The Georgian Ministry of Internal Affairs says that 339,255 Georgians have carried out 553,748 visits to the EU’s Schengen Zone since the enactment of the Georgia-EU visa free agreement on March 28, 2017.
411 Georgian citizens were deported from the EU member states between August and November of 2018, the Georgian Interior Ministry reports.
152 of the individuals were deported from Germany, 74 from Austria and 70 from France.
In the same period of 2018, 603 Georgian citizens have been refused entry into the EU Schengen Zone.
158 of the individuals were refused entry into Italy, 69 to Germany and 69 to Cyprus.
Georgian citizens with biometric passports can travel to the EU’s Schengen Zone for a period of 90 days within any 180-day period for purposes other than working.