Information on events held in Azerbaijan.

2017 Formula 1 Gran-Prix of Azerbaijan

In accordance with the Order of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, No. 2702 dated 02.03.2017, on simplifying visa issuance prosedures for foreigners and stateless persons arriving in the Republic of Azerbaijan related to the organization and conduct of 2017 Formula 1 Gran-Prix of Azerbaijan, visas will be issued at the structural units of Consular Departments of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan located at the international airports of the Republic of Azerbaijan between May 15-July 15, 2017. Basic documents for visa issuance are as follows:

  1. The card or another document approving accreditation in accordance with relevant rules of “Formula One Management Limited”Company and International Automobile Federation, the international organizers of Formula 1 races;
  2. The card approving accreditation at the Baku City Circuit Operations Company.

Meanwhile, foreigners and stateless persons arriving in the Republic of Azerbaijan for 2017 Formula 1 Gran-Prix of Azerbaijan (Only 81 countries - on the list of approved countries according to the Order of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan No.923, dated June 01, 2016 on establishing “ASAN Visa” system) will be able to get electronic visa through “ASAN Visa” system.

 

IV Islamic Solidarity Games

 - According to the Order of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan No. 2703, dated 02.03.2017 on several actions in regards with the organization and conduct of the IV Islamic Solidarity Games, the appropriately accredited foreigners and stateless persons may go to and from the Republic of Azerbaijan without a visa based on a passport or other travel documents and the accreditation card from April 1 until July 1, 2017.

 - During the organization and conduct of the IV Islamic Solidarity Games the working permit is not required for the appropriately accredited foreigners and stateless persons involved to the labor activities in the territory of the Republic of Azerbaijan.

Final Round of the 2017 CEV Volleyball European Championship – Women

 

Simplification of visa procedures for foreigners and stateless persons traveling to the Republic of Azerbaijan in connection with the Final Round of the 2017 CEV Volleyball European Championship – Women.

Please note that foreigners and stateless persons traveling to the Republic of Azerbaijan in connection with the Final Round of the 2017 CEV Volleyball European Championship – Women scheduled for September 20 – October 1, 2017 may get a visa from the representatives of the Consular Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan at the international airports of Azerbaijan upon arrival.

To get a visa upon arrival foreigners and stateless persons should present one of the following documents:

-       Proof of permanent accreditation of a person in accordance with the applicable rules of the European Volleyball Confederation (CEV);

-       A ticket to the championship or proof of the possession of a ticket.

Foreigners and stateless persons can apply for a visa within the following period of time:

-       August 15 – October 15, 2017 – persons involved in the organization of the event and permanently accredited in accordance with the rules of the European Volleyball Confederation;

-       September 1 – October 10, 2017 – delegations and members of teams participating in the championship;

-       September 10 – October 5, 2017 – journalists permanently accredited in accordance with the rules of the European Volleyball Confederation, as well as persons who have tickets to Final Round of the 2017 CEV Volleyball European Championship.

 Likewise, foreigners and stateless persons from the list of countries approved in according to the Article 4.2. of the Decree of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan # 923, on June 1, 2016, traveling to the Republic of Azerbaijan in connection with the championship may get visas through the “ASAN Visa” system. Foreigners and stateless persons can get detailed information about and apply for electronic visas at www.evisa.gov.az.