Armenia Investor Visa

Armenia Residence for Freelancers, Remote Workers, Online Business Owners

What Armenia Offers

 An Armenian residence permit allows digital nomads and remote workers to live in Armenia and legally work for their employer or their own business using telecommunication technologies or otherwise. Armenia is a free and open, democratic country with rich history and traditions, beautiful nature, and a very low crime rate. Digital expats take advantage of Armenia's liberal immigration regulations, low cost of living, and high Internet speed. Residence permits are normally issued for up to five years. 


  • Get a local tax ID
  • Report income of $1,000/mo. or higher
  • Pay taxes of 0-5% on the reported income


  • Valid passport
  • No proof of income
  • No bank statements or reference letters
  • No police clearance certificate
  • No health/travel insurance
  • No proof of employment
  • No return tickets


  • 5-Year Residence Visa
  • Path to Citizenship
  • Remote Applications Possible
  • No Work Permit Requirements
  • High Internet Speed (up to 1 Gbps)
  • Low Cost of Living (Numbeo Rank 113)
  • Low Crime Rate
  • Family Covered
  • Fast Process
  • No Minimum Stay Requirements
  • Open, Democratic Society
  • Foreign Ownership Allowed
  • Nationals of All Countries Eligible
2020.09.06 Investor Visa
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How We Can Help

Our services include collecting, preparing, and filing all necessary documents, as well as serving as your legal representation before immigration authorities through the entire process, until the successful issuance of your residence card. Remote applications are possible. 

Benefits of Armenian Residency

  • Path to citizenship
  • no Minimum stay 
  • free entry & exit
  • fast & Easy
  • family covered
  • low taxes
  • low crime rate
  • minimum documents
  • low cost of living
  • property ownership
  • democratic society
  • social assistance

Steps and Timeline

  1. 1
    Step 1:
    An agreement for legal services is entered into between the client and Vardanyan & Partners (V&P) (1 day)  
  2. 2
    Step 2:
    The client travels to Armenia or, in case of remote application, mails the necessary documents to Armenia, including a power of attorney and a legalized copy of his passport (or the original passport) (approx. 2-3 weeks)
  3. 3
    Step 3:
    The client is registered with the tax office and is issued a taxpayer identification number (2-3 days)
  4. 4
    Step 4:
    Income from business or employment is reported to the tax office and taxes are paid (approx. 3-6 weeks)
  5. 5
    Step 5:
    Residence permit application is filed. In case of remote applications, client mails his original passport. After a few days the passport is sent back to the client. (1-2 days or approx. 2-3 weeks in case of remote application)
  6. 6
    Step 6:
    Residence permit application is examined and approved (30-50 days)
  7. 7
    Step 7:
    V&P collects the residence permit and delivers or mails it to the client (1 day)

Frequently Asked Questions

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After how many years will I get an Armenian passport?

What other expenses I will have to incur throughout the process?

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Is it guaranteed that my residency will be approved?