Azerbaijan visa requirements for Swiss citizens

Since the launch of the Azerbaijan e-Visa in 2017, short-term travel to Azerbaijan has been made easier. The new Azerbaijan visa application process is fully online, making it quicker and easier for Swiss and other third-country nationals to obtain a visa to Azerbaijan.

Azerbaijan's electronic visa is now available in Switzerland and 78 other countries. Swiss nationals may now apply for an e-Visa to Azerbaijan, which they can do swiftly and conveniently online.

Azerbaijan Visa for Swiss citizens

Azerbaijan Visa for Swiss citizens

Why do Swiss citizens need a visa for Azerbaijan?

Because Switzerland is not put on the visa-exemption list of Azerbaijan, Swiss nationals must get a visa to visit Azerbaijan. If you plan to visit Azerbaijan, you must get a visa before entering the country. As a tourist, you can apply for an online visa application using Azerbaijan's online visa system. Make your reservation at least 03 days prior to your desired arrival date.

A visa is required for travel to Azerbaijan for tourism, business or participation in cultural, or sports-related activities. The Azerbaijan Embassy is in charge of granting several sorts of visas.

How long can the Swiss stay in Azerbaijan?

For Swiss citizens, the Azerbaijani e-Visa is valid for 90 days from the date of arrival with a single entry. Visitors from Switzerland can enter the country at any time during this period and remain there for up to 30 days. The travel permit automatically expires after the date specified on the visa and cannot be used to re-enter Azerbaijan.

Azerbaijan visa requirements for Swiss citizens

Azerbaijan visa requirements for Swiss citizens

Azerbaijan visa requirements for Swiss citizens

Because there are just a few Azerbaijan e-Visa entry conditions for Swiss citizens to apply for an e-Visa online, this online travel permit is relatively straightforward to get.

  • Swiss passports that have at least 06 months validity from the date of arrival in Azerbaijan, with a minimum of 02 blank pages for stamping by the Immigration Officer. If their passports are about to expire within 06 months from the intended date of entry in Azerbaijan, Swiss citizens must renew their passports before applying for an e-Visa to Azerbaijan. Citizens who have dual nationalities should use the same passport while completing the online application and traveling to Azerbaijan.
  • A valid email address is required to obtain an approved online visa and for any other important correspondence.
  • Valid debit/ credit card to pay the visa fee.

How to apply for an Azerbaijan visa for Swiss citizens?

Owing to the electronic system, Swiss citizens can apply for an Azerbaijan visa online from anywhere at any time. Swiss applicants need to follow the 4-step procedure as below:

  • Step 2: Remember to double check all the information you provided on the previous step. After that, you need to pay the visa fee online and send us the required paperwork.
  • Step 3: Submit the application form and wait for the result. After the visa application for Azerbaijan is granted, you will get an e-Visa via email.
  • Step 4: Once you have received their granted e-Visa, you should print it out. The Immigration Officer at a border checkpoint will ask you to present your visa and passport before permitting you to enter the country.

Fees for getting an e-visa to Azerbaijan from Switzerland

When applying for an e-Visa to Azerbaijan online, you must pay the Azerbaijan Service Fee and the Government Fees.

The service's fee is decided by the processing time you choose. The 03 price options for the Azerbaijan e-Visa service are as follows:

  • Regular: If you select this option, your visa decision will be sent to you within 03 business days.
  • Urgent: If you act promptly, your processing time will be considerably reduced. Your e-visa will be sent in 24 hours.
  • Extremely pushing: If you use this service, you may anticipate to obtain your e-visa result in as little as 05 business hours. Right present, this service offers the quickest processing time.

If everything goes as planned, your visa should arrive in a maximum of three days. This type of processing reduces the application's cost. As a result, many people choose standard visa processing times.

If you choose expedited processing, you can expect to have your visa in five hours. It is the most convenient method for Switzerland to obtain an Azerbaijan electronic visa.

Such payment options include wire transfers (for the bank of Cyprus the best option) and electronic payments. For electronic payments, Visa, MasterCard, PayPal, and American Express are all accepted.

We also recommend that you get international travel insurance Covid to protect your benefits while traveling overseas.

Azerbaijan Embassy in Switzerland

The Azerbaijan Embassy in Switzerland will provide a one-month visa to anyone arriving from the country with a valid residence permit and who has not yet been issued with a travel document or an exit visa.