Visa policy of Armenia

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Visitors to Armenia must obtain a visa from one of the Armenian diplomatic missions unless they are citizens of one of the visa-exempt countries, or citizens who may obtain a visa on arrival, or citizens eligible for an e-Visa. Citizens of the Commonwealth of Independent States and citizens of all Eurasian Economic Union and European Union member states may enter Armenia without a visa.

Visa policy map

Visa policy of Armenia

Visa exemption

Ordinary passports

Holders of ordinary passports of the following countries and territories may enter Armenia without a visa for the following period:[1][2][3]

180 days in a year

90 days within any 180 days

ID - May enter with an ID card.[4]
IP - May enter with an internal passport if arriving by air.
1 - Citizens of Azerbaijan must have a special entry permit.[5]

Non-ordinary passports

In addition to countries whose citizens are visa-exempt, holders of diplomatic, official or service passports may enter Armenia without a visa for the following period:[1]

180 days in a year

90 days

90 days within any 180 days

90 days in a year

30 days

D - Diplomatic passports only.

Visa on arrival

Visitors traveling as tourists from the following countries may obtain a visa on arrival for a maximum stay of 120 days at a cost of 15,000 AMD. They may also obtain an e-Visa in advance.[6][3]

Conditional visa on arrival

Citizens of these countries and territories may apply for a visa on arrival only if they hold a valid visa or valid permanent resident permit (resident card) issued by Australia, Belarus, Canada, Gulf Cooperation Council countries, Japan, New Zealand, Russia, Singapore, South Korea, European Union / Schengen Area member states, United Kingdom or United States. If eligible, they may also apply for an e-Visa in advance.

Electronic Visa (e-Visa)

All foreign citizens (except those who require a visa in advance) are also eligible to obtain an e-Visa. If approved, the e-Visa allows applicants to stay in the country for up to 120 days or 141 days with a fee of 34 USD or 7 USD. The application must be submitted at least 3 business days before the trip.[7]

Visa required in advance

Citizens of the following countries and territories must apply for a visa in advance at the Armenian embassy or consulate, and only with an invitation:

Admission restrictions

Entry and transit is refused to citizens of Kosovo, even if not leaving the aircraft and proceeding by the same flight.[3] Armenia also does not recognize the passports of Abkhazia, Sahrawi, Somaliland, South Ossetia and Transnistria.

Visitor statistics

Country 2021[8][9] 2020 2019[10]
 Russia Increase 381,569 169,871[11] 855,612
 Iran 127,146 No data 160,881
 Georgia 87,630 No data 344,507
 United States 31,662
 Ukraine 22,267
 India 17,980
 China 13,451 No data 15,550
 France 14,310
 Germany 11,936
 Canada 9,378
 Netherlands 7,573
 Belarus 7,244
 Belgium 5,744
 Kazakhstan 5,451 No data 39,882
 Japan 5,290
 Philippines 4,461
 Argentina 4,278
 Uzbekistan 4,206 No data 9,630
 Poland 4,176
 Vietnam 4,051
 Iraq 4,004
 South Korea 3,870
 United Kingdom 3,756
 Turkey 3,729
 Lebanon 3,373
 Sweden 2,532
 Spain 2,301
 Indonesia 2,246
 Italy 2,231
 Egypt 2,171
 Bulgaria 2,169
 Saudi Arabia 2,160
 Austria 2,143
 Kyrgyzstan 2,141
 Romania 2,129
 Syria 2,122
 Brazil 2,121
  Switzerland 2,116
 Israel 2,106
 UAE 2,091 No data 11,028
 Malaysia 2,087
 Greece 2,080
 Moldova 2,041
 Tajikistan 2,029
 Jordan 2,006
United Nations Other countries 38,881 190,467 2,882,528
Total Increase 870,308 Decrease 360,338 4,319,618

See also


  1. ^ a b "Visa policy of Armenia".
  2. ^ "visa-free for 180 days per year".
  3. ^ a b c "Visa and passport". Timatic. International Air Transport Association through Emirates. Retrieved 12 April 2023.
  4. ^ "The agreement on simplified border crossing with Armenia comes into effect in Georgia".
  5. ^ "Visa". (in Armenian). Retrieved 2021-08-15.
  6. ^ eVisa Eligibility, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Armenia.
  7. ^ "Armenia eVisa".
  8. ^ "Число туристов, посетивших Армению в 2021 году, выросло почти в 2,5 раза, до 870 308 человек".
  9. ^ "Statistical Committee of the Republic of Armenia".
  10. ^ "Число посещающих Армению в 2019 году выросло на 14,9%".
  11. ^ "".

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