British Embassy in Baku


British Embassy in BakuAzerbaijan is a strong bond of communication between United Kingdom Government and Azerbaijan.




Head of Mission: Mrs Dr Carole Crofts, Ambassador

Embassy/Consulate Appointment or Contact Information British Embassy in Baku : Before visit make an appointment

Appointment Booking

Before visiting the embassy, please book an appointment. Embassy offices may remain closed during Azerbaijan and United Kingdom holidays. Make a phone call to confirm the opening hours since the opening hours may be affected due to the ongoing global pandemic.

You can make an appointment through either a phone call or email on generalenquiries.baku@fco.gov.uk. You are advised for more details. Please check the consulate website for the inquiries contact form. A contact form for inquiries can be found on the consulate website.

United Kingdom Consulates in Azerbaijan may organize/prioritize an Appointment for United Kingdom residents or have committed support.

Consular/Embassy Services

Ensuring the safety and protection of United Kingdom citizens in Azerbaijan is the foremost responsibility of the embassy. The United Kingdom embassy in Azerbaijan offers passport and visa processing, birth Report, document legalization, and other services. In addition, an embassy may visit their country fellows in jails and assist the families and friends in the death of their relative(s).

Visa/Passports Services
The embassy facilitates visa and passport issuance services to visit United Kingdom for travel/tourism or business purposes, meeting family or friends, seeking job opportunities, and/or making an investment. If you want to apply for the Long Stay/employment Visas, contact the above mentioned phone numbers.

http://www.gov.uk/world/organisations/british-embassy-baku,.

Visa types granted by United Kingdom are;

  • United Kingdom Work Visas
  • United Kingdom Business Visas
  • United Kingdom Study Visas
  • United Kingdom Visitor Visas
  • United Kingdom Family Visas
  • United Kingdom Settlement Visas
  • United Kingdom Transit Visas

Requirements for Visa

The following requirements must be met for United Kingdom Visa

  • Signed ad Valid Passport
  • A filled-out application form
  • Photographs (no more than three months older, must have a white background, no glasses)
  • Identification Card
  • Business Cover Letter/ Intent Letter (for those intending to do business or make an investment in the country)
  • Invitation letter from United Kingdom sponsor (To validate your travel purpose and accommodation)
  • Letter of Authorization
  • United Kingdom Ministry of Foreign Affairs Letter

Following are the Visa application form filling guide

  • Personal details (Full name, dob, place of birth, country, occupation, and gender)
  • Contact details (Phone number, email, permanent address)
  • Passport details (passport number, passport issue date, passport expiry date)
  • Travel details (date intended for arrival and accommodation address)

Visa processing time

An applicant must apply for a visa 5-7 days before the travel date, as 5-7 days is the visa processing time. If a person needs an urgent Visa in case, the applicant receives his Visa in just three hours.

Travel Insurance for Azerbaijan
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Relationship between Azerbaijan and United Kingdom

On December 21, 1991, the Republic of Azerbaijan was recognized as an independent state United Kingdom. The diplomatic relations between these countries were established on November 16, 1994. While United Kingdom has an embassy in Azerbaijan located in Baku, Azerbaijan is yet to open one in United Kingdom. However, the country is planning to open an embassy in United Kingdom soon.

 

Travel restrictions due to Covid-19

  • Official documents of the relevant country
  • COVID-19 passport issued after completion of vaccination for the passengers over the age of 18
  • Recovery form for the passengers over the age of 18
  • PCR test showing a negative result taken no more than 72 hours before the flight should be brought along.

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