Moving to Armenia: Things you should know before you immigrate to Armenia

With one of the largest expat populations worldwide, Armenians can be found in all corners of the globe. So, you might be wondering, should I immigrate to Armenia from the USA, UK or anywhere else, and what is the cheapest way to move furniture to Armenia? Eurosender’s solutions for international removals to Armenia will save you on the average cost of moving, and you can get an instant quote on shipping to Armenia, right now on our booking engine.

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THE BASICS

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With a diaspora nearly 4 times the population of Armenia, people of Armenian heritage can be found all over the globe. But many expats are choosing to move to Armenia from the UK, USA, and all over the globe, and trust Eurosender to move their belongings abroad. Here are some basic facts about what to expect living in Armenia as a foreigner.
Capital
Yerevan
Timezone
UTC + 4
Currency
Dram (AMD)
Population
3.000.000
Official Language
Armenian
Dialling code
+374
Emergency number
112
Driving
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BEFORE MOVING

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Visa regulations for Armenia

There are four different types of visas you can apply for if you wish to move to Armenia from USA, UK or anywhere else. They include:

  • Tourist Visa: for those who wish to visit Armenia for less than 180 days, and are not on the exempt list, you must apply for this visa.
  • Business visa: for foreigners who wish to travel to Armenia to conduct or set up a business there.
  • Diplomatic visa: for those immigrating to Armenia to work in an official or government capacity.
  • Residency permit: for those who wish to live, work or study in Armenia, or are rejoining family members you must apply for temporary residency to stay longer than 180 days.

For a full list of visa regulations and requirements for Armenia, please visit the Armenian immigration website.

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Property in Armenia

Foreigners who move to Armenia from UK, USA and many other destinations choose to find an apartment in Yerevan, as well as other places throughout Armenia. If you are immigrating to Armenia alone, a one-bedroom apartment in Yerevan will cost between 130,000.00 AMD – 300,000.00 AMD (€245 – €566). If you are moving to Armenia with a family, you can expect to pay between 250,000.00 AMD – 690,000.00 AMD (€470 – €1.304).

Eurosender can help you save on your average moving costs to Armenia, with our low-cost shipping solutions, to suit any sized shipment. You might be wondering, what is the cheapest way to move furniture to Armenia and how much is shipping from the USA to Armenia? You can simulate a price, right now on our booking engine.


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LIVING IN ARMENIA

The cost of living in Armenia

If you are immigrating to Armenia from UK, USA, or Australia for example, you will certainly find salaries are much lower than at home, ranging between €300 – €400 per month. For this reason, you should save money on your average cost of moving house to Armenia, by choosing the best shipping for your belongings. As apartment rental can be expensive, your average monthly costs of living in Armenia will also include utilities at around €100 per month, and average meal of the day will cost around €5.

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The job market in Armenia

Although the job market in Armenia might not be as attractive as places like USA or UK, foreigners are still migrating for work. Job opportunities for foreigners in Armenia can be found in the IT industry, as well as skilled workers in the medical and education sectors.


Education in Armenia

For foreigners moving to Armenia from UK, USA or anywhere else, there are international schools located in the capital, Yerevan, as well as international student programs at Universities in Armenia.

For those relocating with children, the school system in Armenia is:

Preschool
Age: 3-6
Compulsory: No
Kindergarten
Age: 7-9
Compulsory: Yes
Primary School
Age: 10-14
Compulsory: Yes
Middle School
Age: 15-16
Compulsory: No

Healthcare in Armenia

Unfortunately, in recent times the healthcare system in Armenia has diminished in quality compared to the system during Soviet times. Expats moving to Armenia from UK, USA or other places should make sure they have the right insurance to cover them for extra services under the private healthcare in Armenia for their length of stay.


Driving in Armenia

Many expats ask, should I obtain an international license to drive in Armenia? The answer is yes when moving to Armenia from UK, USA or anywhere else. Be sure to bring your local license and exchange it within a year of moving to Armenia. It is also important to remember when driving in Armenia is that children under 12 are not permitted to sit in the front seat of the car and that roads can often be in poor condition, remember to stick to local speed limits.

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What else to expect when living in Armenia

  • Armenia is a very safe country, with extremely low crime rates.
  • Armenian people are very hospitable, and you will feel very welcome if you are moving to Armenia from the USA, UK or anywhere else.
  • Living in Armenia as a foreigner, you will certainly be immersed in the cultural heritage and local history.

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MOVING DESTINATIONS

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Moving to Armenia from the USA

You might be wondering, how much is shipping from the USA to Armenia, and what is the cheapest way to move furniture to Armenia? Eurosender’s low-cost solutions for international removals to Armenia, will save you on the average cost of moving house and help you to relocate to Armenia from the USA sooner.

Moving to Armenia from the UK

Moving to Armenia from the UK, you will no doubt want to save on your average cost of moving house, so how can you be sure you have found the cheapest way to move furniture to Armenia? Eurosender’s vast network of logistics partners are the most reliable and world-renowned, and we match you with the best international removal service to Armenia, at the best price. Reach out to our team of experts, who can tailor a solution to suit any sized move to any destination, including shipping from the UK to Armenia.

Moving to Armenia from Germany

For those wishing to relocate to Armenia from Germany, look no further. Eurosender’s low-cost international removals to Armenia make it easy to move your belongings with solutions to suit any sized shipment. Our easy booking platform will give you an instant price for shipping to Armenia and our express envelope shipping is perfect for organising your documents to relocate from Germany to Armenia faster.


Disclaimer: All information on this page is true and correct as of 11.03.2020 and is subject to change at any time. Eurosender is not responsible for any updates or changes to any information on this page or actions taken by parties as a result of outdated information. Nevertheless, we do our best to keep all information across our website as current as possible.