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Electronic ID Card

An electronic ID card of a citizen of Georgia is a document certifying the Georgian citizenship of a person, his/her identity and a living place.

An electronic ID card of a citizen of Georgia is a two sided document, printed and filled in in Georgian and English languages.

Within six months of reaching the age of 14, a citizen of Georgia shall obtain an ID card.

An ID card of a Georgian citizen is also compulsory for any person who has obtained or has been awarded the Georgian citizenship.

A seeker of electronic ID card must apply to community centers, the Public Service Hall and a corresponding territorial unit of the Public Service Development Agency.

In case of minors under 14, applications must be submitted by their legal representatives whereas those aged 14 and above can apply personally.

ID cards issued to minors under 18 years of age are valid for the term of four years whilst those issued to people older than 18 are valid for 10 years.

Documents required to obtain ID card:

A birth certificate;
In the event the Georgian citizenship has been granted, the passport of a corresponding country or a residence permit issued in Georgia;
In case of need, a filled in form of consent from the owner of apartment, a document certifying the ownership, a written evidence of two adults that the person has been living at the place to be registered during the last one month;
When a person, under 18 years of age or under guardianship or custodianship, is being registered with parents, a guardian, a custodian or any other legal representative, the consent of the owner of the apartment is not required.
Terms and fees of issuance of ID card:

On the 10th business day – GEL 30;
On the 5th business day – GEL 40;
On the 3rd business day – GEL 50;
On the 2nd business day – GEL 60;
On the same day – GEL 65.
Note:

The fee can be paid and photo taken on the spot.

An ID card for a member of socially vulnerable family (with the rating score below 70,000) is issued for free.

Passport

Passport is a document certifying a person’s identity and citizenship and is valid inside and outside Georgia.

Passport is issued to citizens of Georgia of any age to enable them to leave Georgia, travel abroad and enter Georgia.

A biometric passport is a document which, in contrast to an ordinary passport, has an electronic michrochip containing personal data, an electronic photo and fingerprints of a holder.

A seeker of a biometric passport must apply to community centers, the Public Service Hall and a corresponding territorial unit of the Public Service Development Agency.

In case of minors under 14, applications must be submitted by their legal representatives whereas those aged 14 and above can apply personally.

Passports issued to minors under 18 years of age are valid for the term of three years whilst those issued to people older than 18 are valid for 10 years.

Terms and fees of issuance of passport:

On the 10th business day – GEL 100;
On the 5th business day – GEL 120;
On the 3rd business day – GEL 150;
On the 2nd business day – GEL 190;
On the same day – GEL 205.
Note: The fee can be paid and photo taken on the spot.

Benefits:

  • Participants of World War II – free of charge;
  • Citizens of Georgia invalided in the fight for the territorial integrity, freedom and independence  of Georgia – free of charge;
  • Veterans of war and armed forces – GEL 50 (instead of GEL 100);
  • Internally displaced persons – GEL 50 (instead of GEL 100);
  • Persons with clearly and notably expressed disabilities – GEL 50 (instead of GEL 100);
  • Foreign citizens who have been granted citizenship of Georgia upon the initiative of the President in accordance with the Constitution of Georgia – free of charge;
  • Persons under 18 years of age – GEL 50 (instead of GEL 100).

Birth Registration

Birth is a legal fact that is subject to compulsory registration. A person submits certificate issued after registering the birth to various state or private entities, organizations, et cetera.

To register the birth, you can apply to community centers, any branch of the Public Service Development Agency or the Public Service Hall.

To register the birth of a child, the officially married couple must submit:

  • A marriage certificate;
  • Identity documents of parents (if an application is submitted by one of the parents, the identity document of another parent is not required);
  • A medical certificate of birth or a decision on the establishment of a legal fact of birth.


To register the birth of a child born out of wedlock, parents must submit:

  • Identity documents of both parents;
  • A medical certificate of birth or a decision on the establishment of a legal fact of birth;
  • If either of or both parents, who are not married officially, are minors, the birth certificate of child’s underage mother or/and father and a written consent of a parent or other legal representative on registering a person as father of the child.


To register the birth of a child, a single mother must submit:

  • An identity document;
  • A medical certificate of birth or a decision on the establishment of a legal fact of birth.

 Terms and fees:

  • The birth is registered on the following business day of submitting the documents required by the law to register a birth;
  • A birth certificate is issued free of charge.

School Diploma

A school diploma is a state document certifying the acquisition of general education.

There are the following types of school diplomas:

  • A basic general education diploma (the so called diploma of completion of nine grades);
  • A complete general education diploma (the so called school graduation diploma);
  • Upper general education certificate (the so called certificate of attendance issued to students who graduated from school, but failed to pass or did not pass school graduation exams);
  • A diploma corresponding to a golden or a silver medal – the diploma of the same form, but indicating that it corresponds to a golden or a silver medal.

 

Residence Permit

Residence permit of former citizen of Georgia

A residence permit of former citizen of Georgia is issued to a foreigner whose citizenship of Georgia was terminated.

Documents to be submitted to obtain a residence permit of former citizen of Georgia:

An application of established form;
A copy of travel document of a foreigner;
A copy of the document certifying the legal stay in Georgia;
A copy of the document certifying the termination of citizenship of Georgia;
A photo (size 3X4).
Note: A foreigner whose citizenship of Georgia was terminated but he/she has not left Georgia, is not required to submit a copy of the document certifying his/her legal stay in Georgia in order to obtain a resident permit of a former citizen of Georgia.

Terms and fees:

On the 30th day – GEL 210;

On the 20th day – GEL 330;

Within 10 days – GEL 410.

 

Residence permit for the aim of family reunion

A residence permit for the aim of family reunion is issued to members of a family of foreigner holding a residence permit.

Documents to be submitted to obtain a residence permit for the aim of family reunion:

An application of established form;
A copy of the travel document of a foreigner;
A copy of the document certifying the legal stay in Georgia (the immigration visa D4);
A document certifying kinship;
A document certifying the legal income of a foreigner and/or a citizen of Georgia or his/her relative who holds a residence permit in Georgia and the kinship with that person. The income may also be the money on a personal bank account of the foreigner, the amount of which, considering the duration of residence permit, shall not monthly be less than at least twice the minimum subsistence of a median consumer, which is set in Georgia.
A photo (size 3X4).
Terms and fees:

On the 30th day – GEL 210;

On the 20th day – GEL 330;

Within 10 days – GEL 410.

 

Student residence permit

A student residence permit is issued to enable a person to study at an authorized educational institution in Georgia.

Documents to be submitted to obtain a student residence permit:

An application of established form;
A copy of the travel document of a foreigner;
A copy of the document certifying the legal stay in Georgia (the immigration visa D3);
A document issued by an authorized educational institution in Georgia certifying the enrolment or continuation of education of a foreigner (indicating an approximate period of study);
A document certifying the legal income of a foreigner and/or a citizen of Georgia or his/her relative who holds a residence permit in Georgia and the kinship with that person. The income may also be the money on a personal bank account of the foreigner, the amount of which, considering the duration of residence permit, shall not monthly be less than at least twice the minimum subsistence of a median consumer, which is set in Georgia.
A photo (size 3X4).
Terms and fees:

On the 30th day – GEL 210;

On the 20th day – GEL 330;

Within 10 days – GEL 410.

 

Special residence permit

A special residence permit is issued to a foreigner who, based on reasonable doubt, might be a victim of human trafficking pursuant to Law of Georgia on Combating Human Trafficking; to a foreigner and persons envisaged in Article 60 of this Law, on the basis of a written application of a member of the government of Georgia for granting these persons temporary residence permit in Georgia.

Documents to be submitted to obtain a special residence permit:

1) For a residence permit to a foreigner upon the initiative of a member of Georgian government:

An application of established form;
A copy of the travel document of a foreigner;
A written application of a member of the government of Georgia;
A copy of the document certifying the legal stay in Georgia (a Georgian visa);
A photo (size 3X4).
2) For a special residence permit to a victim of human trafficking – upon the application of an institution rendering service to victims of trafficking or a body conducting the process.

3) For a special residence permit to persons envisaged in Article 60 of this Law:

An application of established form;
A copy of the travel document of a foreigner (if available);
A photo (size 3X4).

 

Work permit

A work permit is issued to a foreigner for conducting an entrepreneurial or labor activity.

Documents to be submitted to obtain a work permit:

An application of established form;
A copy of the travel document of a foreigner;
A copy of the document certifying the legal stay in Georgia (the immigration visa D1/D2);
A document certifying the employment and entrepreneurial activity (an employment contract or any other document certifying the employment); if the mentioned documents cannot evidence the legal income of a foreigner, the income may also be the money on a personal bank account of the foreigner, the amount of which, considering the duration of work permit, shall not monthly be less than at least twice the minimum subsistence of a median consumer, which is set in Georgia.
A photo (size 3X4).
Documents to be submitted by a freelance professional to obtain a work permit in Georgia:

An application of established form;
A copy of travel document of a foreigner;
A copy of the document certifying the legal stay in Georgia (the immigration visa D1/D2);
A document certifying the professional activity (a document from a professional association) or a document certifying education background (a diploma, a certificate, other);
A document from the bank reflecting the amount on his/her personal bank account which shall not be less than at least twice the minimum subsistence of a median consumer, which is set in Georgia;
A reference letter from a citizen of Georgia or a holder of residence permit in Georgia for granting the work permit to the foreigner for the latter to perform the activity in Georgia in favor of interests of persons or society;
A photo (size 3X4).
Terms and fees:

On the 30th day – GEL 210;

On the 20th day – GEL 330;

Within 10 days – GEL 410.

 

Investment residence permit

An investment residence permit is issued to a foreigner or his/her family members (a spouse of the foreigner, underage child and a dependent who is incapable of caring for him/herself) who made the investment of at least 300,000 GEL in Georgia in accordance with the Law of Georgia On the Investment Activity Promotion and Guarantees.

Documents to be submitted to obtain an investment residence permit:

An application of established form;
A copy of the travel document of a foreigner;
A copy of the document certifying the legal stay in Georgia;
A document certifying kinship;
A document certifying the investment of at least GEL 300,000 in Georgia (auditor’s opinion);
Reference letters of a member of the government of Georgia or three citizens of Georgia having a representative power of an entrepreneurial entity operating in Georgia;
A photo (size 3X4).
Documents to be submitted by family members of the holder of investment residence permit:

An application of established form;
A copy of the travel document of a foreigner;
A copy of the document certifying the legal stay in Georgia;
A copy of the residence permit of the foreigner holding the investment residence permit;
A document certifying the kinship with the foreigner holding the investment residence permit;
A photo (size 3X4).
Terms and fees:

On the 30th day – GEL 180;

On the 20th day – GEL 300.

 

 

Issuance of Duplicate Certificates

Duplicate certificates of civil acts are certificates of birth, marriage, divorce, death, establishment of paternity, adoption and change of name/surname.

The rule of issuing duplicate certificates of civil acts registration:

  • Duplicate certificates of civil acts registration are issued to a person on whose name relevant civil acts are registered;
  • A certificate of death is issued to any person;
  • A certificate of civil act registration drawn up on the name of a deceased person may be issued to his/her heirs;
  • A birth certificate is also issued to parents, adopters, guardians, custodians, guardianship and custodian bodies;
  • A certificate of a civil act registration may be issued to any other person on the basis of notarized power of attorney;

 

Documents to be submitted for duplicate certificates of civil acts registration:

  • A written application;
  • An applicant’s identity document.

 

Terms and fees:

On the 5th day – GEL 2;
On the 3rd day – GEL 7;
On the 2nd day – GEL 17;
On the same day – GEL 27.

Registration of Divorce

A Divorce is the ground of terminating the marriage between spouses.

To register divorce, you may apply to community centers, any branch of the Public Service Development Agency or Public Service Hall.

Divorce registration is carried out on the basis of a joint application of spouses desiring to divorce.

On the basis of application of one of spouses, if:

  • There is a court decision on divorce;
  • Court has declared another spouse as being missing;
  • Court has declared another spouse as being incapable;
  • Another spouse has been convicted for a crime and sentenced to at least three years in prison.

If divorce is registered by an authorized representative, documents to be additionally submitted are:

  • The power of attorney (duly notarized);
  • An identity document of representative (ID card or passport of citizen);
  • Documents to be enclosed to a joint application of spouses for the registration of divorce;
  • A joint application of spouses;
  • Identity documents of both spouses;
  • A certificate of marriage.


Terms and fees:

  • Divorce is registered upon the expiry of five business days of submission of the application;
  • The fee for the registration of divorce and the issuance of a corresponding certificate is GEL 45.

Documents to be submitted to register a divorce with a spouse who has been declared missing or incapable:

  • A written application;
  • An identity document (ID or passport);
  • A certificate of marriage;
  • An enforced court decision on declaring a spouse as being missing or incapable.


Terms and fees:

  • If a guardian of a spouse recognized as being incapable is in Georgia, the term of registration is up to one month;
  • If a guardian of a spouse recognized as being incapable is outside Georgia, the term of registration must not exceed six months;
  • The fee for the registration of divorce and the issuance of a corresponding certificate is GEL 45.


Documents to be submitted to register a divorce with a convicted spouse (serving a sentence of at least three years in prison):

  • A written application;
  • An identity document (ID or passport);
  • A marriage certificate;
  • A copy of enforced court decision (extract) on sentencing a spouse to at least three years in prison.


Terms and fees:

  • If a convict serves his/her sentence in Georgia, the term of registration is up to one month;
  • If a convict serves his/her sentence outside Georgia, the term of divorce registration is up to six months;
  • The fee for the registration of divorce and the issuance of a corresponding certificate is GEL 45.


Documents to be submitted to register a divorce with a spouse on a basis of court decision:

  • A written application;
  • An identity document (ID or passport);
  • A marriage certificate;
  • Enforced court decision on divorce.


Terms and fees: 

  • Divorce is registered upon the expiry of five business days of submission of the application;
  • The fee for the registration of divorce and the issuance of a corresponding certificate is GEL 45.


Benefits:

  • Internally displaced persons, refugees;
  • Students, having obtained an electronic ID card (residence card) with the inscription “student”, are eligible to a 10 percent discount.

Registration of Death


The registration of death certifies the fact of death of a person indicated in the identity card.

A civil acts registration entity registers the death of a citizen of Georgia, a stateless person having a status in Georgia and any person who has died in Georgia. The death of a person in another country, who holds a permanent residence permit in Georgia, is registered only upon a request of an interested party.

Documents needed to register the death:

1) An identity document of applicant;

2) An identity document of a deceased person;

3) One of the following documents certifying the death:

  • A medical certificate of death;
  • A decision of an authorized body on establishing a legal fact of death;
  • A court decision on declaring a person as being dead;
  • A protocol drawn up by a representative of local (municipal) executive body certifying the death of a person;
  • A document issued by an authorized body on the death of a person who were repressed by a decision of a court or an administrative body of the Soviet Socialist Republic of Georgia;
  • A notification of Defense Ministry of Georgia or Ministry of Interior of Georgia on the death of an officer in peacekeeping operations, war and military actions, also the death of an officer as a result of natural disaster;
  • A document certifying the death of a person, issued by an authorized body of a foreign country in accordance with the legislation of that country;
  • A document issued by an authorized administrative body on the death of a person in the World War II.


Terms and fees:

A death certificate is issued free of charge, no later than the next business day of submitting the application.

Travel Document of Person With Refugee or Humanitarian Status

A travel passport to a stateless person permanently residing in Georgia and a travel document to a person with a refugee or humanitarian status are the documents certifying identities and citizenship status of such persons both inside and outside the territory of Georgia.

A travel document is issued to persons with refugee or humanitarian status (if a person with humanitarian status does not have an identification document and/or it is impossible to obtain such document) to enable them to leave Georgia, travel abroad and return to Georgia.

A passport to a citizen of Georgia, a travel passport to a stateless person permanently residing in Georgia and a travel document to a person with a refugee or humanitarian status are issued in a community center, any branch of the Public Service Development Agency or the Public Service Hall.

To obtain a travel passport and a travel document, a stateless person permanently residing in Georgia and a person with a refugee or humanitarian status, respectively, shall submit residence permits instead of identity documents.

A travel document is issued for free and it is valid for two years. 

Registration of Establishment of Paternity

By registering the establishment of paternity a concrete person is acknowledged as the father of a child, thereby giving rise to a child’s rights and responsibilities towards the father.

A child whose origin is established by the consent of both parents or a court decision enjoys similar rights towards parents and relatives as a child of a married couple.

To register the establishment of paternity, you may apply to community centers, any branch of the Public Service Development Agency or Public Service Hall.

The registration of establishment of paternity is carried out in the following cases:

a) A child, whose established paternity is to be registered, is a citizen of Georgia, a holder of residence permit in Georgia, is born in Georgia or his/her birth is registered in Georgia;

b) One of the parents of a minor is a holder of permanent residence permit in Georgia;

c) A decision on establishing paternity has been made by a Georgian court;

d) A decision on establishing paternity has been made by a court of another country and is acknowledged in accordance with the rule stipulated in the Georgian legislation.

Establishment of paternity on the basis of joint application of parents
Required documents:

  • A joint written application of parents;
  • Identity documents of both parents;
  • A birth certificate of a child;
  • If mother or/and father of a child are minors, their birth certificates and a consent of both parents or other legal representative on registering a person as a child’s father.

 

Establishment of paternity on the basis of application of father
Required documents:

  • A written application of father;
  • An identity document of father;
  • A birth certificate of a child;
  • One of the following documents: a death certificate of mother; a court decision on declaring mother as being missing; a court decision on declaring mother as being incapable; a court decision on depriving mother of parental rights;
  • If father is minor, his birth certificate and consent of parent or other legal representative on registering a person as a child’s father 


Terms and fees:

A certificate of the establishment of paternity is issued free of charge within one business day of submitting the application.

Permanent Residence Permit

A permanent residence permit is issued to a spouse, parent, child of a citizen of Georgia. A permanent residence permit is also issued to a foreigner who has lived in Georgia for the past six years on the basis of a temporary residence permit. This term does not include the period of residing in Georgia to receive medical treatment or education and the period of employment in a diplomatic mission or equal representation.

Documents to be submitted to obtain a permanent residence permit:

For a spouse, parent, child of a citizen of Georgia:

  • An application of established form;
  • A copy of the travel document of a foreigner;
  • A copy of the document certifying the legal stay in Georgia (the immigration visa D4);
  • A document certifying kinship with a citizen of Georgia;
  • A document certifying the legal income of a foreigner and/or a citizen of Georgia or his/her relative who holds a residence permit in Georgia. If the Georgian citizen is of retirement age or a beneficiary of social allowance – a document certifying receipt of a state pension or social allowance. The income may also be the money on a personal bank account of the foreigner.

For a foreigner who has lived in Georgia for the past six years on the basis of temporary residence permit:

  • An application of established form;
  • A copy of the travel document of a foreigner;
  • A document certifying the stay in Georgia for the past six years on the basis of temporary residence permit;
  • A document certifying the legal income of a foreigner and/or a citizen of Georgia or his/her relative who holds a residence permit in Georgia and a document certifying the kinship. If the Georgian citizen is of retirement age or a social allowance beneficiary – a document certifying receipt of a state pension or social allowance. The income may also be the money on a personal bank account of the foreigner.


Terms and fees:

On the 30th day – GEL 180;
On the 20th day – GEL 300.

Status-Neutral ID or/and Status-Neutral Travel Document

A status-neutral ID is an identity document certifying the identity of a person and his/her living place in Georgia. A status-neutral travel document is an identity document certifying the identity of a person both inside and outside the territory of Georgia.

A status-neutral ID or a status-neutral travel document may be obtained by persons lawfully living in Abkhazia and the Tskhinvali region, who hold identity documents or passports of Georgian citizens.

To initially obtain a status-neutral ID or a status-neutral travel document, the following documents are required:

One of the following documents certifying the identity:

A passport with a symbol of the former USSR;
A birth certificate;
Any other document certifying the identity;


A document certifying the lawful residence in the occupied territory.

Information Card

An information card is issued to an adult or his/her legal representative.

 

An information card of a minor is issued to his/her parents or legal representative.

Terms and fees of issuance of information card:

On the 10th day – for free;
On the 5th day – GEL 2;
On the 2nd day – GEL 5;
On the same day – GEL 10.

Abandonment of Citizenship of Georgia

A citizen of Georgia has the right to abandon the citizenship of Georgia.

A citizen may be denied the abandonment of Georgian citizenship if he/she has failed to fulfill his/her duties to the State or to serve in the military service. This rule does not apply if a military service has been postponed or waived altogether according to the law. The abandonment of citizenship is also denied to a person if he/she is under criminal investigation as an accused or a court has taken a decision with regard to him/her, which must be enforced.

To abandon citizenship, a citizen must apply to community centers, the Public Service Hall and a corresponding territorial unit of the Public Service Development Agency. In case of being outside Georgia, a citizen may apply to a respective diplomatic representation or consular service of Georgia or send a written application for abandoning  citizenship along with relevant documentation to the administration of President of Georgia.

The following documents shall be submitted for the abandonment of citizenship:

  • A copy of document certifying the citizenship of Georgia (ID card of citizen of Georgia, a passport of citizen of Georgia, a passport with a symbol of former Soviet Union, a document certifying registration);
  • In case of applicants aged between 18 and 27 – a copy of military service card or a certificate about the postponement of military service, exemption from being drafted or serving in the military service;
  • Two photos (size 3X4);
  • In the event an applicant has changed his/her name – a copy of document certifying the change;
  • In case of a minor – a copy of birth certificate;
  • If a person seeking abandonment of citizenship has changed his/her surname, the applicant may be required to submit a copy of the document certifying the change of surname.


Note:

An application submitted by a legal representative of a minor aged between 14 and 18 shall be enclosed with a duly notarized consent of the minor aged between 14 and 18 years or his/her written consent drawn up in the presence of an authorized official of the agency receiving the application.

An application submitted by a parent of a minor under 18 years of age shall be enclosed with a duly notarized consent of another parent or his/her written consent drawn up in the presence of an authorized official of the agency receiving the application.


Terms and fees:

On the 30th day – GEL 100;
On the 20th day – GEL 200;
On the 10th day – GEL 300.

Loss/termination of Citizenship of Georgia

The Georgian citizenship is lost/terminated if:

A Georgian citizen acquires the citizenship of another country;
It has been established that the Georgia citizenship was obtained through false documents;
When a person, permanently residing abroad, fails to register with consular service during two years (without reasonable excuse);
When a person, without permission of competent Georgian authorities, gets employed in military service, police, justice, administration or any other state authorities of another state.
Terms and fees:

On the 80th day – free; 

On the 60th day – GEL 100;

On the 30th day – GEL 150;

On the 10 days – GEL 200.

 

Awarding Citizenship of Georgia

Citizenship of Georgia may, upon the decision of President of Georgia, be simultaneously awarded to a foreign citizen who has a special merit before Georgia or the award of the citizenship of Georgia is in State interests.

A foreign citizen who seeks to simultaneously be granted the Georgian citizenship shall apply to President of Georgia through a community center, consulate, a territorial unit of the Public Service Development Agency or the Public Service Hall.

Documents to be submitted:

An application to President of Georgia;
A copy of birth certificate (if an applicant was born abroad and has the mentioned document);
A duly legalized copy of passport or other document certifying the citizenship or identity (a Georgian translation of an applicant’s passport is not required if personal data in the passport is transliterated in Latin alphabet)
Two reference letters in support of granting Georgian citizenship to an applicant, which must be submitted by a Georgian citizen or a head of a legal entity registered in Georgia;
Two photos, size 3X4.
An application submitted by a parent of a minor under 18 years of age shall be enclosed with a duly notarized consent of another parent or his/her written consent drawn up in the presence of an authorized official of the agency receiving the application.

Note:

It may be additionally required the submission of those documents that substantiate separate circumstances indicated in the applicant’s application and enclosed documents.

Terms and fees:

On the 80th day – GEL 250; 

On the 60th day – GEL 350;

On the 30th day – GEL 500.

Deregistering a Natural Person by Place of Residence

An application for deregistering may be submitted by any adult, capable person and must be enclosed with explanations of two adult witnesses evidencing that the person has not lived at a concrete address during last six months.

A natural person can be deregistered in the following cases:

When changing a living place (1. On the basis of application of a natural person, which will evidence that a person to be deregistered has not lived at a concrete address for the past six months. 2. If a new owner of an apartment, when registering the property in the National Agency of Public Registry, demands that the old owner of the property and persons registered at the specified address be deregistered);
When a person registered at a concrete address cannot be identified by a respective authorized person during the improvement of addressing system;
When a person was registered at an address of an organization (penitentiary facility, educational institution) and the mentioned person is no longer recorded in that organization;
When losing the citizenship of Georgia;
When abandoning the Georgian citizenship;
When the term of temporary residence permit expires;
When the term of residence permit is terminated;
Upon the expiry of a six-month term without indicating an address.

Registering a Natural Person by Place of Residence

To register at the address, a person shall apply to a community center by place of residence, a corresponding territorial unit of the Public Service Development Agency of the Public Service House.

Documents to be submitted for registration:

An identity document;
A consent of the owner of the property or a written confirmation of two adult, capable persons (witnesses) drawn up in the presence of the authorized representative of a branch of the Agency evidencing that the person to be registered has indeed been living at a concrete address for the last one month or, when registering the owner of the living place, the applicant, instead of these documents, may submit a document certifying the ownership of the living place.

Registering the Change of Name/Surname

A citizen of Georgia, also a stateless person having a status in Georgia, whose birth is registered in Georgia has the right to change his/her name or/and surname.

After changing the name/surname, the data of a person (name or/and surname) will be changed whereas the personal number assigned to him/her since his/her birth will remain unchanged.

Certificate on the Number of Residents

A certificate on the number of residents contains the information about the number of persons registered at a single address.

The certificate on the number of residents helps a citizen to be aware of the number of people registered in a living space owned by him/her or at a concrete address.

By obtaining such a certificate, a person becomes able to deregister an undesirable person who has not lived at a concrete address for more than six months and thus avoid additional utility fees.

Registration of Marriage

Marriage is the voluntary union of a woman and a man towards creating a family, which gives rise to rights and obligations between spouses.

Marriage may be registered at community centers and wedding houses as well as the Public Service Hall and territorial units of the Public Service Development Agency.

The registration of marriage may be held outside a community center, in any place.

Documents required to register marriage:

  • A joint written application of the persons, planning to get married (filled in on the spot);
  • Identity documents of the persons planning to get married;
  • Identity documents of witnesses of the marriage;
  • A document certifying the termination of previous marriage (in case it is a second marriage for a person). 

Granting the Status of Permanent Resident of the Mountainous Settlement

Person, who is granted the status of permanent resident of mountainous settlement receives benefits defined by law.


Person is granted the status, if he/she complies with the following criteria: 
a) Is citizen of Georgia;
b) Is registered in mountainous settlement;
c) Has lived in mountainous settlement for 9 months or more; 


Documents to be presented:
a) Copy of ID Card;
b) Documents, verifying the actual residence in mountainous settlement for 9 months or more;
c) Document verifying the registration of the person in mountainous settlement;
d) In case the application is made by other person – document, verifying the power of attorney. 
In order to confirm the actual residence, no less than two of below mentioned documents must be presented: 
a) Documents and materials, including photos, verifying the fact of person practicing agricultural activities, including utilization of dwelling as well as owning the immovable property in mountainous settlement; 
b) Information issued by Social Service Agency of Ministry of Labour, Health and Social Affairs of Georgia, which verifies that the family is registered in the unified database of socially vulnerable families and the rating score of the family is less than the score set by the Government of Georgia, below which family must be granted pecuniary assistance. Mentioned information must be issued no less than 15 days prior to application;
c) Information issued by the public school, verifying the employment of the person at public school located in mountainous settlement;
d) Document, issued by authorized body/person, which verifies the employment of the person in legal entity or institution, located in mountainous settlement;
e) Statements of at least two witnesses, registered in the same mountainous settlement;
f) Documents verifying the payment of service fees in mountainous settlement;


Registration for granting the status is possible through the following Community Centres: Kvareltskhali, Mejvriskhevi, Ruisi, Khidistavi, Kazreti, Sartichala, Martkopi, Shashiani, Kachreti, Lentekhi, Sadakhlo, Poka, Iormughanlo, Korbouli, Geguti, Khreiti, Khevi, Goresha, Gomi, Nukriani, Tkviavi, Vale, Berdzenauli, Usakhelo, Kitskhi, Lajana and Tsalka.. 

Restoring the Status of Permanent Resident of the Mountainous Settlement

 

Status restoration is possible if person has actually lived in mountainous settlement for one month after being dismissed from penitentiary facility or completing/terminating education.

Documents to be presented to restore the status:

a) Notice issued by the authorized body regarding the dismissal of person from penitentiary facility or document verifying the suspension/termination of status of student or document certifying the higher or vocational education from corresponding institutions;

b) Any document verifying the actual residence of the person in the mountainous settlement for one month;

 

Documents to be presented to verify the actual residence:

a) Documents and materials, including photos, verifying the fact of person practicing agricultural activities, including utilization of dwelling as well as owning the immovable property in mountainous settlement;

b) Information issued by Social Service Agency of Ministry of Labour, Health and Social Affairs of Georgia, which verifies that the family is registered in the unified database of socially vulnerable families and the rating score of the family is less than the score set by the Government of Georgia, below which family must be granted pecuniary assistance. Mentioned information must be issued no less than 15 days prior to application;

c) Information issued by the public school, verifying the employment of the person at public school located in mountainous settlement;

d) Document, issued by authorized body/person, which verifies the employment of the person in legal entity or institution, located in mountainous settlement;

e) Statements of at least two witnesses, registered in the same mountainous settlement;

f) Documents verifying the payment of service fees in mountainous settlement;

g) Any document that verifies the actual residence of the person in mountainous settlement;

 

Registration for restoring the status is possible through the following Community Centres: Kvareltskhali, Mejvriskhevi, Ruisi, Khidistavi, Kazreti, Sartichala, Martkopi, Shashiani, Kachreti, Lentekhi, Sadakhlo, Poka, Iormughanlo, Korbouli, Geguti, Khreiti, Khevi, Goresha, Gomi, Nukriani, Tkviavi, Vale, Berdzenauli, Usakhelo, Kitskhi, Lajana and Tsalka.

 

 

Termination of Status of Permanent Resident of the Mountainous Settlement

Status of permanent resident is terminated, if:


a) Person is sentenced to imprisonment; 
b) Person has left the mountainous settlement with the purpose of receiving higher or vocational education; 


Person is entitled to apply to the corresponding municipality or Community Centre and register the application for terminating the status.


Registration for terminating the status is possible through the following Community Centres: Kvareltskhali, Mejvriskhevi, Ruisi, Khidistavi, Kazreti, Sartichala, Martkopi, Shashiani, Kachreti, Lentekhi, Sadakhlo, Poka, Iormughanlo, Korbouli, Geguti, Khreiti, Khevi, Goresha, Gomi, Nukriani, Tkviavi, Vale, Berdzenauli, Usakhelo, Kitskhi, Lajana and Tsalka.

 

Suspension of Status of Permanent Resident of the Mountainous Settlement

Status of permanent resident is suspended, if:

a) Person has passed away;

b) Person has changed the registration address (except the case of person registering in other mountainous settlement);

c) Person has left the mountainous settlement;

d) Person has lost the Georgian citizenship;

e) Mountainous settlement was removed from the list of mountainous settlement defined by the Government of Georgia.

Person has right to apply to the corresponding municipality or Community Centre and register the application for suspending the status.

Registration for suspending the status is possible through the following Community Centres: Kvareltskhali, Mejvriskhevi, Ruisi, Khidistavi, Kazreti, Sartichala, Martkopi, Shashiani, Kachreti, Lentekhi, Sadakhlo, Poka, Iormughanlo, Korbouli, Geguti, Khreiti, Khevi, Goresha, Gomi, Nukriani, Tkviavi, Vale, Berdzenauli, Usakhelo, Kitskhi, Lajana and Tsalka.

 

 

Registering the Ownership Right

Registering the ownership right to an immovable property means recording the data about this right have arisen in a corresponding registry by taking a decision about the registration.

The ownership right is deemed arisen upon the issuance of a decision on the registration of this right.

Upon registering the ownership right to an immovable property, an owner is entitled to dispose (alienate, hypothecate, et cetera)  the immovable property.

Extract on Immovable Property

An extract from the registry of ownership rights to immovable property is drawn up on the basis of a unified data base of the registries of ownership rights to immovable property, the public law restriction and tax lien/mortgage; it reflects the data, which is valid by the moment of drawing the extract up, about the ownership rights to immovable property, public law restrictions, tax lien/mortgage and the abandonment of ownership rights.

Registering the Right to Build

A plot of land may be transferred to another person for the use for a fixed period of time in such a manner as to grant him/her the right to build on or under this land a construction, as well as the right to sell, bequeath, lend or rent such right.

Registering the Right to Secure

Movable property of a debtor or a third person, which is transferable to other persons, may be used as security for monetary as well as non-monetary claim in such a manner that the secured creditor is entitled to satisfy his claim by selling the secured property (object of security) or, upon the agreement of the parties, by taking possession thereof in case of the failure of the debtor to fulfill or properly fulfill assumed obligations. The secured creditor is entitled to priority over other creditors in the satisfaction of his claim at the expense of the object of security. For the right such security to arise, it is necessary to register this right in the National Agency of Public Registry.

Registering Liability

Registering  liability in relation to the ownership right to an immovable property means recording the data about this liability have arisen in a corresponding registry by taking a decision about the registration.

Registering the Right to Lend

Registering the right to lend an immovable property means recording the data about this right have arisen in a corresponding registry. Proceeding from the essence of the right to lend, a lender assumes the obligation under an agreement to lend the property for a temporary use to a lendee for free.

Information About the Status of Ownership of Immovable Property

Information about the status of ownership of immovable property reflects the data, which is valid by the moment of preparing the information about the ownership rights to the immovable property, public law restrictions, tax lien/mortgage and the abandonment of ownership rights.

Information About the Seizure of Immovable Property

Information about the seizure of immovable property reflects the data, which is valid by the moment of preparing the information on the seizure of property and intangible property by a court or other administrative entity in accordance with the rule established by the law.

Registering the Right to Mortgage

On the basis of agreement, an immovable property may be used (encumbered) in such a manner as to ensure that the secured creditor is entitled to priority over other creditors in the satisfaction of his claim by selling the property or taking possession thereof (mortgage). A mortgage becomes valid upon its registration in the National Agency of Public Registry. An immovable property may be mortgaged several times. The sequence is determined by the date of registering an application about mortgage.

Registering the Right to Lease

Under a lease agreement, the lessor shall transfer specified property to a lessee for temporary use and during the lease period ensure him/her with a possibility to receive result, if it is received as a result of correct management of enterprise, in the form of income. The lessee shall pay the lessor a stipulated rent. The rent may be set both in the form of monetary and in-kind payment. The parties may agree on other means of setting the rent.

Registering Inheritance

Inheritance is opened after the death of a person or a court declaring a person deceased.

Inherited property contains the bequeather’s property rights as well as his/her obligations which he/she had by the moment of his/her death.

Changing the Purpose of Land

The change in the purpose of agricultural land is registered in the register of ownership rights to immovable property. According to the Law of Georgia on Compensating for Substitute Land Development Value and Sustained Damage When Allocating Agricultural Land for Non-agricultural Purposes, the change of purpose means moving the agricultural land into the category of non-agricultural land.

Registering Changes in the Data

Registering changes in the ownership right to an immovable property means making changes to the data registered in the registry of ownership rights to immovable property; for example, making a change to a subject of the ownership right (owner) or the object of ownership right (immovable property).

Registering Ownership Right to an Agricultural Land Obtained as a Result of Reform

This include agricultural land plots distributed by the land commission, set up following the decision of local self-government bodies, on the basis of handover acts in 1992-1999.

A handover act represents the ground for initial registration of the ownership right to the agricultural land plot and buildings attached thereto.

Preparing a Copy of Archived Document

An interested person may request any type of information about an entity, copies of any change since the date of registration of entities and the documentation existing as grounds thereof. It is prohibited to issue original documents which were used as the ground for registration.

Cadastral Plan

Cadastral plan is a document reflecting cadastral and graphic data of a land. It contains  information on cadastral code, area, configuration, purpose of the land, net of coordinates, buildings (including the ones under construction) attached to the land and the number of floors of buildings, also  information about those rights and restrictions on this land the cadastral data of which is registered in the National Agency of Public Registry (except linear buildings situated on the land). 

Registering the Right of Servitude

Servitude

A plot of land or other immovable property may be used (encumbered) for the benefit of the owner of another plot of land or other immovable property in such a manner as to grant this owner the right to use the plot of land in particular instances, or to prohibit the exercise of certain actions on this plot of land, or to preclude the exercise of some rights of the owner of the encumbered property with respect to other plot of land (servitude). Rules envisaged for the purchase of immovable property apply to the attachment of servitude.

Preparing Information on Ownership from the Archive of Technical Record-Keeping

The information kept in the archive of technical record-keeping is public and available to any interested person.

A person seeking information shall submit an application, an ID and a document certifying the payment of service fee to the registering entity.

Registering the Right of Usufruct

Usufruct

An immovable property may be transferred in the possession of another person in such a manner that he/she, as an owner, can use it and preclude third persons from using it, but in contrast to owner of the property, he/she cannot alienate, mortgage or bequeath this property. The owner’s consent is required to rent or lease the property. After the extinguishment of usufruct, the owner shall substitute the holder of the usufruct in the existing relations of lease or rental.

Registering the Division of Immovable Property

An interested person may own several immovable properties (land, apartment). Where an interested person wants that the object of ownership right is not a single immovable property but several immovable properties, he/she is entitled to divide such property and request registration of right of ownership to each immovable property having resulted from such division.

Moreover, a person may be interested in dividing the immovable property when he/she intends to sell part of the property under his/her ownership as an independent object of ownership right.

Registering the Right to Sublease

Upon the consent of a lessor, a lessee may sublease an immovable property to a third person. Registering a sublease of immovable property implies the right of a holder of the sublease to duly possess and use the immovable property, also his/her obligation not to use the property in any way other than as specified in the sublease agreement and to look after the property. He/she is liable for any change or deterioration of a property, which is not envisaged by the agreement.

Registering the Right to Rent

Under a rent agreement, a renter shall give a specified property for the use to rentee for a specified period of time. The rentee shall pay specified rent to the rentor.

Extract on a Business Entity

An extract is drawn up on the basis of a unified data base of the Registry of Entrepreneurial and Non-entrepreneurial (Non-commercial) Legal Entities, and the public law restriction and tax lien/mortgage registries; it reflects the data, which is valid by the moment of drawing the extract up, about a registered entity, its public law restrictions, tax lien/mortgage and the restriction of the rights on movable property and non-material goods. For a limited liability company and a limited partnerships, an extract shall also include the data on the shares of partners, the registered rights on movable property and non-material goods.

Identifying Inconsistency for an Incorrectly Registered Business Entity

Where a registered entity no longer meets the registration conditions set forth in the Georgian legislation, or these conditions have become invalid, the registering authority issues an administrative legal act on identifying the inconsistency and sets the term of 30 days to an entity to rectify it, stating this in the Registry of Entrepreneurial and Non-entrepreneurial (Non-commercial) Legal Entities.

Registering the Termination of Insolvency Proceedings of a Business Entity

Where corresponding grounds exist, a court may take a decision on terminating the already launched insolvency proceedings, which represents the ground for a registering authority to register the termination of insolvency proceedings.

Registering the Launch of Liquidation of a Business Entity

Liquidation means annulling the registration of a legal entity when the grounds as specified in the law exist for that. The liquidation is deemed launched only upon registering the launch of liquidation.

If liquidation takes place upon a decision of founders/partners of an entity, they shall first register the launch of liquidation and then notify all those entities whom the legal entity owns debts. 

Liquidation of a Business Entity

The liquidation upon the decision of partners/founders occurs in two phases, registering the launch of liquidation first and then, the completion of this process which means the annulment of the registration.

Grounds of the annulment of an entity’s registration include a decision of partners/founders or a court about the liquidation; a court judgment of guilty in a criminal case, which has entered into force; a court ruling about the completion of bankruptcy case and the annulment of the registration of a legal entity.

Registering a Business Entity on the Portal

Any entity may apply to a registering authority for being registered on the portal, which implies opening an electronic page on the official website of the Agency for this entity. An interested person must indicate his/her mobile phone number in the application to receive a secret code for entering his/her own webpage.

Correcting a Technical Fault in the Data of Registered Business Entity

Registering a Change in Registered Data of a Business Entity

A change in the registered data of an entrepreneurial and non-entrepreneurial (non-commercial) legal entity becomes valid upon registering it in the registry.

Changes to a legal entity’s registration application/charter shall be registered in the registry; namely, changes in the name of firm, legal address, partners (except in case of joint stock companies and cooperatives), shares (only in cases of limited liability companies and limited partnerships), persons or bodies with managing/representative powers (director, chair, proxy, et cetera), and others.

Registering the Launch of Reorganization of a Business Entity

There are the following forms of reorganization:

Conversion;
Division (separation and division);
Merger (amalgamation and merger).
The reorganization occurs in two phases: registering the launch of reorganization first and then, the completion of it.

First, the launch of reorganization is registered and the founders of business entity notify all those entities about this fact, whom the legal entity has to fulfill liabilities to.

The registration of the launch of reorganization is obligatory for all those entities which participate in this process.

Registry of Economic Activities

Based on changes in the Law of Georgia on the Public Registry, a new registry has been created in the system of the public registry that supports the registration of economic activities. The above-mentioned changes in law came into force on September 02, 2016. The types of economic activities that are officially considered to be economic ones are based on the National Classifier of Georgia, approved by the National Statistics Office of Georgia.

For more information about the National Classifier of Georgia, please follow the link: http://napr.gov.ge/source/ekonomikur%20saqmianobata%20reestri/NACE_Rev_2.pdf

Annulment of a Sole Trader

The registration of a sole trader may be annulled on the following grounds: an application for annulment by the registered entity; death of a sole trader; the announcement of a sole trader as deceased; declaring a sole trader as incapable.

Registering a Sole Trader

A sole trader is a person who owns and runs a business, is registered as an entrepreneur in the register and is personally, with his/her entire property, responsible for liabilities to creditors, arising from and in connection to his/her entrepreneurial activity.

 

The term and cost of registration:

Within one working day – 20 GEL
On the same day – 50 GEL

Information About a Business Entity

An interested person may request any type of information about an entity that is subject to the registration in the registry, concerning any change since the date of registration of entities and the documentation existing as grounds thereof.

For example, the information about an ongoing liquidation/reorganization or insolvency proceedings of an entity, partners of LLC and their shares, registered directors, the registration of an entity in the registry, et cetera.

Registering the Entrepreneurial and Non-Entrepreneurial (Non-Commercial) Legal Entity

The Registry of Entrepreneurial and Non-entrepreneurial (Non-commercial) Legal Entities represents the unified data base on the registration of entrepreneurial and non-entrepreneurial (non-commercial) legal entities, as well as branch offices of foreign entrepreneurial and non-entrepreneurial (non-commercial) legal entities.

Types of entrepreneurial entities are:

 Limited Liability Company – LLC
 General Partnership – GP
 Limited Partnership – LP
 Joint Stock Company – JSC
 Cooperative

A Copy of Archived Document

Any interested person may request any type of information about an entity registered in the registry, concerning any change since the date of registration of entities and the documentation existing as basis thereof. It is prohibited to issue original documents which were used as the ground for registration.

Registration of establishment of representation of entrepreneurial and non-entrepreneurial foreign legal entity

An Archive Certificate of Divorce

An archive certificate containing the information registered in official records about the divorce of citizens of Georgia in the period from 1921 to 1935.

An Archive Certificate of Death

An archive certificate containing information registered in church and official records about the death of citizens of Georgia in the period from 1818 to 1935.

An Archive Certificate of Birth

An archive certificate containing information registered in church and official records about the birth of citizens of Georgia in the period from 1818 to 1935.

An Archive Certificate about Awards

An archive certificate containing information about nominating and granting citizens with various titles and awards (national artist, distinguished teacher, distinguished agronomer, firefighter, et cetera) by decisions of government authorities in the period from 1922 to 2004.

Orders: Order of Honor; Vakhtang Gorgasali’s Orders I, II and III rank; Mother Heroine.

Medals: Veteran of Labor; For the Defense of the Caucasus; For Distinguished Labor.

An Archive Certificate about Evacuation

An archive certificate containing information about forced (due to landslides, floods, earthquakes) evacuation of people from various districts of Georgia and various regions of the Soviet Union to Georgia in the period from 1938 to 1950.

An Archive Certificate about the Registration of Legal and Private Entities

An archive certificate containing information about the registration of cooperatives in the period from 1921 to 1999 (a decision of an executive committee, a charter of cooperative, technical and economic justification, a protocol of founders’ meeting).

An Archive Document about the Composition of a Household

An archive certificate containing information about the composition of households and the property registered in their names in collective farm record books in the period from 1921 to 2005.

An Archive Document about Registering at and Deregistering From a Concrete Address

An archive certificate containing information about registering citizens and deregistering them from concrete addresses, which is provided in documents of housing management offices of Tbilisi in accordance with residential record books, registration of residents, personal and residential notes of residents (forms #13, #14, #16 and #17).

An Archive Document about Joining a Cooperative

An archive certificate containing information about decisions of government authorities on allowing citizens to join residential building cooperatives in the period from 1921 to 1999.

An Archive Document about a Plan of Land Plot (Red Lines)

An archive certificate containing information from documents about the allocation of flats and land plots, engineering designs of buildings and the property registered in the name of separate persons.

Decrees issued by government bodies on allocating land plots to various entities and organizations and the property registered in the name of private persons in the period from 1921 to 2005.

The information about household record books maintained in the regions of Georgia in the period from 1925 to 2005.

An Archive Document Certifying the Vocational, Higher Technical Education and Scientific Degree

An archive certificate containing information about diplomas, scientific degrees and other documents issued and awarded by the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia and entities falling under it, as well as several licensed educational institutions, within the scope of their competence.

An Archive Document about Changing a Name of District, Street

An archive document containing information about the change of the name of a district, street, organization.

An Archive Document about Rehabilitation

An archive document containing information about the rehabilitation of citizens repressed in 1937.

An Archive Document about Repressions (Municipalization, Nationalization)

An archive document containing information about confiscating private persons' property (buildings, land, enterprises, transport, et cetera) and transferring it into the ownership of local and central government bodies in the period from 1922 to 1933.

An Archive Document about Expropriations and Repressions

An archive document containing the information about seizing large private farmers’ property (land, house, cattle, vote) in the period from 1924 to 1935.

An Archive Document about Working Life

An archive document containing information about the data on hiring and firing, promoting citizens and their wages, which is provided in documents of public (government) entities kept in the National Archive of Georgia.

An Archive Document about the Construction Passport

A construction passport is a dossier about a building located at a concrete address, which contains all types of documentation concerning the building, such as: a decision on allocating a land plot, seismological and geological conclusions, a plan of the land plot (red lines), internal and external arrangements, a scheme of underground communications, et cetera.

An Archive Document about the General Education

An archive document containing information about the general education schools in the regions of Georgia, as well as education received by persons, according to materials kept in documents of departments of education, in the period from 1934 to 2008.

An Archive Document about the Change of Name, Surname and Nationality

Decrees issued by government entities about the change of name, surname and nationality of persons.

An Archive Document about the Lack of Information Concerning Social Rights

An archive document containing information about the fact that a document requested by a citizen has not entered the National Archive of Georgia for the state protection.

An Archive Document about Thematic Questions of Various Type

An archive document containing  information that establishes an individual fact or event, for example, the change of name of a district, street, organizations.

An Archive Document about the Property Right

An archive certificate containing the information from documents about the allocation of flats and land plots, engineering designs of buildings and the property registered in the name of separate persons.

Decrees issued by government bodies on allocating land plots to various entities and organizations and the property registered in the name of private persons in the period from 1921 to 2005.

The information about household record books maintained in the regions of Georgia in the period from 1925 to 2005.

An Archive Document about Marriage

An archive certificate containing the information registered in church and official records about the marriage of citizens of Georgia in the period from 1818 to 1935.

An Archive Document about Commissioning a Building

An archive certificate containing the information/permit on the commissioning of a building located at a concrete address.

Issuing the Information Kept in the Unified Database of Socially Vulnerable Families

The information kept in the unified database of socially vulnerable families (the size of rating score, the date of enacting the rating score, the amount of subsistence allowance, the suspension of subsistence allowance, the termination of subsistence allowance, the payment of monthly subsistence allowance for no longer than six months) is issued only to a family member of full legal age upon the submission of an identity document, or a proxy upon the submission of a notarized power of attorney and an identity document.

The information is issued either in verbal form or in the form of an extract on the basis of information kept in the electronic program of the Agency.

Applying for Assistive Devices

A form of application for assistive devices shall be filled in accordance with a corresponding state program operating at the time of application submission (as of 2014, the Decree of the Government of Georgia #291, dated  April 14, 2014), on the basis of the following documents:

A copy of an applicant’s identification document ;
A copy of ID of a person with disability, needing an assistive device; in case of a minor, a copy of birth certificate;
A copy of a document certifying the status of a person with disability;
The form IV-50/2 or the form N IV-100/a (depending on a requested assistive device), indicating the need for a corresponding assistive device.

Issuing Information about Assistive Devices

Information about assistive devices (a notification on providing wheelchairs, prosthesis, hearing aids, cochlear implants, the date of application, the date of issuing a voucher, the limit of financing a voucher, the evidence of being on the waiting list of persons entitled to receive assistive devices) is issued only to a user of assistive device or a person duly notarized to represent the user on the basis of an identity document or, in case of a minor, on the basis of an identity document of a legal representative and a document certifying the representation.

Applying for a Leave due to Pregnancy, Childbirth and Child Care, as well as the Adoption of a Newborn

An application for the remuneration of the leave due to pregnancy, childbirth and child care as well as the adoption of a newborn, submitted by an employer/organization, is accepted upon the submission of all needed documents in accordance with the Decree #231/n, “On the Approval of the Rule for the Remuneration of the Leave due to Pregnancy, Childbirth and Child Care as well as the Adoption of a Newborn,” of the Minister of Labor, Health and Social Affairs of Georgia, dated 25 August 2006.

Applying for the Correction of the Data in a Declaration of Family

A standard form on the correction of the data of a family registered in the unified database of socially vulnerable families shall be filled  in a Community Center with the assistance of an operator. Where documents are submitted by a proxy, a notarized power of attorney shall also be submitted.

Information about Social Subsidy

Information about social subsidy (a status/category of veteran, the amount, the date of granting, the reason of suspension, the reason of termination) is issued only to a beneficiary (on the basis of the identity document), his/her legal representative (on the basis of identity document of a legal representative and a document certifying the representation) or a proxy (on the basis of a notarized power of attorney and the identity document). The information is issued on the basis of the Social Service Agency’s database (the database of the republic). The information about social subsidy (the ground, the amount, the date of granting, the reason of suspension, and the reason of termination) may also be issued in the form of a certificate by means of electronic system of workflow, after a corresponding application has been filled in.

Applying for Granting/Changing State Disbursements

An application for a certificate on granting/changing state disbursements (state pension, state compensation, social package, social subsidy) submitted by a seeker/beneficiary (on the basis of the identity document), his/her legal representative (on the basis of identity card of a legal representative and a document certifying the representation) or a proxy (on the basis of a notarized power of attorney and the identity document) is accepted upon the submission of all needed documents in accordance with the Decree #46/n, “On the Approval of the Rules for Granting and Issuing State Pension/Pension Package and State Compensation,” of the Minister of Labor, Health and Social Affairs of Georgia, dated 10 February 2006. A standard form of application is filled in on site with the assistance of a Community Center’s operator.

Information about State Compensation

A certificate on state compensation (a notification, the ground, the amount, the date of granting, the reason of suspension, the reason of termination) is issued only to a beneficiary (on the basis of the identity document), his/her legal representative (on the basis of identity card of a legal representative and a document certifying the representation) or a proxy (on the basis of a notarized power of attorney and the identity document). The information is issued on the basis of the Social Service Agency’s database (the database of the republic). The information about state compensation (the ground, the amount, the date of granting, the reason of suspension, and the reason of termination) may also be issued in the form of a certificate by means of electronic system of workflow, after a corresponding application has been filled in.

Information about State Pension/Pension Package

A certificate on state pension/pension package (the ground, the amount, the date of granting, the reason of suspension, the reason of termination) is issued only to a beneficiary (on the basis of the identity document), his/her legal representative (on the basis of identity document of a legal representative and a document certifying the representation) or a proxy (on the basis of a notarized power of attorney and the identity document). The information is issued on the basis of the Social Service Agency’s database (the database of the republic). The information about state pension/pension package (the ground, the amount, the date of granting, the reason of suspension, and the reason of termination) may also be issued in the form of a certificate by means of electronic system of workflow, after a corresponding application has been filled in.

Applying for the Annulment of Registration in the Unified Database of Socially Vulnerable Families

An application for a repeat evaluation (verification) of social and economic situation of a family, submitted by an adult, capable member of the family (on the basis of the identity document) or a proxy (on the basis of a notarized power of attorney and the identity document), is accepted in case of any of the below listed events:

A demographic change has occurred in a family (extended/decreased by a member);
A family member has got employment and/or a legal income;
A family member has lost a job, legal income;
A family has changed the living address;
A year has passed since assigning the rating score;
A status of disability has been established to a family member;
A declaration of family contains any of the following durable appliances: a computer, a hoover, an audio equipment, toaster;
Other reason – an evidence of essential change in the social and economic condition of a family (for example, if a medical documentation form IV – 100/a about the health condition is submitted after the expiration of three months of filling in the declaration, a repeat evaluation of social and economic condition of a family will be conducted in accordance with the established rule).

Applying for the Registration in the Unified Database of Socially Vulnerable Families

An application (an initial application) for the registration in the unified database of socially vulnerable families, submitted by an adult, capable member of the family (on the basis of the identity document) or a proxy (on the basis of a notarized power of attorney and the identity document), is accepted in accordance with the Decree of the Minister of Labor, Health and Social Affairs of Georgia #140/n, on the approval of the “Rules for Accepting and Recording the Form of Application for Registering in the Unified Database of Socially Vulnerable Families, Deregistering from it, Re-Evaluating (Verifying) Social and Economic Condition of Family,” dated 20 May 2010. A standard form of application is completed on site with the assistance of a Community Center’s operator.

Information about a Social Package

Information about a social package (the category, the amount, the date of granting, the reason of suspension, the reason of termination) is issued in a verbal form only to a beneficiary (on the basis of an identity document), his/her legal representative (on the basis of identity card of a legal representative and a document certifying the representation) or a proxy (on the basis of a notarized power of attorney and the identity document). The information is issued on the basis of the Social Service Agency’s database (the database of the republic). The information about social package (the ground, the amount, the date of granting, the reason of suspension, and the reason of termination) may also be issued in the form of a certificate by means of electronic system of workflow, after a corresponding application has been filled in.

Information about Disbursement and the Amount to Compensate a Leave

Information about disbursement and the amount paid/to be paid for a leave due to pregnancy, childbirth and child care as well as the adoption of a newborn is issued only to a beneficiary (on the basis of an identity document), his/her legal representative (on the basis of an identity document of a legal representative and a document certifying the representation) or a proxy (on the basis of a notarized power of attorney and the identity document) as well as a representative of the employer/organization. The information is issued in a verbal form, on the basis of the Social Service Agency’s database (“maternity database”).

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