Starting from 28 March 2017, Georgian citizens, holding
valid biometric passports, will be exempted from the visa requirement when
travelling to the Schengen Area for a short stay of up to 90 days within a
180-day period. This means that as of this date Georgian citizens in possession
of a valid biometric passport no longer have to apply for a short-stay Schengen
Therefore, the consular section of the Estonian
Embassy in Tbilisi will no longer accept short-stay-visa applications from Georgian
citizens with biometric passports who intend to travel to Estonia on 28 March
2017 or later.
However, the visa exemption does not mean that
travelers will be automatically allowed to enter the territory of Estonia and
other Schengen countries. Georgian citizens must be able to present to the
border police all the documents explaining the purpose and conditions of their
For details, please refer to the FAQ section of the Office of the
State Minister of Georgia on European and Euro-Atlantic Integration (in Georgian),
of the European Union to Georgia.
Georgian citizens with non-biometric passports have
to apply for visa as usually, despite the visa liberalisation.
Georgian citizens who wish to stay for more than
90 days in Estonia need to apply for a national visa (D visa).