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AZERBAIJAN: E-Visas to Allow Stays of 90-Days with Multiple-Entries

January 18, 2018

Effective 12th January 2018, e-visas obtained through the ASAN Viza website will allow stays of up to 90 days, rather than the previous 30 days, and multiple entries, rather than a single entry, as previously. However, as of the date of writing, the ASAN Viza site has not yet been updated to reflect this change to the […]

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AZERBAIJAN: No More Post-Arrival Change of Status for Foreign Workers or Business Travellers

October 17, 2017

Effective immediately, foreign nationals travelling to Azerbaijan for work or business must obtain the appropriate work or business visa before travelling. What has changed? Previously, most foreign nationals travelling to Azerbaijan for work or business would enter the country on an e-visa or a visa on arrival as a visitor, and then change status post […]

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AZERBAIJAN: Urgent E-visa Now Available

September 19, 2017

Effective 30th August 2017, an urgent e-visa option is now available for Azerbaijan, with a processing time of three hours. What are the changes? Nationals who qualify to use the online ”ASAN Viza” e-visa system now have the option of an urgent e-visa service, which is available on weekends and public holidays. The urgent service […]

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AZERBAIJAN: New Rules for Payment of Work and Residence Permit Fees

May 5, 2017

Effective immediately, the Central Bank of the Republic of Azerbaijan has issued updated payment instructions for state fees for work permits and temporary residence permits. The new rules stipulate that these payments must be made directly from the account of the sponsoring employer in Azerbaijan, and can no longer be made on the employer’s behalf […]

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AZERBAIJAN: New Online Visa System Imminent

February 3, 2017

From January 2017, the State Agency on Public Services and Social Innovations (ASAN Centres) will begin to process electronic visitor visas through the new “ASAN Viza” system. How does the ASAN Viza system work? The e-visa will be issued for a period of stay of 30 days. Foreign nationals can apply for a new e-visa […]

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AZERBAIJAN: Work Permit Exemptions Announced

June 17, 2016

Amendments to the Migration Code of Azerbaijan came into effect earlier this month, the new changes mean that certain company directors and specialists will be exempt from requiring a work permit. Additionally, a recent presidential decree announced an upcoming new…

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AZERBAIJAN: New Visa-on-Arrival Option for US Nationals

February 23, 2016

Effective immediately, US nationals travelling on the New York - Baku direct flight with Azerbaijan Airlines will be able to obtain a 30-day single-entry visa upon arrival at the Heydar Aliyev International Airport in Baku. This option is available for US…

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QATAR: Traveling to the FIFA World Cup 2022

August 23, 2022

In preparation for travelers heading to the FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar, the authorities have announced that any foreigners traveling from 1 November 2022 to Qatar should procure a Hayya Card prior to entering the country, except Qatari Residence permit holders.

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SOUTH KOREA: Tuberculosis Test for Long-Term Visa or Residence

April 1, 2020

16 more countries have been added to the list of countries whose nationals are required to submit a tuberculosis test certificate in support of long-term visa and Alien Registration Certificate (ARC) applications in South Korea.

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UNITED STATES: Entry Ban Extended to Schengen States, UK and Ireland

March 12, 2020

US President Donald Trump has announced the suspension of entry for travelers of any nationality who have been in the Schengen area in the previous 14 days.

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