Available. The Information Center of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, located at 7 Husi Hajiyev Street, Baku, maintains a centralized database of police records.
Individuals residing in Azerbaijan may apply for a police certificate in person upon direct application to the Ministry of Internal Affairs. Application along with a copy of the passport can be submitted to the Ministry every day from 9:00am to 18:00pm. The processing time for an application is approximately 15-20 days. There is no fee.
Individuals living outside of Baku can apply for a police certificate through a relative or friend living in Baku (power of attorney) or by mail with a written request stating the type of record required and the purpose for which the information is being sought.
Azeri citizens residing abroad may apply for a police certificate at the Azeri Embassy in the country of their residence by filling out the application form and submitting the copy of the passport, or they may sign a power of attorney for a relative to apply in person on their behalf.