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Detailed Restriction/Reopening Information For Armenia
Data Last Updated: February 24, 2021

General Information

Quarantine Required

On August 12, Armenia officially reopened for tourism.

Armenia will allow tourists from all countries. However, they will be subjected to a 14-day quarantine.  The quarantine period can be shortened if they will undergo a PCR test in their place of quarantine. If it turns out negative, they are free to explore the country.

Latest update - All international arrivals in Armenia are now required to produce proof of having tested negative for COVID-19 using a polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test taken no more than 72 hours prior to arrival. Individuals arriving without the required documentation must submit to a test on arrival and self-isolate until a negative result is confirmed.

Mask Requirement

Mask is required to be worn in all public indoor, public transport and certain outdoor areas where social distancing is not possible.

Internal Restrictions/Closures

Following a nationwide decrease in COVID-19 infection rates, authorities in Armenia have downgraded the country's alert level from "State of Emergency" to "Quarantine Regime" on Sept. 11. The country's downgraded pandemic level does not bring any easing or tightening of restrictions.

Previously, officials are allowing private gatherings of up to 40 individuals in addition to permitting political gatherings to resume.

Previous measures allowed most business to resume operations, provided strict hygiene and social-distancing requirements are implemented; most educational facilities remain closed. Protective face coverings are mandatory in public spaces, including on public transport.

Airlines & Transport

As of Aug. 12, authorities in Armenia are lifting the ban on foreigners entering the country via air, though all such arrivals are required to self-isolate for 14 days.

Land borders remain closed except for freight transport.

Status of Opening to Tourists

Information based on tourists place of residence being in that country for the last 14 days

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More Details

As of August 12, 2020, the beautiful country of Armenia finally reopened its borders for tourism. In addition, it also lifted the travel ban to welcome all travelers from all countries and nations, however, at this point all travelers are subject to mandatory 14-day quarantine on arrival.

This quarantine period can be shortened if the traveler does a COVID-19 test once in Armenia.

Who Can Enter Armenia?

Everyone. That is to say, all foreigner regardless of the country of origin can visit Armenia entering by air.

Are There Any Testing and/or Quarantine?

Quarantine is mandatory. Upon arrival into Armenia, all foreign tourists are subject to a 14-day quarantine. This can be done in a private household or hotel. However, tourists have the option to shorten the quarantine only if they schedule a PCR test in their place of quarantine. And if the test result is negative, the tourists can leave quarantine and enjoy free movement during their stay in Armenia.

Arrivals are not subject to testing unless they show symptoms. In addition, arrivals also do not have to bring a negative PCR test with them.

Please note that tourists can only have the tests done at their place of quarantine. Here's the link of available testing labs with their contact information.

Entry Requirements for Armenia

  • All travelers should expect health screenings and temperature checks at the airport.
  • They should also have health travel insurance that covers COVID-19.
  • Wearing masks is compulsory for all indoor and outdoor public places.

What's Open in Armenia?

  • Most hotels, especially in Yerevan have reopened and have updated their sanitation protocols.
  • Public transport is operating
  • Restaurants, cafes and bars
  • Most non-essential businesses and attractions in Armenia have opened but under social distancing requirements.

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Sources: Trips Guard | Armenia Travel | Ministry of Foreign Affairs


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Information for Non-Tourists

As of July 1, citizens of the Republic of Armenia are permitted to enter the country, along with their family members who are not citizens of the Republic of Armenia.

Persons who are not citizens of the Republic of Armenia but have the right to reside legally in the Republic of Armenia are also permitted to enter.

All persons arriving in Armenia will be required to self-isolate for 14 days after arrival. Individuals may take a COVID-19 test after arriving in Armenia and may end self-isolation early if the results come back negative. 

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