Nagorno-Karabakh Visa Information

Updated on 31 January 2016

Nagorno-Karabakh, or Artsakh, is a de-facto independent republic located in the South Caucasus, bordering Azerbaijan to the east, Armenia to the west, and Iran to the south. Populated predominantly by Armenians, then Nagorno-Karabakh Autonomous Region of Azerbaijan SSR held a referendum and declared its independence in 1991, which resulted in a large-scale war. The ceasefire signed in 1994 defined the current borders of the state. Artsakh is known for its ancient cultural heritage, and its wild nature and hospitality attract more and more travelers every year. Currently, the only way to enter Nagorno-Karabakh is via Armenia. Foreign travelers are required to obtain entry visa.
Map of Armenia and Nagorno-Karabakh, visa infomration

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Armenia Visa Information

Updated on 31 January 2016

For most of the nationalities Armenian visa can be obtained on arrival in the airport or at other border-contol points if you arrive by land from Georgia or Iran. Armenian visas are issued for maximum of 120 days with possibility to extend for another 60 days if no other term is defined by international agreements of the Republic of Armenia.

Visitor Visa:
A Visitor visa is issued when a foreigner intends to enter the Republic of Armenia for the purposes of tourism, visiting relatives or other persons, business, transportation and other professional interest, medical treatment or other short-term stay. Visitor visa is issued for a single entry or for multiple entries with validity of one year.

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