Artsakh Visa Information
The Republic of Artsakh (also known as Nagorno-Karabakh) is a de-facto independent republic located east of Armenia, bordering Azerbaijan to the east, Armenia to the west, and Iran to the south. Although Artsakh shares borders with three countries, currently you can only enter Artsakh via Armenia. Foreign travelers are required to obtain entry visa.
WHERE TO OBTAIN ARTSAKH VISA
Travelers who wish to travel to Artsakh, can get can get their visa in Yerevan at the Permanent Mission of the Republic of Artsakh to Armenia, аs well as at the border checkpoints Aghavno (on the road from Yerevan via Goris) or Kharkhaput (on the road from Yerevan via Vardenis).
Applying for the visa at the border checkpoints may take some time, especially if there are other travelers at the border checkpoints. So if you want to save time, you can get the visa in Yerevan. Entry visas can also be issued in the Consular Division of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Artsakh in the city of Stepanakert. Please note that citizens of Georgia and CIS countries (except Turkmenistan) can enter the territory of the Republic of Artsakh without visa.
Apply for Artsakh visa in Yerevan:
Where: Permanent Mission of the Republic of Artsakh to Armenia
Address: 17a Nairi Zaryan street, Yerevan, Armenia
Phone: +37410 24 97 05 (Consular division)
Working hours: Monday – Friday, 9։00–18։00
Apply for Artsakh visa in Stepanakert:
Where: Consular Division of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Artsakh.
Address: 28 Azatamartikneri street, Stepanakert, Artsakh
Working Hours: Monday–Friday, 9:00–18.00; Saturday, 12:00-15:00.
To obtain an entry visa a foreign national is required to present the following:
- Identification document (passport)
- Filled-in visa application
- One 3×4 sized photo
Tourist’s visa up to 21 days – FREE
Single-entry visa for up to 1 month – 9000 AMD
Multiple-entry visa for up to 1 month – 14000 AMD
Single-entry visa for up to 2 months – 12000 AMD
Multiple-entry visa for up to 2 months – 17000 AMD
Single-entry visa for up to 3 months – 15000 AMD
Multiple-entry visa for up to 3 months – 20000 AMD
1 USD = 480 AMD (as of June 8, 2019).