Out-of-country voters have the right to participate in the parliamentary and presidential elections of Georgia, also in the referendum.
Voters abroad are eligible to participate in elections in case:
- they are on a Georgian consular registry on the polling day;
- they are not on a consular registry but have gone through election registration in a Precinct Election Commission formed abroad or in a consular office no later than on the 21st day before the Election Day;
Out-of-country precincts shall be set up by the CEC based on the data provided by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia, no later than on the 30th day prior to the Election Day for no less than 20 and no more than 3000 voters.
During presidential and parliamentary elections no later than on the 21st day between the day of calling the election and the Election Day, the voters shall be exempted from a consular fee charged for registration in the consular office. The list is drawn up by the head of the relevant consular office and is submitted to the CEC no later than on the 20th day before polling.