General Information on Visas

According to the Law of the Republic of Azerbaijan on Entry into and Exit from Azerbaijan and Passports, foreigners and stateless persons may enter the territory of the Republic of Azerbaijan through specified points of entry with valid passports and appropriate visas issued by a relevant Azerbaijan authority.

Travel to Azerbaijan requires an entry visa, unless there is an agreement on visa free travel with the country of citizenship.

The Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan to the State of Kuwait issues single and multiple types of (tourist, business, transit) visas to Azerbaijan.

Consular section of the Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan to the State of Kuwait :

 

Working hours :

Sunday - 10.00-13.00 ;

Tuesday – 10.00-13.00 ;

Wednesday – 10.00-13.00.

 

The following documents should be submitted to the Consular Section of the Embassy to obtain a visa to Azerbaijan:

 

1- Aplication –click here ( Əlavə olunur 1.visa_application )

2- Original passport (no copies accepted) and one copy from the first and the second pages (for Kuwaiti citizenship), for any other citizenship plus a page of the residence permission ;

3- Two photos (passport size-3,5X4,5, coloured and on the white background taken within last 6 months ) attached to a application form ;

4- Original receipt of the payment of consular fee. Only payment (for each person separately and the mentioning of the exact surname and given name of the applicant) to the account number of the consular section (USD 1000201152) in Yarmouk Branch (10570) of the National Bank of Kuwait will be accepted. Get full information about the exact fee by calling to the Embassy (phone : +96525355247)

5-Copy of a hotel reservation

6.- Invitation letter

6.1. For physical persons: A letter of invitation (with all requisites, i.e. landline phone and mobile numbers, addresses of residence and registration, copy of a passport and identification card-if the invitation part has the Azerbaijani citizenship. If the invitation part is a foreigner - a letter of invitation (with all requisites, i.e. landline phone and mobile numbers, addresses of residence and registration, copy of a passport and permission of a staying in the Republic of Azerbaijan), in invitation letters should be reflected the applicant’s position, her/his surname and given name, purpose, dates and financial responsibilities of a trip) from the receiving Party;

6.2. For juridical persons; A letter of invitation (with all requisites, i.e. landline phone and mobile numbers, chapter of the company, copy of a passport and identification card-if the head of the company has the Azerbaijani citizenship and these companies are Azerbaijani companies). For foreign companies - a letter of invitation (with all requisites, i.e. landline phone and mobile numbers, chapter of the company, copy of a passport, permission of a staying and working in the Republic of Azerbaijan),in invitation letters should be reflected the applicant’s position, her/his surname and given name, purpose, dates and financial responsibilities of a trip) from the receiving Party - (copy of the mentioned documents could be accepted),

7- Copy of the tickets reservation (in any case tickets should not be bought before the obtaining of a visa);

 

Single entry visa(up to 90 days) – 20 USD
Multiple entry visa(up to 1 year Duration of visit 90 days)  – 350 USD

Single entry transit visa – 20 USD
Double entry transit visa – 40 USD

 

Processing time is 3 to 5 working days. The day of submission of documents is not included in processing time.

 

Consular fees as to the citizens of third countries legally residing in the Kuwait depends of their country of origin. For detailed information please call to the Consular Section of the Embassy (tel.:25355247).

Please note, Money Orders or Certified Bank Checks payable to the Embassy of Azerbaijan are the only acceptable forms of payment.

Should the above-mentioned requirements not be observed, the visa application will not be processed.

If the documents do not meet the specified requirements or the application is incomplete it will be returned.

Please, take into the consideration the following address of the Embassy:

Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan to the State of Kuwait,
Kuwait-Yarmouk Block 2-Str.1-Villa 15-Tel.:25355247-Fax:25355246.



Visa processing starts only after the Embassy have collected all the necessary documents.

In accordance with domestic legislation and subject to the international agreements to which Azerbaijan is a party, 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.

Please note, Foreigners traveling to the Republic of Azerbaijan for a period exceeding 30 days must be registered with passport-registration office of the Ministry of Internal Affairs at least 10 days in advance.

Non-Kuwaiti citizens, prior to submitting the documents to the Embassy, must inquire whether they are eligible for a visa.

Tourist Visa

To apply for a tourist visa (only single entry visa is issued) an applicant should submit a completed visa application, valid passport, two passport sized photos, Money Order or Certified Bank Checks and standard tourist confirmation (visa support letter) from authorized travel agency or from a hotel.

Business Visa

To apply for a business visa an applicant should submit a completed visa application, valid passport, two passport sized photos, Money Order or Certified Bank Check and letter of Invitation from the hosting party. All legal entities, including state and private companies and organizations based in Azerbaijan should process their invitations through the Consular Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan.

Visitor Visa (Homestay Visa)

To apply for a visitor visa an applicant should submit a completed visa application, valid passport, two passport sized photos, Money Order or Certified Bank Check and original visa support invitation letter (Devetname) of the inviting party (applicant’s relatives or friends) sent through the Consular Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan. The support invitation letter must contain full name of the invited person, his/her date of birth, passport number, duration of stay in Azerbaijan, exact address and contact information of the inviting party and be accompanied by a photocopy of identification document (Shexsiyyet vesiqesi) of the inviting party.