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Handbook Of Frequently Asked Legal Questions For For Syrian-Armenian

1. Questions concerning entry visa for the Republic of Armenia

How to enter the Republic of Armenia (RA)?

Foreigners shall enter the Republic of Armenia on the basis of availability of a valid passport and in case of authorization by the Border Troops of the National Security Service adjunct to the RA Government. For the entry into the country, one of the following documents is required:

  • Entry visa,
  • Document attesting the residence status in RA.

Foreigners up to the age of 18 can enter RA with their parents, one of their parents, other legal representative or an accompanying person or alone if they are coming to the Republic of Armenia with their parents, one of their parents, other legal representative or to a host organization.
The abovementioned requirements do not relate to persons arriving in the Republic of Armenia with the purpose to apply for asylum (see Chapter 4 for more detailed information).

Article 6 of the RA Law “On Foreigners”

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 origin1 (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 – 100,000.2 

Article 201 of the RA Administrative Offences Code

 

 HANDBOOK OF FREQUENTLY ASKED LEGAL QUESTIONS (full Text)

 

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