A foreigner may apply for Armenian citizenship if he/she satisfies the following requirements:
- Has permanently resided in Armenia for the last three years
- Has a command of the Armenian language
- Is familiar with the Armenian Constitution
Ethnic Armenians and spouses/parents of Armenian citizens are eligible for citizenship even if they do not satisfy these requirements. Citizenship may also be granted to individuals who have provided exceptional services to the Republic of Armenia.
Armenia recognizes dual citizenship and does not require new applicants to relinquish any other citizenship.