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Georgia Visa and Passport Requirements

Passport required Return ticket required Visa Required
Canadian Yes No No
USA Yes No No
EU 1 No No
British Yes No No
Australian Yes No No


To enter Georgia, a passport valid for the duration of stay is required by all nationals referred to in the chart above, except EU nationals, who may enter and leave Georgia by air with a valid identity card. Do note that EU nationals who enter or leave Georgia via a third country must present a passport.


Nationals of 98 countries can enter Georgia without a visa; some of these countries include all EU countries and their overseas territories, Albania, Andorra, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Barbados, Belarus, Belize, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Honduras, Iceland, Iran, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Malaysia, Mauritius, Mexico, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, Norway, Oman, Panama, Qatar, Russia, Saint Vincent and Grenadines, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Seychelles, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Thailand, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom (and its overseas Territories), United States of America, Uruguay, and Uzbekistan.

Nationals from countries stated above can stay in Georgia for up to one year, except nationals from Chile, Iran and Uruguay, who would be granted a shorter stay.

If you need a visa to visit Georgia, you can obtain an e-Visa on

Types and Cost

E-Visa: US$20 plus 2% service charge.


The validity of a visa is dependent on the applicant's nationality. Typically, it might be valid for 30 days in a 120-day period or 90 days in a 180-day period.


Transit visas are available at the border for nationals travelling through Georgia for no more than five days.

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Working days

Allow at least five working days for visa processing.

This page reflects our understanding of current rules for the most common types of travel to the said country. However, please note that each authority sets and forces entry rules, hence we strongly recommend that you verify critical information with the relevant embassy before travel.

Embassies and tourist offices

Embassy of Georgia in the USA

Telephone: (202) 387 2390 or 9153 (consular section).
Address:  NW, 2209 Massachusetts Avenue, Washington DC, 20008,
Opening times:

Embassy of Georgia in the UK

Telephone: (020) 7603 7799
Address: , 4 Russell Gardens, London, W14 8EZ,
Opening times:

Mon-Fri 1000-1800; 1000-1300 (visa lodging and collection), except Wednesdays (closed for consular information but not general enquiries).

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