If you’re a Pakistani citizen who’s hoping to explore Azerbaijan’s architectural treasures or scale mountain peaks, you may be wondering about what requirements you’ll need to meet in order to visit. The ‘Land of Fire’ is gaining popularity with overseas travellers, so you’ll want to plan your trip soon and arrange the correct travel authorisation.
Pakistani citizens are required to obtain a visa before their trip to Azerbaijan. The good news is this can be completed online through Byevisa. You can complete the application in minutes, and once approved, it will be valid for Single Entry use for visits to the country for a maximum of 30 days.
If you’re excited to start ticking off your travel checklist before your trip and begin your adventure, then read on to learn more about the Azerbaijan Electronic Visa (eVisa) for Pakistani citizens.
- 1 Do Pakistani Citizens Need a Visa for Azerbaijan?
- 2 Azerbaijan Visa Requirements for Pakistani Citizens
- 3 What Are the Azerbaijan Visa Fees for Pakistanis?
- 4 Azerbaijan Entry Requirements for Travellers From Pakistan
- 5 Travelling to Azerbaijan From Pakistan
- 6 Pakistan Embassy in Azerbaijan
- 7 Azerbaijan Visa for Pakistanis FAQs
- 8 More Information About Travelling to Azerbaijan
Do Pakistani Citizens Need a Visa for Azerbaijan?
If you are a Pakistan passport holder who wants to visit the country, you are required to obtain a travel pass. If you are visiting for business or tourist purposes, you are eligible to apply for an eVisa, which can be completed through Byevisa. This process is much easier than applying in person at the embassy. It can be completed in just a few minutes, without having to leave home!
Once approved, your pass will be valid for 90 days after it’s issued, and will enable you to stay in the country for 30 days in total. It’s important that you don’t apply too early before you intend to visit. The eVisa is valid for Single Entry use, which means you can enter the country once.
Your pass does not allow you to seek paid work or employment. To visit for other purposes besides business or tourism, you will need to contact the embassy for more information.
Azerbaijan Visa Requirements for Pakistani Citizens
The first thing you need to know is that you can apply for an e-Visa by filling out an online application with Byevisa in just a few minutes.
You are also required to submit some of your details while applying for your pass. The requirements for Pakistani passport holders include:
- A digital scan of your passport’s personal bio page in JPEG format.
- A valid email address.
- Fill out our online application.
What Are the Azerbaijan Visa Fees for Pakistanis?
Once you’ve filled out your details on the application form such as your name, country you’re applying from and passport expiring and issue dates, and you’ve uploaded your digital passport scan, you will need to pay a fee for your document. You can pay via debit card, credit card or PayPal.
You’ll pay the Azerbaijan government’s fee of 25 USD for your pass.
Also, the Byevisa fees and processing time for your travel pass are as follows:
- 20 USD to get your pass in 4 business days, with our Standard service.
- 50 USD to obtain it in 2 business days, with our Rapid service.
- 80 USD processing fee to receive it in 6 hours, with our Highly Rapid service.
Once you have completed the application, you will receive your document by email within the processing time you’ve selected previously. Make sure when you submit your application that your email address is correct to avoid any unnecessary delays.
Azerbaijan Entry Requirements for Travellers From Pakistan
If you’re a Pakistan passport holder, then you’re required to obtain an eVisa. This is a straightforward process that can be completed online through Byevisa in just a few minutes.
Once you have your travel authorisation in place, it’s also important to bear in mind a few other requirements you’ll need to consider before gaining entry to the country:
- Your valid Pakistani passport has 3 months validity from the date of travel.
- You have your approved eVisa prior to your trip.
It might be useful to know that your passport won’t be stamped when you enter, as this is an Electronic Visa.
Travelling to Azerbaijan From Pakistan
Azerbaijan, or the ‘Land of Fire’ as it’s otherwise known, offers visitors a varied experience full of contrasts. From desert landscapes, mud volcanoes and a curious obsession with fire, to intriguing history and beautiful 21st-century architecture, the travel opportunities and experiences are endless!
The most obvious place to start and the best port of entry is the capital city, Baku. You can fly from many of the major airports in Pakistan. A flight from Karachi will get you to Baku in approximately 7 hours, usually including a stop.
If you’re planning on staying in Baku, you can enjoy walking around the city, which offers an interesting contrast between modern metropolis and historic old town. The Flame Towers can be seen from just about anywhere in the centre and light up at night. If you’re heading out to explore the rest of Azerbaijan, then the Caspian Sea, Absheron National Park and the historical mountain town of Astara won’t disappoint.
Pakistan Embassy in Azerbaijan
The Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan is located in Azerbaijan’s capital city, Baku.
The embassy offers a range of consular services, which includes visa and passport processing as well as document legalisation.
The embassy’s full address is: 30, Attaturk Avenue, 370069, Baku, Azerbaijan.
Telephone: +994 12 436 08 39
Opening hours vary – you are advised to contact the embassy directly to confirm. When planning your visit, it’s useful to bear in mind that the offices of the embassy may be closed on Azerbaijani and Pakistani public holidays.
Azerbaijan Visa for Pakistanis FAQs
Below you will find answers to some common FAQs.
Can All Pakistani Nationals Travel to Azerbaijan?
Yes, provided a pass is secured in advance of your trip, it is possible for Pakistani nationals to visit for short stays of up to 30 days for business or tourist purposes. Once approved, your pass will be valid for Single Entry use. If you’re visiting for other purposes, you will be able to find more information available at the embassy.
Is It Safe for Pakistanis to Travel to Azerbaijan?
Yes. Overall, the country is a safe place to visit; however, you should be on guard for petty crime and pickpockets. It’s best to be wary and alert as you would anywhere, but particularly while travelling around at night.
More Information About Travelling to Azerbaijan
If you want more information about the travel pass, then head over to our Visit Azerbaijan page. Here you’ll find more in-depth information about the application process and travel requirements for your trip.