Armenia Country Profile

Passport
For more details visit Armenia Passport Ranking
  • Passport Grade
    C-
  • Passport Ranking
    112/198
  • Passport Score
    56.7/198
  • Visa-free Countries
    70
  • Visa-required Countries
    128
  • Access to the World's GDP
    27%
  • Access to the World's Surface Area
    43%
  • Access to the World's Population
    41%
  • Access to the Unesco Sites
    28%
Citizenship and Naturalization
Birthright citizenship (Jus Soli)
  • Birthright citizenship (Jus Soli)
    No
    No provisions
Naturalization - Standard Conditions
  • Minimum residency period
    3 years
  • Physical presence requirement
    Must just maintain a residence permit during that period, irrespective of the number of actual days spent in Armenia.
  • Language test
    Yes, Armenian
  • Need to renounce original citizenship?
    No
  • Can minor children naturalize?
  • Can naturalized parents pass citizenship to a child born abroad?
  • Can you lose naturalization due to prolonged absence/ naturalization elsewhere?
Naturalization - Your Spouse is a Citizen
  • Living IN the country: Residency/marriage requirement
    1 year / 2 years
    Must be married for 2 years, and maintain residency for 1 year (regardless of the number of days spent physically). No minimum residency or marriage requirements if you have a common child.
  • Living ABROAD: Marriage requirement
    Partial
    Can live abroad during the first year of marriage, and then obtain Armenian residency in year 2.
  • Language test
    No
  • Need to renounce original citizenship?
    No
Naturalization - Other Beneficial Provisions
  • Your child is a citizen
    Immediately
    May apply immediately if you have a common child with an Armenian citizen.
  • Citizens of specific countries
"–": The provision has not been analysed.
Taxation
For more details visit Cost of Living
  • Taxation Type
    Residence-based
A tax resident of a country with a RESIDENCE-BASED tax system pays taxes on their WORLDWIDE income. However, if you lose tax residency status there (e.g., by moving out), the country will generally stop taxing you.

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Armenia Overview
  • Region
    Europe
  • Capital City
    Yerevan
  • Largest City
    Yerevan
  • Currency
    Armenian dram
  • Languages
    Armenian, Russian (widely spoken)
  • Population
    3 million (137th)
  • Life Expectancy
    76.1 years (107th)
  • GDP (Nominal)
    $17.7 billion (130th)
  • GDP/Capita
    $5,969 (112th)
Useful Data
For more details visit Cost of Living
  • Cost of Living
    Very cheap (2/7)
  • Climate
    Average (3/5)
  • Safety
    Very Safe (2/7)
  • Pollution
    Average (3/5)
  • English Proficiency
    Low (4/5)

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