Georgia Visa

Georgia Visa

Do you need a visa to visit Georgia? Find your nearest Georgia Embassy.

Our Georgia Visa Guide will teach you everything you need to know about Georgia’s visa policy for people from all over the world, including different types of visas, particular requirements, visa sponsorships, visa fees, and more. It is critical to have a scheduled flight ticket in hand before applying for a visa to Georgia.

Who needs a visa to visit Georgia?

You require a Georgia visa unless you are a citizen of one of the countries listed below.

AlbaniaAndorraAntigua and BarbudaArgentina
ArmeniaAustraliaAzerbaijanBahamasBahrain
BarbadosBelarusBelizeBosnia and HerzegovinaBotswana
BrazilBruneiCanadaChile (up to 90 days in a 180-day period)Colombia
Costa RicaDominican RepublicEcuadorEl SalvadorHonduras
IcelandIran (only up to 45 days)IsraelJapanJordan
KazakhstanKuwaitKyrgyzstanLebanonLiechtenstein
MalaysiaMauritiusMexicoMoldovaMonaco
MontenegroNew ZealandNorwayOmanPanama
QatarRussiaSaint Vincent and the GrenadinesSan MarinoSaudi Arabia*
SerbiaSeychellesSingaporeSouth AfricaSouth Korea
SwitzerlandTajikistanThailandTurkey*Turkmenistan
United Arab EmiratesUkraineThe United Kingdom British Overseas Territories **United StatesUruguay (only up to 90 days)
UzbekistanVatican City

For more information on visas to Georgia, you can visit their Embassy page.

Entry into Georgia

There are no COVID-19 travel restrictions between Ireland and Georgia. There is no necessity to produce immunisation or testing certifications for COVID-19. The website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs offers additional details. Please revisit this page frequently, as admittance requirements are susceptible to change. Please be aware that airlines may still have their own COVID-19 regulations and restrictions in effect. Passengers should contact their airlines directly for additional information.

Eligibility to apply for a Georgia visa

The criteria to apply for a Georgia visa is straight forward. This criteria is designed to help travellers tick the boxes with knowing what documentation is required when applying for a visa. This criteria is listed below. It is important to ensure you have applied for the correct visa for your travel.

Your passport.

Evidence of lodging in Georgia.

Your health and travel insurance.

Evidence of adequate financial means (such as bank statements).

Other documents pertinent to your travel objective.

Processing time for Georgia visas

The processing period for a Georgia visa varies depending on the type of visa requested:

The processing time for a short-term visa is 10 calendar days.
Visas for lengthy stays are processed within 30 calendar days.
The processing time for a D5 immigration visa is 10 calendar days
The processing time for an e-VISA is five calendar days.

Appointment waiting times

Appointment waiting times can differ, depending on the type of Country you are applying for, and what the reason for your visit to the Country is. A visitor visa appointment could take around 289 days to come through. Student visas take considerably less time, with the appointment waiting time being around 1 day, whilst all non-immigrant visas could take around 2 days.

Who can visit Georgia without a visa?

A foreign national who wishes to enter Georgia must ordinarily get a Georgian visa, which is either placed in the traveler’s passport (through a visa blank) or granted online (electronic visa). The visa policy of Georgia has become rather liberal, allowing people of 98 countries to enter, remain, work, and study in Georgia without a visa or residency permit. In addition, the Georgian government approved a list of 50 countries whose visa and/or resident permit holders may enter Georgia visa-free for a suitable period of time and under appropriate conditions.

  • EU States
  • Botswana
  • Sacred See
  • Moldova
  • Seychelles
  • Albania
  • Brazil
  • Honduras
  • Monaco
  • Singapore
  • Andorra
  • Commonwealth Dependent Territories (1)
  • Iceland
  • Montenegro
  • African nation of South Africa
  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Commonwealth Overseas Territories (2)
  • Iran (45 days)
  • Territories of the Dutch (5)
  • Republic of Korea
  • Argentina
  • Brunei
  • Israel
  • The country of 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
  • Vincent and the Grenadines
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Belarus
  • Ecuador
  • Malaysia
  • San Marino
  • America, The United States
  • Belize
  • El Salvador
  • Mauritius
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Uruguay (90days) (90days)
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Territorial Regions of France
  • Mexico
  • Serbia
  • Uzbekistan
  • Jordan

For detailed information on specific parts of the general visa process, you can refer to the links below to find the answer to your query. If you are unable to find any particular information, please contact us via email.

Georgia visa types

There are five types of visas available. The reason for your travel will determine what sort of visa you need to obtain. The visas available are:

  • A category- diplomatic visa
  • B category -Special visa
  • C category -ordinary visa
  • D category- immigration visa
  • T category- transit visa.

What to do if your Georgia visa is refused?

The decision of a visa-issuing body to refuse to issue/extend a visa or to terminate a visa must be appealed within 10 business days of the day the person with the right to appeal becomes aware of the decision. The appeal and all accompanying documentation must be presented in Georgian. An appeal written in a foreign language and all papers linked to it must be accompanied by a certified Georgian translation. A travel document including personal information written in Latin script may be presented without a translation. To reapply, you are required to submit a new application, pay the application cost, and schedule a new interview.

People also asked...

The Ministry must decide whether to extend diplomatic and special visas within seven calendar days of receiving the required documentation. This period may be extended by as much as one month. A non-citizen is considered to be remaining legally in Georgia until a decision is made on the visa extension.

No, Georgians do not require a visa to enter European Schengen Zone nations. A Georgian passport holder may stay in any Schengen country visa-free for up to 90 days. To enter European territory, they will be required to apply for ETIAS travel authorisation beginning in November 2023.

Yes, Indian passport holders are required to obtain a visa to enter Georgia. Indians are eligible for an eVisa. The electronic visa system (eVisa) will enable Indians to obtain a Georgia visa online, removing the need for them to submit original documentation or visit the Georgian Embassy or Consular Office.

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