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Work Permit Residence in Georgia

Georgia Residence Permit by Work

Obtaining Georgia work residency

Obtaining Georgia work residency is one of the popular ways to immigrate to this country. Georgia Work residency is for those who want to work as a labour force. Generally, it means that you are employed by a company operating in Georgia and you can obtain a Georgia work residency, which is temporary and is usually granted between 1 and 5 years at the discretion of the Georgian Immigration Department. At the end of each period, this residence can be extended again by providing sufficient documents.

Work Permit Residence in Georgia

According to the immigration law approved on May 30, 2019, foreigners can receive Georgia work residency if they meet the following conditions at the discretion of the Immigration Department:

- The company must have an annual turnover of at least 50,000 GEL per foreign employee approved by the Tax Department (the turnover approved by the Tax Department is equal to the sum of cash inflows plus taxes paid by the company). For example, a company which its annual turnover approved by the tax department is 100,000 GEL can apply for Georgia work residency Georgia for 2 foreign employees.

- The company must have an annual turnover of at least 50,000 GEL per foreign employee approved by the Tax Department (the turnover approved by the Tax Department is equal to the sum of cash inflows plus taxes paid by the company). For example, a company which its annual turnover approved by the tax department is 100,000 GEL can apply for Georgia work residency Georgia for 2 foreign employees.

Documents required to obtain Georgia work residency

  • 1

    Georgia work residency application form (completed by the lawyer)

  • 2

    The photo (taken at the Public Utilities Office)

  • 3

    Translation of the passport into Georgian (prepared in Georgia)

  • 4

    Clean record certificate

  • 5

    The original annual turnover report of the company from the Tax Department

  • 6

    The list of all company personnel

  • 7

    Official work contract with the company

  • 8

    Official letter confirming the salary from the company

  • 9

    The payment of government fees

  • 10

    At least 40 days until the time of visa application

Steps for obtaining Georgia work residency

After presence at SisnoGroup Company and receiving free advice from experienced experts, evaluating your conditions for obtaining Georgia work residency will begin, and if you have all the necessary conditions for that, you will be offered to do so. After completing the above documents, go to the Immigration Office with a lawyer and after delivering the documents, choose one of 3 modes: 10 days with a payment of 600 GEL, 20 days with a payment of 450 GEL, or 30 days with a payment of 300 GEL; then we wait until receiving the answer to the Georgia work residency. If the answer is positive, go to the Immigration Office again and the lawyer will submit a request for a residence card to this office, and after 10 working days, your residence card will be ready. The very important thing in obtaining Georgia work residency is to correctly complete the relevant documents and forms, so please pay attention to do so under the supervision of an experienced team. After obtaining Georgia work residency, you can obtain residency for your spouse and children under 18 years old.

Steps of obtaining work residence in Georgia

Documents required to obtain Georgia work residency for relatives

  • 1

    The form completed by the lawyer

  • 2

    The payment of government fees

  • 3

    The certificate of relationship of the applicant with the residence holder

  • 4

    The certificate of relationship of the applicant with the residence holder

  • 5

    The original passport and the official translation of the passport in Georgian (done in Georgia)

  • 6

    Clean record certificate

  • 7

    The presence of the applicant

  • 8

    At least 40 days until the time of visa application

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If you have any questions after reading the above description, our experts are at your service by providing free advice.
Frequently asked questions about Work Permit Residence in Georgia
1What kind of work residency in Georgia, permanent or temporary?

Residence work in Georgia is temporary, usually from one to five years.

2 Is it important to establish a job in Georgia What is the nationality of the owner of the company in which the applicant works?

No, the nationality of the company owner has no effect on the residency application.

3Are the expenses paid by the company also counted in the number of not less than fifty thousand GEL?

No, the number of fifty thousand lari includes only income and taxes paid.

4Does the type of work have an effect on obtaining a work permit in Georgia?

No, the type of work has nothing to do with obtaining residency work in Georgia.

5Can a shareholder also be an employee of a company and apply for a Georgia work residence permit?

Yes, you can apply for a work residence permit in Georgia by paying your salary and taxes as an employee.

6 Do I have to wait until the residence card is ready to apply for residence for family members?

No, you can apply for a residence permit for your family members once you have received an affirmative work residence permit in Georgia.

7How many months after starting work can you apply for a work residence in Georgia?

There is no written law in this regard, but we suggest that it be implemented after at least one month.

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