ArmInfo. On June 30, the Armenian government adopted a resolution on restoring the possibility of obtaining entry visas at the border for citizens of a number of countries and simplifying the process of issuing them for citizens of other states.
So, according to the explanation to the document, the procedure for obtaining an entry visa for citizens of Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Morocco, Tunisia, Algeria and Vietnam will be simplified. It is noted that the restrictions were introduced in 2020 in connection with the coronavirus pandemic. However, as the situation with COVID-19 improves, there is no need for this ban anymore. , the government's decision says.
Another solution is to clarify the list of countries whose citizens can apply for an entry visa at the Armenian diplomatic missions, consulates, through the E-visa electronic system or at the RA border. In particular, it is proposed to establish a single application form for a visa, regardless of the method of applying for a visa. It is planned to restore the possibility of obtaining an entry visa at the border for citizens of 21 states. For citizens of 51 countries, this opportunity will be established if they have a residence permit or a valid visa in a number of developed countries, including the EU countries, the Schengen agreement, the Persian Gulf. This criterion in total affects citizens of 45 states. The circle of persons considered family members, the list of required documents will be specified. It is also planned to facilitate administration by bringing it into line with the principles of the Law "On the Fundamentals of Administration and Administrative Proceedings". The possibility of submitting other documents for obtaining an entry visa to the Republic of Armenia will also be determined.