The decision of a visa issuing authority on refusing to issue/extend a visa, and on terminating a visa shall be appealed within 10 business days from the date a person having the right to file an appeal becomes aware of the appropriate decision.
An appeal and the documents attached to it shall be submitted in Georgian language. An appeal drawn up in a foreign language and the documents attached to it shall be submitted along with the duly certified Georgian translation. A travel document containing personal data of the person in Latin transliteration may be submitted without translation.
The decision of the Ministry and a Mission on refusing to issue a visa or terminating a visa, and the decision of the Ministry on refusing to extend a visa may be appealed to the Ministry.The decision of an authorised body of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia on refusing to issue a visa at the state border of Georgia, or terminating a visa issued at the state border of Georgia shall be appealed to the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia.
The following persons may file an appeal
- a visa applicant who is of full legal age and capacity;
- one of the parents or another legal representative of a minor or of a person under guardianship or custody;
- a representative of a visa applicant – a person holding a duly certified power of attorney.
The decision of the Ministry/Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia on refusing to allow the appeal may be appealed to the common courts of Georgia within one month after becoming aware of the decision.