Georgian Visa

Citizens of many countries can visit Georgia without a visa, while some need to obtain a visa in order to visit. Learn more about types of visas to Georgia and their validity period below.

Visa-free regime

Passport holders of the following countries are guaranteed visa-free entry to Georgia for a period up to 1 year (excluding Iran, Chili and Uruguay):

Albania
Andorra
Antigua and Barbuda
Argentina
Armenia
Australia
Austria
Azerbaijan
Bahamas
Bahrain
Barbados
Belarus
Belgium
Belize
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Botswana
Brazil
British Dependent Territories
British Overseas Territories
Brunei
Bulgaria
Canada
Chile (90/180 days)
Colombia
Costa Rica
Croatia
Cyprus
Czech Republic
Denmark
Denmark Territories
Dominican Republic
Ecuador
El Salvador
Estonia
Finland
France
French Republic Territories
Germany
Greece
Honduras
Hungary
Iceland
Iran (45 days)
Ireland
Israel
Italy
Japan
Jordan
Kazakhstan
Kuwait
Kyrgyzstan
Latvia
Lebanon
Liechtenstein
Lithuania
Luxembourg
Malaysia
Malta
Mauritius
Mexico
Moldova
Monaco
Montenegro
Netherlands
Netherlands Territories
New Zealand
Norway
Oman
Panama
Poland
Portugal
Qatar
Romania
Russia
Saint Vincent and Grenadines
San Marino
Saudi Arabia
Serbia
Seychelles
Singapore
Slovakia
Slovenia
South Africa
South Korea
Spain
Sweden
Switzerland
Tajikistan
Thailand
Turkey
Turkmenistan
UAE
Ukraine
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Uruguay (90days)
USA
Uzbekistan
Vatican


Moreover, citizens of countries not listed above may visit Georgia without visa if they hold visa or residence permit of one of the following countries:

Australia
Austria
Bahrain
Belgium
British Dependent Territories
British Overseas Territories
Bulgaria
Canada
Croatia
Cyprus
Czech Republic
Denmark
Denmark territories
Estonia
Finland
France
French Republic territories
Germany
Greece
Hungary
Iceland
Ireland
Israel
Italy
Japan
Kuwait
Latvia
Liechtenstein
Lithuania
Luxembourg
Malta
Netherlands
Netherlands territories
New Zealand
Norway
Oman
Poland
Portugal
Qatar
Romania
Saudi Arabia
Slovakia
Slovenia
South Korea
Spain
Sweden
Switzerland
United Arab Emirates
United Kingdom
United States of America

NOTE: visa to a particular country should be valid for the moment of arrival in Georgia. It allows to stay in Georgia up to 90 days in any 180-day period.

If a person meets one of the following conditions, he/she can stay in Georgia without visa:
- Foreign citizens holding travel documents issued by UN or its specialized institutions may stay in Georgia without visa for up to 1 year.
- Holders of diplomatic or official passports of China, Egypt and Indonesia may enter Georgia without a visa and stay for up to 30 days during any 90-day period.
- Holders of diplomatic or official passports of Guyana, Sri Lanka and Peru may enter Georgia without a visa and stay for up to 90 days during any 180-day period.

E-visa

Passport holders of the following countries are eligible to apply for an E-visa to Georgia:

Angola
Benin
Bhutan
Burkina Faso
Burundi
Cabo Verde
Cambodia
Central African Republic
China
Commonwealth of Dominica
Comoros
Cuba
Democratic People's Republic of Korea
Djibouti
Egypt
Equatorial Guinea
Eritrea
Ethiopia
Federated States of Micronesia
Fiji
Grenada
Guatemala
Guinea-Bissau
Guyana
Haiti
India
Indonesia
Jamaica
Laos
Lesotho
Madagascar
Malawi
Maldives
Marshall Islands
Mongolia
Mozambique
Myanmar
Namibia
Palau
Papua New Guinea
Paraguay
Peru
Philippines
Plurinational State of Bolivia
Rwanda
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Saint Lucia
Samoa
Sao Tome and Principe
Solomon Islands
Suriname
Swaziland
The Republic of Kiribati
Timor-Leste
Togo
Tonga
Trinidad and Tobago
Tuvalu
Vietnam
Zambia
Zimbabwe

All you need to do is to visit the official E-visa portal website, fill out an application, receive confirmation email and pay the fees. E-visa will be processed and issued in 5 working days.

Visa at the Embassy

If your country is not included in any of the abovementioned lists, or there is no chance to get an electronic visa, then you can apply for visa at the Embassy of Georgia in your country. If there is no Georgian Embassy in your country, then you can apply to the one in the closest neighbouring country.

Georgia Visa Categories

Georgian visa has the following categories:

  1. Diplomatic (A)
  2. Special (B)
  3. Ordinary (C)
  4. Immigration (D)
  5. Transit (T)

Short term visa conditions differ depending on number of entries. Short-term single entry visa allows to stay in Georgia for up to 30 calendar days. Short-term multiple entry visa is given for a period of 5 years and allows to stay in Georgia up to 90 days in any 180-day period. In addition, you should have visited Georgia at least once during the last year and have grounds to apply for a short-term multi-entry visa.