State Commission on Migration Issues


Directions: Immigration

Permanent or temporary settlement of a citizen on the territory of a foreign country.Details...


Directions: Emigration

Leaving for a foreign country to stay for a short period or forever for political, economic or private reasons...Details...


Directions: Reintegration

Return to the country of origin and re-engagement in the social and economic life.Details...

Voluntary Return

Directions: Voluntary Return

Return to Country of Origin and involvement into social and economic life.Details...

Refugees and Asylum

Directions: Refugees and Asylum

Foreigners who need international protection due to the risk posed to their lives in the country of origin. Details...

Georgia and EU

Directions: Georgia and EU

The legislative basis for EU-Georgia relations is the Partnership and Cooperation Agreement signed in 1996 which came into force in 1999. The Agreement regulates relations...Details...

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  • Commission

    The State Commission on Migration Issues (SCMI/Commission) was set up on 13 October 2010 on the basis of the Government's Ordinance No. 314. The Commission is the Government's consultative body to discuss and take decisions on various important issues related to migration management. The Commission comprising 9* government entities is chaired by the Ministry of Justice and co-chaired by the Ministry of Internal Affairs.


  • Secretariat

    The Commission's analytical and administrative support is provided through the Secretariat created and supported by European Union.

  • Working Groups

    Inside the Commission thematic groups have been set up to work on different priority issues.

News & Events

Guidebook on legal immigration