Azerbaijan abolishes visa requirement for Turkish citizens traveling for 90 days

Azerbaijan abolishes visa requirement for Turkish citizens traveling for 90 days
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  • calendar-gray 31 May 2020

Today, at the plenary session of the Azerbaijani Parliament, the draft law “about ratification of the Agreement “on mutual exemption from visa between the Government of the Azerbaijan Republic and the Government of the Turkish Republic”” has been brought up for discussion, APA reports.

The chairman of the International relations and inter-parliamentary contacts committee of the parliament Samad Seyidov provided information about the draft law.

According to the Agreement, the visa requirement is canceled for the citizens of the Turkish Republic having a valid general civil passport and wishing to travel to Azerbaijan for the period of up to 90 days. While in the current legislation this period is 30 days.

S. Seyidov said the Agreement will ease the travels of the Azerbaijani and Turkish citizens. The Agreement will be applied to owners of valid passports of both sides. In other words, the passports owned by citizens of the sides should have a validity period of at least 6 months beginning from the date of entry into the country, and the maximum period of visa-free stay in the neighbor country of 90 days has been envisaged.

The draft law was put to vote and was adopted. 

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