A scientific or educational visa shall be issued to foreigners and stateless persons who arrive to deal with scientific activity, participate in relevant conferences, seminars and other scientific events, to study in educational institutions after admission or to upgrade specialty on the basis of application of the state authorities, scientific and research institutes, officially registered educational institutions functioning in the Republic of Azerbaijan. 

  1. An application form (must be filled in online and printed out);
  2. A passport and copy of its main page (the validity of the passport or other document for crossing the border must be at least three months longer than the expiration date of the visa);
  3. Two colour photos (3 x 4 cm, white background);
  4. An application of an inviting party (an application made by the legal entity must be certified by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan);
  5. A receipt on payment the state fee for visa;
    • The state fee for a single-entry visa for citizens of the UK, Iceland and Ireland is £18, and a multiple-entry visa is £300. See the list of other countries;
    • Applicants who submit applications by post must attach a postal order payable to the Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan;
    • The Embassy does not accept cash;
    • The state fee paid for issuing a visa, irrespective of the outcome of processing of the application, shall not be returned;

The visa application can be submitted in person (by appointment via or sent by post to the Embassy. The Embassy of Azerbaijan is not responsible for the loss of or damage to the documents during shipping. If sending by post, please attach a self-addressed and prepaid envelope to return the document.

Address: Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan 
              66 Holland Park, London, W11 3SJ


  • A notarized copy of the birth certificate, written consent of parents or a legal representative and copies of their identity documents shall be required to apply for visa for foreigners and stateless persons who are under 18 years of age, but possess a passport and do not travel with their parents or legal representatives.
  • Foreigners or stateless persons who stay in the Republic of Azerbaijan temporarily for more than 15 days shall be registered at their place of stay. For additional information, visit the following website:

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