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Diplomatic relations since 1995.
South African Representation in Armenia
accreditation from the South African Embassy in Kiev, Ukraine.
HE Mr A Sentso
Extradordinary and Plenipotentiary
Armenia Representation in South Africa
*Ambassador Extraordinary & Plenipotentiary - H E Mr
*Ambassador Extraordinary & Plenipotentiary of Armenia,
with non-residence in Cairo
Visa Requirements for South Africans
African citizens can apply for visas at Armenian Embassies in the following countries:
Britain: 25 Cheniston Garrdens, London W8 6TG; Tel: 431 522 7480; Fax: 522
France: 9 Rue Viete, 75017, Paris; Tel: 4212 9800; 4212 9802
Rue Franz Merjay 157, 1050, Bruxelles; Tel: 346 5667; 344 9701
Avenue du mail 28, 1205 Geneve, Suisse; Tel: 223201100; 223202112
Viktoriastrasse 15, D-53173 Bonn; Tel: 228 9572625; 228 9572610
Mohamed Mozhar 20 Cairo; Tel: 202 3424157; 202 3424159
To issue a visa
a. Normal visa - one week, fees payable USD50;
visa - 3 days, USD76;
c. Extra-urgent visa - 1 day, USD85
Tourist visa: a/ valid passport; b/ one filled-in form;
c/ one photograph (neither money deposits nor air tickets required)
visa: all the above mentioned documents, plus an invitation certified by the Ministry
of Foreign Affairs f Armenia is required
Visum cannot be issued on arrival
more information visit the web site of the Armenian Ministry
of Foreign Affairs.
Immunisation against hepatitis A and hepatitis B
is recommended for all Central European countries, including Armenia.
further information go to Travelers' Health.
Moderate, mountainous. Average winter temperature: -5 C,
summer: from + 25 C.
For up-to-date weather information click here
= 100 lumas, the exchange rate as of June 2002: USD1 = 530 Drahms
exchange rates click here
State and Official Visits
/ Bilateral Meetings
If you have any queries with regard to treaties please
contact the Treaty Section at 012 351 0872/0851/0837
In 1996 Armenian-South African trade turnover was
USD50 m. Actually the trade turnover consisted only of Armenian import of South
African diamonds for the Armenian well developed diamond cutting industry.
current information on trade statistics between South Africa and Afghanistan,
visit the web site of the Department
of Trade and Industry of South Africa
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