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Residence permit in Georgia, business investment visa Georgia

 

GET YOUR RESIDENCE PERMIT IN GEORGIA WITH OUR HELP

 

Who can qualify for residence permit in Georgia?

Residence permit Georgia, House of Justice inside, TbilisiPlease note that Georgia's police and local immigration authority performs due diligence detailed background checks for every candidate that apply for visa and residence permits in Georgia. Please note that we don’t give you guarantee of positive answer, but we help you to get it. Your personal dedicated Account manager will guide through all the process you and help you to get ready for the application. We will be present with you even on the interview in Tbilisi if requested. There are no guarantees that your application will be approved. Generally, applicants for short term and long-terms visas from Western countries like EU member states, USA, Canada or Australia are considered more favourably. On the other side applicants from countries like Iran, Iraq, Pakistan or Syria will have to show a strong reason to quality for any kind of residence permit in Georgia.

We pleased that we assited a lot of business clients from Canada, India, Russia, Pakistan, Iran and many more countries to obtain residence visa in Georgia. We will be glad to help you!

 

 

For a permanent or short-term stay in Georgia, you have 3 different types of visas to choose from:

 

1. SHORT-TERM RESIDENCE PERMITS IN GEORGIA FOR BUSINESS OWNERS

Short-term residence permits are issued to owner of the active business like LTD Company in Georgia. The company / business must prove that is active business with business activities, contracts, corporate bank account, revenue service registration etc. A short-term residence permit has validity for one year. The sort-term residence permit is extendable by another 5 years and later on convertible into a permanent residence permit at the end of the 6-year period, provided that the investment remains in place in the possession.


Similar conditions apply for self-employed freelance who can obtain work residence permit in Georgia. Please see more details here.


How long will it take?
As for temporary residence, during the application review (express application takes 10 working days) you should stay in Georgia because maybe you will be invited for an interview and later you need to wait again 10 days to take ID card if answer is positive.

Our service
Our personal assistance during Temporary residence application process, including the passport translation, translation/interpretation of interviews if needed, personal assistance of dedicated Account manager and preparation of all necessary documents with the submission to the Authority. The price of the service also includes 12-month physical address in Tbilisi that you need for the residence application.


What do you get?

  • Six months Short-term residence permit in Georgia, extendable

How much will it cost you?

  • Readymade Georgian LTD company price is 2.280 GEL + VAT 18% (incl. the virtual office at Besiki Business Center for 12 months free) or Company incorporation with assistance is 590 GEL + 18% VAT plus the virtual office for the company at Besiki Business Center costs 135 GEL + 18% VAT per month with the annual payment
  • Our fees will be 1.700 GEL + VAT 18%
  • To show a bank reference letter in Georgian they you have a balance of approx. 1.700 USD (or an equivalent in GEL or EUR) on your personal bank account in Georgian bank. The bank will provide you confirmation a day after you will deposit founds and you are free to use the money way you need.
  • Authority fees for aplication - 210 (30 days duration) or express 410 GEL (10 days duration)
  • Georgian ID card – free of charge
  • 50 GEL for visa extension if needed

 

2. SHORT-TERM RESIDENCE PERMITS IN GEORGIA BASED ON REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT

Short-term residence permits are issued to property-owner of real estate who have invested in Georgia (i.e. in Tbilisi, Batumi, Bakuriani, …) an apartment, house, development land or any other residential or commercial property with minimum value of 35.000 USD and more. The value of the real estate investment must be verified by an independent auditor in Georgia. A short-term residence permit has validity for one year. The sort-term residence permit is extendable by another 5 years and later convertible into a permanent residence permit at the end of the 6-year period, provided that the investment remains in place in the possession.

The prices of the property starting at 1500 GEL per m2. You can easily rent flat long term or simply by portal sites like Airbnb.com

How long will it take?
As for temporary residence, during the application review (express application takes 10 working days) you should stay in Georgia because maybe you will be invited for an interview and later you need to wait again 10 days to take ID card if answer is positive.

Our service
Our personal assistance during Temporary residence application process, including the passport translation, translation/interpretation of interviews if needed, personal assistance of dedicated Account manager and preparation of all necessary documents with the submission to the Authority. The price of the service also includes 12-month physical address in Tbilisi that you need for the residenc application.


What do you get?

  • One-year Short-term residence permit in Georgia, renewable every year

How much will it cost you?

  • One-time property investment from 35.000 USD
  • Fee for the independent auditor
  • Our fees will be 1.700 GEL + VAT 18%
  • Authority fees for aplication - 210 (30 days duration) or express 410 GEL (10 days duration)
  • Georgian ID card – free of charge
  • 50 GEL for visa extension if needed

 

3. PERMANENT RESIDENCE PERMIT FOR INVESTORS IN THE ECONOMY OF GEORGIA

To get a permanent  residence permit by investment you will need to invest at least 300,000 GEL (approx. 110.000 EUR) in the Georgian economy in the form of i.e. loans, bank term deposits, purchase of real estate property or other assets in Georgia. The total value of your investment must to be verified by an independent Georgian auditor. Please note that the application for a permanent residence permit has to be also supported by a member of the Georgian government or by three business managers who must be Georgian citizens. The permanent residence permit by investment is issued for an indefinite period of time. The residence ID card must be renewed every 5 years.

How long will it take?
As for permanent residence, during the application review (application takes up to 30 days) you should stay in Georgia because you might be invited for an interview and later you need to wait again 10 days to take ID card.

Our service
Our personal assistance during Permanent residence application process, including the passport translation, personal assistance of dedicated Account manager and preparation of all necessary documents with the submission to the Authority. The price of the service also includes first 12-month physical address in Tbilisi that you need for the residence application.

What do you get?

  • Permanent residence permit in Georgia

How much will it cost you?

Please contact us for more informations.

 

4. RESIDENCE PERMITS IN GEORGIA FOR FAMILY MEMBERS REUNIFICATION

If you hold already Georgian residence permit your family members also can apply for residence permits for family reunification.  Based on Georgian immigration act only spouses, children under age of 18 and legally incapable or disabled persons dependent on the main applicant are considered as family members. The residence permit for family reunification is issued if documents are submitted showing the relationship (marriage certificate, birth certificate, etc.) and availability of financial means (income or savings) to support the family members during they stay in Georgia.


How much it will cost you?

  • Our fees will be 1.700 GEL + VAT 18%
  • Authority fees for aplication - 210 (30 days duration) or express 410 GEL (10 days duration)
  • Georgian ID card – free of charge
  • 50 GEL for visa extension if needed


HOW TO GET GEORGIAN PASSPORT AND CITIZENSHIP

You are eligible for a Georgian passport and citizenship after five years of residence in the country. In addition to the residence requirement you will have to show basic knowledge of Georgian language, Georgian history and law, and that you have real estate property, a job or you own a running business in Georgia.

Georgian passport ranks 53rd in the world (as of 2018) Passport index and allows visa-free travel to 114 countries, including EU/Schengen countries, most of CIS countries, Ukraine, Iran and Turkey.

Georgia is one of countries that does not allow dual citizenship, unless Georgian citizenship is granted as an exception by the President for services rendered to the country. If it is revealed that you are a citizen of another country your Georgian passport may be revoked

Visas free countries to travel to Georgia
A visa is not required for citizens of countries who can stay in Georgia visa-free for one full year. The list of visa free countries is available here.

Obtaining a visa before application for a residence permit
Only holders of visas „D category“ are allowed to apply for residence permits, unless you plan to apply for a permanent investment residence permit which can be obtained as long as you have a lawful status for your stay in Georgia (i.e. as a short-term visitor visa).

How to get visa to Georgia
If you need an immigration visa you can apply for it at Georgian embassies abroad (list of Georgian Missions Abroad) or online via portal e-VISA. It is also possible to obtain a visa in Tbilisi, provided that the applicant has at least 45 days before his or her lawful status to stay expires.

Requirements for obtaining a visa to Georgia
If you need to obtain a visa you will have to submit following documents showing

  1. purpose of your visit – please see for more detail e-VISA
  2. enough financial means – please see for more details e-VISA
  3. proof of accommodation
  4. commercial travel and health insurance

Owners of real estate property do not have to provide these documents mentioned above. They must show a certificate of ownership of real estate property in Georgia.

Visa categories to travel to Georgia
Visas are issued to foreigners coming to Georgia for work and business (D1), freelancing (D2), family reunification (D4) as well as to owners of real estate in Georgia worth 35.000 USD and more (D5).

 

To order a residence permit in Georgia call a Toll Free Number 0800 000 020 from Georgia (from abroad call +995 558 800 007)

 

 

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Tbilisi, Georgia

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