Entry allowed but some restrictions may apply. Entry ban for non-vaccinated visitors arriving from certain areas. Test required for visitors arriving from certain areas. Vaccinated are exempted from testing.
Quarantine required for visitors arriving from certain areas. Vaccinated are exempted from quarantine. Find more details on official websites.

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What is the COVID situation in Georgia?

0 New COVID cases in Georgia
0 New COVID deaths in Georgia
31.81% Fully vaccinated

Data source: Our World In Data / Data updated on May 23, 2022

Data last reviewed on: 13 October 2021

Basic facts about Georgia

Georgia is a small country located in Western Asia. The capital of Georgia is Tbilisi and the most spoken language is Georgian. The national currency in Georgia is Georgian Lari (GEL).

What taxi apps are available in Georgia?

If you are not a local, you may have difficulty making the best use of public transportation. Using a taxi app such as Uber or Bolt is unquestionably a better method to go about cities without getting into too much touch with strangers. There may be also other local taxi apps available in Georgia.

Uber is not available in Georgia. You can use Bolt in 8 cities: Batumi, Gori, Kutaisi, Poti, Rustavi, Tbilisi, Telavi, Zugdidi.

See the full list of cities where Bolt operate.

Practical information

Georgian Lari (GEL)Official currency
1 EUR~3.07 GEL
1 USD~2.91 GEL

Check with your bank to determine if there are any costs for international transactions. When you use a foreign ATM, your home bank will typically charge you a fee. While some banks don't charge a fee, some charge a fixed fees for every withdrawal or provide a limited amount of free withdrawals.

When you spend money abroad with your card, you're unlikely to get the interbank exchange rate. This implies that each time you spend in a foreign currency, you may be paying a significant fee. Varying service providers may charge different markups, but they should not exceed 3% of the transaction value on average.

To reduce the transaction costs, you may choose to consider one of the travel cards offered by the following mobile banks:, Revolut, N26 or Monose

Do people speak English in Georgia?

The official language of Georgia is Georgian. Unfortunately, if you speak English, it might be problematic to communicate fluently unless you know Georgian. As you go away from the main tourist destinations and into smaller towns and villages, you will notice a decrease in the usage of English, particularly among older generations over 50 years old. This is where knowing a few simple Georgian words may help.

In the EF English Competency Index (EF EPI), which assesses the language proficiency of non-native speaking countries, Georgia was ranked 47th out of 100 countries in 2020.

What socket types are used in Georgia?

There are 2 common plug types used in Georgia:

Type C 220 V, 50 Hz  Type F 220 V, 50 Hz

The sockets' shapes and voltage differ from country to country and a travel plug adapter may be required. Portable devices, such as phones, notebooks or tablets, usually handle the entire range of voltages used across the world (110-240V).

What countries need visa to enter Georgia?

Currently, citizens of 94 countries can enter Georgia without obtaining a visa. This figure includes nationals who can acquire a visa on arrival.

What are visa requirements to enter Georgia?

Use the list below to check visa requirements for your country to enter Georgia.

Data last reviewed on: 13 October 2021

Is it safe in Georgia?

The U.S. State Department uses a four-level travel advisory system. The levels show how safe it is to travel throughout the world. The countries with the lowest level (1) are considered safe for visitors, while those with the greatest level (4) should be avoided, at least temporarily.

On April 19, 2022, the risk level for Georgia was changed to Level 1: Exercise Normal Precautions.

Emergency phones in Georgia

112 Police
112 Ambulance
112 Fire police

Check travel information also for neighbor countries of Georgia:

ArmeniaAzerbaijanRussian FederationTurkey
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