Order of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan on simplification of visa prosedures for foreigners and stateless persons arriving in the Republic of Azerbaijan in connection with 2016 Formula 1 Gran-Prix of Europe

Guided by Clause 32 of Article 109 of the Constitution of theRepublicofAzerbaijan, I hereby authorize as follows:

1. Foreigners and stateless persons arriving in theRepublicofAzerbaijanin connection with Formula 1 Grand-Prix of Europe may get a visa from the Foreign Ministry Consular Department structural units located at the international airports of theRepublicofAzerbaijan.

2. One of the following documents shall be regarded as a basis for visa issuance:

2.1.A document proving permanent accreditation of a person in accordance with relevant rules of the Formula One Management Limited and the International Automobile Federation, the international organizers of Formula 1 Grand-Prix of Europe;

2.2. A ticket to Formula 1 Grand-Prix ofEuropeor a document proving the availability of a ticket.

3. People mentioned in the 1st paragraph of this Order can apply for a visa within the following period of time:

3.1.May 15 - June 30, 2016. People permanently accredited in accordance with the rules of the Formula One Management Limited and the International Automobile Federation and arriving in the country in connection with arrangement matters;

3.2.June 1-20, 2016. Delegations and members of teams participating in Formula 1 Grand Prix of Europe;

3.3.June 10-20, 2016. Journalists permanently accredited in accordance with the rules of the Formula One Management Limited and the International Automobile Federation, as well as people who have tickets for Formula 1 Grand-Prix ofEurope.

4.The Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of theRepublicofAzerbaijanshall settle all the necessary financial and logistical matters related to issuance of visas to people arriving in theRepublicofAzerbaijanfor Formula 1 Grand-Prix of Europe at the international airports of theRepublicofAzerbaijan.

5.The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of theRepublicofAzerbaijanshall:

5.1.Inform the Formula One Management Limited, the International Automobile Federation and appropriate foreign institutions about simplified visa procedures for people arriving in theRepublicofAzerbaijanfor Formula 1 Grand-Prix ofEurope;

5.2.Use its website and websites of embassies and consulates of theRepublicofAzerbaijanto provide online information about simplified visa procedures for people arriving in theRepublicofAzerbaijanfor Formula 1 Grand-Prix ofEurope.

6.The State Migration Service of theRepublicofAzerbaijanshall inform all the airlines providing flights to theRepublicofAzerbaijanabout simplified visa procedures for people travelling to theRepublicofAzerbaijanfor Formula 1 Grand-Prix ofEurope.

 

Ilham Aliyev

President of the Republic of Azerbaijan

Baku city, March 3, 2016

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