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Labor Laws in Armenia

  • Annual Leave: 28 days
  • Maternity Leave: 140 days
  • Public Holidays: 12
  • Workweek: 40 hours per week.
  • Overtime: Maximum 4 hours per day.

Income Tax in Armenia

Individuals are classified into two categories for personal income tax (PIT) purposes:

  • Residents are liable for tax on their worldwide income;
  • Non-residents are liable for tax only on their Armenian source of income.

Value Added Tax (VAT) in Armenia

The standard rate of VAT on domestic sales of goods and services and the importation of goods is 20%.

Social Security in Armenia

At the end of each pay period, contributions must be deducted from employees’ wages/salaries.

The pension contribution is calculated as follows:

  • If the monthly gross salary is less than AMD 500,000, contribute 5% of the salary.
  • If the monthly gross salary is more than AMD 500,000, contribute 10% of the salary minus AMD 25,000, with a maximum contribution of AMD 87,500.

Work Visas Armenia

Here is work visa information for Armenia, download our guide for an extensive breakdown.

Armenian entry visas are provided for a period of stay up to 120 days, with the possible extension for a maximum of 60 days, and are issued for single or multiple entries.

The following types of Armenian visas are available:

  • Visitor Visa
  • Official Visa
  • Diplomatic Visa
  • Transit Visa

Foreign employees must obtain a work permit in Armenia to legally work for an Armenian company unless they are highly skilled foreign specialists, business owners, or executives.

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