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Visas

Types of Armenian Visas


Visitor visa - is issued when a foreigner intends to enter the Republic of Armenia for the purposes of tourism, visiting relatives or other persons, business, transportation and other professional interest, medical treatment or other short-term stay. Visitor visa is issued for a single entry or for multiple entries with validity of one year.


Official visa – for holders of Official or Service Passports

  • multiple entries visas for non-diplomatic employees of foreign diplomatic representations or international organizations and their families with validity of 3 years
  • single entry visa or multiple entries visa with validity of 1 year for foreign officials who arrive to Armenia upon invitation of Armenian authorities or foreign diplomatic representations or international organizations
  • single entry visa or multiple entries visa with validity of 1 year for members of official delegations holding ordinary passports

 

Diplomatic visa – for holders of diplomatic passports and for the persons with diplomatic status

  • multiple entries visas for employees of foreign diplomatic representations or international organizations and their families with validity of 3 years
  • single entry visa or multiple entries visa with validity of 1 year for members of official delegations, their families as well as other officials
  • single entry visa for 120 days if arriving to Armenia for non-official purposes

 

Arrival to Armenia

Foreigners enter the territory of the Republic of Armenian through border-control points. For entry a foreigner must have valid passport, entry visa or a document of residency status unless Armenian laws or international agreements define no other procedure.

Minor foreigners may enter Armenia accompanied by parents, a parent or any other legal representative or if one arrives to his parents, a parent, other legal representative or an receiving organization.

If a foreigner arrives to Armenia without any valid identity document or visa or if he gets refusal to obtain Armenian visa he cannot enter the territory of the Republic of Armenia and must be returned to his country of origin or to the country he arrived to Armenia from unless the aim of arrival is to apply for asylum or refugee status.

 

Departure from Armenia

Foreigners can leave Armenia upon valid passport and a document validating their prior stay in Armenia if laws or international agreements of Armenia define no other term.

 

THE CITIZENS OF THESE COUNTRIES WITH ALL TYPES OF PASSPOERTS ARE EXEMPT FROM THE REQUIREMENT TO OBTAIN A VISA TO ENTER THE REPUBLIC OF ARMENIA.

THEY CAN STAY IN THE TERRITORY OF THE REPUBLIC OF ARMENIA UP TO 180 DAYS PER YEAR

 

  1. Principality of Andora
  2. Republic of Austria
  3. Kingdom of Belgium
  4. Federal Republic of Brazil
  5. Republic of Bulgaria
  6. Republic of Croatia
  7. Rebublic of Cyprus
  8. Czech Republic
  9. Kingdom of Denmark
  10. Republic of Estonia
  11. Republic of Finland
  12. Republic of France
  13. Federal Republic of Germany
  14. Republic of Greece
  15. Hungary
  16. Iceland
  17. Republic of Ireland
  18. Republic of Italy
  19. Republic of Latvia
  20. The Principality of Liechtenstein
  21. Republic of Lithuania
  22. Grand Duchy of Luxembourg
  23. Republic of Malta
  24. Principality of Monaco
  25. Montenegro
  26. The Netherlands
  27. Kingdom of Norway
  28. Republic of Poland
  29. Republic of Portugal
  30. Republic of Romania
  31. Republic of San Marino
  32. Slovak Republic
  33. Republic of Slovenia
  34. Kingdom of Spain
  35. Kingdom of Sweden
  36. Swiss Confederation
  37. Vatican City State
  38. United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
  39. United States of America
  40. Uruguay

 

BASED ON THE PRINCIPLE OF RECIPTORY, VISA IS NOT REQUIRED FOR THE CITIZENS OF THE FOLOWING COUNTIRES, HOLDING THE MENTIONED TYPE OF VALID PASSPORTS

 

  1. Argentine Republic-All Types of Passports
  2. Austria, Republic of **- Diplomatic passports only
  3. Azerbaijan* -All Types of Passports
  4. Belarus, Republic of-All Types of Passports
  5. Belgium, Kingdom of ** - Diplomatic passports only
  6. Brazil, Federal Republic of -All Types of Passports
  7. Bulgaria , Republic of ** - Diplomatic passports only
  8. China, People’s Republic of – Diplomatic, Service passports and Passport for Public Affairs only
  9. Croatia, Republic of **- Diplomatic and Service Passports Only
  10. Cyprus *** - Diplomatic and Service Passports Only
  11. Czech Republic ** - Diplomatic passports only
  12. Egypt, Arabian Republic of-Diplomatic, Official and Service Passports Only
  13. Estonia, Republic of ** - Diplomatic passports only
  14. Finland, Republic of** - Diplomatic passports only
  15. French Republic ** - Diplomatic passports only
  16. Georgia -All Types of Passports
  17. Germany, Federal Republic of ** -Diplomatic Passports Only
  18. Greece, Republic of **-Diplomatic Passports Only
  19. Hungary, Republic of *** - Diplomatic and Service Passports Only
  20. India, Republic of --Diplomatic Passports Only
  21. Iran, Islamic Republic of - Diplomatic and Service Passports Only
  22. Italy, Republic of **--Diplomatic Passports Only
  23. Kazakhstan, Republic of-All Types of Passports
  24. Korea, Republic of - Diplomatic and Service Passports Only
  25. Kuwait, State of - Diplomatic and Service Passports Only
  26. Kyrgiz Republic * -All Types of Passports
  27. Latvia, republic of ** - Diplomatic and Service Passports Only
  28. Lebanese Republic-Diplomatic, Service  and Special Passports Only
  29. Lithuania, Republic of **--Diplomatic Passports Only
  30. Luxembourg, Grand Duchy of **--Diplomatic Passports Only
  31. Malta, Republic of **-Diplomatic Passports Only
  32. Mexican United States - Diplomatic and Service Passports Only
  33. Moldova, Republic of * -All Types of Passports
  34. Montenegro ** - Diplomatic and Service Passports Only
  35. Netherlands, Kingdom of **-Diplomatic Passports Only
  36. Norway, Kingdom of **- Diplomatic Passports Only
  37. Philippines, Republic of- - Diplomatic and Service Passports Only
  38. Poland , Republic of ** - Diplomatic and Service Passports Only
  39. Portugal , Republic of **-Diplomatic Passports Only
  40. Romania, Republic of ** - Diplomatic and Service Passports Only
  41. Russian Federation -All Types of Passports
  42. Serbian Republic **- Diplomatic and Service Passports Only
  43. Singapore*- Diplomatic and Service Passports Only
  44. Slovak Republic ** - Diplomatic and Service Passports Only
  45. Slovenia, Republic of **- Diplomatic Passports Only
  46. Spain, Kingdom of ** - Diplomatic Passports Only
  47. Sweden, Kingdom of **- Diplomatic Passports Only
  48. Swiss Confederation**- Diplomatic Passports Only
  49. Syria, Arabian Republic of –Diplomatic, Official and Service Passports Only
  50. Tajikistan, Republic of * -All Types of Passports
  51. Turkmenistan- Diplomatic and Service Passports Only
  52. Ukraine -All Types of Passports
  53. United Arab Emirates-Diplomatic Passports Only
  54. Uruguay, Eastern Republic of -All Types of Passports
  55. Uzbekistan, Republic of * -All Types of Passports
  56. Vietnam, Socialist Republic of -Diplomatic and Official Passports Only

 

 

*The visa requirement waiver is practiced on ad hoc basis, and is not formalized by bilateral agreement

** The citizens of the following countries with alltypes of passports are exempt  from the requirement to obtain a visa to enter the Republic of Armenia 

 

THE LIST OF THE COUNTRIES THE CITIZENS AS WELL AS THE HOLDERS OF TRAVEL DOCUMENTS WHEREOF CAN APPLY FOR VISITOR VISA ONLY AT THE DIPLOMATIC REPRESENTATIONS OR CONSULAR POSTS OF THE REPUBLIC OF ARMENIA ABROAD AND WITH INVITATION ONLY


  1. Afghanistan ( citizens and holders of travel documents)
  2. Algeria ( citizens and holders of travel documents)
  3. Angola ( citizens and holders of travel documents)
  4. Bangladesh ( citizens and holders of travel documents)
  5. Benin ( citizens and holders of travel documents)
  6. Botswana ( citizens and holders of travel documents)
  7. Burkina Faso ( citizens and holders of travel documents)
  8. Burundi ( citizens and holders of travel documents)
  9. Cameron ( citizens and holders of travel documents)
  10. Cape Verde ( citizens and holders of travel documents)
  11. Central African Republic ( citizens and holders of travel documents)
  12. Chad ( citizens and holders of travel documents)
  13. Comoros Islands ( citizens and holders of travel documents)
  14. Congo ( citizens and holders of travel documents)
  15. Democratic Republic of Congo ( citizens and holders of travel documents)
  16. Cote d’Ivoire ( citizens and holders of travel documents)
  17. Djibouti ( citizens and holders of travel documents)
  18. Egypt ( citizens and holders of travel documents)
  19. Equatorial Guinea ( citizens and holders of travel documents)
  20. Eritrea ( citizens and holders of travel documents)
  21. Ethiopia ( citizens and holders of travel documents)
  22.  Gabon ( citizens and holders of travel documents)
  23. Gambia ( citizens and holders of travel documents)
  24. Ghana ( citizens and holders of travel documents)
  25. Guinea ( citizens and holders of travel documents)
  26. Guinea- Bissau ( citizens and holders of travel documents)
  27. Kenya ( citizens and holders of travel documents)
  28. Lesotho ( citizens and holders of travel documents)
  29. Liberia ( citizens and holders of travel documents)
  30. Libya ( citizens and holders of travel documents)
  31. Madagascar ( citizens and holders of travel documents)
  32. Malawi ( citizens and holders of travel documents)
  33. Mali ( citizens and holders of travel documents)
  34. Mauritania ( citizens and holders of travel documents)
  35. Mauritius ( citizens and holders of travel documents)
  36. Morocco ( citizens and holders of travel documents)
  37. Mozambique ( citizens and holders of travel documents)
  38. Namibia ( citizens and holders of travel documents)
  39. Nepal ( citizens and holders of travel documents)
  40.  Niger ( citizens and holders of travel documents)
  41. Nigeria ( citizens and holders of travel documents)
  42. Pakistan ( citizens and holders of travel documents)
  43. Palestine  ( holders of travel documents)
  44. Rwanda ( citizens and holders of travel documents)
  45. Saint Helen’s Island ( citizens and holders of travel documents)
  46. Sao Tome and Principe ( citizens and holders of travel documents)
  47. Saudi Arabia ( citizens and holders of travel documents)
  48. Senegal ( citizens and holders of travel documents)
  49. Seychelles ( citizens and holders of travel documents)
  50. Sierra Leone ( citizens and holders of travel documents)
  51. Somalia ( citizens and holders of travel documents)
  52. South Sudan ( citizens and holders of travel documents)
  53. Sri Lanka ( citizens and holders of travel documents)
  54. Sudan ( citizens and holders of travel documents)
  55. Swaziland ( citizens and holders of travel documents)
  56. Syria ( citizens and holders of travel documents)
  57. Tanzania ( citizens and holders of travel documents)
  58. Togo ( citizens and holders of travel documents)
  59. Tunisia ( citizens and holders of travel documents)
  60. Uganda ( citizens and holders of travel documents)
  61. Vietnam ( citizens and holders of travel documents)
  62. Zambia ( citizens and holders of travel documents)
  63. Zimbabwe ( citizens and holders of travel documents)

 

*Please consider also that citizens of the People’s Republic of China, the Republic of India and the Republic of Iraq can apply for visitor visa only at the diplomatic representations and consular posts of the Republic of Armenia abroad without and invitation.

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