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entry conditions & visas

visa georgia



If you are planning to go on a visit, study or work and reside in Georgia, generally you will have to obtain a Georgian visa, which is placed in the traveller’s passport (a visa blank) or is issued electronically (electronic visa). Certain researchers may be eligible to travel to Georgia without a visa if they meet the requirements for visa-free travel.

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 a simple online application.


To obtain a Georgian visa you may submit the documentation as through E-Application System as via e-Visa Portal depending on the purpose of the travel. The documentation required for application differs depending on which category of visa (and status of residence) you wish to obtain.

E-VISA PORTAL – the easiest way to get a permit of entry into and travel within the territory of Georgia for the purpose of short stay. You have a possibility to obtain the short-term visa without visiting the Georgian Embassy or Consular Office.

E-APPLICATION SYSTEM – through this system you can apply for any category of visa. The system allows to submit e-application for booking time for submission of visa application at the appropriate consular office. Unlike the e-VISA PORTAL, after the visa application is submitted through E-Application System, hard copies of the signed visa application and all other documents necessary to issue a visa shall be submitted to the visa issuing authority by submitting them directly to the visa issuing authority or other body authorised to accept the documents; And in the case of diplomatic and special visas – by directly submitting them to the visa issuing authority, or by post.