Georgia (Republic of)

History of Relations | Diplomatic Representation | Travel Info | Health Requirements | Climate Info | Currency Info | Trade Info | Visits and Meetings | Agreements | Interest Groups/ Organisations

History of Relations

Diplomatic relations since 1995.

Diplomatic Representation

South African Representation in Georgia

Non-residential accreditation from Kiev, Ukraine

HE Mr A Sentso
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary

South African Embassy

Georgian Representation in South Africa

H E Mr B Dvali
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary

Embassy of Georgia

Parliament address: 8 Rustaveli str, Tbilisi, Georgia; tel: (995 32) 999-060, Secretariat of the Chairman

Ministry of Foreign Affairs: 4 Chitadze str, Tbilisi, Georgia; tel: (995-32) 989-377; 989-388, fax 997-249.

Travel Info

Visa Requirements for South Africans

Fees:

Visa valid for 2 weeks:

USD 40

Visa valid for one month:

USD 50

Duration to process visa:

minimum 3 days

Urgent visa (issued in 1 day):

plus 50% of visa fee

Urgent visa (issued in 2-3 days):

plus 20% of visa fee

Multiple entry visa valid for more than 1 month (subject to approval of Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia; duration to process visa is 2 months):

USD 200

South African citizens can apply for visas at Georgian Embassies in the following countries:

Great Britain: 3 Horton Place Kensington, London, W8 4LZ, tel: +44 207 937 8233; fax: +44 207 938 4108

France: 104 Raumond Poincare Avenue, Paris, 75116, tel: +33 1 450 21616; fax: +33 1 450 21601

Belgium: 58 Orban Avenue, Brussels, 1150, tel: +32 2 761 1190/91, fax: +32 2 761 1199

Switzerland: 1 Rue Richard Wagner, Geneva, 1202, tel: +41 22 919 1010, fax: +41 22 733 9033

Germany: 32 Heinrich-Mann Street, Berlin, 13156, tel: +49 30 484 90715/52/53, fax: +49 30 484 90720/55

Turkey: 15 Abdulah Cevdet sok, Cankaya, Ankara, tel: +90 312 442 6509/08/10/11, fax: +90 312 442 6507

USA: 1625 New Hampshire Ave N.W., Suite 300, Washington DC, 20009, tel: +1 202 387 9150/51/56, fax: +1 202 393 6060

Ukraine: 1 Peremogy Sq., Hotel Lybid, Kyiv, tel: +380 44 246 1067

Visas can be issued on arrival in Tbilisi airport, valid for 2 weeks: USD 40

Visa Requirements:

Valid passport

One filled application form

Two passport size photos

Health Requirements

Immunisation against hepatitis A and hepatitis B is recommended for all Central European countries, including Georgia.

For further information go to Travelers' Health.

Climate Info

Subtropical mountainous to moderate. Average winter temperature: from + 3 to - 2 C, summer: from + 23 to + 26 C.

For up-to-date weather information click here.

Currency Info

1 Lari = 100 tetris; rate of exchange as of June 2002: USD1 = 2.2 Laris.

For current exchange rates click here.

State and Official Visits / Bilateral Meetings

No Information

Bilateral Agreements

If you have any queries with regard to treaties please contact the Treaty Section at 012 351 0872/0872/0837.

Trade Info

For current information on trade statistics between South Africa and Georgia, visit the web site of the Department of Trade and Industry of South Africa

Interest Groups and Information

No Information

 

 

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