Foreign nationals of the following countries can enter Azerbaijan visa-free:
For up to 90 days: Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Mongolia, Russia, Tajikistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan
For up to 30 days: Turkey
For up to 15 days: Iran
How to apply
Foreign travelers must obtain a visa to travel to Azerbaijan. Azerbaijan simplified electronic visa system (https://evisa.gov.az/) for citizens of designated countries in January 2017.The system is called ASAN Visa and the visas are issued for a single-entry visit up to 30 days. According to Presidential Decree on ASAN Visa, foreign visitors may able to get evisa through following steps:
1) Applying to website https://evisa.gov.az/
2) Submit information on passport, personal information and arrival date to the system of ASAN Visa and pay the state fee.
3) E-visas will be issued to the email of the applicant within working 3 (three) days
The e-visa should be printed and presented together with the passport (that should be valid at least 3 months more than the validity period of the electronic visa) at the border checkpoint.
Should note, e-visa is available for citizens from 93 countries, including USA, Australia, United Kingdom, China, Hong Kong, Macau.
Good to know
Nationals of Bahrain, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Israel, Japan, Kuwait, Macau, Malaysia, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea and UAE can obtain a visa on arrival at any International Airport.
Citizens of Turkey can obtain a visa on arrival only at Baku International Airport.
Citizens of the United States can obtain a visa on arrival at Baku International Airport if arriving on the Azerbaijan Airlines direct flight from New York (JFK)