Visa exemption

 

 

Country

Type of passport

The maximum period of

stay without visa

Islamic Republic of Iran

Diplomatic and Service

30 days

Peoples Republic of China

Diplomatic, Service and Special

30 days

Arab Republic of Egypt

Diplomatic, Service and Special

30 days

Republic of Peru

Diplomatic, Service and Special

90 days in 180-day period

Oriental Republic of Uruguay

Diplomatic, Service and Special

90 days in 180-day period

Republic of Indonesia

Diplomatic, Service and Special

30 days

Republic of Chile

Diplomatic, Service and Special

90 days

Co-operative Republic of Guyana 

Diplomatic, Service and Special

90 days in 180-day period


Foreign employees of diplomatic and equivalent missions accredited to Georgia, and consular officials and their family members; employees of representation offices of international organisations located in Georgia, who have been granted the diplomatic status by Georgia, and their family members, among with the citizens of countries that have a visa free entry to Georgia, are required to obtain a visa for the first time entrance for working purpose, unless otherwise provided for by an international agreement of Georgia. During accreditation, they shall stay in Georgia and shall cross the state border on the basis of an accreditation card issued according to procedures defined by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) of Georgia. 

Documents necessary for obtaining Diplomatic or Special visa may be submitted to the visa issuing authority in an electronic and tangible form by presenting them directly or by registered mail to the Georgian Diplomatic Missions and Consular Offices abroad.

List of Documents that should be submitted to Georgian Diplomatic Missions and Consular Offices to obtain diplomatic and special category visa:

  1. Travel document – to obtain Georgian visa, the document must meet the following criteria:
  • Travel document´s validity must extend at least three months after the validity of Georgian visa.
  • Travel document should contain at least two empty pages
  • Travel document must not be damaged and must not contain unauthorized markings.
  • Travel document must be issued within last 10 (ten) years;
  1. Visa application filled out electronically and signed in tangible form 
  2. Personal photo according to ICAO standards;
  3. Written request of a relevant country’s Foreign Affairs, Diplomatic Mission, Consulate or the organization whose employees are having diplomatic or special/equivalent status;
  4. If an alien obtains a visa as a family member, the document verifying ties of relationship; (Birth certificate, Marriage certificate and etc.)

The document does not need to be legalised or apostillised if it is submitted for obtaining the Diplomatic or Special visas.

Documents necessary for obtaining visa must be submitted in the official language of Georgia or in English.

 

Extension of Diplomatic and Special category visa

The extension of the Diplomatic and Special visas of the aliens legally staying in Georgia is made by the Consular Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia.

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For an alien, who has submitted a visa application for diplomatic or special category visas to have a visa extended under the Procedures, the period of his/her stay in Georgia during the appropriate administrative proceeding shall be deemed excusable, and he/she shall be exempt from the obligation to pay the penalty established under the legislation of Georgia.

Documents necessary for obtaining Diplomatic or Special visa may be submitted to the visa issuing authority in an electronic and tangible form by presenting them directly to the issuing authority or by registered mail

List of Documents that should be submitted to Georgian Diplomatic Missions and Consular Offices to extend diplomatic and special category visa:

  1. Travel document – to obtain Georgian visa, the document must meet the following criteria:
  • Travel document´s validity must extend at least three months after the validity of Georgian visa.
  • Travel document should contain at least two empty pages
  • Travel document must not be damaged and must not contain unauthorized markings.
  • Travel document must be issued within last 10 (ten) years;
  1. Visa application filled out electronically and signed in tangible form 
  2. Personal photo according to ICAO standards (link);
  3. Written request of a relevant country’s Foreign Affairs, Diplomatic Mission, Consulate or the organization whose employees are having diplomatic or special/equivalent status;
  4. If an alien obtains a visa as a family member, the document verifying ties of relationship; (Birth certificate, Marriage certificate and etc.)

 Documents necessary for obtaining visa must be submitted in the official language of Georgia or in English.