VISA REGIME

For holders of diplomatic and official passports:

A visa is not required for a stay of up to 90 days during a period of 180 days

For holders of national passports and other travel documents:

A visa is not required for a stay of up to 360 days during a period of one year as of the date of first entry

Note:

Holders of emergency travel documents in transit require a visa that can be obtained at the border crossings of Georgia

 

ENTRY REGIME FOR CITIZENS OF THE REPUBLIC OF SERBIA DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Citizens of the Republic of Serbia with a proof of vaccination can enter Georgia by plane from any country if they present one of the following:
- a certificate of full vaccination (two doses, or one dose in case of Johnson&Johson vaccine) with any COVID-19 vaccine;
- certificate of recovery from COVID-19 within the last 100 days and confirmation of receiving one dose of any vaccine against COVID-19 approved by the WHO for emergency use (Pfizer, Johnson&Johnson, AstraZeneca, Moderna, Sinopharm, Sinovac), provided that at least 14 days have passed since vaccination.
Citizens of the Republic of Serbia with a proof of vaccination that are entering Georgia by land or sea, besides the previously mentioned documents, are also obliged to present a negative PCR test not older than 72 hours.
Unvaccinated citizens of the Republic of Serbia must travel directly to Georgia by air, land or sea (including transit through third countries) and are required to show a negative PCR test not older than 72 hours. On the third day of their stay in Georgia, they are obliged to do a PCR test at their own expense.
These persons are required to register before entering Georgia via following link: https://registration.gov.ge/pub/form/8_protocol_for_arrivals_in_georgia…
Children under the age of 10 do not have to show a negative PCR test or be re-tested in Georgia.
Persons traveling from the Republic of India as well as persons with a history of travel to India within the last 14 days, are required to provide a negative PCR test not older than 72 hours and spend 14 days in quarantine at their own expense.

 

ENTERING AND LEAVING THE COUNTRY

Citizens of the Republic of Serbia do not require a visa when travelling to Georgia for a stay of up to 365 days as of the date of first entry. Since the Embassy of Georgia covers the Republic of Serbia on a non-residential basis from Greece, citizens of the Republic of Serbia should contact the Embassy in Athens. The required contact information can be found on the website: http://greece.mfa.gov.ge/default.aspx?sec_id=1388&lang=2
Up to 30,000 lari (approximately EUR 15,000) can be brought into/out of Georgia.
The import and export of hunting weapons, precious objects or art, pets and other animals requires special permits.
Food weighing of up to 5 kg, and with a value of up to 200 lari (approximately EUR 100) may be imported. It is also permitted to import items for personal use, up to 50 kg in weight, and with a value of up to 300 lari (approximately EUR 150), or up to 1500 lari (approximately EUR 750) if travelling by air.
Up to 3 litres of alcoholic beverages and 200 packs of cigarettes may be imported and/or exported.
Having a travel health insurance policy is desirable.
Border police: +995 32 241 97 27
Customs: +995 22 88 00 111, +995 32 88 00 111.

 

SOCIAL SECURITY AGREEMENT

No social security agreement has been signed.

 

USEFUL INFORMATION

SECURITY SITUATION – The overall security situation in the country is good. The telephone number for medical emergencies is 112. Foreign nationals may only enter the territory of Abkhazia or South Ossetia from the territory of Georgia, from the district of Zugdidi to Abkhazia and from the district of Gori to South Ossetia. Direct entry to the above territories from any other state is considered illegal.

TRANSPORT – International airports in Georgia are found in Tbilisi, Senaki, Batumi and Kutaisi.
All major cities and regional centres are connected by a rail network.
The main roads are good, but their sections in mountainous areas are in an inferior state. A vehicle registration permit and driver’s licence is required for travelling with a passenger vehicle. Serbian driver's licences issued on the new form are recognised for a duration of up to one year as of the date of entering the territory of Georgia. After the expiry of this period the licence may be exchanged for a Georgian one without retaking the test, but with the period of validity of the licence itself. If the owner of the vehicle is not travelling along, it is necessary to have a certified authorisation in the English language. A green card is not required.

OTHER – The national currency is the lari (GEL). Money is exchanged in banks and exchange offices. The cost of living and price of service are lower than in Serbia.
Tourist Organisation of Georgia: www.gnta.ge, telephone number: + 995 32 243 69 99.

 

Contact information:

During your stay in Georgia, for consular assistance and protection you may contact the Embassy of the Republic of Serbia in the Ukraine, covering Georgia on a non-residential basis, at the following telephone number: + 38044/425-60-60; +38044/425-60-15 or e-mail: konzrs@ukr.net