According to the Decree of President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev “On some measures to improve governance in the field of road transport” dated October 11, 2021, a public legal entity Azerbaijan Land Transport Agency was established under the Ministry of Digital Development and Transport.
The Agency was established on the basis of the State Road Transport Service under the Ministry of Transport, Communications and High Technologies, limited liability companies Transport Service, Baku Motor Transport Enterprise No. 1, Baku Motor Transport Enterprise No. 2, Baku Motor Transport Enterprise No. 3 , Ganja Regional Transport No. 1, Guba Regional Transport No. 2, Shirvan Regional Transport No. 3, Lankaran Regional Transport No. 4, Yevlakh Regional Transport No. 5, Sheki Regional Transport No. 6, Goychay Regional Transport No. 7, Sumgait Regional Transport No. 8, Ujar Regional Transport No. 9 , Shamkir Regional Transport No. 10 , Tovuz Regional Transport No. 11 , Beylagan Regional Transport No. 12 , Jalilabad Regional Transport No. 13 , Shamakhy Regional Transport No. 14 , Mingachevir Regional Transport No. 15 subordinate to the State Road Transport Service, limited liability companies Organization of Road Transport and Transport Training and Education Center subordinate to the Ministry of Transport, Communications and High Technologies, Sumgait Department of Passenger Transportation by Road under the Head of the Executive Power of Sumgait City and Ganja Department of Passenger Transportation by Road under the Head of the Executive Power of Ganja city.
Public legal entity Azerbaijan Land Transport Agency regulates road transport, meets the needs for road transport and other road transport services in the Republic of Azerbaijan, controls compliance with the rules and requirements related to international and domestic passenger and cargo transportation, as well as provisions of regulatory legal acts of the Republic of Azerbaijan in this field and international treaties to which the Republic of Azerbaijan is a signatory (with the exception of regulation and control in the field of regular passenger transportation by public transport vehicles and taxis in the administrative territory of Baku city).