Visa Information for Foreign Citizens
Visa fees (except for citizens of the Russian Federation) In case if the ordinary visa is issued at the state border crossing points of Georgia visa fee is :
Single Ordinary Visa for 90 days – 50 $ 100 GEL for Multiple ordinary VISA for 360 days
Multiple ordinary Visa for 90 days - 50$ 50 GEL for Single Ordinary VISA for 90 days
Multiple ordinary Visa for 360 days - 50 $ 60 GEL for Multiple ordinary VISA for 90 days
Single or Multiple Ordinary Transit Visa - 50 $ 10 GEL for Single Ordinary Transit VISA
List of the countries whose citizens do not need a visa:
United States of America, Canada, Japan, Swiss Confederation, Principality of Lichtenstein Kingdom of Norway State of Israel the Holy See (Vatican) Principality of Andorra Republic of San-Marino Republic of Iceland United Arab Emirates State of Kuwait Republic of Korea State of Qatar Kingdom of BahrainSultanate of Oman BruneiRepublic of SingaporeCommonwealth of AustraliaPrincipality of MonacoNew ZealandPlurinational state of BoliviaRepublic of ColombiaDominican RepublicThe Commonwealth of DominicaRepublic of EcuadorRepublic of El SalvadorRepublic of GuatemalaRepublic of Honduras BarbadosAntigua and BarbudaTrinidad and TobagoRepublic of SeychellesRepublic of BotswanaRepublic of CroatiaRepublic of ChileFederation of Saint Kitts and NevisArgentine RepublicMalaysiaUnited Mexican StatesOriental Republic of UruguayRepublic of MauritiusRepublic of PanamaRepublic of Costa RicaRepublic of South AfricaFederative Republic of BrazilKingdom of ThailandBelizeKingdom of Saudi ArabiaRepublic of AlbaniaRepublic of SerbiaBosnia and HerzegovinaMontenegroRepublic of IraqRepublic of Paraguay Republic of Surinam Republic of Cuba Turkmenistan Republic of Peru Saint Lucia Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Lebanese Republic.
All countries of the European Union, Foreign nationals, who permanently reside in the USA, the Republic of Lithuania, Swiss Confederation, Federative Republic of Germany, Republic of Korea, Czech Republic, Republic of Hungary, Republic of Poland, Republic of Slovenia, Kingdom of Denmark, Island, Kingdom of Norway, Kingdom of Sweden, Kingdom of Spain, Republic of Bulgaria, Slovak Republic, Republic of Romania, Republic of Estonia, Republic of Latvia and possess a document certifying permanent residence in one of these countries, Foreign Nationals, who have temporary residence document and reside on the territory of the State of Qatar, Sultanate of Oman, Kingdom of Bahrain and State of Kuwait.
The citizens of Russian Federation do not need visa to enter and stay on the territory of Georgia up to 90 days. The citizens of the member states of European Union can enter Georgia on the basis of the Identity Card.
Foreign nationals who have a multiple entry US, EU or Schengen member states visas, which have validity for one year or more and had been used once at least, can enter or stay on the territory of Georgia without visa up to 90 days, within the validity term of the visa.Foreign nationals who are holders of the UNO’s or its specialized agencies' travel documents (Laissez-Passer), can enter or stay on the territory of Georgia without visa up to 90 days.
Road and sea links
Road links: Georgian border can be crossed by car or train from Armenia and Azerbaijan. One can also come to Georgia by car from Turkey and Russia.
Sea links: There are 2 main ports in Georgia: Batumi and Poti.
The currency of Georgia is “Lari” (GEL). 1 Lari is 100 tetri. There are notes of 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, and 200 Lari.
The country code of Georgia – 995. The code for Tbilisi – 32
Mobile phones: GSM 900/1800 covers major territories of Georgia.
Internet country code: “ge” Internet is easy to access in hotels and numerous internet cafes in Tbilisi and in major cities.
Summer and Winter time: GMT +3
ATM and Credit Carts
VISA, Master Card and AmericanExpress are widely used in hotels, restaurants and shops in Tbilisi. However, they are rarely accepted outside Tbilisi.There are numerous ATMs in Tbilisi and in the major cities of Georgia.
220 V, 50Hz, two round-pin plugs are used.
For the emergency services please call 112 - the Emergency Menegement Department.