Georgia marks 4th anniversary of visa-free travel to EU

Georgian citizens can enter the European Union visa-free for 90 days within a 180-day period, whether it be for tourism, family visits, or business. Photo: Nino Alavidze/, 28 Mar 2021 - 16:02, Tbilisi,Georgia

Four years ago on this day the regulation lifting visa requirements for Georgians to travel to the European Union entered into effect.'s economic editor Mariam Papidze and photographer Nino Alavidze were among the first Georgian citizens to cross the EU border without the visa requirement back on March 28, 2017. 

Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili believes the visa-free travel is 'one of the most visible successes' in the EU-Georgia relations.

Noting the government spares no efforts to prepare Georgia for full-fledged EU membership, he said Georgia will submit the membership application in 2024.