Georgia (Travel Restrictions, COVID Tests & Quarantine Requirements)

This page was last updated on 25 February, 2021.

 

At a Glance

Travel Restrictions

Tourist Entry: Partially Allowed
Testing: A temperature screening is conducted upon arrival. If temperature is high, a PCR test will be conducted as well.
Quarantine Required: Depends
Quarantine Details: Quarantine for 12 days required for some countries.

Local Restrictions

Lockdown in Effect: Partial
Events: Partially Allowed
Transport: Operational with restrictions
Shopping: Open
Restaurants and Bars: Open with restrictions
 

Detailed Travel Advisory

Published 11.02.2021
1. Passengers are not allowed to enter.
-This does not apply to:
– British nationals and nationals of Austria, Bahrain, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland (Rep.), Israel, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, USA and United Arab Emirates if arriving from Austria, Bahrain, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland (Rep.), Israel, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, USA, United Arab Emirates or United Kingdom;
– residents of Austria, Bahrain, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland (Rep.), Israel, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, USA, United Arab Emirates or United Kingdom if arriving from Austria, Bahrain, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland (Rep.), Israel, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, USA, United Arab Emirates or United Kingdom;
– passengers with a certificate of vaccination against Coronavirus (COVID-19). The certificate must be in English.
2.Nationals of Georgia without a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) test result issued at most 72 hours before arrival are subject to self-isolation for 8 days.
3. British nationals and nationals of Austria, Bahrain, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland (Rep.), Israel, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, USA, United Arab Emirates arriving from Austria, Bahrain, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland (Rep.), Israel, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, USA, United Arab Emirates or United Kingdom must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result. The test must have been taken at most 72 hours before arrival and the certificate must be in English; and
– must submit a pre-registration form at https://registration.gov.ge/pub/form/8_protocol_for_arrivals_in_georgia/tk6157/ .
4. Residents of Austria, Bahrain, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland (Rep.), Israel, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, USA, United Arab Emirates or United Kingdom arriving from Austria, Bahrain, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland (Rep.), Israel, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, USA, United Arab Emirates or United Kingdom must have a medical certificate with a negative Coronavirus (COVID-19) PCR test result. The test must have been taken at most 72 hours before arrival and the certificate must be in English; and
– must submit a pre-registration form at https://registration.gov.ge/pub/form/8_protocol_for_arrivals_in_georgia/tk6157/ .
5. Passengers who have been in the past 14 days in the United Kingdom are subject to quarantine for 12 days.
6. Nationals of Georgia could be subject to self-isolation.
7. More details can be found at https://stopcov.ge/en and https://mfa.gov.ge/MainNav/CoVID-19-sakitkhebi/sazgvris-kvetis-regulaciebi.aspx?lang=en-US .

 

Detailed Tourist Information

Entry is severely restricted to only a small number of countries, and the most up to date information can be found here https://stopcov.ge/ka/EntryRules.

Certain business travelers and those who want to work from Georgia remotely can apply here. A form must be filled out to indicate where a traveler has been in the previous 14 days.

From 15 September, all foreigners must take a PCR test on arrival, and may be required to quarantine before being tested again.

 

Lockdown Details

Effective February 1:

The “curfew” in effect for December and January will remain in effect.

Restaurants and eateries may still provide delivery, take-away, and drive-thru service only, except that in Adjara, cafes and restaurants will be open.

Public transport, schools, and trade centers (shopping malls) will resume operation in Batumi, Zugdidi, Gori, Poti and Telavi. Shops and municipal travel will remain closed on weekends.

Trade centers/shops will be open in Tbilisi (including weekends).

Ski resorts remain closed.

Effective March 1: Public transportation will resume in Tbilisi.
 

Sources

https://ge.usembassy.gov/covid-19-information-on-georgia/
Data Source: covidcontrols.co