Entry Visas

What is the term of the RA entry visa?

Entry visas of the Republic of Armenia are issued for single entry for a term of up to 120-day stay, with the possibility of extension for a maximum term of up to 60 days.

Article 9 of the RA Law “On Foreigners”

How to obtain RA entry visa?

Syrian citizens of Armenian origin (but not their relatives of non-Armenian origin) may obtain RA entry visa without an invitation, at the RA state border crossing points. Visas are issued by the respective unit of the Passports and Visas Department of the RA Police (OVIR).

Article 9 of the RA Law “On Foreigners”

Syrian-Armenians are exempted from payment for visas.

Article 26 of the RA Law “On State Duty”

What are the consequences of staying in Armenia without legal basis?

In case of foreigners, residence in RA without a valid permit or residence status or with invalid documents results in imposing a fine equal to AMD 50,000 – 100,000.

Article 201 of the RA Administrative Offences Code

This information was retrieved from the Frequently Asked Legal Questions For Displaced People from Syria and Other Conflict Zones in Armenia Brochure.