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.

H E Mr A J Groenewald
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 Street
Tel: (995 32) 999-060
Secretariat of the Chairman

Ministry of Foreign Affairs:
4 Chitadze Street
Tel: (995-32) 989-377
Tel: (995-32)989-388
Fax: (995-32) 997-249

Travel Info

Visa Requirements for South Africans

The Embassy of Georgia in the Republic of South Africa would like to inform that the new visa policy entered in force in Georgia from 5 June 2015. According to the new policy, the citizens of the Republic of South Africa, Republic of Botswana and the Republic of Mauritius enjoy a visa-free regime for travelling and / or staying in Georgia for the period of one full year.

Nevertheless, the citizens of the Republic of South Africa, Republic of Botswana and the Republic of Mauritius should apply for the respective immigration category visa if they intend to stay in Georgia for longer than one year or to apply for the Temporary Residence Permit.

For further information go to the website for the Embassy of Georgia.

Health Requirements

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

For further information go to Travellers' 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

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 of the Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) at 012 351 1000.

Trade Info

For current information on trade statistics between South Africa and Georgia, visit the website of the Department of Trade, Industry and Competition of South Africa.

Interest Groups and Information

No Information

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