COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 Website Notice – Embassy Yerevan

Last updated: June 13, 2022

As of 12:01 a.m. EDT June 12, 2022, the CDC order requiring all persons aged two and above to show a negative COVID-19 test result or documentation of recovery from COVID-19 before boarding a flight to the United States, is rescinded.  Starting at 12:01 a.m. EDT on June 12, 2022, the CDC will no longer order air passengers to show a negative COVID-19 test result, or show documentation of recovery from COVID-19, prior to boarding a flight to the United States.  Of note, CDC’s Order requiring proof of vaccination for non-U.S. citizen nonimmigrants to travel to the United States is still in effect.  For more information see Requirement for Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination for Air Passengers.

Check the CDC website for additional information and Frequently Asked Questions.

Country-Specific Information:

As of May 2, 2022, Armenia has 422,874 confirmed cases of Covid-19 within its borders with 412,003 confirmed recoveries and 8,622 confirmed deaths.

COVID-19 Testing:

  • Are PCR and/or antigen tests available for U.S. citizens in Armenia? Yes
  • If so, are test results reliably available within one calendar day? Yes
  • You can find more information on PCR testing and a list of COVID-19 testing laboratories at the Zvartnots International Airport website: http://www.zvartnots.aero/EN/News?ID=3156
  • Testing labs will email a copy of the results, while a physical copy can be picked up from the lab.
  • You can find additional information here: https://www.moh.am/#3/0
  • The average cost of COVID-19 testing in Armenia is roughly 30 USD. Individuals seeking COVID-19 tests for air travel or other administrative reasons are responsible for the costs of the test. Individuals demonstrating COVID-like symptoms may be administered the test for medical reasons by a polyclinic or hospital.

COVID-19 Vaccine Information:

  • Has the government of Armenia approved a COVID-19 vaccine for use? Yes, Sputnik V, AstraZeneca, Sinovac, and Pfizer- BioNTech have been approved by the government of Armenia for use in country.
  • Are vaccines available in Armenia for U.S. citizens to receive? Vaccines are available to the public in Armenia at this time. Vaccines are available and free of charge for non-Armenian citizens. Non-Armenian citizens can receive vaccines only at mobile clinics in Yerevan.
  • Which vaccines are available in Armenia? Armenia has received some quantities of Sputnik V, Sinovac, and AstraZeneca, which are available to the public.
  • Visit the FDA’s website to learn more about FDA-approved vaccines in the United States.
  • The U.S. government does not plan to provide COVID-19 vaccinations to private U.S. citizens overseas. Please follow host country developments and guidelines for COVID-19 vaccination.

Entry and Exit Requirements:

  • Are U.S. citizens permitted to enter? Yes.
  • Restrictions on entry of non-Armenian citizens to the Republic of Armenia have been lifted and U.S. citizens are permitted to enter via air or land border.
  • Individuals entering Armenia via the airport or land border are no longer required to provide documentation of vaccination against COVID-19 or a negative COVID-19 test.
  • Is a negative COVID-19 test (PCR and/or serology) required for entry? No.
  • Are health screening procedures in place at airports and other ports of entry? No.
  • For more information, please check the Government of Armenia’s webpage here:  https://www.gov.am/en/covid-travel-restrictions/

Movement Restrictions:

  • Is a curfew in place? No.
  • Are there restrictions on intercity or interstate travel? No.

Quarantine Information:

  • Are U.S. citizens required to quarantine? Yes, if they demonstrate symptoms or receive a positive COVID-19 test result. Additionally, individuals who receive COVID-19 tests upon arrival must self-quarantine or isolate until receiving test results.
  • Vaccinated people who test positive for COVID-19 will be required to self-isolate for 7 days and unvaccinated people will have to self-isolate for 10 days after a positive PCR test result. This can be reduced to 7 days if a new PCR test returns a negative result.
  • During the monitoring or quarantine period, health officials may check individuals’ conditions.
  • Individuals exhibiting severe symptoms may be hospitalized for further treatment.

Transportation Options:

  • Are commercial flights available? Yes
  • Is public transportation operating? Yes
  • Within Armenia, public transportation is open. Passengers are required to wear a face mask in all public transportation, as well as in taxis.
  • Information on airline routes and flight options can be found below. Please contact the airlines or a local travel agency to book travel.
  • Please check with the airlines for specific requirements or restrictions related to COVID-19. Many of airlines require a negative COVID test for passengers departing Armenia. Passengers should also check the transit and entry/exit requirements for any countries to be transited or visited.

Consular Operations:

American Citizen Services is providing services. All American Citizen Services visitors should schedule your appointment on-line.

Local Resources:

  • Gov of Armenia: https://www.gov.am/en/
  • Ministry of Health of Armenia: www.moh.am
  • Armenian National Center for Disease Control: www.ncdc.am
  • Ministry of Health hotline number (local dial only): 8003
  • Special Commission Hotline: 8141
  • Special Commission # for those living abroad: +374 11208141
  • Armenia National Center for Disease Control hotline: +374 (0) 60 83 83 00 or +374 (0)10-550-601 or +374 (0)10-550-602

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