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

FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

Who can register?

The online registration is open to athletes, coaches, referees, team leaders and other team support staff with WCF license (valid license placed in International Capoeira Passport). 


Where can get my Capoeira passport and license?

Click here and make online registration and payment. After payment you will receive your International Capoeira Passport no later than 30 working days to your address.

How to register?

All registrations are made online and for each person. It should take about 10 minutes. You will receive confirmation email directly after registration.
In the first step Individuals shall select a country of participation first.
National federations shall use login and password to log into account.
Click here and start your registration online.


How shall I pay for participation?

Participation fee will be paid during accreditation process that will take place 1 day before the competition. In accreditation process required documents and health condition of athletes are checked, weight of athletes are measured, payments for hotel, participation etc. are accepted. After a successful completion of the accreditation a person will receive accreditation badge that will allow him/her to participate in the events.

What does my participation fee include?

Your registration includes:
- Access to the competition area (limited by zones on badge)
- Free city transport (airport transfer is not included)
- T-shirt (only for participant athletes)
- Guiding support from volunteers

What documents are required for accreditation process? 

Required documents for accreditation process are followings:
- Your ID card (citizenship pasport)
- Capoeira Passport from WCF
- Permanent resident card (in case of representation of other country)
- Medical certificate mentioning “reveals no contraindications for participating in Capoeira competitions” (the certificate must be dated less than a year prior the date of the competition)


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 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.