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Azerbaijan travel restrictions

Open for citizens: yes Open for foreigners: partial Open for tourism: partial Quarantine: yes
Airlines Updates

Published on 25.06.2020
Azerbaijan Airlines and Turkish Airlines to operate Baku-Istanbul services from Jul-2020

Flight Restrictions

published 23.06.2020
1. Passengers are not allowed to enter Azerbaijan until 1 August 2020.
– This does not apply to nationals and residents of Azerbaijan.
2. Passengers must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) test result issued at most 48 hours before departure.
– This does not apply to nationals of Azerbaijan.
3. A completed Public Health Passenger Locator Form must be presented upon arrival.
4. Passengers are subject to medical screening and quarantine for 14 days.
5. Suspension of e-visa issuance and visa on arrival facilities.

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Quarantine

All arrivals to Azerbaijan are currently being placed in a mandatory 14-day quarantine in government-provided facilities, regardless of travel origin.
In the event of suspected coronavirus symptoms, a person will be quarantined in one of three quarantine facilities for 14 days or more, or until the person is determined to be free of the coronavirus.

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Insurance
Certification

COVID-19 negative certification required for entering the country.

All passengers intending to travel to Azerbaijan will require a negative COVID-19 test taken within 48 hours of the flight.

Vaccination

Yellow fever (2019)
Country requirement at entry: no
WHO vaccination recommendation: no

Malaria (2019)
Malaria risk due exclusively to P. vivax exists from June through October in lowland areas, mainly in the area
between the Kura and Arax rivers. There is no malaria transmission in Baku city (the capital city). No locally
acquired cases have been reported since 2013.
WHO recommended prevention in risk areas: A

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  • Azerbaijan The Government of Azerbaijan has extended rules restricting international passenger traffic and movement between the regions of Baku, Sumgayit, Ganja, Lankaran, Absheron, and the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic through 1 August. (OSAC, 20.06.2020); Internal flights could resume from June 15. (Reuters, 09.06.2020)

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    International restrictions:

    The Azerbaijani authorities have extended the suspension of all commercial passenger flights in to and out of Azerbaijan until 1 August at the earliest.
    Azerbaijani border officials are screening all arriving travelers for symptoms. In case of any suspected exposure, the passenger β€” regardless of national origin or purpose of travel β€” will be evaluated and sent to specially designated facilities for quarantine, as appropriate.
    Currently all arrivals to Azerbaijan, are being placed in a mandatory 14-day quarantine in government-provided facilities, regardless of travel origin. We have received reports of families being separated in these facilities, and persons being required to share rooms with others. Quarantine measures are subject to change without prior notice.

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    Internal restrictions:

    The authorities have extended the quarantine regime in Azerbaijan to 1 August with significant restrictions in place from 00:00 on 21 June 2020 until 06:00 on 5 July. Unless specifically exempted, people are not permitted to leave their places of residence in Baku, Sumgayit, the Absheron Peninsula, Ganja, Yevlakh, Masalli, Jalilabad and Lankaran unless for a permitted purpose and have SMS message authorisation or are registered in the Government database. You can read more information about the stricter quarantine regime here. Any individual and their vehicle(s) working in permitted fields must be registered on to the Government database icaze.e-gov.az by their employer using an electronic signature. Restrictive measures are in place until 1 August to combat the spread of COVID-19. The wearing of face masks is now mandatory in a number of circumstances and failure to do so could lead to being fined. Some restrictions on internal travel around Azerbaijan remain in place.

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    26.06.2020
  • Azerbaijan The Government of Azerbaijan has extended rules restricting international passenger traffic and movement between the regions of Baku, Sumgayit, Ganja, Lankaran, Absheron, and the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic through 1 August. (OSAC, 20.06.2020)

    Internal flights could resume from June 15. (Reuters, 09.06.2020)

    1. Passengers are not allowed to enter Azerbaijan until 1 August 2020.
    – This does not apply to nationals and residents of Azerbaijan.
    2. Passengers must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) test result issued at most 48 hours before departure.
    – This does not apply to nationals of Azerbaijan.
    3. A completed Public Health Passenger Locator Form must be presented upon arrival.
    4. Passengers are subject to medical screening and quarantine for 14 days.
    5. Suspension of e-visa issuance and visa on arrival facilities.

    *****

    International restrictions:

    All entry into and exit from the country via air and land borders is suspended until at least 1 August inrestricted areas. Online visa application has been suspended; all applications are required to apply with corresponding embassies. All arriving passengers, including Azerbaijan citizens, are advised to self-quarantine for 14 days, those who show symptoms will be immediately evaluated and sent to quarantine facilities for up to 21 days. Specially-authorised flights may be possible with government permission.

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    Internal restrictions:

    The Government of Azerbaijan announced the reintroduction of an SMS permissions regime restricting individual movements of persons in affected areas from 06:00 a.m. June 21 through July 5, 2020. These rules apply for individuals located in Baku, Ganja, Sumgayit, Lankaran, Yevlakh, Masalli, Lankaran, Jalilabad, and Absheron. According to these restrictions, citizens will need to obtain permission by sending a text message in order to leave home for essential trips, including visits to grocery stores, pharmacies, medical facilities, and banks. Individuals must send β€œ1” to leave home for medical care, β€œ2” for trips to the grocery store, pharmacy, bank, or post office, and β€œ3” to attend funerals. Foreigners temporarily staying in Azerbaijan can obtain an identification number from the State Migration Service (SMS) online. Foreigners must then text the number indicating the reason for their departure from home plus either their temporary or permanent residence number (e.g. MYI/DYI 11111111) or the identification number provided online by the SMS to the number 8103. For example, if a person with a temporary residence permit would like to leave the house to buy groceries, s/he would text β€œ2 MYI 11111111” to 8103. A text message granting permission will come within one hour. Individuals are allowed to be away from home for two hours when using code β€œ1” or β€œ2.”
    Police will then verify this information when conducting checks on the street. Fines or jail terms can be imposed for violators of these rules. For assistance to resolve technical difficulties, or if you do not receive permission within one hour, call the ASAN service center at 9108. Please refer to our website or this announcement for more information.
    A number of rules and restrictions remain in place for the remainder of Azerbaijan’s announced quarantine regime through August 1, 2020. In periods outside announced stay-at-home orders, individuals must maintain social distancing and wear masks on public transportation, in commercial facilities, and in a number of other instances face a fine. Individuals are not allowed to gather in groups of 10 or more people in public places. Individuals aged 65 and above are now allowed to leave their homes but are encouraged to do so only if necessary. Traffic to/from the areas of Baku, Absheron, Ganja, and Lankaran remains suspended.

    *****Relaxation Measures:
    Many previously introduced restrictions have been relaxed or lifted, however the wearing of face masks is now mandatory in a number of circumstances and failure to do so could lead to being fined. Some restrictions on internal travel around Azerbaijan remain in place.
    From 18 May, access to parks and recreation areas are allowed. Shopping centers, cinemas, restaurants and cafes reopened on May 31 but the wearing of protective face masks and social distancing is mandatory in public spaces.
    Museums and exhibition halls reopened, while people aged over 65 will be allowed to leave their homes for essential purposes, subject to the observance of social distancing and the use of protective equipment.
    While most public transport services, including railway operations, remain suspended until at least 31 May, some regions are allowing permit-free interregional movement in private vehicles. The SMS permits system, wherein residents are required to obtain official permission to travel via a text message (SMS), will also be abolished from 18 May in the capital Baku, Ganja, Lankaran, Sumgayit cities and Absheron district. However, travel from other locations to Baku, Ganja, Lankaran, and Sumgayit cities and Absheron district remains restricted. A ban on public gatherings of more than ten people remains in place countrywide.

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    23.06.2020
  • Azerbaijan The Government of Azerbaijan has extended rules restricting international passenger traffic and movement between the regions of Baku, Sumgayit, Ganja, Lankaran, Absheron, and the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic through 1 August. (OSAC, 20.06.2020)

    Internal flights could resume from June 15. (Reuters, 09.06.2020)

    1. Passengers are not allowed to enter Azerbaijan.
    – This does not apply to nationals and residents of Azerbaijan.
    2. Passengers must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) test result issued at most 48 hours before departure.
    – This does not apply to nationals of Azerbaijan.
    3. A completed Public Health Passenger Locator Form must be presented upon arrival.
    4. Passengers are subject to medical screening and quarantine for 14 days.
    5. Suspension of e-visa issuance and visa on arrival facilities.

    *****

    International restrictions:

    All entry into and exit from the country via air and land borders is suspended until at least 1 August inrestricted areas. Online visa application has been suspended; all applications are required to apply with corresponding embassies. All arriving passengers, including Azerbaijan citizens, are advised to self-quarantine for 14 days, those who show symptoms will be immediately evaluated and sent to quarantine facilities for up to 21 days. Specially-authorised flights may be possible with government permission.

    *****

    Internal restrictions:

    The Government of Azerbaijan announced the reintroduction of an SMS permissions regime restricting individual movements of persons in affected areas from 06:00 a.m. June 21 through July 5, 2020. These rules apply for individuals located in Baku, Ganja, Sumgayit, Lankaran, Yevlakh, Masalli, Lankaran, Jalilabad, and Absheron. According to these restrictions, citizens will need to obtain permission by sending a text message in order to leave home for essential trips, including visits to grocery stores, pharmacies, medical facilities, and banks. Individuals must send β€œ1” to leave home for medical care, β€œ2” for trips to the grocery store, pharmacy, bank, or post office, and β€œ3” to attend funerals. Foreigners temporarily staying in Azerbaijan can obtain an identification number from the State Migration Service (SMS) online. Foreigners must then text the number indicating the reason for their departure from home plus either their temporary or permanent residence number (e.g. MYI/DYI 11111111) or the identification number provided online by the SMS to the number 8103. For example, if a person with a temporary residence permit would like to leave the house to buy groceries, s/he would text β€œ2 MYI 11111111” to 8103. A text message granting permission will come within one hour. Individuals are allowed to be away from home for two hours when using code β€œ1” or β€œ2.”
    Police will then verify this information when conducting checks on the street. Fines or jail terms can be imposed for violators of these rules. For assistance to resolve technical difficulties, or if you do not receive permission within one hour, call the ASAN service center at 9108. Please refer to our website or this announcement for more information.
    A number of rules and restrictions remain in place for the remainder of Azerbaijan’s announced quarantine regime through August 1, 2020. In periods outside announced stay-at-home orders, individuals must maintain social distancing and wear masks on public transportation, in commercial facilities, and in a number of other instances face a fine. Individuals are not allowed to gather in groups of 10 or more people in public places. Individuals aged 65 and above are now allowed to leave their homes but are encouraged to do so only if necessary. Traffic to/from the areas of Baku, Absheron, Ganja, and Lankaran remains suspended.

    *****Relaxation Measures:
    Many previously introduced restrictions have been relaxed or lifted, however the wearing of face masks is now mandatory in a number of circumstances and failure to do so could lead to being fined. Some restrictions on internal travel around Azerbaijan remain in place.
    From 18 May, access to parks and recreation areas are allowed. Shopping centers, cinemas, restaurants and cafes reopened on May 31 but the wearing of protective face masks and social distancing is mandatory in public spaces.
    Museums and exhibition halls reopened, while people aged over 65 will be allowed to leave their homes for essential purposes, subject to the observance of social distancing and the use of protective equipment.
    While most public transport services, including railway operations, remain suspended until at least 31 May, some regions are allowing permit-free interregional movement in private vehicles. The SMS permits system, wherein residents are required to obtain official permission to travel via a text message (SMS), will also be abolished from 18 May in the capital Baku, Ganja, Lankaran, Sumgayit cities and Absheron district. However, travel from other locations to Baku, Ganja, Lankaran, and Sumgayit cities and Absheron district remains restricted. A ban on public gatherings of more than ten people remains in place countrywide.

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    20.06.2020
  • Azerbaijan Azerbaijan has extended coronavirus lockdown restrictions including the closure of borders until July 1. Internal flights could resume from June 15. (Reuters, 09.06.2020)

    Azerbaijan is expected to resume domestic flights on June 8. (Media reports, 01.06.2020)

    1. Passengers are not allowed to enter Azerbaijan.
    – This does not apply to nationals and residents of Azerbaijan.
    – This does not apply to passengers with a work permit issued by Azerbaijan.
    – This does not apply to passengers with a special permission issued by the government of Azerbaijan.
    2. A completed Public Health Passenger Locator Form must be presented upon arrival.
    3. Passengers will be tested for Coronavirus (COVID-19) and placed in quarantine for 14 days.
    4. The issuance of e-visas and visa on arrival has been suspended.

    International restrictions:

    All entry into and exit from the country via air and land borders is suspended until at least 1 July. Online visa application has been suspended; all applications are required to apply with corresponding embassies. All arriving passengers, including Azerbaijan citizens, are advised to self-quarantine for 14 days, those who show symptoms will be immediately evaluated and sent to quarantine facilities for up to 21 days. Specially-authorised flights may be possible with government permission.

    Internal restrictions:

    From 00:00 on 6 June to 06:00 on 8 June 2020, unless specifically exempted, people are not permitted to leave their places of residence, and activity in all spheres of work, services and trade will stop in Baku, Sumgayit, Ganja, Lankaran and the Absheron Peninsula. This includes all private vehicles and public transport with the exception of emergency services and authorised organisations and institutions. Failure to follow these regulations could lead to a fine of up to 200 manats or being detained. You can read more information about these measures and any exemptions that apply here. Any individual and their vehicle(s) working in permitted fields must be registered on to the Government database icaze.e-gov.az by their employer using an electronic signature. Restrictive measures are in place until 15 June.

    The authorities in the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh declared a state of emergency until at least 22.00 on 22 June. Most categories of traveller will be prohibited entry into the region during the period. Exempted categories include partially recognised Republic of Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh) passport holders and their relatives, Nagorno-Karabakh permanent residents, as well as foreign diplomatic staff and their families.

    Relaxation Measures:
    Many previously introduced restrictions have been relaxed or lifted, however the wearing of face masks is now mandatory in a number of circumstances and failure to do so could lead to being fined. Some restrictions on internal travel around Azerbaijan remain in place.
    From 18 May, access to parks and recreation areas are allowed. Shopping centers, cinemas, restaurants and cafes reopened on May 31 but the wearing of protective face masks and social distancing is mandatory in public spaces.
    Museums and exhibition halls reopened, while people aged over 65 will be allowed to leave their homes for essential purposes, subject to the observance of social distancing and the use of protective equipment.
    While most public transport services, including railway operations, remain suspended until at least 31 May, some regions are allowing permit-free interregional movement in private vehicles. The SMS permits system, wherein residents are required to obtain official permission to travel via a text message (SMS), will also be abolished from 18 May in the capital Baku, Ganja, Lankaran, Sumgayit cities and Absheron district. However, travel from other locations to Baku, Ganja, Lankaran, and Sumgayit cities and Absheron district remains restricted. A ban on public gatherings of more than ten people remains in place countrywide.

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    09.06.2020
  • Azerbaijan Public transport will be suspended as government orders big city residents to stay home this weekend due to COVID-19 (Reuters, 04.06.2020).

    Azerbaijan is expected to resume domestic flights on June 8. (Media reports, 01.06.2020)

    1. Passengers are not allowed to enter Azerbaijan.
    – This does not apply to nationals and residents of Azerbaijan.
    – This does not apply to passengers with a work permit issued by Azerbaijan.
    – This does not apply to passengers with a special permission issued by the government of Azerbaijan.
    2. A completed Public Health Passenger Locator Form must be presented upon arrival.
    3. Passengers will be tested for Coronavirus (COVID-19) and placed in quarantine for 14 days.
    4. The issuance of e-visas and visa on arrival has been suspended.

    International restrictions:

    All entry into and exit from the country via air and land borders is suspended until at least 15 June. Online visa application has been suspended; all applications are required to apply with corresponding embassies. All arriving passengers, including Azerbaijan citizens, are advised to self-quarantine for 14 days, those who show symptoms will be immediately evaluated and sent to quarantine facilities for up to 21 days. Specially-authorised flights may be possible with government permission.

    Internal restrictions:

    From 00:00 on 6 June to 06:00 on 8 June 2020, unless specifically exempted, people are not permitted to leave their places of residence, and activity in all spheres of work, services and trade will stop in Baku, Sumgayit, Ganja, Lankaran and the Absheron Peninsula. This includes all private vehicles and public transport with the exception of emergency services and authorised organisations and institutions. Failure to follow these regulations could lead to a fine of up to 200 manats or being detained. You can read more information about these measures and any exemptions that apply here. Any individual and their vehicle(s) working in permitted fields must be registered on to the Government database icaze.e-gov.az by their employer using an electronic signature. Restrictive measures are in place until 15 June.

    The authorities in the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh declared a state of emergency until at least 22.00 on 22 June. Most categories of traveller will be prohibited entry into the region during the period. Exempted categories include partially recognised Republic of Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh) passport holders and their relatives, Nagorno-Karabakh permanent residents, as well as foreign diplomatic staff and their families.

    Relaxation Measures:
    Many previously introduced restrictions have been relaxed or lifted, however the wearing of face masks is now mandatory in a number of circumstances and failure to do so could lead to being fined. Some restrictions on internal travel around Azerbaijan remain in place.
    Government offices, retail services, restaurants and recreational facilities in some areas will resume operations from 4 May. A gradual easing of COVID-19-related internal restrictions will started on 18 May. From 18 May, access to parks and recreation areas are allowed. Restaurants, cafes and catering establishments are permitted to receive dine-in customers from 08.00 to 18.00. Museums and exhibition halls reopened, while people aged over 65 will be allowed to leave their homes for essential purposes, subject to the observance of social distancing and the use of protective equipment.
    While most public transport services, including railway operations, remain suspended until at least 31 May, some regions are allowing permit-free interregional movement in private vehicles. The SMS permits system, wherein residents are required to obtain official permission to travel via a text message (SMS), will also be abolished from 18 May in the capital Baku, Ganja, Lankaran, Sumgayit cities and Absheron district. However, travel from other locations to Baku, Ganja, Lankaran, and Sumgayit cities and Absheron district remains restricted. A ban on public gatherings of more than ten people remains in place countrywide.

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    05.06.2020
  • Azerbaijan Azerbaijan is expected to resume domestic flights on June 8. (Media reports, 01.06.2020)

    Baku GYD Airport closed until 31 May 2020 (Qatar Airways)

    1. Passengers are not allowed to enter Azerbaijan.
    – This does not apply to nationals and residents of Azerbaijan.
    – This does not apply to passengers with a work permit issued by Azerbaijan.
    – This does not apply to passengers with a special permission issued by the government of Azerbaijan.
    2. A completed Public Health Passenger Locator Form must be presented upon arrival.
    3. Passengers will be tested for Coronavirus (COVID-19) and placed in quarantine for 14 days.
    4. The issuance of e-visas and visa on arrival has been suspended.

    International restrictions:

    All entry into and exit from the country via air and land borders is suspended until at least 15 June. Online visa application has been suspended; all applications are required to apply with corresponding embassies. All arriving passengers, including Azerbaijan citizens, are advised to self-quarantine for 14 days, those who show symptoms will be immediately evaluated and sent to quarantine facilities for up to 21 days. Specially-authorised flights may be possible with government permission.

    Internal restrictions:

    Government offices, retail services, restaurants and recreational facilities in some areas will resume operations from 4 May. A gradual easing of COVID-19-related internal restrictions will started on 18 May. From 18 May, access to parks and recreation areas are allowed. Restaurants, cafes and catering establishments are permitted to receive dine-in customers from 08.00 to 18.00. Museums and exhibition halls reopened, while people aged over 65 will be allowed to leave their homes for essential purposes, subject to the observance of social distancing and the use of protective equipment.
    While most public transport services, including railway operations, remain suspended until at least 31 May, some regions are allowing permit-free interregional movement in private vehicles. The SMS permits system, wherein residents are required to obtain official permission to travel via a text message (SMS), will also be abolished from 18 May in the capital Baku, Ganja, Lankaran, Sumgayit cities and Absheron district. However, travel from other locations to Baku, Ganja, Lankaran, and Sumgayit cities and Absheron district remains restricted. A ban on public gatherings of more than ten people remains in place countrywide. In addition, all persons undertaking movement should wear facemasks and carry identity papers at all times.
    The authorities in the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh declared a state of emergency until at least 22.00 on 22 June. Most categories of traveller will be prohibited entry into the region during the period. Exempted categories include partially recognised Republic of Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh) passport holders and their relatives, Nagorno-Karabakh permanent residents, as well as foreign diplomatic staff and their families.

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    01.06.2020
  • Azerbaijan Baku GYD Airport closed until 31 May 2020 (Qatar Airways) 1. Passengers are not allowed to enter Azerbaijan. – This does not apply to nationals and residents of Azerbaijan. – This does not apply to passengers with a work permit issued by Azerbaijan. – This does not apply to passengers with a special permission issued by the government of Azerbaijan. 2. A completed Public Health Passenger Locator Form must be presented upon arrival. 3. Passengers will be tested for Coronavirus (COVID-19) and placed in quarantine for 14 days. 4. The issuance of e-visas and visa on arrival has been suspended.

    International restrictions:

    All entry into and exit from the country via air and land borders is suspended until at least 15 June. Online visa application has been suspended; all applications are required to apply with corresponding embassies. All arriving passengers, including Azerbaijan citizens, are advised to self-quarantine for 14 days, those who show symptoms will be immediately evaluated and sent to quarantine facilities for up to 21 days. Specially-authorised flights may be possible with government permission.

    Internal restrictions:

    Government offices, retail services, restaurants and recreational facilities in some areas will resume operations from 4 May. A gradual easing of COVID-19-related internal restrictions will started on 18 May. From 18 May, access to parks and recreation areas are allowed. Restaurants, cafes and catering establishments are permitted to receive dine-in customers from 08.00 to 18.00. Museums and exhibition halls reopened, while people aged over 65 will be allowed to leave their homes for essential purposes, subject to the observance of social distancing and the use of protective equipment. While most public transport services, including railway operations, remain suspended until at least 31 May, some regions are allowing permit-free interregional movement in private vehicles. The SMS permits system, wherein residents are required to obtain official permission to travel via a text message (SMS), will also be abolished from 18 May in the capital Baku, Ganja, Lankaran, Sumgayit cities and Absheron district. However, travel from other locations to Baku, Ganja, Lankaran, and Sumgayit cities and Absheron district remains restricted. A ban on public gatherings of more than ten people remains in place countrywide. In addition, all persons undertaking movement should wear facemasks and carry identity papers at all times. The authorities in the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh declared a state of emergency until at least 22.00 on 22 June. Most categories of traveller will be prohibited entry into the region during the period. Exempted categories include partially recognised Republic of Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh) passport holders and their relatives, Nagorno-Karabakh permanent residents, as well as foreign diplomatic staff and their families.

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    30.05.2020
  • Azerbaijan

    International restrictions:

    All entry into and exit from the country via air and land borders is suspended until at least 31 May. Online visa application has been suspended; all applications are required to apply with corresponding embassies. All arriving passengers, including Azerbaijan citizens, are advised to self-quarantine for 14 days, those who show symptoms will be immediately evaluated and sent to quarantine facilities for up to 21 days. Specially-authorised flights may be possible with government permission.

    Internal restrictions:

    Government offices, retail services, restaurants and recreational facilities in some areas will resume operations from 4 May. A gradual easing of COVID-19-related internal restrictions will start on 18 May. From 18 May, access to parks and recreation areas will be allowed. Restaurants, cafes and catering establishments will also be permitted to receive dine-in customers from 08.00 to 18.00 (local time). Museums and exhibition halls will reopen, while people aged over 65 will be allowed to leave their homes for essential purposes, subject to the observance of social distancing and the use of protective equipment. While most public transport services, including railway operations, will remain suspended until at least 31 May, some regions are allowing permit-free inter-regional movement in private vehicles. The SMS permits system, wherein residents are required to obtain official permission to travel via a text message (SMS), will also be abolished from 18 May in the capital Baku, Ganja, Lankaran, Sumgayit cities and Absheron district. However, travel from other locations to Baku, Ganja, Lankaran, and Sumgayit cities and Absheron district remains restricted. A ban on public gatherings of more than ten people remains in place countrywide. In addition, all persons undertaking movement should wear face masks and carry identity papers at all times. The authorities in the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh declared a state of emergency until at least 22.00 (local time) on 22 June. Most categories of traveller will be prohibited entry into the region during the period. Exempted categories include partially recognised Republic of Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh) passport holders and their relatives, Nagorno-Karabakh permanent residents, as well as foreign diplomatic staff and their families..

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    18.05.2020
  • Azerbaijan Azerbaijan will keep its borders closed until May 31. (Reuters, 29.04.2020) Partial lockdown extended until 31 May (Reuters, 01.05.2020)

    1. Passengers are not allowed to enter Azerbaijan.

    – This does not apply to nationals of Azerbaijan.

    – This does not apply to passengers who reside in Azerbaijan.

    – This does not apply to passengers with a work permit issued by Azerbaijan.

    – This does not apply to passengers with a special permission issued by the government of Azerbaijan.

    2. A completed Public Health Passenger Locator Form must be presented upon arrival.

    3. Passengers will be tested for COVID-19 and placed in quarantine for 14 days.

    4. The issuance of e-visas and visa on arrival has been suspended.

    Land and air connections with Turkey are suspended from 15 March.

    Internal restrictions:

    Government offices, retail services, restaurants and recreational facilities in some areas will resume operations from 4 May.
    While most public transport services, including railway operations, will remain suspended until at least 31 May, some regions will allow permit-free inter-regional movement in private vehicles from 00.01 on 4 May.
    However, existing measures will not be relaxed in the capital Baku, and Absheron, Ganja-Gazakh and Lankaran regions.
    The SMS permits system, wherein residents are required to obtain official permission to travel via a free SMS message, will remain in place in the capital Baku, Ganja, Lankaran and Absheron regions. People in these regions will only be allowed to leave their residence for a period of three hours, while those returning to work will need to obtain permits from their employers.
    A ban on public gatherings of more than ten people remains in place countrywide.
    In addition, all persons undertaking movement should wear face masks and carry identity papers at all times.
    The authorities in the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh declared a state of emergency until at least 22.00 (local time) on 12 May. Most categories of traveller will be prohibited entry into the region during the period. Exempted categories include partially recognised Republic of Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh) passport holders and their relatives, Nagorno-Karabakh permanent residents, as well as foreign diplomatic staff and their families.

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    10.05.2020
  • Source [https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/azerbaijan/staying-during-coronavirus]
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    [https://az.usembassy.gov/covid-19-information-for-azerbaijan/]
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