Except for the cases stipulated by Article 56 of the Constitution of the Republic of Azerbaijan and by Article 14 of this Code, every citizen of the Republic of Azerbaijan, who has attained the age of 18 years by the day of Parliamentary, Presidential and Municipal elections and referendum (including the same day) shall have the right to elect, to vote in referendum, to observe elections (referendum process), to participate in pre-election (pre-referendum) campaign, to participate in carrying out of actions related to the election actions and preparation of referendum provided for in this Code, that is the active suffrage.
Stateless persons meeting the requirement indicated in Article 12.1 of this Code and permanently residing in the Republic of Azerbaijan for not less than 5 years, shall have the right to vote during Presidential, Parliamentary and Municipal elections or referenda.
12.3 Citizens of foreign countries meeting the requirement indicated in Article 12.1 of this Code and residing within a relevant municipal territory for not less than 5 years, shall have the right to vote at municipal elections (provided that, in their native countries the same rights for foreigners during the municipal elections are recognized).
12.4 According to Article 56.2 of the Constitution of the Republic of Azerbaijan, the persons recognized by a court decision as incapacitated ones, shall be deprived of right to participate in elections as well as in referendum, that is the active suffrage.
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