List of documents required for granting foreigners temporary or permanent residence status in the Republic of Armenia.

For acquisition /or extension/ of temporary or permanent residence status /except for cases of obtaining temporary residence status  on the basis of work activity/ a foreign citizen must present:

1. application form

2. 3 color photos - 35 x 45 mm

3. passport, a copy of itand a notarized translationinto Armenian;

4. documents confirming the circumstances necessary for obtainment (extension) of residence status in the RA;

5. health certificate;

6. receipt certifying payment of the state duty.

 

For obtaining a special residence status in the territory of Armenia the person needs to submit the following list of documents:

1. Application addressed to the head of Passport and Visas department of the Police of the RA

2. application-questionnaire and a copy of it (3 copies)

3. documents confirming the legality of residence in the territory of the Republic of Armenia (entry visa, residence card, passport of special residence of the RA and  the note on entering the RA  made by the border control service in the identity document) /4 copies/

4. one of the documents confirming Armenian ethnicity (4 copies)

a. baptism certificate issued by churches, attested  by the embassy or consulate  with a note that the baptized person or his / her parent is an ethnic Armenian,

b. a document confirming Armenian ethnicity issued by the competent authorities of a foreign state and certified by an apostille or attested  by the consulate

c. another document substantiating Armenian ethnicity attested by the embassy or consulate

d. birth certificate of a parent (grandfather, grandmother, sister or brother) or other identity document with a note of Armenian ethnicity. The birth certificate or other identity document of a sister or brother establishing nationality  can be a document confirming nationality if brother's or sister's  Armenian nationality is conditioned by the nationality of their joint parent.

e. Along with the documents mentioned in paragraph "d" of this sub-clause, is also submitted a document substantiating the kinship of the person issued by the competent state bodies.

A passport, birth certificate containing a note on  Armenian ethnicity are also documents confirming Armenian ethnicity.

5. passport and travel documents, notarized and translated into Armenian and copies of these documents (3 copies)

6. 6 color photos - 5 x 45 mm

7. receipt certifying payment of the state duty.

 

Invitation

 Foreigners may be given an invitation to visit the Republic of Armenia:

a) by a citizen of the Republic of Armenia residing in the Republic of Armenia;

b) by a foreigner holding a residence status in the Republic of Armenia.

When submitting an invitation the inviting person submits a passport and a copy of it /foreigner holding a residence status in the Republic of Armenia submits document certifying the residence status and a copy of it/, a copy of passport of invited person, receipt certifying payment of the state duty /the state due of each invited person is 5000 drams, that must be submitted to the bank account No. 900005162111100.

The inviting person must also fill in the form of invitation to visit the Republic of Armenia.

For extension of the term of an entry visa of the RA, the foreigner submits an application /form 3/, passport, a copy of passport and receipt certifying payment of the state duty (900005162111100 - 500 drams for each day).

 

If the required documents are in foreign language, the applicant also submits their certified Armenian translations performed in the manner prescribed by law.

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