A temporary residence permit is issued to a foreign citizen wishing to say in Georgia for more than 90 days and up to 6 years.
To be eligible for a temporary residence permits, a foreigner must meet one of the following requirements:
|Employment in Georgia in accordance with labor legislation of the country, including freelance professionals|
|Stay in Georgia for the purposes of health treatment or study|
|Invitation by the state agencies as a highly qualified specialist or an artist|
|Being guardian or custodian of a Georgian citizen|
|Being under the guardianship or custody of a Georgian citizen|
|Being a spouse, parent, child, adoptee, adoptive parent, sister, brother, grandmother or grandfather of a Georgian citizen or a foreigner who holds a Georgian residence permit|
|Being a person for whom there is a reasonable doubt to believe that he/she is a victim of human trafficking|
|Participant of a hearing of commission on restitution and compensation|
|Being a person whose Georgian citizenship is terminated|
The Public Service Hall (Civil Registry) in Georgia and diplomatic missions of Georgia abroad are the bodies authorized to issue residence permits based on the application and supporting documents submitted.
The Application for a foreigner employed in Georgia should include:
|copy of passport or travel document|
|document verifying a legal stay in Georgia (visa, a stamp in a passport)|
|document verifying employment in Georgia. For self-employed professionals – bank statement, which reflects flow of money on the account for the period of one year|
|document verifying legal income|
|2 photos, size 3×4|
State fees for issuing a temporary residence permit are as follows:
|Within 30 day – 210 GEL|
|Within 20 day – 330 GEL|
|Within 10 day – 410 GEL|
The extension of a temporary residence permit is done according to the same procedures applicable for its initial issuance.