The implementation of the quota system that was planned for Azerbaijan has been delayed, according to a policy change by the State Migration Service. Quota requests will be accepted on or after May 15, 2016. A new online system that will announce the quotas is expected to be available on July 16, 2016 through the State Migration Authority’s website.
A work permit quota system has been implemented in Azerbaijan. Prior to the start of each new year, the Cabinet of Ministers will announce the quota for foreign workers for the following year.
To comply with the new law, employers that intend to hire foreign nationals in Azerbaijan must follow the below process: