passport required by all. British passports must be valid for at least 6 months after
returning from Georgia.
Visa required by all except resident nationals of Bulgaria, Commonwealth of Independent States
(CIS) and Poland for a period
of up to 30 days.
To receive an entry visa into Georgia aliens should apply with a declaration to a
diplomatic representation of Georgia in a foreign country or a consular institution, or to
a corresponding subdivision of the Ministry
of Foreign Affairs.
Georgian visas are given out and extended by consular institutions of Georgia in
foreign countries and consular services existing on the territory of Georgia - the
Consular Department of the Ministry of
Foreign Affairs and its representations.
Georgian visa is not imperative during accreditation to missions of foreign states
accredited in Georgia, diplomatic, consular or equivalent institutions, trade
representations, international intergovernmental organizations or employees of
representations equivalent to them, - those who passed accreditation in the
Ministry of Foreign Affairs. They
enter and exit Georgia on the grounds of an accreditation card provided by the
Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Categories of visa: Diplomatic, Business (issued for business or educational
visits, trade fairs, conferences or exhibitions), Tourist, Transit.
Types of visa: Single-, Double-, Multiple-Entry/Exit.
Tourist: personal US$ 20; group, per person US$ 15.
Single-Entry/Exit: under 2 weeks US$ 30; under 1 month US$ 40; under 3 months US$
Multiple-Entry: under 6 months US$ 120; under 1 year US$ 180.
Transit: single US$ 10; double US$ 15.
Payments for extending a visa are equal to payments for issuing a corresponding visa.
(a) Completed application form.
(b) 1 recent passport-size photo.
(c) Valid passport.
(e) Hotel or flight booking. If staying with friends or family, a letter of invitation
from the host.
Note: For Business visa also need an introductory letter from company or firm
indicating the purpose, itinerary, organization to be visited and period of stay supported
by and invitation from the organization, department or institution to be visited in
All postal applications must be accompanied by a registered large stamped,
(a) Travelers with Transit visas are allowed a maximum of 3 days to transit, provided they
are in possession of confirmed onward travel documentation and valid entry requirement for
the onward destination.
(b) Generally, all visas need proof of accommodation.
(c) For visits to relatives/friends in Georgia, enquire at the Consulate (or Consular
section at Embassy) for further details.