Georgia sees increase in number of foreigners applying to work remotely
BAKU, Azerbaijan, October 5
By Tamilla Mammadova – Trend:
Around 800 foreigners filled out the electronic form for the ‘Remotely From Georgia‘ project from August 27 to October 4, Trend reports via the Georgian National Tourism Administration.
According to the administration, 53 percent of foreigners are self-employed, 28 percent – full-time employees, and 19 percent – entrepreneurs.
Applicants have registered from more than 60 different countries. Among the received applications, 350 have been confirmed and 80 declined.
The top five countries are as follows:
Russia – 28 percent;
US – 18 percent;
Belarus – 6 percent;
Great Britain – 5 percent;
Ukraine – 5 percent.
Georgia is inviting foreign citizens to travel to Georgia, and work and run their businesses from the country remotely.
Foreigners should upload information about the job position and income (that should be at least $2,000 per month) with other needed documents.
Applications will be reviewed within 10 working days.
Follow the author on Twitter: @Mila61979356