They club's inaugural match took place in July 2017 against Erebuni SC. The friendly match ended up with a score of 3–1 in favour of Avan Academy.
At the beginning of 2018, the club was taken over by the Russian-Armenian businessman Samvel Karapetyan who renamed the football club as Ararat-Moskva. The club was reorganized as soon as FC Ararat Moscow in Russia was denied certificate for the next season. Artak Oseyan managed the club during the 2017–18 Armenian First League season.
After being promoted to the Armenian Premier League, it was again renamed, this time to Ararat-Armenia, and will participate in the Premier League with this name.
On 2 August 2018, Vadim Skripchenko was appointed as the new head coach of Ararat-Armenia, before being sacked on 25 September 2018, and Ararat-Armenia-2 manager Artak Oseyan being appointed as caretaker manager.
On 1 October 2018, Vardan Minasyan was appointed as the new head coach of Ararat-Armenia.