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Region: Middle East-West Asia

Pandemic Travel Alert

OPEN: to international leisure travel

Most recent update: 2022-05-01 - PCR test submission, vaccination certificate no longer required for entry


General Policy
  • Starting 1 May 2022, travellers no longer need to submit a PCR test or vaccination certificate for entry.

(Source: "Armenia lifts Сovid-induced restrictions" )

COVID-19 Related Entry Requirements

(Source: Tourism Committee - Plan Your Trip: Flights & Visa )

  1. As of 23 June 2022, China (inluding Hong Kong and Macao), EU member states, Schengen countries, the USA, and a few other passports are exempt from an entry visa, and can stay for up to 180 days per year.
  2. If a visa is required, e-visas are available online (up to 21 days of stay, or up to 120 days of stay).
  3. Visa on arrival is no longer available, visas can now only be obtained through embassy, consulate, consular office or by e-visa. (Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs: Visa)
  • Entry restrictions have been completely lifted for travellers entering Armenia: proof of vaccination status is no longer required.
  • Entry restrictions have been completely lifted for travellers entering Armenia: PCR tests are no longer required.


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Pre-pandemic visa rules


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".