Georgia Travel Vaccines and Advice

While traveling to Georgia, please keep in mind some routine vaccines such as Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, etc.
While traveling to Georgia, please keep in mind some routine vaccines such as Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, etc.
Make sure you know about Georgia’s medical care and safety and security tips.
A wonderful lake in Georgia



Bathed by the Black Sea, Georgia is a paradise on earth. Punctuated by rocky peaks and fortresses, troglodyte installations, pristine mountains and subtropical coasts, you should visit Georgia without hesitation. Its geographical position allows it to benefit from a nature rich in contrasts. Between beaches of fine sand, mountains, plateaus and vineyards, all visitors will return satisfied after discovering Georgia. For a moment of relaxation, do not miss a swim in the sulphurous and miraculous waters of the country. Georgia is also home to many religious monuments and monasteries, not to mention a cuisine rich in flavours. Enjoy delicious khinkalis, tasty ravioli or grilled kebabs.

Recommended travel vaccinations for Georgia

VaccineDisease Transmission
Traveler’s diarrheaContaminated water/food
Hepatitis A
Hepatitis BContaminated body fluids
(blood, sex, razors, needles, etc.)
RabiesInfected Animals
InfluenzaAirborne Droplets

Recommended Medication for Travelling to Georgia

MedicationAdditional Information
Acetazolamide or DexamethasoneRecommended for prevention of acute mountain sickness
Azithromycin or SupraxAntibiotic in case of traveler’s diarrhea


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Medical Care in Georgia

The privatisation of the Georgian health system has left the country with a low level of primary health care. A crisis in material and human resources continues to paralyse national health services. Access to care remains limited, despite government efforts to provide residents with free quality treatment. If you require treatment, the following medical centers are recommended: David Tatishvili Medical Centre, MediClub, Medx Medical Transports, or IMSS.

It is worth taking a personal pharmacy kit with you if visiting the country, including antibiotics and syringes as these are hard to access upon arrival.

To call for a medical assistance, dial 099.

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Is Georgia Safe for Travel?

Safety and SecurityDescriptive
Crime and kidnappingRisk present;
Caution required in areas near Russia
DemonstrationsRisk of violence;
Frequent demonstrations in Tbilisi
Road safetyPoor road conditions;
Avoid driving at night
Public transportationOnly use official taxis;
Lock your train cabin from the inside
Trekking/mountaineering/hikingAlways hike with recognized groups
Regions of Abkhazia/ South Ossetia and surrounding areasAVOID ALL TRAVEL
Border with RussiaAVOID ALL TRAVEL
Risk levelNormal security precautions

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Do I Need a Visa to Visit Georgia?

Prior to travel, make sure you check with your transportation company about any passport requirements. This is important as in some cases their regulations on passport validity may be more strict than those of the destination country.

Only a passport is required to enter Georgia for trips under a year. The passport must be valid for at least six months beyond the date of departure.

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Embassy of Canada to Georgia information

When travelling to another country, it is important to know where the Canadian embassy is located in the event of:

  • A legal problem
  • A lost passport
  • The need to report a crime

It is advisable to make a copy of your original passport in case you lose it.

Canadian Consulate to Georgia (TBILISI)
Street Address:
34 Rustaveli Avenue, Third Floor,
Tbilisi, Georgia, 0108

Tel.: 995 (32) 298-2072
Fax: 995 (32) 218-2052


Canadian Embassy to Turkey (ANKARA)
Street Address:
Cinnah Caddesi No. 58,
Çankaya 06690, Ankara, Turkey

Tel.: 90 (312) 409-2700
Fax: 90 (312) 409-2712


Please note that this is the website for the Canadian Embassy in Turkey.

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