Agreement envisaging visa-free stay of Azerbaijani citizens in Turkey and Turkish citizens in Azerbaijan for 90 days came into force
- 13 August 2020
The “Agreement about mutual exemption from visa between the Government of the Republic of Azerbaijan and the Government of the Republic of Turkey” signed on February 25 of this year in Baku City has come into force today, APA reports.
Based on the agreement, the citizens of Azerbaijan and Turkey are mutually exempted from visa requirement for the period of 90 days for entering each others’ territories, passing in transit through, leaving and temporarily staying in the countries.
The persons wishing to stay on the territory of the relevant country for the period exceeding 90 days should appeal preliminarily for obtaining of temporary residence permit. The passports owned by citizens of both countries should have at least 6 months’ validity period beginning from the date of entry into the territory of the relevant country.
The citizens of both countries should comply with rules and procedures arising from their national legislations. The Turkish citizens temporarily staying in Azerbaijan for the period exceeding 15 days should be registered on the grounds of the place (address) of their stay.
The exemption from visa doesn’t give the right to work or to engage in any professional activity.
The work permit should be obtained by employers for the Turkish citizens wishing to engage in remunerated labor activity on Azerbaijan’s territory according to the existing rules (except for cases when obtaining of work permit is not required).
The entry into force of the agreement from August 13 doesn’t lift restrictions associated with movement across state borders in connection with the special quarantine regime applied on the country’s territory.