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  1. Georgia - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Law of Georgia on International Protection No. 42-IS, adopted on 1 December 2016. - legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-12-01 | Date of entry into force: 2016-12-15 | GEO-2016-L-104536

    Chapter I - General Provisions
    Chapter II - General Principles and Procedural Guarantees of Asylum Procedure
    Chapter III - Reasons for Granting and Denial of Refugee Status, Humanitarian Status or Temporary Protection
    Chapter IV - Request for International Protection in Georgia
    Chapter V - Procedures for Examination of Application for International Protection
    Chapter VI - Cessation, Cancellation and Revocation of Refugee or Humanitarian Status or Temporary Protection
    Chapter VII - Rights and Obligations of Asylum-Seekers, Refugees, Humanitarian Status Holders, and Persons under Temporary Protection
    Chapter VIII - Durable Solutions for Refugees and Humanitarian Status Holders
    Chapter IX - Timeframes for Keeping Personal Data
    Chapter X - Authority, Responsibilities of the Administrative Bodies of Georgia and International Cooperation
    Chapter XI - Transitional and Final Provisions

    This Law establishes legal framework for asylum procedures, ensures human rights protection to asylum-seekers, refugees, humanitarian status holders and persons under temporary protection, and establishes procedural guarantees of international protection as prescribed by this Law. This Law stipulates that the Law of Georgia on Refugee and Humanitarian Statuses of December 6, 2011, shall be repealed.

  2. Georgia - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance of the Government of Georgia on Approval of the List of Countries Whose Citizens May Enter Georgia without a Visa No. 255, issued on 5 June 2015. - legislation on-line legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2015-06-05 | Date of entry into force: 2015-06-08 | GEO-2015-R-104541

    This Ordinance establishes the list of countries, whose citizens may enter and stay in Georgia without a Visa for one full year. These countries are: Commonwealth of Australia, Republic of Austria, Republic of Azerbaijan, Republic of Albania, United States of America, Principality of Andorra, Antigua and Barbuda, United Arab Emirates, Argentine Republic, New Zealand, Barbados, Kingdom of Bahrain, Commonwealth of the Bahamas, Republic of Belarus, Kingdom of Belgium, Belize, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Republic of Botswana, Federative Republic of Brazil, Brunei Darussalam, Republic of Bulgaria, Federal Republic of Germany, Kingdom of Denmark, Territories of the Kingdom of Denmark - Faroe Islands and Greenland, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Overseas territories of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - Bermuda Islands, Cayman Islands, British Virgin Islands, Falkland Islands, Turks and Caicos Islands, Gibraltar, Crown Dependencies of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - Jersey, Guernsey and the Isle of Man, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Republic of Ecuador, Kingdom of Spain, Republic of Estonia, Republic of Turkey, Turkmenistan, Japan, Republic of Ireland, Iceland, State of Israel, Italian Republic, Canada, State of Qatar, Republic of Cyprus, Republic of Colombia, Republic of Korea, Republic of Costa Rica, Republic of Latvia, Republic of Lithuania, Lebanese Republic, Principality of Liechtenstein, Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, Republic of Mauritius, Malaysia, Republic of Malta, United Mexican States, Principality of Monaco, Republic of Moldova, Montenegro, Kingdom of the Netherlands, Territories of the Kingdom of the Netherlands - Aruba and Netherlands Antilles, Kingdom of Norway, Sultanate of Oman, Republic of Panama, Republic of Poland, Portuguese Republic, Romania, Russian Federation, Hellenic Republic, Republic of South Africa, Republic of San Marino, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, French Republic, Territories of the French Republic - French Polynesia and New Caledonia, Seychelles, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Republic of Serbia, Republic of Singapore, Slovak Republic, Republic of Slovenia, Republic of Armenia, Kingdom of Thailand, Republic of Tajikistan, Republic of Uzbekistan, Ukraine, Hungary, Republic of Finland, State of Kuwait, Kyrgyz Republic, Republic of Kazakhstan, Kingdom of Sweden, Swiss Confederation, Czech Republic, Holy See, Republic of Croatia, Republic of Honduras, Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.
    Citizens of Member States of the European Union may enter Georgia with a travel document, as well as with an identity card issued by a Member State of the European Union. Aliens holding a Laissez-Passer - a travel document issued by the United Nations Organisation or its specialised agencies may enter and stay in Georgia without visa for one full year. In special cases, by decision of the Government of Georgia, aliens (who need visa) may be granted the right to enter and stay in Georgia without visa for one full year in cases defined under the same decision.

  3. Georgia - Migrant workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance of the Government of Georgia on Approval of the List of Countries, Whose Visa and/or Residence Permit Holders May Enter Georgia without a Visa for an Appropriate Period and under Appropriate Conditions No. 256, issued on 5 June 2015. - legislation on-line legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2015-06-05 | Date of entry into force: 2015-06-08 | GEO-2015-R-104542

    This Ordinance stipulates the list of countries, whose Visa and/or Residence Permit holders may enter Georgia without a Visa for an appropriate period and under appropriate conditions. These countries are: Commonwealth of Australia, Republic of Austria, United States of America, United Arab Emirates, New Zealand, Kingdom of Bahrain, Kingdom of Belgium, Republic of Bulgaria, Federal Republic of Germany, Kingdom of Denmark, Territories of the Kingdom of Denmark - Faroe Islands and Greenland, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Overseas territories of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - Bermuda Islands, Cayman Islands, British Virgin Islands, Falkland Islands, Turks and Caicos Islands, Gibraltar, Crown Dependencies of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - Jersey, Guernsey and the Isle of Man, Kingdom of Spain, Republic of Estonia, Japan, Republic of Ireland, Iceland, State of Israel, Italian Republic, Canada, State of Qatar, Republic of Cyprus, Republic of Korea, Republic of Latvia, Republic of Lithuania, Principality of Liechtenstein, Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, Republic of Malta, Kingdom of the Netherlands, Territories of the Kingdom of the Netherlands - Aruba and Netherlands Antilles, Kingdom of Norway, Sultanate of Oman, Republic of Poland, Portuguese Republic, Romania, Hellenic Republic, French Republic, Territories of the French Republic - French Polynesia and New Caledonia, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Slovak Republic, Republic of Slovenia, Hungary, Republic of Finland, State of Kuwait, Kingdom of Sweden, Swiss Confederation, Czech Republic, Republic of Croatia.

  4. Georgia - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Law of Georgia on the Legal Status of Aliens and Stateless Persons (No. 2085 of 5 March 2014). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2014-03-05 | GEO-2014-L-99405

  5. Georgia - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Law on Refugee and Humanitarian Status (No. 5370-II of 6 December 2011). - Legislation On-line in Georgian Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2011-12-06 | GEO-2011-L-90400

    Chapter I: General Provisions
    Chapter II: Refugee or Humanitarian Status
    Chapter III: Procedure of Obtaining Refugee or Humanitarian Status
    Chapter IV: Suspension or Revocation of Refugee or Humanitarian Status
    Chapter V: Rights and Duties of Asylum Seeker, Refugee and Person Having Humanitarian Status.
    Chapter VI: Governments Competences, Duties and International Cooperation
    Chapter VII: Responsibility for Violation of this Law
    Chapter VIII: Transitional and Final Provisions

    Repeals the previous Law on Refugees of 18 February 1998 (Official Gazette No. 11-12, 14.03.1998, p. 39)

    Implements the 1951 UN Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees and its 1967 Protocol.

  6. Georgia - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Law No. 805 of 19 December 2008 Repealing the Law on Emigration of 1993. ("ემიგრაციის შესახებ" საქართველოს კანონის ძალადაკარგულად ცნობის თაობაზე)

    Adoption: 2008-12-19 | Date of entry into force: 2009-02-01 | GEO-2008-L-81270

    Repeals the previous Law on Emigration adopted on 20 July 1993.

  7. Georgia - Migrant workers - International agreement

    Protocol of 25 November 2005 to amend and supplement the Agreement of 15 April 1994 between the Members of the Community of Independent States on cooperation in the field of labour migration and social protection of migrant workers.

    Adoption: 2005-11-25 | INT-2005-IA-76087

  8. Georgia - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Law of 27 July 1993 on temporary entry, residence and exit of aliens from the Republic of Georgia.

    Adoption: 1993-07-27 | Date of entry into force: 1993-09-01 | GEO-1993-L-55595

  9. Georgia - Migrant workers - Law, Act

    Law on Immigration.

    Adoption: 1993-07-27 | GEO-1993-L-61279

    Deals with various aspects of immigration. Chapter II regulates legal status of immigrants, grounds for denial of immigration into the Republic of Georgia, grounds for expulsion of an immigrant from the Republic of Georgia, compulsory expulsion, as well as rights, freedoms, duties of immigrant. Chapter III provides for establishment of yearly immigration quota, limitation of quota, and immigrant assistance. Finally, Chapter IV regulates procedures for determining application for immigration.


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