Message for U.S.-Azerbaijan Citizen Males 18-35 Regarding Mandatory Military Service (March 15, 2022)
The U.S. Embassy in Baku reminds dual U.S.- Azerbaijani citizens planning to travel to Azerbaijan, to be aware of the mandatory military conscription law. Please visit the Special Circumstances segment under the “Local Laws & Special Circumstances” section of the Department of State’s Azerbaijan Country Information webpage. Dual citizen males may experience delays in their return to the United States from Azerbaijan if they did not satisfy their mandatory military service according to the law. Consult officials at the Embassy or Consulates of Azerbaijan with any questions before entering Azerbaijan, as the U.S. Embassy in Baku cannot resolve this problem for affected individuals.
Information regarding Azerbaijan’s mandatory military service, including contact information, can be found on Azerbaijan’s State Service for Mobilization and Conscription website. Please also see the Department of State’s website for Travelers with Dual Nationality.
- U.S. Embassy Baku, Azerbaijan
111 Azadlig Avenue
AZ1007 Baku, Azerbaijan
(994 12) 488 3300
U.S. Embassy Baku website
- State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444
- Azerbaijan Country Information
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