Armenia - Regulations on Entry, Stay and Residence for PLHIV

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No restrictions for people living with HIV. AIDS law allows deportation of HIV-positive foreigners.

HIV-specific entry and residence regulations for Armenia

The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) commends the decision by the Government of Armenia to lift its travel restrictions for people living with HIV. The reforms—which took effect yesterday—align the country’s legislation with international public health standards. 

(Source: 1)

The U.S. Department of State is unaware of any HIV/AIDS entry restrictions for visitors to or foreign residents of Armenia.

(Source: 2) 

Antiretroviral medication can be imported for personal use and for duration of stay.

(Source: 3)


HIV treatment information for Armenia

ARV treatment is available in Armenia


HIV information / HIV NGOs in Armenia

“Positive People Armenian Network” Social NGO
Tel +37477272014,
E-mail [email protected]

“New Generation” Humanitarian NGO

“Real World, Real People” NGO  

(Source: 4)


Global Criminalisation of HIV Transmission Scan

The Global Criminalisation Scan is an initiative of GNP+. It aims to collect and keep up to date information on national and state level laws criminalising the transmission of or exposure to HIV. It also aims to provide an easily accessible ‘clearing-house’ of resources, research, and initiatives on the subject and to provide a platform for advocacy initiatives.

Find out more about the scan and the criminalisation of HIV transmission legislation at



  1. UNAIDS, Geneva, July 15, 2011
  2. U.S. Department Of State; Bureau of Consular Affairs; / February 11, 2020; consulted August 15, 2021
  3. Republic of Armenia, Law on Drugs, art 21 §7.1
  4. Anahit Harutyunyan, President Positive People Armenian Network, Yerevan, July 13, 2021, via e-mail


updated: 8/15/2021
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