Regulations for Crossing the Georgian Border in connection with the COVID-19 pandemic

Passengers are not allowed to enter.

This does not apply to:
- nationals of Georgia;
- spouses and children under 18 years of nationals of Georgia;
- British nationals and nationals of Albania, Andorra, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Canada, China (People's Rep.), Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Iraq, Ireland (Rep.), Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Korea (Rep.), Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Moldova (Rep.), Monaco, Montenegro, Netherlands, North Macedonia (Rep.), Norway, Oman, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russian Fed., San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, USA, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates and Uzbekistan if arriving from Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Canada, China (People's Rep.), Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Iraq, Ireland (Rep.), Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Korea (Rep.), Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Moldova (Rep.), Monaco, Montenegro, Netherlands, North Macedonia (Rep.), Norway, Oman, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russian Fed., San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, USA, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom or Uzbekistan.
- residents of Albania, Andorra, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Canada, China (People's Rep.), Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Iraq, Ireland (Rep.), Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Korea (Rep.), Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Moldova (Rep.), Monaco, Montenegro, Netherlands, North Macedonia (Rep.), Norway, Oman, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russian Fed., San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, USA, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom or Uzbekistan if arriving from Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Canada, China (People's Rep.), Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Iraq, Ireland (Rep.), Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Korea (Rep.), Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Moldova (Rep.), Monaco, Montenegro, Netherlands, North Macedonia (Rep.), Norway, Oman, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russian Fed., San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, USA, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom or Uzbekistan;
- passengers with a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated. The vaccination certificate must be in English;
- passengers with a positive COVID-19 test issued at most 100 days before arrival and a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they received one dose at least 14 days before arrival. Vaccines accepted are: AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria), AZD1222 (SK Bioscience Co Ltd.), Covishield, Janssen, Moderna (Spikevax), Pfizer-BioNTech (Comirnaty), Sinopharm and Sinovac. The vaccination certificate must be in English.

2. Passengers must have a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken at most 72 hours before arrival. The test result must be in English, Georgian or Russian.
- This does not apply to:
- nationals of Georgia;
- passengers younger than 10 years;
- passengers with a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated. The vaccination certificate must be in English;
- passengers with a positive COVID-19 test issued at most 100 days before arrival and a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they received one dose at least 14 days before arrival. Vaccines accepted are: AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria), AZD1222 (SK Bioscience Co Ltd.), Covishield, Janssen, Moderna (Spikevax), Pfizer-BioNTech (Comirnaty), Sinopharm and Sinovac. The vaccination certificate must be in English.

3. Passengers must submit a pre-registration form at https://tinyurl.com/krzcafmu
- This does not apply to:
- nationals of Georgia residing in Georgia;
- passengers with a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated. The vaccination certificate must be in English;
- passengers with a positive COVID-19 test issued at most 100 days before arrival and a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they received one dose at least 14 days before arrival. Vaccines accepted are: AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria), AZD1222 (SK Bioscience Co Ltd.), Covishield, Janssen, Moderna (Spikevax), Pfizer-BioNTech (Comirnaty), Sinopharm and Sinovac. The vaccination certificate must be in English.
 

4. Nationals of Georgia without a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken at most 72 hours before arrival are subject to self-isolation for 8 days.

5. Passengers could be subject to quarantine for up to 14 days. More details can be found at https://tinyurl.com/

6. 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 last 14 days, is 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 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.

7. The above requirements are provided by a third-party source and subject to change without prior notice. Please check the IATA Travel Centre, website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia https://mfa.gov.ge , https://stopcov.ge/en and at https://tinyurl.com/4kmkznx7 before your flight to get the latest updates on the requirements at the country you are travelling from and arriving to.

Upon departure from Georgia to Azerbaijan on AZAL and Buta Airways flights it is necessary to obtain a certificate of negative coronavirus test in one of the branches of Synevo laboratory (www.synevo.ge) or to provide a certificate of a negative PCR-test result for COVID-19 which contains a QR code (the authenticity of which will be verified on the check-in desks).