Azerbaijan travel advice

Explore our complete guide to Azerbaijan with the latest travel advice for travellers and holidaymakers including official updates and local travel tips for Azerbaijan.

Azerbaijan travel guide - essential info

Below is a beginner's guide to Azerbaijan with essential travel facts such as dominant language spoken, typical flight time from the UK and the local currency. You can also check whether visas are required and what plug adapter you need to pack.

Azerbaijan - quick facts
Time difference UK +4 hours
Language(s) Azerbaijani
Currency Azerbaijani Manat
Electricity C + F plug (220V)
Driving side Right
Visa Yes

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Azerbaijan weather

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The Azerbaijan weather guide shows long term monthly averages for Baku.

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Azerbaijan travel advice

Check the latest travel advice on visiting Azerbaijan from official government sources (in english) from around the world including entry requirements and travel restrictions.

Learn more about the current safety and security risks from terrorism, natural disasters and more. Read about the local laws and customs to consider when travelling around Azerbaijan.

Note: UK FCDO - UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office

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Azerbaijan travel health

Find out more about staying safe when travelling to Azerbaijan with the latest guidance on required vaccinations and recommended medication to take with you.

Check out the general travel tips for staying safe and healthy in Azerbaijan, risks of preventable diseases and what to pack.

Note: CDC - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Azerbaijan covid live updates

Check the latest live updates on Covid-19 in Azerbaijan with the vaccination requirements, current available statistics and up-to-date travel advice from government agencies.

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Azerbaijan FAQs

Read our frequently asked questions about travelling to Azerbaijan including the current entry restrictions, covid rules, driving side, electrical plugs used and much more.

Are there entry restrictions to Azerbaijan due to Covid-19?

Azerbaijan is open to fully vaccinated travellers only from the UK.

Proof of full Covid-19 vaccination required for arrivals from the UK. Proof of recent recovery from Covid is also accepted.

Check out Republic of Azerbaijan, Ministry of Health for more information.

Do I need to quarantine in the UK if I travel from Azerbaijan?

You do not need to quarantine on arrival in the UK from Azerbaijan. The UK no longer requires a passenger locator form, Covid-19 test or proof of vaccination.

What is the time difference between Azerbaijan and the UK?

The time difference between Azerbaijan and the UK is UK time+4 hours.

What is the main language spoken in Azerbaijan?

The main language spoken in Azerbaijan is Azerbaijani.

What is the currency in Azerbaijan?

The currency in Azerbaijan is the Azerbaijani Manat (AZN).

Which plugs are used in Azerbaijan?

Azerbaijan uses electrical plug type C + F (220 Volts).

Which side of the road do they drive on in Azerbaijan?

They drive on the right side of the road in Azerbaijan.

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Do you need a visa for Azerbaijan?

Yes, UK passport holders do need a visa to enter Azerbaijan.

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