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One Year into Visa Liberalization

March 28, marks one year after the enactment of visa waiver. It is a great achievement of our country, a result of steps taken by the Government, of course, but also a result of our population’s European choice. This is why we are all proud, of course. Georgia has succeeded …

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IPM: 55 000 Citizens of Georgia Enjoyed Visa-free Regime with EU, 77 Ones Expelled

Georgian media agencies actively cover the developments after visa regime liberalization. Tourists flow has significantly intensified to the countries covered by the visa regime liberalization agreement. Namely, more than 55 000 citizens have enjoyed the visa-free regime agreement opportunities during 3 months, IPM media monitoring and research company reports. According …

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From Europe to Europe—Georgia’s Visa Liberalization Path

Visa Liberalisation Georgia

From Europe to Europe-a path successfully covered by Georgia. From this day onward, Georgia’s citizens will enjoy visa-free travel in the EU/Schengen Area. To celebrate the enactment of visa waiver, on March 28, the Head of Georgian Government embarked on a symbolic trip to Athens, the capital of an ancient …

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8 Days To Go! What You Need To Know Before Traveling To EU

The European Parliament has approved a proposal on visa liberalisation for Georgia, allowing conditional visa-free travel for citizens. Here are things you need to know before traveling to EU countries. In which countries will the visa waiver apply? The visa-free regime applies to stays in the territories of the EU …

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Recommendation for Georgians to Travel to the Schengen Area

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mikheil Janelidze gives recommendations to citizens concerning what happens after visa liberalization is officially confirmed and Georgian citizens are able to travel to the Schengen are freely.  “First of all, it is crucial that the purpose of the travel is valid and truly short-term.Everyone who decides to …

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History is Made: Final Vote Unblocks Visa Regime to Georgia

History is made, soon Georgian citizens will have free visa regime with European countries, as 553 out of 647 members of EU parliament vote in favor of unblocking visas. The EU-Georgia visa liberalisation dialogue started in 2012 and is expected to go into effect by the end of April 2017, …

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EU Making Great Efforts for Visa-free Regime with Georgia, Ukraine

The EU is making great efforts to totally remove the visa regime with Georgia and Ukraine, European Commissioner for Neighborhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn said during PACE winter session. He said Georgia should meet more than 40 and Ukraine more than 150 economic and political conditions of the …

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Visa Suspension Mechanism: Council Confirms Agreement with Parliament

On 7 December 2016, the Permanent Representatives Committee (Coreper) confirmed, on behalf of the Council, the compromise text agreed with the European Parliament on a regulation to revise the suspension mechanism which can be applied to all existing visa liberalisation agreements. The agreement was reached between the Council, Parliament and …

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EU Unblocks Visa-free Travel for Ukraine, Georgia: REUTERS

EU States Back Visa-free Travel for Georgia, But Wait for Safeguards

Dec 8 The European Union will soon let Ukrainians and Georgians visit the bloc without needing a visa after officials said a deal had been struck on Thursday to end an internal EU dispute that had been holding up the promised measures. Late-night talks involving EU member states and the …

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Finally Visa Free Travel for Georgians is in Sight: Kati Piri

European structures have agreed on the suspension mechanism, so next week EU will vote for visa free travel for Georgians and Ukrainians, Parliament Member Kati Piri tweeted yesterday. The suspension of the visa waiver may target certain categories of nationals of the third country concerned. The draft text stresses, however, …

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