Armenia - Regulations on Entry, Stay and Residence for PLHIV

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No specific entry regulations for people with HIV/AIDS. AIDS law allows deportation of HIV-positive foreigners.

HIV-specific entry and residence regulations for Armenia

Antiretroviral medications can be imported for personal use and for the duration of the planned stay (up to six weeks). A medical certificate including the diagnosis in Russian or Armenian language has to be presented at customs.

(Source: 1)

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: 2)


HIV treatment information for Armenia

No information available


HIV information / HIV NGOs in Armenia

Updated information is available through the aidsmap search engine at


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. Embassy of Germany, Erewan, December 13, 2007
    (based on information by the UNAIDS representative and the local AIDS centre)
  2. UNAIDS, Geneva, July 15, 2011


updated: 7/15/2011
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