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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