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
What countries will enjoy open borders with Georgia
Citizens of all countries, traveling by air from any country may enter Georgia if they present the document confirming the full course (two doses) of any COVID-19 vaccination at the border checkpoints of Georgia.
Citizens and residence permit holders of the following states may enter Georgia by air under the conditions mentioned below:
- European Union Member States
- State of Israel
- Republic of Turkey
- Swiss Confederation
- Kingdom of Norway
- United States of America
- United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
- Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
- State of Qatar
- United Arab Emirates
- Kingdom of Bahrein
- Republic of Armenia
- Republic of Azerbaijan
- Republic of Kazakhstan
- Russian Federation
- Republic of Belarus
Conditions for entering Georgia
For entering Georgia, they must comply with the following conditions:
- They must travel by air directly from the countries mentioned above, including transit travel through third countries; (Land and Sea borders remain closed).
- At the border checkpoint of Georgia they must present a PCR-examination certificate conducted 72 hours before travel 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 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland within the last 14 days will be placed in mandatory quarantine for 12 days upon entry. In this case, the obligation of presentation of PCR test negative result on the border as well as PCR-examination on the 3rd day of stay will be waived.
- Representatives of diplomatic missions and international organizations accredited to Georgia and their family members;
- Family members of Georgian citizens, despite their nationality. (Spouse, children under 18 years old, relevant documents should be presented);
- Persons arriving in Georgia as part of the humanitarian mission – if the trip of such mission (doctors, volunteers, etc.) to Georgia becomes a necessity;
- Individuals who have been granted the status of a stateless person by 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 the transport of goods and services and airplane crew.