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Region: Middle East-West Asia


Passport Validity
Must be valid at time of entry
Other Documents
Visa-exempt travellers can stay for no more than 180 days during one year, if no other term is defined by international agreements.
- Holders of confirmed onward tickets are permitted transit without visa in international transit area for up to 72 hours.
Dual Nationality
The Bureau of Consular Affairs, U.S. Department of State warns: "Armenian legislation permits Armenian citizens to hold dual citizenship. Even if you naturalized in the United States, the Government of Armenia may still consider you an Armenian citizen. Children born in the United States to two Armenian citizens are also considered Armenian citizens...Armenian law requires that Armenian citizens enter and depart Armenia on Armenian passports...Armenian males over the age of 18 are subject to mandatory military service. Penalties for evading military service include jail time and a substantial fine."
U.S. policy on dual nationality can be found here.

Additional Notes

  1. Regarding the territories under Armenian occupation, Azerbaijan Official Electronic Visa Portal warns: "Foreign nationals and stateless persons having visited the Nagorno-Karabakh and other regions of the Republic of Azerbaijan occupied by the Republic of Armenia without an official permission of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan after 1991 may not be allowed to enter the territory of the Republic of Azerbaijan regardless of whether or not they obtained an electronic visa".

COVID-19 Travel Alert

Updated: 2020-08-13
Ban on entry by air lifted
  1. On August 13, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced that the ban on entry by air has been lifted, but the ban on entry by land border remains. Citizens of Armenia, their family members, and legal residency status holders are excepted, and permitted to enter without restrictions.
  2. Visa on arrival is no longer available. Visas can now only be obtained through embassy, consulate, consular office or by e-visa.

(Source: Tourism Committee: COVID-19 Traveler Information )

Conditions Of Entry
  1. On entry, all travellers are immediately tested for COVID-19 or symptoms of the virus.
  2. If no symptoms requiring restriction are detected, then travellers are subject to self-isolation for a period of 14 days.
  3. If a PCR test is taken during self-isolation (done at place of isolation by a visit from medical staff) and it yields a negative result, then self-isolation can be suspended.

(Source: Tourism Committee: COVID-19 Traveler Information )