Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Yerevan, Armenia (June 18, 2020)
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 through July 13, 2020.
As of June 17, the Commandant’s Office of the Government of Armenia announced that all individuals must carry a valid form of identification at all times. This can include a driver’s license, passport, residence permit, or other valid photo identification. Individuals who do not have valid identification documents could be subject to fines of 10,000 AMD or roughly 20 USD.
Requirements that individuals wear a mask in public spaces, cars with more than one passenger, and in public transport, remain in place.
Please be aware that entry restrictions to Armenia and border closures remain in place. For more information on the situation in Armenia, please check the Government of Armenia’s official online information center on COVID-19 as well as the Embassy webpage on COVID-19.
Actions to Take:
- Consult the CDC website for the most up-to-date information.
- For the most recent information on what you can do to reduce your risk of contracting COVID-19 please see the CDC’s latest recommendations.
- Visit the COVID-19 crisis page on travel.state.gov for the latest information.
- Check with your airlines or cruise lines regarding any updated information about your travel plans and/or restrictions.
- Visit the Department of Homeland Security’s website on the latest travel restrictions to the United States.
- S. Embassy Yerevan, Armenia
1 American Avenue
Yerevan 0082, Republic of Armenia
(374-10) 49-45-85 (business hours)
(374-10) 49-44-44 (after hours)
- State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444
- Armenia Country Information
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