Visa Regulation

  

By the regulation of Georgia, citizens of 97 countries can enter in Georgia without obtainingm Georgian visa.

94 countries from the list can enter and stay in Georgia for full 1 (one) year.

Note that citizens of Member States of the European Union may enter Georgia with a travel document, as well as with an identity card issued by a Member State of the European Union. The identity card shall contain the name, surname, date of birth and a photo of the person.

Please see the list of the visa exempt countries listed in the link: https://www.geoconsul.gov.ge/HtmlPage/Html/View?id=25&lang=Eng

 

Citizens of 100 countries that require Georgian visa can apply for visa at the Georgian Diplomatic Missions and Consular Offices accredited in their countries.

For detailed information regarding the Georgian Diplomatic Missions and Consular Offices please see the link bellow:

https://geoconsul.gov.ge/en/consularOffices

 

By the Georgian government regulation N-256, citizens of the countries that require Georgian visa, can enter in Georgia for 90 days without Georgian visa, if they hold a valid visa or residence permit of any of the 50 countries listed in the link:

https://www.geoconsul.gov.ge/HtmlPage/Html/View?id=26&lang=Eng

 

Foreign citizens willing to obtain a short-term visa have a possibility to apply for Georgian visa via “e-visa portal” without visiting Georgian Diplomatic Missions or Consular Offices.

Applicants who register their applications for short-term visa using the E-Visa Portal must present the following documents:

Fully completed visa application form;

  •  Travel document; (Travel document must exceed the visa expiry (120) day by minimum

of three month.

  •  Personal photo according to ICAO standards ;
  •  A receipt confirming the payment of a fine must be presented if a fine has been imposed on an alien for an illegal stay on the territory of Georgia;
  •  Applicants who register their applications online using the E-visa Portal must pay the visa fee of 20 US dollar +2% service fee with a credit/debit card (MasterCard or Visa) during the application process.

Please, follow the link to submit application form for e-visa:  www.evisa.gov.ge

 

If foreign citizens cannot register on e-visa portal, then they can apply for short-term visa to a nearby Diplomatic Mission or consular office of Georgia in accordance with citizenship. 

If you are staying in a third state, you may apply for visa to the diplomatic mission or consular office located in the country of residence, only in case if you have a valid multiple-entry visa or a valid residence permit of the country of residence. In issuing visas to such category of aliens, the effective term of the above visa or residence permit of the country of residence must be 3 (three) months longer than visa that an alien has required.

Applicants who submit their applications for short-term visa through Georgian Diplomatic Mission or Consular Office must present the following documents:

Fully completed visa application form;

  • Travel document;
  • Passport-size photo according to ICAO standards;
  • Receipt of payment consular fee: Please, follow the link below and find detailed information about visa fee, terms for exempting a foreigner from fee payment and account numbers of the Diplomatic Missions and Consular Offices of Georgia aboard
  • A receipt confirming the payment of a fine must be presented if a fine has been imposed on an alien for an illegal stay on the territory of Georgia;
  • Invitation – an official document containing the written request of a citizen of Georgia, a person holding a Georgian residence permit, a legal person registered in Georgia, or of a Ministry of Georgia, the Office of the State Minister of Georgia, or a diplomatic mission, a consular office, or an international organization accredited in Georgia, which confirms the purpose of arrival of an alien in Georgia.

 

Please contact us on: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia

0118 Georgia, Tbilisi, sh. Chitadze str. N 4

Email: geoconsul@mfa.gov.ge

contact@evisa.gov.ge

nnikolaishvili@mfa.gov.ge

Tel: (+ 995 32) 2 94 50 00 (hotline)

Tel: (+ 995 32) 2 94 50 00 ext (23-46)

Fax: (+ 995 32) 2 94 50 01

www.geoconsul.gov.ge

www.evisa.gov.ge

www.mfa.gov.ge