Visa Information for Foreign Citizens
News! E-visa portal was launched, which enables the foreigners travelling to Georgia for tourism and bushiness purposes to receive a Georgian visa without visiting Consular Office of Georgia. Please visit web-portal www.evisa.gov.ge
New visa policy entered in force in Georgia in September 1, 2014.
Georgia has determined the list of countries citizens (stateless persons) of which will be authorized to enter Georgia without visa for the short-term visits.
A foreigner with short-term visa may stay in Georgia for 90 days in any 180-day period. A long-term visa is issued for duration of 90 days and is the precondition of obtaining relevant residence permit.
Aliens who hold valid Georgian visa obtained before 1 September 2014 have the right to enter Georgian territory during the validity of this visa.
For calculating the travel days left for short-term visa, please see the days calculator.
According to the new regulations, visa application shall be filled out by a foreign applicant or by his/her legal representative, while submitting e-application for scheduling a visit to consular office. Filled visa application shall be printed out, signed and submitted to the visa issuing authority.
For detailed information about visa procedures at diplomatic representations and consular posts please see “Visa service in Consular offices”
For Foreigners who are already on the territory of Georgia and fulfill certain criteria, visa service will be provided by the Consular Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia. For the visa procedures in the consular department please see the “Visa service in the Consular Department”.
According to new visa regulations benefits for applying the residence permit are available temporarily. Please see the information about available benefits here “Temporarily available benefits for applying residence permit”.
Please Note !!!
New visa regulations do not apply to aliens who entered Georgia before 1 September 2014 up to the time they leave Georgia, but not later than until 1 July 2015.
For further details about the visa regime for each country nationals and stateless persons residing in the relevant countries, please see the information below.
To find information about visa regime please click on your country: