Visa policy of Armenia

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Armenia allows citizens of specific countries and territories to visit Armenia for tourism or business purposes without having to obtain a visa or allows them to obtain a visa on arrival or online. For some countries the visa requirement waiver is practiced on ad hoc basis, and is not formalized by a bilateral agreement. Citizens of the Commonwealth of Independent States and citizens of all Eurasian Union and European Union member states may enter Armenia without a visa.

Visa policy map[edit]

Visa policy of Armenia

Visa-free countries[edit]

Holders of all types of passports from the following countries are not required to obtain a visa for entry to Armenia for a 180-day period within any year period (unless otherwise noted):[1][2][3]

1 – Up to 90 days.
2 – May use internal passport

eVisa / Visa on arrival[edit]

Visa on arrival[edit]

Visitors traveling as tourists (except from the countries listed below) can obtain a visa on arrival for a maximum stay of 120 days at a cost of AMD 15,000. They may also apply for an e-visa in advance.[7][8]

Visa on arrival can be granted at following immigration checkpoints:

E-visa[edit]

Foreign visitors who are eligible for visa on arrival are also eligible to apply for an e-visa. E-visa allows applicants to stay up to 120 days or 21 days with a US$31 or US$6 fee. Application should be submitted at least 3 business days before the trip.[9]

Visa required in advance[edit]

Nationals of the following countries can only apply for a visa at Armenian diplomatic or consular posts, and only with an invitation:[10]

Nationals of  Iraq also cannot obtain a visa on arrival, and can only apply for a visa at Armenian diplomatic or consular posts, but invitation is not required.[10]

Entry refusal[edit]

Entry and transit is refused to nationals of Kosovo, even if not leaving the aircraft and proceeding by the same flight.[11]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ List of countries whose nationals are unilaterally exempted from the requirement of obtaining a visa, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Armenia, 18 March 2019.
  2. ^ List of countries with which Armenia has a visa-free regime according to bilateral and multilateral agreements, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Armenia, 3 March 2019.
  3. ^ [1]
  4. ^ Armenia, China scrap visas, ARKA News Agency, 27 May 2019.
  5. ^ Armenian Parliament adopts bill on ratifying visa-free agreement with China, Armenpress, 10 December 2019.
  6. ^ Armenia approves visa waiver with Chile
  7. ^ e-Visa Eligibility, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Armenia.
  8. ^ "Country information (visa section)". Timatic. International Air Transport Association (IATA) through Olympic Air. Retrieved 1 April 2017.
  9. ^ [2]
  10. ^ a b List of countries whose nationals can apply for visitor visa only at diplomatic representations or consular posts, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Armenia, 31 August 2015.
  11. ^ "Country information (visa section)". Timatic. International Air Transport Association (IATA) through Olympic Air. Retrieved 1 April 2017.

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