World Capoeira Federation
2018 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP on sport capoeira
  11-12 May, Baku, Azerbaijan  

FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

What expenses are covered by the participants and which ones are paid by the organizing committee?

Participants are responsible for their:
- (airfare) ticket;
- visa fee;
- accommodation. During online registration in the website ( participants will find informations about hotels. Organizing Committee will provide facility of arranging participants to 2 hotels (3-4 stars).
- Participation fee 100 US dollars (only for competitors).

Organizing Committee is responsible for:
- airport shuttle (welcoming and see off.);
- urban transport hotel-venue-hotel on 11 and 12 of May, means day of competition;⁠⁠
- nutrition 11 and 12 of May, means day of competition.;
- Event t-shirt.


How will I obtain my visa to Azerbaijan?


There are now 3 ways to obtain visa to Azerbaijan for the 2018 World Championship on Sport Capoeira.


The first way is to apply for evisa (sample of e-visa). This is the most convenient way to secure an entry visa to Azerbaijan. The advantages of evisa is lower cost, online process only (no need to visit embassies or send your passport to them), you get a visa to your email as PDF attachment that you just need to print out. You can enter Azerbaijan at any border entry point with this type of visa. One can apply for evisa for up to 1 year before the planned entry date to Azerbaijan.

The cost of evisa is only 20$ for all nationals and it takes up to 3 days to be ready. The visa will have 30 days validity starting from the day that you put as your arrival day to Azerbaijan in request form. To apply directly one should proceed to and will only need to fill visa request form, upload a scan of the passport, pay a visa fee and then wait when it is ready and emailed to applicant's email address. You might enter Azerbaijan later than the visa start day but within the 30 days validity period. Electronic visas will be issued only to nationals of 81 countries listed here.


The second way is make online registration for the participation in the 2018 World Championship on Sport Capoeira in the website before 31st March 2018.
While all documents are properly uploaded to our database you will be able to get a visa at the Baku city airport on arrival.


The third way is to apply for visa in a traditional way through the embassy/consulate of Azerbaijan Republic abroad. To obtain a visa in this way you will need an official Letter of Invitation from local National Capoeira Federation of Azerbaijan.
People who are in need of letter of invitation may apply to


Citizens of the following 9 countries can visit Azerbaijan without a visa (90 days):











Citizens of the following countries can obtain a visa for Azerbaijan on arrival without any pre-registration and without invitation letter:



 Saudi Arabia






 South Korea



 United Arab Emirates


Limited visa on arrival:

Turkey can obtain a 30 days visa on arrival only at Heydar Aliyev International Airport.

United States can obtain a 30 days visa on arrival only if arriving on a direct flight of Azerbaijan Airlines from New York.