COVID-19 Information for Azerbaijan

Country-Specific Information:  Azerbaijan has acknowledged that community spread of the COVID-19 virus is occurring and that COVID-19 infections are present in all regions of Azerbaijan. All land and air traffic in and out of Azerbaijan will remain closed at least through September 30, 2020.   Special, private, and charter flights continue to operate, and can be …

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Health Alert and COVID-19 Updates

Current Situation in Azerbaijan The Government of Azerbaijan’s special quarantine regime remains in effect through September 30, 2020.  The tightened quarantine regime will only remain in effect in Baku, Absheron and Sumqayit districts.  Museums and exhibition halls are authorized to reopen on August 31, 2020.  Public transportation in Baku will remain closed on weekends throughout …

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Health Alert and COVID-19 Updates

Limited Flights Available to Istanbul, London, Berlin, Minsk and Dubai Azerbaijan Airlines (AZAL) and Turkish Airlines are now offering multiple weekly flights between Baku and Istanbul. AZAL is offering weekly flights between Baku and London (Thursdays) and Baku and Berlin (Fridays). Belavia is offering flights to Minsk and FlyDubai is offering flights to Dubai.  AZAL recently …

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Health Alert and COVID-19 Updates

Limited Flights Available to Istanbul, London, Berlin and Minsk    Azerbaijan Airlines (AZAL) and Turkish Airlines are now offering limited flights between Baku and Istanbul. AZAL is offering limited flights between Baku and London, Berlin, and Minsk.  Flight reservations can be made directly through the airlines. A negative COVID-19 test is required for passengers flying to …

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Health Alert and COVID-19 Updates

Limited Flights Available to Istanbul on AZAL and Turkish Airlines Azerbaijan Airlines (AZAL) and Turkish Airlines are now offering limited flights between Baku and Istanbul. Flight reservations can be made directly through the airlines. A negative COVID-19 test is required for passengers flying to or from Azerbaijan in order to check-in for their flight. The …

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Health Alert and COVID-19 Updates

Limited Flights Available to Istanbul on AZAL and Turkish Airlines Azerbaijan Airlines (AZAL) and Turkish Airlines are now offering limited flights between Baku and Istanbul. Flight reservations can be made directly through the airlines. A negative COVID-19 test is required for passengers flying to or from Azerbaijan in order to check-in for their flight. The …

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Health Alert and Update on Weekend Movement Restrictions

Current Situation in 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 August 1, 2020. On June 17, 2020, 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 …

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Health Alert and Update on Weekend Movement Restrictions

Current Situation in 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 July 1, 2020.  The Government of Azerbaijan will instate a mandatory stay-at-home order for individuals in Baku, Sumgayit, the Absheron Peninsula, Ganja, Yevlakh, …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Baku, Azerbaijan

Location:  Baku, Azerbaijan Current Situation in Azerbaijan: On April 18, 2020, the Government of Azerbaijan announced an extension of existing rules restricting movement and international passenger traffic through May 4, 2020. The Government of Azerbaijan has implemented strict rules requiring people to stay inside, whether in private homes, apartments, or permanent or temporary residences and to …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Baku, Azerbaijan

Location:  Baku, Azerbaijan Current Situation in Azerbaijan: On April 5, 2020, the Government of Azerbaijan implemented stricter rules requiring people to stay inside, whether in private homes, apartments, or permanent or temporary residences and to monitor citizen movements. According to the new restrictions, citizens will need to obtain permission by sending a text message in order …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Baku, Azerbaijan

Location:  Baku, Azerbaijan Virtual Town Hall Meeting for American Citizens If you missed the virtual town hall for American Citizens last week, you can view the recording on the Embassy’s  Facebook  page. Current Situation in Azerbaijan: On April 5, 2020, the Government of Azerbaijan implemented stricter rules requiring people to stay inside, whether in private homes, apartments, …

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Global Level 3 Health Advisory – Reconsider Travel

The Department of State advises U.S. citizens to reconsider travel abroad due to the global impact of COVID-19. Many areas throughout the world are now experiencing COVID-19 outbreaks and taking action that may limit traveler mobility, including quarantines and border restrictions. Even countries, jurisdictions, or areas where cases have not been reported may restrict travel …

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Attention All Travelers!

On March 11, President Donald J. Trump signed a Presidential Proclamation regarding the suspension of entry as immigrants and non-immigrants of certain additional persons who pose a risk of transmitting the 2019 Novel Coronavirus. Additionally, the Department of Homeland Security has announced it will issue a supplemental “Notice of Arrivals Restriction” for U.S. passengers who …

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New restrictions on travel to the United States for non-U.S. citizens

Entry of foreign nationals who were present in the People’s Republic of China, not including the Special Autonomous Regions of Hong Kong and Macau, or the Islamic Republic of Iran, within 14 days prior to their arrival at the port of entry in the United States is suspended, per Presidential Proclamation.  If you reside in, …

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Attention U.S. citizens

The Department of Homeland Security has issued supplemental guidance on travel to the United States for individuals who have been in China.  U.S. citizens who have been in China’s Hubei province within 14 days of their return to the United States will be subject to up to 14 days of mandatory quarantine upon arrival to …

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Ambassador Litzenberger visited the Salyan region

Last week Ambassador Litzenberger visited the Salyan region, where he explored Shirvan National Park and visited with local students at the Salyan American Corner. While at Shirvan National Park, the Ambassador was impressed to learn that the park is home to rare species such as Goitered Gazelles, listed in the Red Book of Azerbaijan, and …

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Most common questions related to the DV Program

Do you have a question about the Diversity Visa Program? Don’t miss Q&A video featuring our Consul, who will answer the most common questions related to the DV Program. Diversity Visa Proqramı (QrinKart) haqqında Sual-Cavab videosu Əziz dostlar, Diversity Visa Proqramı (QrinKart) haqqında sualınız var? Diversity Visa Proqramı (QrinKart) ilə bağlı ən çox verilən suallara cavabını əks etdirən Konsulun Sual-Cavab videosunu Azərbaycan …

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