Covid 19 information

From March 28 it is not obligatory to wear a mask in the open space on the territory of Georgia.

Entry rules for non-vaccinated visitors

Citizens and residence permit holders of the following states may enter Georgia by air, land and sea under the conditions mentioned below:

  • European Union Member States
  • State of Israel
  • Republic of Turkey
  • Swiss Confederation
  • Kingdom of Norway
  • United States of America
  • Canada
  • The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
  • Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
  • State of Qatar
  • State of Kuwait
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Kingdom of Bahrein
  • Republic of Armenia
  • Republic of Azerbaijan
  • Ukraine
  • Republic of Moldova
  • Republic of Kazakhstan
  • Russian Federation
  • Republic of Belarus
  • Republic of Uzbekistan
  • Republic of Tajikistan
  • Republic of Kyrgyzstan
  • Turkmenistan
  • People’s Republic of China
  • Japan
  • Republic of Korea
  • The Sultanate of Oman
  • Republic of San Marino
  • Principality of Monaco
  • Republic of Serbia
  • Republic of Iceland
  • Principality of Liechtenstein
  • Montenegro
  • Principality of Andorra
  • Republic of Albania
  • Republic of Northern Macedonia
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
  • Republic of Iraq
  • Lebanese Republic

They must travel directly from the above-mentioned countries, including transit travel through third countries;

✅ At the border checkpoint they shall present a negative result of the PCR test conducted in the last 72 hours prior their visit to Georgia;

✅ On the 3rd day of their stay, they are obliged to undergo PCR examination at their own expense;

✅ Before crossing the state border, they must complete the special application form, indicating the travel history of the last 14 days, and contact details (address, phone number, email, etc.)

✅ PCR examination certificate must be in Georgian, English, or Russian.

✅ Any person under the age of 10 (regardless of nationality) is exempted from the obligation to submit a negative PCR test in the last 72 hours prior to the visit to Georgia and to conduct a PCR examination on the third day.


Except for the above-mentioned categories, the restrictions on entry to Georgia do not apply to:

✅ Representatives of the diplomatic missions and international organizations accredited to Georgia and their family members;

✅ Family members of Georgian citizens, despite their nationality;

✅ Persons arriving in Georgia as part of the humanitarian mission – if a trip of such mission (doctors, volunteers, etc.) to Georgia becomes a necessity;

✅ Individuals who have been granted the status of a stateless person by the respective authorities of Georgia;

✅ Individuals holding status-neutral ID cards or travel documents;

✅ Individuals having a refugee status in Georgia;

✅ Members of official delegations (will be decided on a case-to-case basis);

✅ Train and truck drivers, involved in international road traffic, international railway personnel, involved in the carriage of goods by rail, as well as the members of the aircraft crew.

From 00:00 of Sunday, 28 November 2021, citizens of any country, including a citizen of Georgia, who has a travel history to the countries listed below during the last 14 days, are subject to 14-day mandatory isolation/quarantine in the quarantine facility upon entry to Georgia.

After completing the 14 days of isolation/quarantine, a person shall undergo a PCR examination.

These countries are:

Republic of South Africa

Republic of Botswana

Republic of Zimbabwe

Republic of Namibia

Kingdom of Lesotho

Kingdom of Eswatini (Swaziland)

Republic of Mozambique

Republic of Malawi

The Government of Georgia will cover all the costs related to isolation/quarantine as well as PCR examination for a citizen of Georgia. A foreign citizen shall have to cover the costs of his/her isolation/quarantine and PCR testing.

See also:

– Procedures for foreign students entering Georgia – 

– Information on foreign citizens traveling to Georgia for business purpose – 

– Information regarding the project “Remotely from Georgia” – 

Wear a mask only indoors and enjoy Tours in Georgia.