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LEPL - Academy of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia

Useful information / Frequently asked questions

The Academy offers all applicants the following basic training courses:

  • Patrol-inspector training course - 3 months (13 weeks);
  • Neighborhood inspector training course - 4 months (14 weeks and 3 days);
  • Training course for Border Police of the Land Border Defense Department - 5 months (19 weeks and 4 days).
  • Border police and controller special professional education course - 2 month (5 weeks and 2 days);

The candidate should attach the following documents to his/her application to be admitted as a trainee to professional education course:

  • ID card copy;
  • Diploma copy;
  • Passport size photo (3X4 cm);
  • Driving license copy (only required if the applicant is applying for the patrol-inspector training course).
While after completion of patrol-inspector training course, the trainee can hold the position of patrol-inspector, after completion of neighborhood inspector training course, the trainee can hold the position of neighborhood inspector.
Georgian citizens, who have reached 18 years, know the official language of Georgia and have relevant personal and professional skills, as well as appropriate education, physical and health fitness to perform the duties of police officers can be employed in police.
All special professional education courses and dormitory accommodation are free of charge for the trainees. Only those trainees, who are to begin serving in the Ministry of Internal Affairs, or trainees of basic training courses, are provided with free meal.
After successful completion of the course, the trainee will be granted an appropriate certificate.
Foreign citizens or candidates of foreign citizenship, except as prescribed by the legislation of Georgia or international agreement, are not allowed to be employed in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Therefore, they can’t be admitted to special professional education courses of the Academy. Regarding stateless persons, they are not admitted to special professional education courses of the Academy.
Persons of the following categories can’t be employed in police: convicted persons for first degree crime, including the person who is subjected to criminal prosecution, and the person, who has been deprived of the right to hold an appropriate position.
The discussion related to the enrollment of a candidate in special professional education courses is stopped if this candidate fails to pass selection test for candidates, interview at the Academy, or health and physical fitness examinations. In this case, this person can re-apply to special course of the Academy no earlier than 6 months after failure. The candidate can apply to the Academy for the third and subsequent times after 1 year.
It is not obligatory to submit a recommendation to be admitted to special professional education courses.
If the candidate does not attend the testing he/she won’t move to the next level and thus, the process of his/her enrollment in special professional education course will be terminated.

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