Visa fee waiver
  • In accordance with Article 6.2 of the Agreement between the European Union and the Republic of Azerbaijan on the facilitation of the issuance of visas, fees for processing the visa application are waived for the following categories of EU citizens:

 

(a) for close relatives — spouses, children (including adopted), parents (including custodians), grandparents and grand-children — of citizens of the European Union legally residing in the territory of the Republic of Azerbaijan, of citizens of the Republic of Azerbaijan legally residing in the territory of the Member States, of citizens of the European Union residing in the territory of the Member State of which they are nationals, and of citizens of the Republic of Azerbaijan residing in the territory of the Republic of Azerbaijan;

(b) for members of official delegations, including permanent members of official delegations, who, following an official invitation addressed to the Member States, the European Union or the Republic of Azerbaijan, shall participate in official meetings, consultations, negotiations or exchange programmes, as well as in events held in the territory of the Republic of Azerbaijan or one of the Member States by intergovernmental organisations;

(c) pupils, students, post-graduate students and accompanying teachers who undertake trips for the purposes of study or educational training, including in the framework of exchange programmes as well as other school related activities;

(d) persons with disabilities and persons accompanying them, if necessary;

(e) participants in international sports events and persons accompanying them in a professional capacity;

(f) persons participating in scientific, cultural and artistic activities, including university and other exchange programmes;

(g) persons who have presented documents proving the necessity of their travel on humanitarian grounds, including to receive urgent medical treatment and the person accompanying such person, or to attend a funeral of a close relative, or to visit a seriously ill close relative;

(h) representatives of civil society organizations when undertaking trips for the purposes of educational training, seminars, conferences, including in the framework of exchange programmes;

(i) pensioners;

(j) children under the age of 12;

(k) journalists and technical crew accompanying them in a professional capacity.

  • In accordance with Article 17.2 of the Law of Republic of Azerbaijan “On State Fees” (2001) fees for processing the visa application are waived for the following categories of foreigners and stateless persons:

 

17.2.1. Members of state delegations and officials;

17.2.2. Representatives of international humanitarian organizations in the Republic of Azerbaijan;

17.2.3. Persons who study via state programs and are engaged in pedagogical activity;

17.2.4. Persons who travel for defense purposes.