Georgia’s visa action plan with EU

Russia introduces simplified visa rules for Georgians

By | December 22nd, 2015|Categories: News|Tags: , |

TBILISI, DFWatch–Russia is beginning a process of simplifying visa rules for Georgian citizens, a few days after the EU published a positive final report about fulfillment of a visa liberalization action plan. The Russian Foreign Ministry announced on Tuesday that […]

EU Commission approves visa-free travel for Georgians

By | December 18th, 2015|Categories: Europe|Tags: |

(Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–The EU Commission announced Friday that Georgia has fulfilled a stepwise plan toward visa liberalization. This could mean that as early as in mid 2016, Georgian citizens will be able to travel without a visa to countries in the Schengen area, which apart […]

Georgia remains optimistic about getting visa-free travel to EU

By | May 22nd, 2015|Categories: Europe|Tags: , |

Georgian Foreign Minister Tamar Beruchashvili. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Georgian government officials remain optimistic about visa liberalization with the EU, while EU officials say Georgia is not yet ready for visa free rules. The Eastern Partnership Summit in Riga opened yesterday, and even though there were hopes earlier, […]

Georgian leaders call on EU to deliver on visa-free travel

By | May 8th, 2015|Categories: News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch–On the background of rumors that Georgia, like other aspirant states Ukraine and Moldova will be disappointed on the upcoming Eastern Partnership Riga Summit the three highest officials of Georgia sent common letter to Donald Tusk […]

Georgia on top of EU visa rejection list

By | April 22nd, 2014|Categories: Europe, News|Tags: , |

12% of visa applications by Georgian citizens to Schengen countries were rejected in 2013, according to Liberal Academy Tbilisi. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Georgia is on top of a list of former Soviet countries from where the highest number of people get their visa application rejected by the EU. For each country in EU’s Eastern Partnership plus Russia, the Schengen visa rejection rate in 2013 was: […]

EU Commission evaluates Georgia’s visa action plan

By | November 22nd, 2013|Categories: Europe, News|Tags: , |

TBILISI, DFWatch–The European Commission is satisfied with how Georgia has completed first phase of a visa action plan which might lead to visa free travel with the EU. The evaluation is particularly important because compliance with the action plan is expected to be […]

EU expert team to evaluate Georgia’s visa action plan

By | September 11th, 2013|Categories: Europe, News|Tags: , , |

TBILISI, DFWatch–The EU Commission is sending a team of experts to Georgia in mid-October in order to evaluate the implementation of the action plan for visa liberalization, according to Georgia’s Foreign Affairs Ministry. This was the outcome of […]