Changes in the procedure of the entry to the Republic of Armenia

01 December, 2021

According to the amendments of the Government Decree: № 1514-N of September 11, 2020 which entered into force on December 1, 2021:

All foreign nationals must present a COVID-19 PCR test negative certificate or a Certificate of a complete vaccination against COVID-19 to be allowed to enter the Republic of Armenia.

  1. A COVID-19 PCR test certificate* with a negative result taken within previous 72 hours
  2. Certificate of complete vaccination* against COVID-19, in dosages defined according to the instructions for use of the given vaccine.
  • For single-dose vaccines, certificate confirming that it was injected at least 28 days (4 weeks) before entering the country.
  • For multi-dose vaccines, certificate confirming that the last dosage was injected 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 6 years 11 months 29 days old.
  • The travelers entering the territory of the Republic of Armenia from the territory of the Russian Federation should present the certificate through “COVID-19 FREE TRAVEL” (“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 extended till June 20, 2022.

The traveler can present the vaccination certificate via mobile application or present the printed version of the certificate exported from the application protected with a QR code, which includes all the required information.

Only citizens of the Republic of Armenia, foreigners with temporary, permanent or special residence cards of the Republic of Armenia, stateless persons permanently residing in the Republic of Armenia, persons with refugee status in Armenia who do not have a certificate, are subject to PCR sampling at the airport or other border checkpoints and also to compulsory self-isolation until the negative result of the test is obtained.

Citizens of the Republic of Armenia and their foreign national family members, who do not present a vaccination certificate, reject to be sampled at the airport or undertake a medical examination will be isolated for 14 days.

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

The PCR test-related expenses are covered by the traveler.

*The PCR test certificate/ vaccination certificate should meet the following requirements:

  • Both certificates should be in Armenian, Russian or English, printed on the official letterhead of the relevant medical institution
  • Both certificates should contain all the contact details,
  • Both certificates should contain the name, surname, date of birth, and passport number of the examined/vaccinated person, the number of the ID or social security card or individual state health insurance number, or unified identification certificate number,
  • In case of PCR test certificate, the exact date and time when the traveler was sampled,
  • In case of the vaccination certificate։ the vaccine manufacturing name and the product’s serial number, as well as the dates of the first and the second dosages,
  • Both certificates if issued from a European Union member state, should include the date of birth (day, month, year), the result of the examination, and in case of vaccination certificate։ only the name of the vaccine, the series, the dates of injection of the first or second doses.
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