DUBAI – In a major relief to the citizens, the United Arab Emirates has declared the removal of entry visa requirements for citizens of the Republic of Armenia.
The announcement was made by the spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Armenia, Ani Badalyan.
Effective February 1, 2024, citizens of Armenia can easily enter, exit, and transit through the UAE without entry visa obligations or associated fees.
Simultaneously, Armenia maintains a streamlined visa process for UAE passport holders, allowing them visa-free travel for up to 180 days within a year. The passport of the United Arab Emirates is already very strong and ina latest rankings by the henley Passport Index, it stood at the 11th spot, a visible improvement from previous years.
These reciprocal visa protocols are poised to fortify diplomatic bonds and facilitate enriched exploration and cultural exchange between the two dynamic nations.
The simplified visa rules are expected to consistently generate opportunities for both tourism and economic growth, fostering a new era of cooperation.
The Republic of Armenia, nestled in the South Caucasus, is home to approximately 3 million people. With a rich history and cultural heritage, Armenians contribute to a resilient nation. The country’s landscapes and historic landmarks add to the allure of this vibrant and diverse community.
On the other hand, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), situated in the Middle East, boasts a diverse population of approximately 9.3 million people. Known for its rapid economic growth and modern cities like Dubai and Abu Dhabi, the UAE attracts a multicultural community drawn by its dynamic business opportunities and cultural richness.