Driving in Armenia
If you want to drive in Armenia and have an international license or come from a country that's part of the Vienna Convention (such as Russia, Georgia, and the United Kingdom), you can drive in Armenia. If not, you will need to apply for a local driver's license.
NOTE: Canada, the United States, and Lebanon are not part of the Vienna Convention. For a full list of all the countries participating in the Vienna Convention see mfa.am.
Written and practical exams
Applications for taking the written exam and driving test are now done entirely online: roadpolice.am.
Use this platform to send a letter to the RA police requesting to take the test. You will receive a text message or call telling you the place and time for the test.
You will receive the score of the written exam immediately after you take the test, after which you can apply for the driving test.
Required documents and payments
You will need your passport or other ID stating place of residence in order to take the test.
- Written test: 3000 AMD
- Driving test: 3000 AMD
- Cost of license: 12000 AMD
The minimum driving age is 18 years.
Car insurance is obligatory when driving in Armenia.
For more information on driving in Armenia, sample tests, education videos and more, check out www.varord.am.