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.

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Visa policy of Armenia

Visa-waiver countries[edit]

Holders of all types of passports from the following 49 countries are not required to obtain a visa for entry to Armenia:[1][2][3]

1 – maximum stay of 180 days per year.

Armenia plans to sign a visa-free agreement with Serbia [7] and Brazil.[8]

Holders of diplomatic or official/service passports of Brazil, China, Egypt, Iran, Kuwait, Lebanon, Mexico, Philippines, Serbia, Singapore, Syria, South Korea, Turkmenistan, Uruguay, Vietnam and holders of only diplomatic passports of India and the United Arab Emirates do not require a visa to visit Armenia.

Visa on arrival[edit]

Visitors traveling as tourist can obtain a visa on arrival at Zvartnots International Airport in Yerevan, Gyumri Airport, Ayrum railway station, Bagratashen, Bavra, Gogavan and Megri land borders for a maximum stay of 120 days. They may also apply for an e-visa in advance.[9]

Visa on arrival is NOT applicable to nationals of Afghanistan, Algeria, Angola, Bangladesh, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, China, Comoros, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Cote d'Ivoire, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, India, Iraq, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Niger, Nigeria, Pakistan, Palestine, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Swaziland, Syria, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Vietnam, Zambia and Zimbabwe.[10]

Visa nationals[edit]

Holders of all other national passports and travel documents, including United Nations Laissez-Passer, are required to obtain an entry visa. To make the process of obtaining an Armenian visa easy and convenient, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has introduced an E-Visa.[11] Alternatively, visas are issued in diplomatic missions and consular posts of the Republic of Armenia or upon arrival at the border crossing points of the Republic of Armenia (conventional visas).

Visa by invitation only[edit]

Nationals of the following countries require invitations to obtain entry visas and thus have to apply for these at embassies or consulates overseas before travelling. They cannot receive their visa on arrival at the border.[12]

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