UNHCR Georgia - Help for refugees and asylum-seekers


Due to the State of Emergency declared in the country from the 2nd of April with the aim to prevent the spreading of coronavirus (COVID-19), we hereby inform you that the UNHCR Representation in Georgia will be closed.  UNHCR staff remains available for information at Hotline  at (+995) 577 415 610, available 24/7 (contact can be established via SMS, WhatsApp, Viber and via regular call) as well as mail addresses: [email protected] .

For any legal information and advice you can contact NGO “Rights-Georgia” at the hotline (+995) 593 111 405 available 24/7 and e-mail: [email protected] .

For any information and psycho-social counselling you can contact World Vision Georgia at the hotline +995 577 045 645 available  24/7 and e-mail: [email protected]

Public Defenders Office (PDO) is providing counselling trough hotline 1481, available 24/7 and e-mail: [email protected]

International Protection Issues Division of the Migration Department within the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia suspended its face-to-face activities and therefore, all applications for International Protection (Asylum) will be received on the following e-mail address: [email protected]

In case of additional questions/issues on International Protection (Asylum), please, call +995 598 080 097 (available24/7).

Welcome to the ‘Help’ website run by UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency. Here, refugees, humanitarian status holders, asylum-seekers, person in statelessness determination procedure and stateless persons can find information to help them know more about their rights, obligations and the services available to them in Georgia. Take a look around and discover what you need to know about your stay in Georgia, including where you can go to seek further assistance.

On this website, you will be able to find information about:

Information about COVID-19 / Coronavirus

The page will be continually updated.

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