Azerbaijan (Travel Restrictions, COVID Tests & Quarantine Requirements)

This page was last updated on 27 October, 2021.

 

At a Glance

Travel Restrictions

Entry For Vaccinated Travelers: Partially Allowed
Vaccination Requirements: All passengers over the age of 18 years must possess official documentation (i.e., COVID Passport) issued by the relevant country demonstrating that they have either been fully vaccinated against or have recovered from COVID-19, in addition to a negative result from a PCR test taken within 72 hours prior to their flight.
Tourist Entry: Partially Allowed
Testing: Covid19 test is required for all countries.
Quarantine Required: Yes
Quarantine Details: Quarantine for 14 days required for all countries.

Local Restrictions

Lockdown in Effect: Partial
Events: Partially Allowed
Transport: Operational with restrictions
Shopping: Open
Restaurants and Bars: Open with restrictions
 

Detailed Travel Advisory

Published 16.09.2021
1. Until 1 November 2021, passengers are not allowed to enter.
– This does not apply to:
– nationals of Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Belgium, Canada, China (People’s Rep.), Croatia, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Israel, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Russian Fed., Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, USA and United Arab Emirates;
– British nationals;
– spouses, children, parents, grandparents and grandchildren of nationals of Azerbaijan. They must present a proof confirming the relationship;
– residents of Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Qatar and United Arab Emirates. Residence permits issued by Bahrain and Qatar must be valid for a minimum of 95 days on arrival and those issued by the United Arab Emirates must be valid for a minimum of 123 days on arrival.
2. Passengers must have a printed negative COVID-19 PCR test taken at most 72 hours before departure of the last direct flight to Azerbaijan.
– This does not apply to passengers younger than 1 year.
3. British nationals and nationals of Austria, Bahrain, Belgium, Canada, China (People’s Rep.), Croatia, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland (Rep.), Israel, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Russian Fed., Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, USA and United Arab Emirates must have:
– a COVID-19 vaccination certificate with a QR code showing that they were fully vaccinated; or
– a COVID-19 recovery certificate with a QR code.
– This does not apply to passengers younger than 18 years.
4. Residents of Bahrain, Qatar and United Arab Emirates must have:
– a COVID-19 vaccination certificate with a QR code showing that they were fully vaccinated; or
– a COVID-19 recovery certificate with a QR code.
– This does not apply to passengers younger than 18 years.

 

Detailed Tourist Information

Citizens and residents of Russia, Turkey, the United States, Bahrain, the UAE, Great Britain, Israel, Hungary, Qatar, Germany, Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Ireland, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Canada, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Serbia, Singapore, Slovenia, Slovakia and Greece are able to travel to Azerbaijan by air under the following conditions:

submission of an official document issued by the relevant country (COVID passport) on complete vaccination or recovery from COVID-19 for passengers over 18 years of age and a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours before the flight

submission of a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours before the flight for passengers aged from 1 to 18 years

Restrictions on travelling to and out of Azerbaijan by air or land are in force until the 1st of September, except for cargo and charter flights.

For more information on available flight options, please visit the official website of Heydar Aliyev International Airport – https://www.airport.az/

Border officials are taking necessary steps to disinfect land border crossings.

Travellers are advised to carry additional supplies of necessary medication in carry-on luggage.
 

Lockdown Details

The special quarantine regime will remain in effect until November 1, 2021, according to an August 28, 2021 decision by Azerbaijan’s Cabinet of Ministers. Effective May 31, 2021 masks are no longer required in outdoor spaces, but remain obligatory indoors, subject to fines. Most public transportation, including the Baku Metro, reopened on May 31, but will not operate on weekends. As of June 10, 2021, beaches, sport and health centers, places of religious worship, malls, and shopping centers are reopened, subject to COVID-related restrictions.
 

Sources

https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/azerbaijan/entry-requirements
Data Source: covidcontrols.co