Armenia (Travel Restrictions, COVID Tests & Quarantine Requirements)

This page was last updated on 20 September, 2021.


At a Glance

Travel Restrictions

Entry For Vaccinated Travelers: Partially Allowed
Vaccination Requirements: If you hold an appropriate vaccine certificate, you do no need to provide PCR tes
Tourist Entry: Allowed
Testing: Negative PCR test is required for all countries.
Quarantine Required: Depends
Quarantine Details: Anyone arriving in Armenia that is showing symptoms, or has bee exposed to someone with COVID-19, will be required to self-isolate for 14 days.

Local Restrictions

Lockdown in Effect: No
Events: Partially Allowed
Transport: Operational
Shopping: Open
Restaurants and Bars: Fully Open

Detailed Travel Advisory

Published 12.07.2021
1. Suspension of visa on arrival facilities.
2. Passengers without:
– a negative COVID-19 PCR test in Armenian, English or Russian taken at most 72 hours before arrival; or
– a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated at least 14 days before arrival are subject to a PCR test upon arrival at their own expense and quarantine. Passengers arriving from the Russian Fed. must present the vaccination certificate through the “Traveling without COVID-19” mobile application
-This does not apply to passengers younger than 1 year.
3. Passengers are subject to medical screening.


Detailed Tourist Information

According to the amendments of the Government Decree: № 1514-N of 11 September, 2020 which entered into force on 17 May, 2021:

upon entering the territory of the Republic of Armenia travelers will be asked to provide:
1. a COVID-19 PCR test certificate* with a negative result taken within the previous 72 hours, or
2. a certification* of complete vaccination against COVID-19 with 2 dosages and the second dosage taken at least 14 days before entering the country.

-a certificate with a negative result or a vaccination certificate is not required for children up to 1-year-old (0-11 months 29 days).

-the travellers entering the territory of the Republic of Armenia from the territory of the Russian Federation should present the certificate through “Путешествую без COVID-19” mobile application.

-For foreigners, the entry to the Republic of Armenia continues to remain open both via air and land borders.

The quarantine on the territory of the Republic of Armenia due to COVID-19 has been determined to 11 July, 2021.

If the travellers have been registered in the ARMED system, the vaccination certificate can be provided via ArmedeHealth mobile application. The traveller can present the vaccination certificate via mobile application or present the printed version of the certificate from the application protected with a QR code.

Non-holders of the relevant certificate are subject to PCR sampling at the airport or border checkpoint sampling points and to compulsory isolation until the negative result will be obtained.

The person will be hospitalized if corresponding symptoms are detected as a result of the examination.

In case of rejection of sampling or examination, all non-holders of the relevant certificate are being isolated for 14 days.

The PCR test-related expenses should be covered by the traveller.

* – The certificate should be in Armenian, Russian or English printed on the official letterhead and should contain the following information:

-all contacts and the name of the head of the medical institution where the test/vaccination was taken,
-the name, surname, date of birth, and passport number of the examined/vaccinated person,
-the result of the test, the vaccine manufacturing name and the product’s serial number, the dates of the first and the second dosages, signed by the head of the medical institution with its seal․

Lockdown Details

You must wear a facemask in all public or private transport, and in all public spaces. Breaches of mask-wearing protocols are subject to a 10,000AMD fine.

Shops, restaurants/cafes and manufacturing industries are currently able to operate in Armenia, with restrictions governing social distancing and the wearing of facemasks. Schools and universities have now reopened.

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