Private visit visa

Private visit visa is issued to foreigners and stateless persons entering the Republic of Azerbaijan upon invitation of a citizen of the Republic of Azerbaijan, a foreigner or stateless persons permanently residing in the Republic of Azerbaijan, a labor migrant holding a temporary residence permit or a foreigner or stateless person who is enrolled in education institution (only for the family members of labor migrant or the foreigner and stateless person who is enrolled in education institution), registered by the relevant executive authority. 

Required documents:

  1. Completed standard visa application form (a sample is attached);
  2. Original passport
  • The passport must be valid for no less than three months after the date of your planned departure from Azerbaijan.
  • Holders of travel documents must submit valid permanent resident card;
  • Non-Bulgarian citizens should present Bulgarian residency permit.


  1. Two passport sized photos of the applicant
  • Photos must be taken within the last 6 months to reflect the current appearance.
  • Color photos must be full face and white background.


  1. Visa fee (Payment method: bank transfer. No cash accepted)
  • 35 Euro for Bulgarian citizens. For other nationalities see (link);
  • Visa processing fee should be transferred to the following bank account of the Embassy;


IBAN №: BG83FINV91501004553912

  • Please note that visa fee is non-refundable and confirmation of the payment should be submitted to the Embassy.


  1. Notarized invitation from the receiving party
  • Copy of inviting person’s identification document, relevant document certifying obligation to meet the financial expenses related with the travel of a foreigner or stateless person (ticket, daily and medical expenses, etc.) or possession of financial resources to pay these expenses, as well as the document certifying that the invited person is a family member of the labor migrant or the foreigner and stateless person getting education


  1. Copy of flight itinerary (optional)
  • Applicant must submit:
  • copy of flight ticket;
  • copy of car registration document and driver’s license, if he/she planning to travel by car.


  1. Proof of accommodation (optional)
  • Hotel reservation, rental agreement of house / apartment, etc.


  1. A copy of medical insurance certificate (if a host does not undertake to pay for medical services);


Important notice:

  • Only complete applications can be accepted. The Embassy reserves the right to request additional documents/information not indicated on the list above;
  • Processing time is up to 10 days. The day of submission/delivery of documents by mail is not included in processing time. Visa processing starts only after all required documents are available for the Embassy;
  • Office hours of the Consular Section are Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9:30 to 17:00 (Consular services - from 09:30 hrs till 12:30 hrs and picking up processed documents - from 14:00 hrs till 17:00 hrs);
  • Foreigners and stateless persons temporarily staying in the Republic of Azerbaijan for a period of more than 15 days must get registered upon place of stay. To do so, foreigners and stateless persons or administration of the place or owner of the residential area (“receiving party”) must submit the application and copy of visiting person’s passport (other border crossing document) to the State Migration Service via official webpage (, e-mail ( or in person within ten days after arrival of a foreigner or a stateless person in the country.

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