IV Islamic Solidarity Games
According to the Decree of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan on several measures for the organization and holding of IV Islamic Solidarity Games, foreigners and stateless persons accredited according to the rules, may enter and leave Azerbaijan without a visa from April 1 until July 1 2017 on the basis of a passport or other documents required for crossing the border, and accreditation card.
Foreigners and stateless persons involved in labor activity in the territory of Azerbaijan in connection with the organization and holding of the Islamic Solidarity Games and accredited according to the rules do not need work permit.
2017 Formula 1 Grand-Prix Azerbaijan
According to the order of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan on simplification of visa procedures for foreigners and stateless persons arriving in the Republic of Azerbaijan in connection with 2017 Formula 1 Grand-Prix of Azerbaijan, one of the following documents shall be regarded as a basis for visa issuance at the sections of the Consular Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan at the international airports of the Republic of Azerbaijan from May 15th until July 15th of 2017:
1.A card or document proving accreditation of a person in accordance with relevant rules of the Formula One Management Limited and the International Automobile Federation, the international organizers of Formula 1;
2. A card proving accreditation at the Baku City Ring Operation Company.
Foreigners (citizens of 81 countries, including Serbian citizens) and stateless persons arriving in the Republic of Azerbaijan in connection with 2017 Formula 1 Grand-Prix of Azerbaijan can also obtain visa through the “ASAN Visa” system.
From February 1, 2016, facilitation of visa procedures in all international airports of the Republic of Azerbaijan will be applied to the citizens of Qatar, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Kuwait, Japan, China, South Korea, Malaysia and Singapore in order to increase people-to-people contacts, promote tourist visits and business ties in regard with the tasks given by the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan at the meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers dedicated to the results of socio-economic development of the first half of 2015 and objectives for the future. These regulations have been applied to the citizens of the United Arab Emirates since November 10, 2015.