Transit visa

IMPORTANT:  Warning on Travel to the Occupied Territories of the Republic of Azerbaijan

Travel to Azerbaijan requires an entry visa, unless there is an agreement on visa free travel with the country of citizenship (see the list of relevant countries).

The Consulate General issues transit visa with the duration of stay up to 5 days. To obtain a transit entry visa for travel to Azerbaijan, the following documents must be submitted to the Consular Section of the Consulate General:

1. Completed visa application form

To fill out visa application form:

•  Visit the website:

(Watch a video tutorial explaining how to correctly apply for visa via

•  Register in “Sign up” page.

•  Fill out the “Application form”.

•  Submit the application form.

•  Print the visa application form filled online and submit the hard copy along with other required documents.

2. Valid passport or other travel document (photocopies will not be accepted), which should have at least one clear page for the visa;

•   A passport must be valid for no less than one month after the date of your planned departure from Azerbaijan

            •   Holders of travel documents must submit valid permanent resident card.

3. Two passport sized photos of the applicant, taken within the last 6 months to reflect the current appearance.

4. Travel Itinerary

The visa fee for the single entry transit visa (up to 5 days) is $20 US dollars.

Only money orders (see the sample) or cashier’s checks (see the sample) are accepted. Please, make the check payable to the Consulate General of Azerbaijan.

To obtain a visa by mail, the applicant must include a postage paid return envelope (USPS, FedEx or UPS). The Consulate General of Azerbaijan does not assume any responsibility for the lost postal delivery. As the Consulate General does not keep tracking numbers of your mail, you are advised to keep a record of it in order to track your passport's return to you.

Please send all the above-mentioned documents to: 

Consulate General of the Republic of Azerbaijan 
Attn: Consular Section
11766 Wilshire Blvd., Ste. 1410

Los Angeles, CA 90025

Business hours of the Consular Section are Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10 A.M. to 1 P.M.

If you have any questions, you can contact the Consular Section at (310) 444-9101 (ext. 3)

Processing time is 10 business days. The day of submission/delivery of documents by mail is not included in processing time. Visa processing starts only after the Consulate has received all necessary documents.

In accordance with domestic legislation and subject to the international agreements to which Azerbaijan is a party, the Government of the Republic of Azerbaijan reserves the right to deny visa.