Application for visa to Armenia from the UK
nationals except citizens of Commonwealth of Independent States and citizens of
all Eurasian Union and European Union need a visa to enter Armenia. People who
wish to visit Armenia can apply for an e-visa online, and it is undoubtedly the
easiest way to obtain it without any hassles. Foreign nationals can apply for
an e-visa by either visiting the website of the Armenian embassy in your
respective country, or you can avail the help of entrusted agencies like Visa
Note: Citizens of countries
except Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Pakistan, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Sri
Lanka, Syria, Vietnam and Yemen can obtain both visa on arrival and e-visa. Please
find below the entry ports in Armenia from where foreign nationals including citizens
of India, Malaysia, Canada, China etc can obtain visa on arrival.
- Zvartnots International
- Shirak Airport (Gyumri, Shirak
the foreign traveler is transiting via land, visa on arrival can be obtained at
the below-mentioned check points.
- Bagratashen, Tavush Province
(border with Georgia)
- Bavra, Shirak Province (border
- Gogavan, Lori Province (border
- Meghri, Syunik Province
(border with Iran)
though visa on arrival is the easiest option for travelers, there are possibilities
that Armenia will phase out this privilege without any prior notice. In some
cases, immigration authorities may reject your request to get a visa on arrival
even by citing very small reasons. So, if you are the one who wishes to visit
Armenia without hassles, it is always recommended to obtain an e-visa before
you board the flight.
in Armenia used to issue different types of e-visas to foreign nationals as per
the requirements of the traveler. However, the common visa types that a foreign
national can obtain online are tourist visas and business visas.
issues tourist visas to foreign nationals who intend to visit the country for
purely tourist-related activities. Using these visas, the foreign national is
not supposed to work or engage in any kind of business activities during his or
her stay in Armenia. If the foreign national is found doing any other
activities other than tourism, he or she may face serious legal consequences.
obtain an Armenian tourist visa, there is no need of visiting the embassy,
instead, you can mail the recommended documents to Visa Genie, and our expert
team will guide you in each step until you receive the electronic visa in your
find below the required documents to obtain an Armenian e-tourist visa.
- Initially, the foreign
national should fill the visa application form. This form is a bit complicated,
and some people may find it hard to fill it correctly. If you find any problem
while filling the visa application form, do not hesitate to contact Visa Genie
- After completing the visa
application form, the foreign national should submit the passport. This passport
should have a minimum of six months validity with two blank pages for visa
- The foreign national should
submit a passport photo which is taken within the last three months.
- The applicant should provide
details about his occupation and financial source. It is recommended to
provide the proof that the foreign national has the ability to support
financially during his or her stay in Armenia.
- Proof of travel arrangements
along with the travel dates, both onward and return should be submitted.
- The foreign national should
also submit proper details regarding his or her accommodation while
staying in Armenia.
- Academic and professional details
of the applicant should be also provided.
- The invitation from an
Armenian entity should be submitted. The invitation should cover all
necessary details that include the name, address and other personal details
of the traveler along with the company’s official signature.
- Overseas travel insurance can
be submitted if available.
of Armenia e-tourist visa
authorities offer single entry tourist visas which are valid for both 90 and
180 days. Tourist visas issued by Armenian authorities will not offer multiple
entry privilege for foreign nationals. For 90-day valid Armenia tourist visa,
your total days should not exceed 21 days. In the case of 180-day valid tourist
visa, the maximum duration of stay will be 120 days.
is the basic difference between validity and duration of stay mentioned in
validity of a visa can be defined as the first and last dates on which the visa
can be used. In usual cases, the validity of a visa will be longer than the
duration of stay. Duration of the stay indicates the days given to the foreign
national to stay in the country within the visa validity period.
long does it take to process my Armenia tourist e-visa?
usual cases, an Armenian e-visa will be issued within seven days after submitting
the visa application. The foreign national can also apply for rush visa and
super rush visas, and it will help to obtain the visa within five days and 72
nationals who plan to visit Armenia for business purposes can apply for an Armenia
e-business visa. Visa Genie provide all the help to foreign nationals who
intend to get business e-visa, and all you have to do is providing necessary
documents via email. Our professional team will analyze your request, and will apply
for an e-visa on your behalf.
down to know more about the documents which you should email us to get an
Armenia e-business visa.
- The foreign national should
submit the passport with six months validity from the date of travel.
- A matt finish passport photo.
- The visa application form
should be completed properly.
- It is necessary to submit the
covering letter, and it should mention the dates and purpose of travel. The
business covering letter should be issued from the employer in your home
land. The letter should also reveal the name of the Armenian entity who
will be responsible for the traveler’s potential financial liability
during the visit.
- The traveler should provide an
invitation letter from the Armenian company, and it must be issued by the
Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
- The visitor can submit
overseas travel insurance if available.
a traveler who visits Armenia with a business visa, you are not allowed to
engage in any works that offer remuneration within the country. If you violate
this condition, Armenian authorities hold the right to take strict legal
actions that include immediate deportation.
should I do after landing on the Armenian airport?
a foreign traveler, you should present your passport along with the e-visa. You
can either take the printout of e-visa or can show it from your smartphone or
to choose an Armenian e-business visa over a regular visa?
foreign national can obtain an Armenian business visa either by applying for an
e-visa or by visiting the consulate directly. Even though both visas are
practically one and the same that allows travelers to visit Armenia, it is
highly recommended to opt for an e-visa due to the comfort element it offers.
should be noted that foreign nationals can apply for an e-visa if they have an
internet connection. By availing this option, you can save a lot of time, as there
is no need to visit the Armenia consulate and stand in a queue to submit the
visa application form and other necessary documents.
you hand over your visa application form and necessary documents to Visa Genie,
we will submit these documents on your behalf, and it allows you to sit back
and relax without any worries.
asked questions (FAQ)
I get a sanctioned e-visa, is it possible for me to amend some changes in it?
once an e-visa is sanctioned, it is not possible to make any amendments on it.
it necessary to obtain separate e-visas for everyone who travel with me?
each foreign national should have separate e-visas while traveling to Armenia.
I get a refund if my e-visa request gets denied by authorities?
authorities are charging the fee as a processing charge for visa application.
It means you will not get a refund even if your visa application gets denied.
should I do if personal details on my e-visa differs from the details mentioned
in my travel documents?
will not be permitted to enter Armenia if your details in e-visa and travel
documents are mismatched. To avoid this issue, it is highly recommended to apply
for a new e-visa.
should I do if I already have a valid Armenian visa?
you have a valid Armenian visa, you should initially cancel it, and should apply
for a fresh e-visa.
is the preferred language while I submit the application to get an Armenian
the documentations and documents you submit should be in English language.
visa is going to expire soon. Should I need to apply for a fresh visa or can I
extend the current validity?
is recommended to apply for a fresh e-visa if your current visa is going to