Last January 2017, Azerbaijan introduced the digitalization of its visa system to the world. It is called the ASAN system. 93 nationalities including Sri Lanka are allowed to apply for the electronic visa through the internet. Presently, there are talks with Lithuania and the United Arab Emirates. Very soon, more and more foreigners will get a hold of an Azerbaijan eVisa.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
I have a Sri Lanka passport, do I need a visa to visit Azerbaijan?
What is an Azerbaijan eVisa?
It is an official document which provides authorization to travel to and from Azerbaijan and is electronically linked to your passport.
How long can visitors with a Sri Lanka passport stay in Azerbaijan with an eVisa?
You can stay in Azerbaijan for a maximum of 30 days Total. Please note that if you are planning to stay in Azerbaijan longer than 10 days, you need to register with the State Migration Service of the Republic of Azerbaijan once inside the country. You can do this by asking your hotel to apply on your behalf - they will be able to assist you.
What are the documents required to apply?
To save your effort and time, it is best if you arrange all the documents you are required to provide before you apply. This is a shortlist. Most likely, you already have everything you need.
Valid passport – like all international travels, you need a passport. If you already have one, see to it that it is valid and remains so for at least another three months from the date of your official visit to Azerbaijan.
Digital copy of your passport – you are advised to have your passport scanned first before answering the form. You will be needed to upload it before you can submit your application. While the information page is the most important, it is advisable to scan it entirely.
Valid e-mail address – while the eVisa will be connected to your passport electronically, you will be required to show a printed copy of your eVisa at the immigration office. Just to be safe, print several copies and put them in different bags so that you are not going to lose your visa.
Accepted payment – aside from credit or debit card payment, PayPal payment is also accepted.
How long is the Azerbaijan eVisa valid?
The Azerbaijan eVisa is valid for 90 days after issued.
What are the processing times and prices?
Travelers can choose between 3 processing times:
Standard processing – your visa application is processed within 4 Business Days, and the price is USD 45.00 (service fees included).
Rush processing – you will receive your visa within 2 Business Days, and the total price of it is USD 75.00 (service fees included).
Super rush processing – this is the fastest option. You will get your Azerbaijan e-visa in only 6 hours, and you will be charged USD 105.00 (service fees included).
Click here to start your application.
How does the Azerbaijan eVisa work?
Travelers, travel agents, airlines and specialist service providers like us around the world can use the Azerbaijan eVisa system to process an eVisa. That is what iVisa does. We enter the applicant's information into the Azerbaijan eVisa system and after they check it out, we are notified of the outcome of your Azerbaijan eVisa application and immediately, we email you.
How long does it take to apply for an Azerbaijan eVisa?
Less than 10 minutes. That's all you will need to send your application to Azerbaijan with iVisa. We will take care of the rest and shortly we will let you know the status of the application by email.
How can I apply for an Azerbaijan eVisa?
The application form has only three steps:
The first step will ask you to fill in your general information. You also need to choose the processing time from the options mentioned above.
The second step will ask you to revise step one and make the payment.
The last step consists of a questionnaire and a photo upload. It is at this point when you need to upload your passport scan. Other documents may be required as well, but it depends on personal circumstances.
Click here to start. After you are done, you submit your form and wait for your visa to arrive. In case you need assistance to fill your application, iVisa has a fantastic support service that you can call 24/7.
What happens after I have applied?
After your application, you just need to get ready for your visa to arrive at your email in the timeframe chosen. You do not need to deal with embassies anymore!
How many times can I enter Azerbaijan with an eVisa?
The Azerbaijan eVisa allows a Single Entry.
Do I need to get an Azerbaijan eVisa for my kids too?
Yes. All foreign citizens wishing to travel to Azerbaijan need to do it with a visa, even kids.
How can I apply for my family or friends?
You can perfectly apply for friends or family. Just make sure to have all the required documents (you can see above in this article). If you are applying for only one friend or family member, just apply here introducing his or her data. In case you need to apply for more than one person, you can do so by clicking on ‘Add new applicant’ in the application form and completing the data required.
Do I need an Azerbaijan eVisa if I am in transit through Azerbaijan?
You will need it ONLY if you plan to leave the airport while in Azerbaijan.
What can I do if I make a mistake in my application?
If you made a mistake when entering your data online then please contact our customer service representatives as soon as possible via online chat to assist you.
Your Azerbaijan eVisa is linked to your passport number, if we already submitted your application, then you can NOT make any changes and you will have to apply again but we will NOT charge you another service fee.
Is it safe to use iVisa to get my Azerbaijan eVisa?
Many people think that online information leaks and that their personal info is at risk of getting into the wrong hands. However, that is not the case with our services. We provide maximum safety for your personal data, confidentiality, and we invest a lot in the security of our database. Your personal information could not be safer. You can check what hundreds of happy customers say about us here.