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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 (1) EU nationals, who may enter with a national ID card.


Visas are not required by all nationals referred to in the chart above for stays in Georgia of up to one year.

Nationals not referred to in the chart are advised to contact the embassy to check visa requirements for Georgia.

Types and Cost

Short-term 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.

Application to

Consulate (or consular section at embassy). Nationals requiring visas must initially submit an application online (

Working days

Allow at least five working days for visa processing.

Our visa and passport information is updated regularly and is correct at the time of publishing,
We strongly recommend that you verify critical information unique to your trip 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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