Baku, Azerbaijan, Dec. 28
Fourteen more countries were added to the list of countries, citizens of which will obtain electronic visas through the ASAN Visa system for visiting Azerbaijan, said the Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry in a message on the outcome of 2017 foreign policy.
This step was taken for the promotion and development of tourism in Azerbaijan.
The terms of issuing and using electronic visas through the ASAN Visa system were developed jointly with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and State Agency for Public Service and Social Innovations under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan.
Subsequently, it was approved by the two state bodies.
Azerbaijani embassies have undertaken relevant measures to improve the efficiency of visa issuance, as well as promotion of electronic visas.
Meanwhile, relevant agreements were signed with different countries for the reciprocal implementation of visa-free travel for persons who have diplomatic and service passports.