India visa requirements for Armenians

Travel and visa requirements

Indian Visa is not required for Armenians

Stay Duration: 90 days

Entry Requirements

  • Citizens of Armenia can travel to India for a duration of 90 days by applying for an e-visa (electronic visa). Armenia citizens can gain entry into India through about 28 airports and 5 seaports.
  • Travellers are advised to have applied for the e-visa at least four days before travelling.
  • All visitors are to possess a valid passport of a minimum of 6 months beyond the date of exit from India. The passport should have at least two blank pages for visa stamping.
  • The importation and exportation of the local currency of India are pegged at INR 25,000.
  • Also, the import and export of foreign currencies are unlimited, however, amounts exceeding $ 5,000 or its equivalent would be declared.
  • Armenia passport holders with firearms require an Import Permit from the Directorate General of Civil Aviation in India.
  • Travellers must show proof of a confirmed means of accommodation for their entire stay in India. This could be in the form of a sponsor letter from a host living in the country or a hotel reservation.
  • A recent bank statement, to show that the visitor has enough money to spend while in India will be required.
  • Nationals of Armenia visiting with pets (dogs and cats) must be accompanied by a veterinarian health certificate issued in Armenia.
  • Armenia citizens are not required to provide a yellow fever vaccination. They are advised nevertheless to be vaccinated against common illnesses before travelling to India.
  • Intending visitors can get to India from any international airport in Armenia. There are international airports in Yerevan and Shirak.
  • Air Arabia, Aeroflot, Etihad and Qatar Airways are some of the airlines that fly from Armenia to India.
  • The estimated flight duration from Yerevan to New Delhi, India is 12 hours, 30 minutes and from Shirak, it is 15 hours, 30 minutes.
  • The major religions in India are Hinduism, Christianity and Islam. Other religions like Buddhism, Jainism and Sikhism are also present in the country, although as a minority.
  • India has a temperate and tropical climate. It has four major seasons which are summer which is from March to May, winter from December to February, monsoon from June to September and post-monsoon also known as northeast monsoon which is from October to November. 
  • The Indian rupee is the official currency used in India. Visitors can various banks and exchange outlets in the country to exchange their foreign currencies.
  • India is a country with hundreds of languages spoken in the country. It has no national language.  Hindi and English are however the official languages.
  • Tourists are advised to budget about $43 to spend on daily expenses while in India.
  • The Taj Mahal, The Holy City of Varanasi, Harmandir Sahib and The Golden City are some of the places tourists can visit while in India.
  • The power and socket plug used in Singapore are of Type  C, D and M. The standard voltage is 230 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.
  • Special delicacies tourists can try while in India are butter chicken, alu gobi, rogan josh and samosas.
  • Transportation in India can be done with buses, train, taxis and small boats. 
  • India uses India Standard Time (GMT+5:30). India is 1 hour 30 minutes ahead of Armenia.
  • Tourists are expected to be courteous and conscious of existing rules and customs as they go about their tourism-related activities. 

Frequently Asked Questions

What are some of the tourist centers I can visit in India?

The Taj Mahal, The Holy City of Varanasi, Harmandir Sahib and The Golden City are some of the places tourists can visit while in India.

Is India safe for tourists?

There are reported cases of rape and theft in India, but foreigners are rarely targeted. Tourists are advised to take necessary precautions while in the country.

What is the official religion in India?

Indian is the birthplace of four of the world's major religions: Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, and Sikhism. Of all 4, Hinduism is the most practised with about 80% of the country’s population practising it.

Is the tap water in India safe to consume?

Most of India's tap water is unfit for human consumption. Restaurants and hotels do offer treated drinking water, but it's advisable for visitors to either boil their water or drink only bottled water.