Entering Georgia after visiting South Ossetia

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Entering Georgia after visiting South Ossetia

Postby icelolli551 » Tue May 09, 2017 1:41 pm

Hello. I'm a South Korean passport holder.

I wonder if i can enter Georgia after visiting South Ossetia.

My itinerary is Azerbaijan-Russia-South Ossetia-Russia-Georgia.

I think Georgian border guards might get annoyed when they check South Ossetian visa(or stamp etc...) in the passport.

Thanks a lot.
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Re: Entering Georgia after visiting South Ossetia

Postby steven » Wed May 10, 2017 1:17 pm

From http://caravanistan.com/visa/south-ossetia:

There is no visa system, just a migration card given at entry.

This would mean, you do not get a stamp (according to my info, we do not get many visitors there). So it seems to me Georgian border guards cannot know you went there.
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Re: Entering Georgia after visiting South Ossetia

Postby Crazydre » Fri May 12, 2017 3:04 am

Passports are not stamped at the Russian-South Ossetian border, so the Georgians won't know. If they did, though, they wouldn't be "annoyed", they'd deport you and ban you from entering again.
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Re: Entering Georgia after visiting South Ossetia

Postby Tot hier en verder » Fri Feb 22, 2019 1:53 pm

Crazydre wrote:Passports are not stamped at the Russian-South Ossetian border


I read you will not receive an entry stamp in South Ossetia, but is it true that the Russians will not give you an exit stamp (and entry stamp upon entering again after visiting South Ossetia)? If the Russians do stamp your passport, it would be pretty obvious for the Georgians where you went...
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Re: Entering Georgia after visiting South Ossetia

Postby geom.calboni » Wed Apr 03, 2019 1:24 pm

No entry stamp is placed on the passport either in or out. But you can't still enter Georgia because the border with that country is closed.
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