UK, EU, and US passport holders are allowed visa-free entry to Armenia for up to 180 days per year. Nationals of other countries are required to obtain an entry visa. It can often be acquired as an e-visa online. Please check with your nearest embassy or visit https://www.mfa.am/en/visa/ for the most up-to-date information.
Your passport should be valid for at least six months after the return date. We advise that your pass contains a minimum of two blank pages, as this may be a requirement of the immigration authorities.
Currently, there are no compulsory vaccinations required for travel to Armenia.
GMT: UTC +4
Local Currency: Armenian Dram (AMD)
1 Dram = 100 Luma
Recommended Currency for Exchange: US Dollar, EURO
Exchange rates may vary depending on the bank.
ATMs are available in Yerevan for obtaining money. Cards are widely accepted in the main cities, but certain shops and restaurants may require cash.
Electric Supply & Plugs
The electrical supply is 220-230V/50 Hz. The plugs are continental, with two round pins.
Emergency Response Services
Fire Service: 101
Emergency Aid: 911
Internet & Mobile
Internet access is widely available, except for remote areas, where no coverage is available. Temporary prepaid SIM cards are easy to acquire. A vast majority of restaurants and cafés in Yerevan have free public Wi-Fi access spots.
Spring water is available everywhere in the country. On the roadsides, you will find hundreds of drinking fountains as an outlet for natural drinking water. Tap water is safe to drink.
Armenian is the only official language of the country. English and Russian are widespread.