Georgia Visa Requirements – A Complete Guide

Georgia Visa Requirements – A Complete Guide

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Getting your visa in order is the first step to planning an awesome holiday! But that is not a worry’re planning to visit Georgia in Europe!

Visa to Georgia, Europe

A small country located between the Black Sea and Caucasus Mountains in Europe, Georgia is an enchanting place to be in. The country is known for its lush mountains, quaint towns, delicious food, and friendly locals.

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Georgia visa requirements for UAE residents

No visa is required for citizens of United Arab Emirates to enter Georgia, Europe. Which means Emiratis visiting Georgia don’t have to worry about getting a visa processed.

Georgia visa for UAE expats and GCC residents

Georgia Visa on arrival

All UAE expats who have a valid resident visa of the United Arab Emirates will also receive a visa on arrival in Georgia.

Even holders of visas or residence permits of other GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council) countries can travel to Georgia visa-free for a period of 90 days. They get an entry stamp to Georgia upon arrival.

However, it must be noted that the GCC resident permit should be at least 6-month old for Georgia visa exemption.

So in-case you’re wondering about Georgia Europe visa requirements from Dubai and the rest of UAE, here’s all you need to know. Read on:

Visa to Tbilisi, Georgia

All the residents of countries that are not included in the Georgia visa exemption list must obtain a visa from one of the Georgian diplomatic missions from their respective countries.

Georgia visa from Dubai

Georgia visa on arrival countries

Fortunately, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, State of Kuwait, State of Qatar, Kingdom of Bahrain, Oman, and Brunei are some of the countries exempted from requiring a visa. All visa exempt nationals are allowed to stay for a maximum of one year in Georgia. It’s a very convenient procedure if you understand the process for Georgia visa from Dubai.

Also, passengers on cruise ships which stay on a Georgian port for less than 72 hours do not require a visa.

Georgian visa policy: What documents will be required for residents of visa exempted countries?

  1. Passport that is valid for at least six months from the date of application
  2. A recent passport-size photograph (coloured)
  3. Fully completed and signed Visa Application Form
  4. Appropriate Consular fee.

As of February 2015, Georgian Government has launched an e-VISA portal that allows citizens of non-exempt countries (countries that are require a visa to enter Georgia) to obtain a visa online, without having to visit a Georgian diplomatic mission or consulate.

How much time is required to issue a Visa in Georgia?

Citizens of the following countries can get a Georgian visa upon arrival to one the country’s airports in Tbilisi or Batumi at the cost of 35-40 United Arab Emirates Dirhams, if duration of the visit is no longer than 1 month –

USA, Austria, Belgium, Germany, Denmark, GB, Spain, Estonia, Japan, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Canada, Cyprus, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxemburg, Hungary, Poland, Portugal, Greece, France, Slovakia, Finland, Czech Republic, Sweden, Switzerland, Holland.

If the visitor is not a citizen of the above mentioned countries, or if their duration of travel is longer than one month, a visa from the Georgian consulate is required. No invitation papers are necessary, but the visitor needs to specify the name of the inviting person or organization on the application form. The processing time for visa in this case is about 5 to 14 business days, and the visa costs will be 50 to 100 Dirhams.

Disclaimer: The contents of this pages are provided to the best of our knowledge, and in good faith. The use of this website is at the viewer/user’s sole risk.

For further information on Georgia online visa application form, please contact the Georgia Embassy in UAE, or visit Georgian Embassies Website.


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  4. There’s no Georgian embassy in my country (Papua New Guinea) Can I obtain a Visa online or what’s the best advice for entering Georgia?

  5. i am a tourist in UAE,with 3month visa, and im planning to go georgia after my visa here,can i applied a 3month visa also in georgia? thank you so much

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  7. hey there, I need some information regarding the visa. Actually, my visa has to get renewed on 1st Jan 2017. Is it possible to travel to Georgia this month ? Kindly help

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      Thank you for your contact details.

      Kindly email us –
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      • Tentative travel dates.
      • No. of people travelling. (adult, kids- with ages)
      • Intended duration of stay.
      • Current location
      • Budget
      • Email address and phone number
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  10. Please am a Nigeria and we have visa free to Georgia, i also have resident in uae. So how can I travel to Georgia from uae. What are the requirement i need. Please repl

  11. Dear Sir,
    my name is Rasel. i am Bangladesh citizen.i work here in Abu Dhabi my company name is ( Global Emirates Services Co. LLC) i am working 7 year’s same company now i like to go Georgia toursit .so is that possible to got visa? #0564353522

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      Kindly email us –
      • Your nationality.
      • Tentative travel dates.
      • No. of people travelling. (adult, kids- with ages)
      • Intended duration of stay.
      • Current location
      • Budget
      • Email address and phone number

      We will get back to you at the earliest.

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  12. Please help if there’s any ways to get Residence Visa to Georgia for Syrians living and working in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates? If there is, how and what are the requirements.

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  13. I work in UAE on a residency visa. I want to travel next year February to Georgia to work there. How can I get a work permit

  14. Hi, I want to visit Georgia with my wife in December. Can you guide me about the process, documents required and expenses. Plz reply me..00971563498408.

    • Hello Kamran,

      Thank you for reaching out to us. Kindly email us your travel details and we shall get back to you.

      • Your nationality.
      • Tentative travel dates.
      • No. of people travelling. (adult, kids- with ages)
      • Intended duration of stay.
      • Current location
      • Budget
      • Email address and phone number

      Team Holidayme

  15. I’m an Egyptian and I’m on a visit visa to UAE and i want to go to Georgia from here for 3 or 4 days is that possible and how i can get the visa and whats required

  16. Please help if there’s any ways to get Residence Visa to Georgia for BANGLADSHI living and working in BAHARIN, s? If there is, how and what are the requirements.

  17. Hi,

    We are a family of 6. We all have an Indian passport.

    1 of us has only Saudi iqama (Residence permit), 3 of us have Saudi iqama & valid US visa,1 of us has Saudi iqama & valis Australian visa and another 1 has a valid US Visa only.

    Would there be any issues for any of these people in getting Visa on arrival in Tbilisi?


  18. I’m Bangladeshi citizen, now I stay in saudi arabia. Can I apply for Georgia visa. if possible please feed back me.

  19. My friend is holding a employment visa in UAE and his passport expires on 22nd May, Kindly confirm if he can come for 4days visit to Georgia.

  20. I am 54 years old at present in Saudi Arabia. Now I like to visit Georgia next year month of June. what I can do for this visa. plz reply me.

  21. hello sir iam taibullah from afghanistan i have uae transport visa so i like to visit georgia for three months. are you have business visit visa? for afghan nationality .please sent all the requirments for afghans.thanks

  22. Hello Sir am . Sadik. I would like visit Georgia next month(April 20th) for 10 days. please advise what is the processes and there any package with you

  23. good day!
    I have my residence permit in Bahrain and this week we will visit Georgia, I want to know if they are accepting Dinar or Debit cards, or what currency their accepting?

    • Hello!

      Some places may accept Dinar but in order to be perfectly safe we would recommend that you visit a money exchange at the airport 🙂

  24. Dear Team,

    I am a Palestinian Citizen with an Issued Passport from Palestine (Not a Travel Document) and I am living in United Arab Emirates with an Employment Visa. I saw couple of Airline Websites stating that my nationality requires visa to enter Georgia.

    I am really to apply for Visa, however, we do not have an Embassy for Georgia in Dubai or Abu Dhabi.

    How can I apply, and how can I visit the country considering that I already visited Georgia in 2017 and all went well without even applying for Visa.

  25. Hi, my name is Asim Sattar, I am from Pakistan, we are a travel and tour group who is interested in visiting Georgia for the first time and then frequently visit in future. We are not sure about the visa regulations. For Pakistani passport holders with no other valid visa or dual citizenship, how to go about for the Georgian visa. Can we apply for e- visa. Also which airline is the cheapest for travelling to Georgia. We are also planning to visit Azerbaijan would we be able to enter from Azerbaijan into Georgia. All the details will be very helpful . thanks

  26. Is it mandatory to have 6mths visa validity. my 14yr old son visa expires on 14th Feb 2019 and our travel date is 1st Sept to 6th Sept 2018.

  27. Pls is nigeria a visa free country to Georgia? How can a nigeria get a 9 month visa from georgia? +2348033361536 whats up me plz.