Visa and Accommodation
International students who are going to study in Georgia should apply for an immigration visa (D3 category – for persons arriving in Georgia to study or conduct research in or at the premises of authorized educational institutions in Georgia; persons arriving in Georgia to study under international programmes).
Certain international travelers may be eligible to travel to Georgia without a visa if they meet the requirements for visa-free travel. If you are a student or visiting researcher from EU states, USA, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Israel etc., you may enter Georgia without Visa or residence permit for 1 (One) Full Year (Unless Otherwise Noted).
For the full list of the countries, whose citizens may enter Georgia without visa and the detailed visa information, please visit:
If you do not fall into the above-mentioned categories, you need to apply for Visa.
Student visa applications are treated with high priority. It is the students’ obligation to take care of visa arrangements/residence permit.
Visa Application for immigration visa may be submitted to the Embassy of Georgia or Consular offices in the appropriate country. An immigration visa shall be issued with the right of multiple entries and with 90 calendar days. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia, diplomatic missions and consular offices of Georgia abroad shall make the decision to issue a D immigration visa within 30 calendar days after an appropriate visa application is submitted.