Here you will find important tips and useful information for Armenia.
in Swiss francs (CHF)
For ATM cash withdrawals
For cashless payments in shops, restaurants, hotels, and online
in euro (EUR)
Exchange cash into local currency outside larger urban areas
Local currency / ISO Code
Armenian Dram AMD
Currency exchange rate
AMD 100 = ~ CHF 0.00 ; CHF 1 = ~ AMD 0.00 (07/2015)
Credit cards are rarely accepted. For more detailed information, please contact the credit card issuer.
Euro and US Dollars are preferred when using foreign currency to exchange for local currency (especially outside the cities).
Acceptance of cash in foreign currency by merchants or other service providers is officially prohibited.
+ 3 h
Kurd, Russian and English
105 (by remote office)
220 volt / adapter required for 3-pronged plug
Passport still valid 5 month or more after end of stay, return or onward travel ticket.
Yerevan, Melik-Adamyan Street 2/1
Tel.: +374 10 52 98 60
9.00 - 12.00 h, 13.00 - 18.00 h (Mon - Fri)
9.00 - 17.00 h (Mon - Sat)
Swiss driver's license accepted for car rentals.
International driver's licence recommended.
Blood alcohol limit: 0.0 ‰.
Do not drink tap water.
Mosquito protection advised.
Minimum risk of malaria.
Vaccination against diphtheria, tetanus, hepatitis A, polio and measles recommended.
Travelers who wish to travel to this country are advised to inquire about current traveler safety prior to departure.
Travel to the region of Nagorno-Karabakh as well as to the border region with Azerbaijan and Turkey not advised.
Walking the streets after nightfall is not advised.
Do not carry valuables (watches, jewelry, expensive cameras, etc.) on you.
Special legal regulations
Photographing military installations and public buildings (airports, bridges etc.) is prohibited.
Very strict laws to fight illegal drugs.
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