Long-Term Housing

Minimum Rental Periods

The minimum rental agreement period is typically 1 year.

Required Documents for Signing a Lease

Typical documents required to sign a lease are a valid passport and proof of employment.

Standard Security Deposit

The security deposit is equivalent to 1 months’ rent.

Local Norm for Returning the Security Deposit

The security deposit will be returned upon termination of the lease and completion of a walk through inspection. Any damages incurred will be deducted from the returned security deposit.

Rental Commission

Should you utilize the services of a real estate agent to help you in your search, agencies usually collect rental commission equal to 1 months’ rent.

Payment of Rental Commission

Rental commission is typically paid by the landlord.

Accepted Method of Payment

Wire transfer and checks are accepted methods of payment. The preferred currency is USD or AZN.


School Registration

School Fees

Typical school fees include an enrollment fee in addition to tuition.

Accepted Method of Payment

Bank transfer or cash are acceptable methods of payment.


Obtaining a Driver’s License


Typical documentation required to obtain a driver’s license include:

• Original driver’s license.
• Translation of driver’s license to Aze by official court interpreter.

Additional Notes


Opening a Bank Account

Required Documents

In order to open a bank account, you may be asked for:

• Valid ID
• Valid passport
• Proof of residence
• Proof of employment
• Tax number

Time Required

Typically opening a bank account can be completed in 2 days.