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November 2013

The Eastern Partnership (EaP) Panel on Migration and Asylum met in Prague on 13-14 November 2013 to discuss integration of migrants and refugees, and the rights of the internally displaced persons...

News
04.05.2018

Georgia and Azerbaijan plan to build the first joint border crossing point within the framework of the "One Belt - One Road" initiative, Georgian Finance Minister Mamuka Bakhtadze said at the 51st...

03.05.2018

So far, about 420,000 foreigners have been granted an electronic visa through the ASAN Visa System, Chairman of the State Agency for Public Service and Social Innovations under the President of...

23.04.2018

On 23 April 2018, the President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev appointed Vusal Huseynov as the new Chairman of the State Migration Service of Azerbaijan.

Vusal Huseynov was appointed to this...

15.02.2018

During January 2018, the State Migration Service of Azerbaijan made 1,635 decisions in connection with violations of migration and administrative legislation of the Republic of Azerbaijan by...

19.01.2018

The president of Azerbaijan has signed an order simplifying visa procedures for foreigners and stateless persons traveling to the Republic of Azerbaijan in connection with the 2018 Formula 1...

08.01.2018

Citizens of Azerbaijan can visit 63 countries without visas, according to the updated Henley Passport Index, prepared by Henley & Partners.

Azerbaijan moved up by two positions and...

28.12.2017

Fourteen more countries were added to the list of countries, citizens of which will obtain electronic visas through the ASAN Visa system for visiting Azerbaijan.

This step was taken for the...

21.12.2017

Report news agency provided curious update on the issue of e-visa in Azerbaijan. The draft law on amendment to the Migration Code submitted to Milli Majlis (Azerbaijani Parliament) by the...

17.11.2017

The UN Migration Agency (IOM) organized a technical workshop on sharing expert experience countering irregular migration in the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic on November 16-17.

The event...

14.11.2017

For the first 10 months of the current year 2,604,276 foreign nationals visited Azerbaijan.

The Ministry of Culture & Tourism of Azerbaijan (MCTA) informs that of them, 727 577 people...

17.10.2017

On the meeting dedicated to the results of 9 months of 2017 fresh migration statistics was presented by the Chief of the State Migration Service of Azerbaijan Firudin Nabiev. Mr Nabievinformed...

10.10.2017

Curious tendency is observed in Azerbaijan migration. Twice as many people arrived in the country for permanent residence compared to the number of those who left it in 2016, according to the...

25.09.2017

The European Union (EU), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Governments of Azerbaijan and Georgia summarised the results of a three-year initiative which aimed to enhance land...

30.08.2017

Starting from 30 August 2017, foreigners and stateless persons can get an electronic visa to Azerbaijan within three hours using ASAN Visa system.

Visa can also be requested on weekends and...

15.08.2017

According to the State Migration Service of the Republic of Azerbaijan, in July 2017 there were made 2803 decisions on violation of migration, as well as administrative legislation of the Republic...

11.08.2017

The State Border Service of Azerbaijan and the State Border Committee of Belarus signed a two-year cooperation roadmap for 2018-2019. The document was inked during a meeting between Chairman of...

04.07.2017

ASAN Visa system is improving in Azerbaijan and will be applied not only at airports but also at the customs checkpoints.

In accordance with the presidential decree, ASAN service,...

22.06.2017

Such changes are provided by the amendments made by the Presidential Decree to the Regulation on ASAN Viza.

The amendments require the State Agency for Citizen Service & Social...

14.06.2017

On June 12 the EU launched the project “Enhancement of National Capacities to Combat Human Trafficking in Azerbaijan” (ENCT). The project, which is being implemented together...

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