Message for U.S. Citizens: Travel Update

The Embassy is aware of a chartered flight scheduled to depart Yerevan for Los Angeles on July 13, 2020. This chartered flight, operated by Iceland Airlines and organized by the interim Honorary Consul of Iceland in Armenia and Festa Tour Agency, is NOT a U.S. government sponsored chartered flight. The flight will depart Zvartnots Airport July …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Yerevan, Armenia

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Yerevan, Armenia (June 18, 2020) Location:  Armenia Event:  The global public health threat posed by COVID-19 remains high, and more than 18,000 cases have been identified in Armenia to date. On June 12, 2020, the Government of Armenia extended the State of Emergency, originally initiated March 16, for an additional 30 days …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Yerevan, Armenia

Location: Yerevan, Armenia Event: Unannounced demonstrations related to domestic political events may occur over the next week in the Yerevan area. Historically, demonstrations have taken place near the Parliament, on Marshal Baghramyan Avenue, near the Prime Minister’s office, and Republic Square. Actions to Take: Avoid the area. Monitor local media for updates. Avoid crowds. Avoid …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Yerevan, Armenia

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Yerevan, Armenia (May 22, 2020) Location:  Armenia Event:  The global public health threat posed by COVID-19 remains high, and more than 5,000 cases have been identified in Armenia to date. On May 14, 2020 the Government of Armenia extended the State of Emergency, originally initiated March 16, for an additional 30 days …

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Townhall Notice – May 20

Dear U.S. Citizen Community, Thank you for participating in the recent briefings with the U.S. Ambassador to Armenia Lynne Tracy. As the situation related to COVID-19 continues to evolve, the Ambassador will provide another update to the U.S. citizen community.  U.S. citizens are invited to listen to this briefing on Wednesday, May 20 at 4:00 pm via the …

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Message to U.S. Citizens: Important Voter Information for 2020 U.S. Elections

This is a reminder that 2020 is an election year! You can find updated information on voting in the 2020 elections on the U.S. Embassy in Armenia website here: https://am.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/voting/ Make your vote count! Remember, in order to participate you must: Request your Ballot Receive and Complete Your Ballot Return and Complete your Signed Ballot You …

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To U.S. Citizen Community

Dear U.S. Citizen Community, Thank you for participating in the recent briefings with the U.S. Ambassador to Armenia, Lynne Tracy. As the situation related to COVID-19 continues to evolve, the Ambassador will provide another update to the U.S. citizen community.  U.S. citizens are invited to listen to this briefing on Wednesday, April 29 at 4:00 pm via the following …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Important Update Regarding April 17 Chartered Flight

Registration for the chartered flight from Yerevan to Doha this Friday, April 17 is closed. No further registrations will be accepted. Confirmed passengers will receive a final confirmation email Thursday, April 16 with additional details in preparation for the flight Friday. If you do not receive a confirmation email on Thursday, April 16 you are …

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Townhall Notice – April 15 – Reminder

Dear U.S. Citizen Community, As a reminder, the U.S. Ambassador to Armenia, Lynne Tracy, will provide a briefing to the U.S. citizen community on the current situation related to COVID-19.  U.S. citizens in country are invited to listen to this briefing today at 4:00 pm via the following link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dX5QDiTwAaA&feature=youtu.be The U.S. Embassy continues to provide …

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Townhall Notice – April 14

ORIGINAL: Dear U.S. Citizen Community, Thank you for participating in the recent briefings with the U.S. Ambassador to Armenia, Lynne Tracy. As the situation related to COVID-19 continues to evolve, the Ambassador will provide another update to the U.S. citizen community.  U.S. citizens are invited to listen to this briefing on Wednesday, April 15 at 4:00 …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Information Regarding April 17 Chartered Flight to Doha, Qatar

The Department of State has arranged a chartered flight for U.S. citizens departing Zvartnots International Airport Friday, April 17, 2020. The flight will depart Yerevan 17 April at 15:00 making stops in Erbil and Dubai before traveling onward to Doha, Qatar. The flight is tentatively scheduled to arrive at 22:50 Doha local time. Passengers will …

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Townhall Notice – April 8 – Reminder

Dear U.S. Citizen Community, As a reminder, the U.S. Ambassador to Armenia, Lynne Tracy, will provide a briefing to the U.S. citizen community on the current situation related to COVID-19.  U.S. citizens in country are invited to listen to this briefing today at 4:00 pm via the following link:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U7jSZsJuuvQ&feature=youtu.be The U.S. Embassy continues to provide …

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Townhall Notice – April 7

ORIGINAL: Dear U.S. Citizen Community, Thank you for participating in the recent briefings with the U.S. Ambassador to Armenia, Lynne Tracy. As the situation related to COVID-19 continues to evolve, the Ambassador will provide another update to the U.S. citizen community.  U.S. citizens are invited to listen to this briefing on Wednesday, April 8 at 4:00 …

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Message for U.S. Citizens

The U.S. Embassy in Armenia wishes to update U.S. citizens interested in returning to the United States on available flight options.  As of today, the potential flight we raised with citizens who had responded to our request for interest in returning to the United States is not a possibility.  While we make every effort to …

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Townhall Notice – April 1 – Reminder

Dear U.S. Citizen Community, As a reminder, the U.S. Ambassador to Armenia, Lynne Tracy, will provide a briefing to the U.S. citizen community on the current situation related to COVID-19.  U.S. citizens in country are invited to listen to this briefing today at 4:30 pm via the following link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X_FP7jb7XO8&feature=youtu.be The U.S. Embassy continues to provide …

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Townhall Notice – April 1

ORIGINAL: Dear U.S. Citizen Community, Thank you for participating in the recent briefings with the U.S. Ambassador to Armenia, Lynne Tracy. As the situation related to COVID-19 continues to evolve, the Ambassador will provide another update to the U.S. citizen community.  U.S. citizens are invited to listen to this briefing on Wednesday, April 1 at 4:30 pm …

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NOTICE for U.S. Citizen Travelers – March 27

The U.S. Embassy in Yerevan Armenia would like to inform U.S. citizens in Armenia of potential flights out of Yerevan in the coming weeks.  Two airlines have indicated they would consider scheduling a flight if enough passengers are interested, possibly through Paris or Doha.  Availability of connecting flights is unpredictable and would be coordinated directly with …

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NOTICE for U.S. Citizen Travelers

STEP: Smart Traveler Enrollment Program Subscribe to get up-to-date safety and security information and help us reach you in an emergency abroad. Enroll for alerts at  step.state.gov . In Case of Emergency: Call 1-888-407-4747 (U.S./Canada); +1-202-501-4444 (overseas); or contact the nearest embassy:  go.usa.gov/xduQM. Recommended Web Browsers: Internet Explorer 11 with compatibility view or Google Chrome.

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Townhall Notice – March 24 – Reminder

Dear U.S. Citizen Community, The U.S. Ambassador to Armenia, Lynne Tracy, will provide a briefing to the U.S. citizen community on the current situation related to COVID-19 today at 4:30 p.m.  U.S. citizens in country are invited to listen to this briefing using the following link: https://youtu.be/D9Zzxbpis80 The U.S. Embassy continues to provide daily updated information …

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Townhall Notice – March 23

Dear U.S. Citizen Community, Thank you to those of you who participated in last week’s briefing with the U.S. Ambassador to Armenia, Lynne Tracy. As the situation related to COVID-19 continues to evolve, the Ambassador will provide another update to the U.S. citizen community.  U.S. citizens in country are invited to listen to this briefing …

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Message to U.S. Citizens – March 22

U.S. citizens who are considering returning to the U.S. are urged to work with their airlines to make travel arrangements as soon as possible while flights are still available. Transportation options from Armenia are extremely limited. A Qatar Airways flight on March 23 was just announced. Any U.S. citizens who are considering returning to the …

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Global Level 4 Health Advisory – Do Not Travel

March 15, 2020 The Department of State advises U.S. citizens to reconsider travel abroad due to the global impact of COVID-19. Many areas throughout the world are now experiencing COVID-19 outbreaks and taking action that may limit traveler mobility, including quarantines and border restrictions. Even countries, jurisdictions, or areas where cases have not been reported …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Yerevan, Armenia

March 19, 2020 Location:  Armenia Event:  There is an ongoing outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19) first identified in Wuhan, China. The global public health threat posed by COVID-19 is high, with more than 200,000 reported cases worldwide. The Department of State has issued a Global Level 3 Health Advisory advising U.S. citizens to reconsider travel abroad due to the global impact …

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Updated COVID Embassy Statement

The top priority of the U.S. Embassy in Yerevan is the health and safety of our employees and visitors.  The Embassy is still open for business, though we are implementing a number of measures to follow CDC and WHO guidance for basic protective measures against COVID-19.  These measures include refraining from participating in or hosting …

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Townhall Notice – March 16

Dear U.S. Citizen Community, The U.S. Ambassador to Armenia, Lynne Tracy, will provide a briefing to the U.S. citizen community on the current situation related to COVID-19.  U.S. citizens in country are invited to listen to this briefing on Tuesday, March 17 at 5 pm via online link which will be provided prior to the …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Yerevan, Armenia

Location:  Armenia Event:  There is an ongoing outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19) first identified in Wuhan, China.  The global public health threat posed by COVID-19 is high, with more than 100,000 reported cases worldwide. The Department of State has issued a Global Level 3 Health Advisory advising U.S. citizens to reconsider travel abroad due to the global impact of COVID-19. On …

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COVID-19 Information

In order to ensure you have the most current information regarding COVID-19 and its impact on travel to the United States, you should visit  www.dhs.gov  and  www.whitehouse.gov . There you will find information regarding the  travel restrictions on foreign nationals  who have been in the Schengen zone, China or Iran.  The restrictions do not apply to U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents and some …

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Message for U.S. Citizens – U.S. Embassy Yerevan

Location: Armenia Event: Effective 1 January 2020, potential penalties for evasion of military service in Armenia have changed.  The section of Armenia’s legal code which governs evasion of military service is Article 327 Evasion from regular military service or training exercises of the Criminal Code of the Republic of Armenia, accessible online at  http://parliament.am/legislation.php?sel=show&ID=1349&lang=eng .  Armenian citizens, including …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Yerevan

Location: Armenia Event: Heightened Middle East Tensions There is heightened tension in the Middle East that may result in security risks to U.S. citizens abroad. The Embassy will continue to review the security situation and will provide additional information as needed. Actions to Take:  Keep a low profile. Be aware of your surroundings. Stay alert …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy (Yerevan, Armenia)

October 15, 2019 Location: U.S. Embassy, Isakov Avenue, Yerevan Event: Demonstrations are expected to take place on October 15, 2019 beginning at 12:00PM in relation to events in northern Syria. As of now there is no impact on U.S. Embassy operations. Actions to Take: Avoid the area. Monitor local media for updates. Keep a low …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Yerevan, Armenia

12 December 2018 Location:  Armenia, countrywide Event: As the holiday season approaches, the U.S. Embassy in Yerevan reminds U.S. citizens in Armenia to exercise vigilance and awareness of your surroundings.  During this time, there may be an increase in robberies, pick-pocketing, purse snatching, and residential break-ins.  There are also ongoing threats posed by transnational terrorist organizations …

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Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Yerevan, Armenia

Location: Alaverdi, Armenia on Route M6 and Armenia to Georgia Rail line Event: Demonstrations began this morning (October 19, 2018) blocking the M6 highway in Alaverdi between Yerevan and Tbilisi and the railway in that area.  U.S. citizens are urged to avoid that area and use an alternate route that also avoids the Armenian – …

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Important Notice for Overseas Voters Who Cannot Access State Election Websites

October 18, 2018 — Alexandria, Va. — The Federal Voting Assistance Program (FVAP) has become aware of reports that some overseas voters are unable to access their state’s online voter registration and election systems. This is primarily due to states blocking web traffic from foreign countries in an effort to increase the cybersecurity of their …

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Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Yerevan, Armenia

Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Yerevan, Armenia (October 2, 2018) Location: Downtown Yerevan Event: Demonstrations are expected near the National Assembly through October 3. U.S. citizens are urged to avoid the area. Baghramyan Avenue in the area of the National Assembly is closed to traffic. It is likely that traffic disruptions will continue through …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Yerevan, Armenia

Locations: Downtown Yerevan Gyumri, Vanadzor Spitak, Armavir Throughout Armenia Event:  Groups continue to protest Armenian election results.  Police/security forces have detained individuals in the area of the protests.  Protesters have blocked roads, including intrastate highways throughout Armenia, without notice.  Widespread protests and massive road closures that have impacted the metro, railroad, and airport may continue. …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Yerevan, Armenia

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Yerevan, Armenia (May 1, 2018) Location: Gatherings throughout downtown Yerevan, Armenia and other parts of Armenia. Event: Demonstrations that began on April 13 continue throughout Yerevan, Gyumri, Vanadzor, Spitak, Armavir and other locations in Armenia with no set end date. The groups are protesting the Armenian government.  Recent protests have …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Yerevan, Armenia

Location: Gatherings throughout downtown Yerevan, Armenia and other parts of Armenia. Event: Demonstrations that began on April 13 continue throughout Yerevan, Gyumri, Vanadzor, Spitak, Armavir and other locations in Armenia with no set end date. The groups are protesting the Armenian government.  Recent protests have encountered a large police/security force presence and these forces have …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Yerevan, Armenia (April 22, 2018)

Location: Gatherings throughout downtown Yerevan, Armenia and spreading to other parts of Armenia. Event: Demonstrations that began on April 13 continue throughout downtown Yerevan, Armenia (and in other locations throughout Armenia) with no set end date. The groups are protesting the Armenian government. Recent protests have encountered a strong police/security force presence and these forces …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Yerevan, Armenia (April 19, 2018)

Location: Announced gatherings throughout downtown Yerevan, Armenia. Event: Demonstrations are continuing throughout downtown Yerevan, Armenia with no set end date. The groups are protesting the Armenian government. Recent protests have encountered a strong police/security force presence and detentions. Additional demonstrations in Gyumri, Vanadzor, Spitak, and Armavir are occurring.  Roads and the surrounding areas are congested. …

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