Azerbaijan (Republic of)

History of Relations | Diplomatic Representation | Travel Info | Health Requirements | Climate Info| Currency Info | Trade Statistics | Visits and Meetings| Agreements | Interest Groups/ Organisations

History of Relations

South Africa and Azerbaijan first established relations in 1992. The Embassy in Ankara is accredited on a non- residential basis.

Diplomatic Representation

South African Representation in Azerbaijan

There is no South African representation in Azerbaijan, but the South African Ambassador to Ankara, Turkey is accredited to Baku on a non-resident basis.

Chargé d’Affaires
Mr T Ranamane

South African Embassy

Azerbaijan Representation in South Africa

Chargé d Affaires a.i.
Mr A I O Nağhiyev

Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan

Travel Info

Visa Requirements for South Africans

For more information visit the web site of the Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan in Washington DC or contact:

The Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan
Cemar Nadir Sok. No 20 Celikier Apt.
TEL:0990 441 26 20/2
FAX:0990 441 26 00

Health Requirements

No information

For further information go to Travelers' Health.

Climate Info


Currency Info

The monetary unit is the Azerbaijan Manat.

For current exchange rates click here.

State and Official Visits / Bilateral Meetings

No Information

Bilateral Agreements

If you have any queries with regard to treaties please contact the Treaty Section of the Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) at 012 351 1000.

Trade Statistics

For current information on trade statistics between South Africa and Azerbaijan, visit the website of the Department of Trade, Industry and Competition of South Africa.


1. Are there any business opportunities in Azerbaijan?

Yes, there are opportunities as Azerbaijan is a producer of large quantities of oil and gas, this means there is need for engineering services and capital goods. Increasing disposable income results in the need for all kinds of consumer goods including food products.

Consult the South African Embassy in Ankara for further advice.

2. How do you reach Azerbaijan?

Turkish Airlines has daily flights from Istanbul. Several other international carriers service the capital, Baku.

Interest Groups and Information

No Information


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