• Georgia and EU

    Up until 2016 the legal basis for the relations between the European Union and Georgia was the ‘Partnership and Cooperation Agreement’ which was signed in 1996 and came into force in 1999. In 2016 the...

  • Visa free travel to EU

    On 28 March 2017, Visa-free travel with the EU came into force for Georgian citizens.

  • Emigration

    Leaving for a foreign country to stay for a short period or forever for political, economic or private reasons...

  • Voluntary Return

    Return to Country of Origin and involvement into social and economic life.

  • Reintegration

    Return to the country of origin and re-engagement in the social and economic life.

  • Diaspora

    Individuals and members of networks, associations and communities, who have left their country of origin, but maintain links with their homelands.

  • Immigration

    Permanent or temporary settlement of a citizen on the territory of a foreign country.

  • Refugees and Asylum

    Foreigners who need international protection due to the risk posed to their lives in the country of origin.