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Diplomatic relations since 1995.
South African Representation in Armenia
accreditation from Kiev, Ukraine.
H E Mr A J Groenewald
Ambassador Extraordinary 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
South African citizens can apply for visas at Armenian Embassies in the following countries:
Great Britain: 25 Cheniston Garrdens, London W8 6TG; Tel: 431 522 7480; Fax: 522 74 81.
France: 9 Rue Viete, 75017, Paris; Tel: 4212 9800; 4212 9802.
Belguim: Rue Franz Merjay 157, 1050, Bruxelles; Tel: 346 5667; 344 9701.
Switzerlad: Avenue du mail 28, 1205 Geneve, Suisse; Tel: 223201100; 223202112.
Germany: Viktoriastrasse 15, D-53173 Bonn; Tel: 228 9572625; 228 9572610.
Egypt: Mohamed Mozhar 20 Cairo; Tel: 202 3424157; 202 342415.
To issue a visa
a. Normal visa - one week, fees payable USD50;
b. Urgent 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).
Business visa: all the above mentioned documents, plus an invitation certified by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Armenia is required.
Visa 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 Travellers' Health.
Moderate, mountainous. Average winter temperature: -5 C, summer: from + 25 C.
For up-to-date weather information click here.
exchange rates click here.
State and Official Visits
/ Bilateral Meetings
If you have any queries with regard to treaties please contact the Treaty Section of the Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) at 012 351 1000.
In 1996 Armenian-South African trade turnover was US$50m. 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 Armenia,
visit the website of the Department
of Trade, Industry and Competition of South Africa.
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