Armenia Entry Requirements

Armenia Entry Requirements

Passport and visa regulations


Passport required visa required Return ticket required
Turkey Yes Yes no
Other EU countries Yes no no
Switzerland Yes no no
Austria Yes no no
Germany Yes no no

Passport information

Generally required, must be valid for at least 5 months when you leave the country.

Note on the passport

The entry regulations can change at short notice, so it is advisable to inquire directly with the consular representatives in good time.

Visa information

Generally required, excluding citizens of the following countries listed in the table above for stays of up to 180 days and for all travel purposes, among others: EU countries and Switzerland. e-Visa / Visa on Arrival Turkish citizens, among others, can apply for an e-Visa or Visa on Arrival for a maximum stay of 120 days. Visas on arrival are available at Yerevan (EVN) and Gyumri (LWN) airports, among others.

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Germany Visitor Visa: Single entry: €5 (stay up to 21 days); 27 € (up to 120 days stay). Multiple entry: €37 (up to 60 days stay); €73 (up to 120 days stay) Transit visa: €18 (single), €33 (multiple). Minors receive their visa free of charge.

Visa types and costs

Tourist Visa, Visitor Visa (Private Travel), Business Visa, Transit Visa, No Group Visa.


Single-entry tourist visa: 21 or 120 days. Business visa: valid for the duration of the invitation, maximum 3 months. Transit visa: up to 72 hours. However, the responsible consular representation always decides on the approved length of stay in individual cases. The application can be submitted in person or by post to the responsible consular representation (see contact addresses).

Application required

(a) 1 application form (can be downloaded from the website of the competent diplomatic mission). (b) 1 passport photo. (c) Passport valid for at least 5 months upon departure and with one blank page and a photocopy of the page. (d) Stamped original deposit slip of bank transfer form, bank statement showing bank transfer entry or cheque. (e) If applicable, a copy of the valid residence permit for Germany, Austria or Switzerland. (f) Business and multiple-entry visa: Letter of invitation from a government body or from the Armenian business partner, approved by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Armenia. When applying by post, a stamped, registered return envelope must be enclosed. If an entry visa is issued by post, an additional fee of €7 will be charged.

Processing time

At least 1 week plus approx. 4 days by post. The visa should be applied for as early as possible because the processing time can be expected to be long. However, all documents should be received by the embassy no earlier than one month before entry. Express processing is only possible in emergencies and takes 2-3 days.

Extension of stay

Visa extensions are possible at the Yerevan Passport and Registration Authority (OVIR, Davtashen, 4th district, house 17/10, Tel. +374 (0)10 370253). The process is very time consuming and requires knowledge of Armenian or Russian language (high fees).

Entry with children

German: Machine-readable children’s passport with photograph or your own passport. Austrians: Own passport. Swiss: Own passport. Turks: Own passport. Note: The same visa requirements apply to children as to their parents. Attention: Children traveling with only one parent must carry the written, notarized declaration of consent of the other parent with them. Unaccompanied minors require written, notarized consent from both parents. Departing minors must present a copy of their passport. Since the 27th Since June 2012, children need their own travel document (passport / children’s passport) for trips abroad (including within the EU). Entries of children in the parental passport are no longer possible.

Armenia Entry Requirements