Here you will find important tips and useful information for Azerbaijan.
in Swiss francs (CHF)
For ATM cash withdrawals
in US dollar (USD)
Change cash in local currency when outside larger urban areas
Local currency / ISO Code
Currency exchange rate
AZN 1 = ~ CHF 0.56 ; CHF 1 = ~ AZN 0.00 (09/2022)
Credit cards are rarely accepted. For more detailed information, please contact the credit card issuer.
Each exchange of currency must be declared (see official declaration form).
Keep exchange and transaction receipts for reconversion.
Travelers are advised to bring cash in US dollar (in small amounts).
+ 3 h
Please observe local customs for dress code and conduct.
This country is in an active earthquake zone.
Travel to the region Nagorno Karabach, to the border areas with Armenia, Iran and the Russian Federation not advised.
Si consiglia di rispettare le abituali misure precauzionali contro la microcriminalità.
Do not carry valuables (watches, jewelry, expensive cameras, etc.) on you.
Special legal regulations
Photographing military installations and public buildings (airports, bridges etc.) is prohibited.
Very strict laws to fight illegal drugs.
Russian, armenian, english and german
8 (wait for dialing tone) 10 41 (disregard '0' preceding Swiss area codes)
220/127 volt / adapter required for 3-pronged plug
Passport still valid after end of stay with visa.
Baku, Icheri sheher (Old City), Böyük Qala Street, 9
Tel.: + 99 412 437 38 50
10.00 - 16.00 h (Mon - Fri)
9.00 - 19.00 h (Mon - Sat)
International driver's licence required for car rentals.
CH sticker and breakdown triangle mandatory.
Blood alcohol limit: 0.0 ‰.
Do not drink tap water.
Mosquito protection advised.
Minimum risk of malaria.
Vaccination against diphtheria, tetanus, hepatitis A, polio and measles recommended.
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