World Capoeira Federation
Hong Kong Open
  International Tournament, WCF licensed event. Ranking Category IV  

- Airfare tickets cost is sole responsibility of attendees.

- Organizing Committee will organize welcoming and shuttle transport only from and to the Heydar Aliyev international airport in Baku.

- Attendees will be transferred collectively from hotels to venues by buses provided by Organizing Committee.

All attendees will settle the visa issue on their expense.

There are now 2 ways to obtain visa to Azerbaijan for the 2018 World Championship on Sport Capoeira.


The first way is to apply for e-visa (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 start the first step of online application where you need to fill a visa request form and upload a scan of the passport. After the first step you will receive a confirmation email and link. Following the link you will complete the visa application and payment for e-visa . After 3 buiseness days you will receive second email with a ready electronic visa as PDF. You have to print it out and take with you to the border of Azerbaijan.

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 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.

Accreditation commission will be organized in one of the official hotels of the event on 10th of May, 2018 from 09:00 to 18:00. All participants of the event (Athletes, coaches, referees, press, fans and others) have to pass accreditation procedure. Accreditation commission members will take weight and necessary documents of athletes.


Only accredited representatives of media will be allowed to film the competition.

After accreditation procedure all participants will receive appropriate badges which will give them entry permission to event venues.

Participation fee for the Athletes who will participate in the competition was determined as $100 (hundred US dollars). T-shirt is included.

The deadline of the online registration is – April 30, 2018.

To accommodate all guests, Organizing Committee will provide facility of arranging and guiding participants to 3 stars hotels: "Riva Hotel Baku, "Vania Hotel Baku" and  4 stars hotels: "Ariva Hotel Baku", "Armada Hotel Baku" and "Askar Hotel Baku".

Participants will cover their own accommodation costs, except special VIP guests and masters invited by Organizing Committee. The central Hotel will be "Ariva Hotel Baku" where Accreditation procedure will take place.

In order to stay in one of the hotels, kindly mention hotel booking during your registration process.

Organizing Committee will provide meals to the participants only during competition days (11-12 May, 2018.) Nutrition in other days are at attendees own arrangement. 

Farewell party will take place on May 12th after the championship ends. All accredited participants can attend it.