Work Permits in Azerbaijan

Understand the legal requirements for working in Azerbaijan...

A work permit (also referred to as a personal permit in Azerbaijan) issued by the Ministry of Labour and Social Protection is needed before a foreigner can start working in Azerbaijan.

An entry visa is not required for citizens of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), with the exception of Turkmenistan.

  • For information on entry visa requirements: Click here

US citizens with Armenian surnames or who have Armenian ancestry may be refused an entry visa as their safety in Azerbaijan cannot be guaranteed.

  • For further information about visa requirements for US citizens: Click here