One of the first questions that arises before the travelling around any foreign country is, of course, the issue of a visa. We decided to make it easier for tourists to get information concerning obtaining visa to Armenia. In this article, you will learn the citizens of which countries can enter Armenia without visa, who require a visa, and who can get visa only by invitation. If you have any further questions, you can contact us.
Visa to Armenia: Visa not required
Below you can get acquainted with the list of the countries the citizens of which may enter and stay in Armenia without visa. In the first table, you will see the countries with which Armenia has the bilateral visa-free regime.
The following are the countries with which Armenia has unilateral visa regime.
The Slovak Republic
It is important to take into account that the citizens of those countries can stay in Armenia no longer than 180 days in a year.
Visa to Armenia: Invitation only
Below you can get acquainted with the list of the countries the citizens of which require to obtain visa to enter Armenia. They can obtain visa only by invitation.The invitations to these citizens may be issued by legal persons registered in Armenia, Armenian authorities, diplomatic missions, international organizations and their representatives. The invitation must be necessarily written on the official letterhead and have a signature of the director, as well as the seal of the organization. The invitation are sent to consideration to the Ministery of Foreign Affairs of Armenia.
After receiving an invitation the citizens of the following countries can obtain a visa to Armenia only in Armenian embassies (consulates) abroad.
Sao Tome and Principe
Saint Helena Island
Central African Republic
Visa to Armenia: The receipt of a visa
The citizens of the other countries who own all categories of passports should obtain visa to enter Armenia and do not need any invitation.
There are several categories of visas to Armenia. The citizens who wish to visit the country for the purpose of tourism, business, and visiting relatives must obtain a visitor visa. It is issued for a single or for multiple entrances.
These citizens can apply for E-visa on the site of the MFA – www.evisa.mfa.am
Visa can also be obtained upon arrival in Armenia.
Please take into account that the citizens of Iraq cannot obtain visa upon arrival, they can do that only in the embassies of Armenia.