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Issuance and renewal of identity cards

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List of required documents and state entities issuing them:

Issuance of citizens’ ID card

There are 2 types of ID cards:

  1. Issuance of ID cards to citizens up to the age of 16.
  2. Issuance of ID cards to citizens over the age of 16.

ID cards to citizens up to the age of 16 are issued on basis of following documents after the appeal of his/her legal representative:

  • Application form;
  • Birth certificate;
  • Medical reference on the blood group;
  • Document entitling to for move for a residence (Extract from state register of real estate about state registration of property right, order, permit or rental agreement, application of a person offering a residential area to a citizen or other document as set forth in the legislation of the Republic of Azerbaijan);
  • Document confirming the rights of both parents or legal representative

ID card is issued to citizens who have reached the age of 16 on the basis of following documents:

  • Application form (while issuing ID card for the first time, as a rule, application is signed together with one of the parents or legal representative);
  • ID card (if present) and birth certificate;
  • wedlock registration, if the holder of ID card is married, in the case of divorce, the certificate on registration of divorce;
  • Document entitling to for move for a residence (Extract from state register of real estate about state registration of property right, order, permit or rental agreement, application of a person offering a residential area to a citizen or other document as set forth in the legislation of the Republic of Azerbaijan);
  • Medical reference (blood group, height, eye color);
  • 3 colored photos printed out from the same negative sample, without hat, casual appearance and daily characteristics (glasses, beard, mustache etc), only being described front appearance;
  • Receipt about payment of state fee;
  • Document confirming the rights of legal representative when latter applies instead of the person for the issuance of ID card;
  • The certificate on attachment issued by State service for mobilization and recruitment of the Republic of Azerbaijan.

Renewal of Citizens’ ID cards

Documents of a person granted the citizenship of the Republic of Azerbaijan, also the person being restored to the citizenship. At the ages of 25, 35, 50 or in case of change in family name, first name, middle name, marital status, military obligation of citizen or in the case inaccurate information in his/her ID card, loss or deterioration of the ID card citizen must renew his/her ID card.

Required documents for renewal of ID cards of citizens of the Republic of Azerbaijan at the ages of 25, 35, and 50:

  • Application form;
  • ID card;
  • Receipt about payment of state fee;
  • 3 photos in the size of 3x4;
  • In case of change of marital status – documents issued by entities registering the civil status (certificate about registration of wedlock or registration of divorce, certificate about death registration);

Required documents for renewal of stateless persons’ ID cards that obtained permanent residence in the Republic of Azerbaijan by January 1st, 1992, and their children’s ID cards that had born before the entry into forth of the “Law about citizenship of the Republic Azerbaijan.”

  • Application form
  • ID card;
  • Receipt about payment of state fee (6 AZN);
  • 3 photos in the size of 3x4
  • In case of change of marital status – documents entitling registering the civil status (certificate about registration of wedlock or registration of divorce, certificate about death registration);

Amount of state fees:

  • No state fees are charged for issuance of ID card to citizen, who has not reached the age of 16;
  • Issuance of the ID cards to the citizens who have reached the age of 16;
  • Issuing and renewing in 1 day - 35 AZN
  • Issuing and renewing in 3 working days – 25 AZN;
  • Issuing and renewing in 10 working days – 5 AZN.

Note:

ID card of citizen of the Republic of Azerbaijan is a document determining the identity of citizen of the Republic of Azerbaijan on the territory of the Republic of Azerbaijan. Refusals to issue or renew the ID card, its confiscation in contradiction with rules set forth in Law are absolutely prohibited. In case of loss of the ID card, his holder or legal representative of the holder shall immediately inform the issuing authority.

If there is a reasonable suspicion on illegally obtained documents or documents do not confirming a person’s affiliation to the citizenship of the Republic of Azerbaijan, the proceedings can be conducted to determine identity the citizenship of the Republic of Azerbaijan. 

Issuing identity card for using in the territory of the Republic of Azerbaijan is free of charge for refugees, internally displaced persons and citizens of the Republic of Azerbaijan under the age of 16.

Person is fined 30 AZN for loss or purposely deterioration of ID card and passport according to the Article of the Administrative Fine Codex of the Republic of Azerbaijan.