What countries will enjoy open borders with Georgia
Citizens of all countries, traveling from any country are able to enter Georgia, if they:
- While traveling by air present the document confirming the full course (two doses, one dose in case of Johnson&Johnson) of any COVID-19 vaccination at the border checkpoints of Georgia.
- While crossing the land and sea border of Georgia present the document confirming the full course (two doses, one dose in case of Johnson&Johnson) of any COVID-19 vaccination at the border checkpoints of Georgia, as well as the negative PCR test taken in the last 72 hours prior to the visit to Georgia.
*Except for any person traveling from the Republic of India (regardless of citizenship and full course of vaccination) as well as persons having a history of travel to the Republic of India for the last 14 days. They are subject to a negative PCR test conducted in the last 72 hours prior to the visit to Georgia at the border and then - a mandatory 14-day quarantine (in the case of foreigners, at their own expense).
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
- 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
- Republic of Moldova
- Republic of Kazakhstan
- Russian Federation
- Republic of Belarus
- Republic of Uzbekistan
- Republic of Tajikistan
- Republic of Kyrgyzstan
- People’s Republic of China
- Republic of Korea
- The Sultanate of Oman
Conditions for entering Georgia
For entering Georgia, they must comply with the following conditions:
- 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 to 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, contact details (address, phone number, email, etc.) https://stopcov.ge/en/Protocol;
- All individuals who have traveled to the Republic of India within the last 14 days will be placed in a mandatory quarantine for 14 days upon entry at their own expense. In this case, PCR-examination on the 3rd day of their stay will be waived.
- 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 card 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 in the carriage of goods by rail, as well as the members of the aircraft crew.
Know how it spreads
- There is currently no vaccine to prevent coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
- The best way to prevent illness is to avoid being exposed to this virus.
- The virus is thought to spread mainly from person to person.
- Between people who are in close contact with one another (within about 6 feet).
- Through respiratory droplets produced when an infected person coughs, sneezes or talks.
- These droplets can land in the mouths or noses of people who are nearby or possibly be inhaled into the lungs.
- Some recent studies have suggested that COVID-19 may be spread by people who are not showing symptoms.
- Washing your hands regularly with an alcohol-based sanitizer, or with soap and water.
- Maintaining a distance of at least 1 meter (3 feet) between yourself and anyone who is coughing or sneezing
- Avoiding touching your eyes, nose, and mouth
- Seeking medical care immediately if you are showing symptoms
While on the plane
- Strictly follow the rules of personal hygiene:
- Wash hands with soap and water before meals, or use an alcohol-based hand rub solution;
- After using the toilet, wash hands with soap and water, or use an alcohol-based hand rub solution;
- Avoid close contact with sick people with fever and cough;
- If you become ill during your journey, immediately notify the crew and request medical care