Immigration

  • Getting settled in georgia

    Georgia (“Sakartvelo”, „საქართველო“) is a transcontinental country situated at the crossroad connecting eastern europe with Western asia.

  • Categories and types of georgian visa

    Georgian visa is a permit of established form stamped inside the travel document of a foreigner or issued electronically (e-visa), which confirms his/her right to enter or/and stay in Georgia, or transit the territory of...

  • Who can travel visa-free to georgia

    Under the international treaties and other legal acts of Georgia, citizens of certain countries can enter Georgia without a visa.

  • Residence permit and residence card

    Residence permit authorizes the right of a foreign citizen to enter and stay in Georgia or transit the territory of Georgia during the term of validity of residence permit. It also authorizes a holder to...

  • Compatriot status and certificate

    A status of compatriot residing abroad is granted to a citizen of Georgia who resides in another country for a long period of time, or a citizen of other country who is of Georgian descent...

  • The status of the stateless person and required documents

    A stateless person is a person who is not recognized as a citizen of any state. in Georgia, a status of a stateless person is determined by the Public Service development agency.

  • Postponing the obligation to leave

    A foreigner staying in Georgia has to leave the territory of Georgia until the term of his/her legal stay has expired.

  • Acquisition of georgian citizenship

    Georgian citizenship is the legal bond of a person to Georgia. a citizen of Georgia cannot at the same time be the citizen of another state, except for the exceptional cases specified in the Constitution...

  • 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.

  • Administrative Bodies providing public services in the field of migration

    Territorial offices of the Public Service development agency, branches of the Public Service Hall and Community Centres issue official documents such as passports of a Georgian citizen and residence permits (cards).

  • Georgia’s diplomatic missions and consular offices abroad

    Georgia’s diplomatic missions and consular services abroad have the following responsibilities within the boundaries of their respective consular districts: issue Georgian visas and travel documents (Laissezpassers) to return to Georgia; provide consultations, legal protection, solicitation,...

  • Diplomatic missions of foreign countries accredited on the territory of Georgia
  • MigApp

    MigApp is IOMs response to migrants by providing a one-stop-shop platform of relevant and up-to-date information. The MigApp enables migrants to make informed decisions throughout their migration process. The MigApp is IOM’s downloadable app which...

 

guidebook on legal emigration

Guidebook on legal immigration