with a white background, taken within the last 6 months. Visa application will not be accepted if the photo is not correct as required.

4) Non-Greek citizens should present Greek residence permit.

5) Copy of the flight reservation.

6) Receipt of the payment / bank transaction statement. 

 

Required documents shall be accompanied with the following documents which vary according to the type of visit

Official visit:

  • Diplomatic Note of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Hellenic Republic, diplomatic representations and international organizations.
  • Original + photocopy of diplomatic ID card issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Hellenic Republic.

 

Business visit:

  • Letter of invitation from a business counterpart in Azerbaijan (signed and stamped) indicating personal information, purpose of the trip and the duration of applicant's intended stay in Azerbaijan.
  • The copy of Registration Certificate of the inviting company attesting the registration of the company by relevant authority of the Republic of Azerbaijan.
  • Certificate of employer/educational organization (signed and stamped) indicating personal information, applicant's position, purpose of the trip and coverage of expenses.

 

 

Private visit (visiting family or friends):

  • Letter of Invitation (sample invitation form) submitted by the citizen of the Republic of Azerbaijan along with copy of the identity card of inviting person. The letter must contain the full name (name and surname) of invited person, entry date of the visitor to the Republic of Azerbaijan and visitor’s passport details. Both invitation and copy of identity card must be certified by notary in the Republic of Azerbaijan;
  • Certificate of employer/educational organization (signed and stamped) indicating personal information, applicant's position, purpose of the trip and coverage of expenses.

 

Transit visit: 

  • Certificate of employer/educational organization (signed and stamped) indicating personal information, applicant's position, purpose of the trip and coverage of expenses;
  • Valid entry visa (if needed) to a country of the main destination.

 

Tourist visit: 

  • To apply for a tourist visa applicant must present a hotel reservation. Reservation paper must be signed and stamped by the hotel management. Unofficial correspondence (e.g. e-mail messages etc.) with the hotel will not be accepted;
  • Certificate of employer/educational organization (signed and stamped) indicating personal information, applicant's position, purpose of the trip and coverage of expenses.
  • For tourists, it is now also possible to obtain electronic tourist visa. In order to get such visas issues, tourists should apply to one of the authorized travel agencies in Azerbaijan. 

 

Changes in the procedures of getting entry visas by foreign citizens and stateless persons upon arrival in the Republic of Azerbaijan

According to the Decree of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan No. 326 dated September 13, 2010, foreign citizens and stateless persons upon their arrival in the Republic of Azerbaijan can get entry visas in the visa sections in the international airports of the Republic of Azerbaijan in the following cases:

  1. In the cases envisaged in the interstate and intergovernmental treaties of the Republic of Azerbaijan;

  2. Persons visiting the Republic of Azerbaijan by the official invitation of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Prime-Minister of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Chairman of the Milli Majlis (Parliament) of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Head of the Administrative Department of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Head of Special Medical Service of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Head of the Administration of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Head of the Supreme Majlis (Parliament) of the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic;

  3. Persons visiting the Republic of Azerbaijan by the official invitation of the Chairman of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Azerbaijan, the Chairman of the Supreme Court of the Republic of Azerbaijan, General Prosecutor of the Republic of Azerbaijan, the Commissioner for Human Rights (Ombudsman) of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Chairman of the Central Election Commission of the Republic of Azerbaijan, heads of the central executive bodies of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Chairman (Governor) of the Central Bank of the Republic of Azerbaijan, management of the National Olympic Committee of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Chairman of Caucasus Muslim Department, heads of the foreign companies operating in the Republic of Azerbaijan in accordance with international treaties supported by the Republic of Azerbaijan agreed with the State Migration Service of the Republic of Azerbaijan;

  4. Members of the diplomatic, administrative and technical staff of the foreign diplomatic missions, consulates, and offices of the international organizations in the Republic of Azerbaijan and their family members, as well as foreign citizens visiting the Republic of Azerbaijan with special diplomatic missions;

  5. Persons visiting the Republic of Azerbaijan by the official invitation of the Ministry of Emergencies of the Republic of Azerbaijan to participate in the operations to eliminate the consequences of emergency situations;

  6. Persons visiting the Republic of Azerbaijan due to his/her deceased family member, on the basis of the relevant documents certifying the death.Visiting foreign citizens of those countries having direct air connection with the Republic of Azerbaijan and to which diplomatic mission or consulate of the Republic of Azerbaijan are not accredited.
 
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