Border checkpoints of georgia

Foreigners can enter and leave Georgia through border checkpoints set up for international movement, within the hours established for the movement.

Border Checkpoint Neighbouring country Category/status
Sarpi Turkey Motorway/international
Vale Turkey Motorway/international
Ninotsminda Armenia Motorway/international
Guguti Armenia Motorway/international
Akhkerpi Armenia Motorway/interstate1
Sadakhlo Armenia Motorway/international
Sadakhlo Armenia Railway/international
Tsiteli khidi Azerbaijan Motorway/international
Mtkvari/Vakhtangisi Azerbaijan Motorway/interstate
Samtatskaro Azerbaijan Motorway/interstate
Lagodekhi/tsodna Azerbaijan Motorway/international
Gardabani Azerbaijan Railway/international
Kazbegi/dariali Russian Federation Motorway/international

There are three international airports operating on the territory of Georgia, where border checkpoints are located.

Tbilisi International Airport Contact information: Telephone: +995 322 310 265; +995 322 310 341; +995 322 310 421 Website: www.tbilisiairport.com Address: Airport, Airport Settlement, Samgori district, Tbilisi, Georgia Batumi International Airport Contact information: Telephone: +995 422 235 100; +995 422 235 102; +995 422 235 103 Fax: +995 422 235 101 Website: www.batumiairport.com Address: Batumi International Airport, Batumi, Georgia Kutaisi International Airport Contact information: Telephone: +995 431 237 000 Email: infodesk@airports.ge Address: Kutaisi 100th km., Kutaisi, Georgia

Black Sea Ports open for foreign ships in Georgia are:

  • Batumi sea port
  • Supsa sea port
  • Poti sea port
  • Kulevi sea port

Border checkpoints on the Georgia-russia state border on the sections of abkhazia and tskhinvali regions are as follows:

  • Gantiadi (railway)
  • Gantiadi (motorway)
  • Roki (motorway)
  • Sokhumi (sea port)
  • Ochamchire (sea port)
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The Government of Georgia cannot currently control border checkpoints on the sections of abkhazia and tskhinvali regions of Georgia-russia state border, however, monitoring of air and maritime spaces of these sections is carried out regularly.

For additional information regarding the movement on occupied territories of Georgia please visit the website of the office of the State ministry for reconciliation and Civic equality of Georgia: www.smr.gov.ge.

PLease note! According to the Law of Georgia on occupied territories, foreigners and stateless persons are allowed to enter the occupied territories of Georgia only from the territory controlled by Georgian state: to the territory of the autonomous republic of abkhazia – only from Zugdidi municipality; to tskhinvali region (former autonomous region of South ossetia) – from Gori municipality.

It is prohibited for foreign citizens to enter the occupied territories from other directions. Corresponding sanctions are provided for by the Georgian state.

guidebook on legal emigration

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