Azerbaijan's State Migration Service appealed to Turkish citizens wishing to travel to Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan's State Migration Service appealed to Turkish citizens wishing to travel to Azerbaijan
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The State Migration Service (SMS) has appealed to the citizens of the Republic of Turkey intending to travel, to live and to engage in labor activity in Azerbaijan, the SMS told APA.

The Agreement about mutual exemption from visa between the Government of the Republic of Azerbaijan and the Government of the Republic of Turkey signed in Baku City on February 25, 2020, will come into force on August 13, 2020. Based on the agreement, the citizens of Azerbaijan and Turkey are exempted from visa requirements for the period of 90 (ninety) days for entering each others’ territories, passing through in transit, leaving the country, and temporary stay. The persons wishing to stay on the relevant country’s territory for the period more than 90 (ninety) days should appeal beforehand for obtaining of residence permit. The passports owned by citizens of both countries should have at least 6 (six) months’ validity period beginning from the date of entry into the relevant country's territory.

The citizens of both countries should comply with the rules and procedures arising from the national legislation. The Turkish citizens temporarily staying in Azerbaijan for a period of more than 15 days should be registered as per the place (address) of their stay. Besides, the exemption from visa doesn’t give the right to work or to engage in any professional activity. The work permits should be obtained by employers in accordance with the existing rules for the Turkish citizens wishing to engage in the renumerated labor activity on the territory of Azerbaijan (except for cases when obtaining of work permit is not required).

Gunay Elshadgizi

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