Visa Information

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GEORGIAN VISA INFORMATION

Depending on the purpose of your travel to Georgia, there are different categories of visas that will apply to the occasion. Whether you are planning to go on a visit, study or work and reside there permanently, you will have to apply for a different Georgian Visa, accordingly.The fastest and easiest way to check whether you need a visa to enter and/or stay in Georgia, or transit the territory of Georgia is to click on “DO I NEED VISA” button and process step by step with simple online application.

A citizen of a foreign country who seeks to enter Georgia generally must first obtain a Georgian visa, which is placed in the traveler’s passport (a visa blank) or is issued electronically (electronic visa). Certain international travelers may be eligible to travel to Georgia without a visa if they meet the requirements for visa-free travel.The visa policy of Georgia became comparatively liberal, allowing citizens of 98 countries(table1) to enter, reside, work and study in Georgia without the necessity to obtain either visa or residence permit.  In addition, Georgian Government approved the list of 50 countries(see other exemption) whose visa and/or residence permit holders may enter Georgia without a visa for an appropriate period and under appropriate conditions.

Table 1: List of Countries whose Citizens may Enter Georgia

without Visa for 1 (One) Full Year (Unless Otherwise Noted)

 
 
EU States
 
Botswana
 
Holy See
 
Moldova
 
Seychelles
 
Albania
 
Brazil
 
Honduras
 
Monaco
 
Singapore
 
Andorra
 
British Dependent Territories (1)
 
Iceland
 
Montenegro
 
South Africa
 
Antigua and Barbuda
 
British Overseas Territories(2)
 
Iran (45 days)
 
Netherlands Territories(5)
 
South Korea
 
Argentina
 
Brunei
 
Israel
 
New Zealand
 
Switzerland
 
Armenia
 
Canada
 
Japan
 
Norway
 
Tajikistan
 
Australia
 
Chile (90/180 days)
 
Kazakhstan
 
Oman
 
Thailand
 
Azerbaijan
 
Colombia
 
Kuwait
 
Panama
 
Turkey
 
Bahamas
 
Costa Rica
 
Kyrgyzstan
 
Qatar
 
Turkmenistan
 
Bahrain
 
Denmark Territories (3)
 
Lebanon
 
Russia
 
Ukraine
 
Barbados
 
Dominican Republic
 
Liechtenstein
 
Saint Vincent and Grenadines
 
United Arab Emirates
 
Belarus
 
Ecuador
 
Malaysia
 
San Marino
 
United States of America
 
Belize
 
El Salvador
 
Mauritius
 
Saudi Arabia
 
Uruguay (90days)
 
Bosnia and Herzegovina
 
French Republic Territories(4)
 
Mexico
 
Serbia
 
Uzbekistan
  Jordan                
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