Learn about granting a work permit to foreigners to carry out paid labour activity in the territory of the Republic of Azerbaijan.
18 November 2013| Last updated on 4 January 2018
Granting work permit to carry out paid labour activity in the territory of the Republic of Azerbaijan to foreigners
The application must contain followings:
a) For juridical persons – name of the juridical person, organizational- juridical form, juridical address;
b) For physical persons – name, surname, patronymic, data on the identity document (serial, number, time of issuance and issuing authority, address);
c) Foreigner’s name, patronymic, surname, citizenship, permanent residence address, date and country of birth, sex, profession, data on labor activity in the last 5 years, position and address of work place;
Notarized copy of the document confirming possession of expert of the required educational or professional qualification to implement intended work;
Reference affirming the necessity to recruit the expert for intended work place;
copy of the relevant document giving the right to stay in the territory of the Republic of Azerbaijan to foreigners residing in Azerbaijan for other reasons;
Foreigner’s health certificate as well as the medical certificate about not being infected by any of contagious diseases (Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection, Hepatitis B and C viruses, neuropshycological reference ) included in the list approved by the Cabinet of Ministers;
Employer: If a juridical person – the notarized copy of regulation and certificate on state registration; If a physical person - the notarized copy of identification document and certificate on taxpayer’s registration;
Notarized copy of foreigner’s identification document.
Related to health certificates foreigners and stateless persons can apply to Azerbaijan Republic Diagnostic Centre located in 3166 Tbilisi Avenue, Baku city or International Medical Centre located in 11 “B” A.Molla Juma str., Narimanov district, Baku city.
A work permit (also referred to as a personal permit in Azerbaijan) issued by the Ministry of Labour and Social Protection is needed before a foreigner can start working in Azerbaijan.
Ministry of Labour and Social Protection
At: Government House, 40 U. Hajibeyov Street, Baku, AZ 1000
Tel: (012) 596 44 75
Fax: (012) 493 94 72