The Seyfert 1.5 galaxy Akn564  is a well known X-ray active galactic nucleus (AGN) included in our list of selected barred AGN. The galaxy was observed during the August 1996 season at the 2-m RCC telescope of the Astronomical Observatory “Rozhen” of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. ST-6 with standard Schott V, R, I filters were used. MIDAS'96 package was used for the data reduction with teh Richter's expansion for the surface photometry . Most of the basic data for the galaxy are shown in the Table 1 below.