Visa Free Belarus

A foreign citizen can visit the Republic of Belarus:

Visa-free entry

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Foreign citizens have the right to enter the territory of the Republic of Belarus without a visa in cases and within the time limits established by the concluded international bilateral agreement between the Republic of Belarus and the country of which the foreigner is a citizen. Current information about agreements is posted on the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Belarus.

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List of states for whose citizens visa-free entry and exit to the Republic of Belarus is established:

    • Azerbaijan
    • Albania (up to 30 days, but not more than 90 days in a calendar year)
    • Argentina (up to 90 days)
    • Armenia
    • Brazil (up to 90 days)
    • Venezuela (up to 90 days)
    • Georgia
    • Hong Kong (up to 30 days)
    • Israel (up to 90 days in each period of 180 days)
    • Kazakhstan
    • Qatar (up to 30 days)
    • China (up to 30 days, but not more than 90 days in a calendar year)
    • Cuba (up to 30 days)
    • Kyrgyzstan
    • Latvia***
    • Lithuania***
    • Macau, Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China (up to 30 days, but not more than 90 days in a calendar year)
    • Macedonia *
    • Moldova
    • Mongolia (up to 90 days)
    • United Arab Emirates (no more than 90 days from the date of entry)
    • Poland***
    • Russian Federation **
    • Saint Kitts and Nevis (up to 30 days)
    • Serbia (up to 30 days)
    • Tajikistan
    • Türkiye (up to 30 days)
    • Uzbekistan
    • Ukraine
    • Montenegro (up to 30 days)
    • Ecuador (up to 30 days)

* In the presence of a private invitation/telegram, a referral or invitation from a health care institution for treatment, a request from a travel company, as well as for the purpose of visiting burials.

** For citizens of the Russian Federation and the Republic of Belarus, the conditions of free movement between the two countries, provided for by the Agreement between the Russian Federation and the Republic of Belarus on ensuring equal rights of citizens of the Russian Federation and the Republic of Belarus, are maintained to freedom of movement, choice of place of stay and residence in the territories of the member states of the Union State.

*** Until December 31, 2024, visa-free entry into Belarus is valid for citizens of Poland, Lithuania, Latvia (as well as persons with the status of non-citizen of Latvia). The entry procedure can be found follow the link.

Required documents:

  • 1A valid passport or other document replacing it, intended for traveling abroad.
  • 2A health insurance contract covering the territory of the Republic of Belarus and providing for an insured amount of at least 10,000 euros.
  • 3Cash in an amount equivalent to at least 2 basic values established in the Republic of Belarus for each day of stay.

Visa-free entry through the checkpoint at Minsk National Airport

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Citizens of 76 countries can come to the Republic of Belarus for tourism purposes without a visa through the checkpoint at Minsk National Airport for a period of no more than 30 days (including the day of arrival and departure).

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List of states for whose citizens visa-free entry and exit procedures are established at the checkpoint across the State Border of the Republic of Belarus Minsk National Airport

    • Union of Australia
    • Republic of Austria
    • Principality of Andorra
    • Antigua and Barbuda
    • Barbados
    • Kingdom of Bahrain
    • Kingdom of Belgium
    • Republic of Bulgaria
    • Bosnia and Herzegovina
    • Republic of Vanuatu
    • Vatican City State
    • United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
    • Hungary
    • Socialist Republic of Vietnam*
    • Republic of Haiti*
    • Republic of Gambia*
    • Federal Republic of Germany
    • Hellenic Republic
    • Kingdom of Denmark
    • Commonwealth of Dominica
    • Arab Republic of Egypt*
    • Republic of India*
    • Republic of Indonesia
    • Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan*
    • Islamic Republic of Iran*
    • Ireland
    • Republic of Iceland
    • Kingdom of Spain
    • Italian Republic
    • Canada
    • Republic of Cyprus
    • Republic of Korea
    • State of Kuwait
    • Republic of Latvia**
    • Lebanese Republic*
    • Republic of Lithuania
    • Principality of Liechtenstein
    • Grand Duchy of Luxembourg
    • Republic of North Macedonia
    • Malaysia
    • Republic of Malta
    • United Mexican States
    • Federated States of Micronesia
    • Principality of Monaco
    • Republic of Namibia*
    • Kingdom of the Netherlands
    • Republic of Nicaragua
    • New Zealand
    • Kingdom of Norway
    • Sultanate of Oman
    • Islamic Republic of Pakistan*
    • Republic of Panama
    • Republic of Peru
    • Republic of Poland
    • Portuguese Republic
    • Romania
    • Independent State of Samoa*
    • Republic of San Marino
    • Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    • Republic of Seychelles
    • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
    • Republic of Singapore
    • Slovak Republic
    • Republic of Slovenia
    • Eastern Republic of Uruguay
    • Republic of Finland
    • French Republic
    • Republic of Croatia
    • Czech Republic
    • Republic of Chile
    • Swiss Confederation
    • Kingdom of Sweden
    • Republic of El Salvador
    • Republic of Estonia***
    • South Africa*
    • Japan

* If there is a valid multiple entry in a valid document for traveling abroad visas of member states of the European Union or member states of the Schengen area with a stamp on entry into the territory of a member state of the European Union or a member state of the Schengen zone, as well as air tickets with confirmation of the date of departure from Minsk National Airport, airports Brest, Vitebsk, Gomel, Grodno, Mogilev.

** Including persons who have the status of a non-citizen of the Republic of Latvia.

*** Including stateless persons permanently residing in the Republic of Estonia.

Required documents:

  • 1A valid general passport, the validity of which must exceed the date of intended departure from the Republic of Belarus by at least 90 days.
  • 2Cash: for each day of stay an amount in foreign currency or Belarusian rubles equivalent to at least 2 basic units, or 50 basic units if the stay is 30 days.
  • 3Medical insurance policy in the amount of at least 10,000 euros, valid in Belarus for the entire period of stay.

Conditions:

  • The period of stay in the Republic of Belarus should not exceed 30 days.
  • The day of arrival and the day of departure are included in the days of stay in the Republic of Belarus.
  • Entering and leaving the Republic of Belarus is possible through checkpoints Minsk National Airport, Brest Airport, Vitebsk Airport, Gomel Airport, Grodno Airport, Mogilev Airport.
  • The established procedure for visa-free travel through the checkpoint at Minsk National Airport does not apply to persons arriving in the Republic of Belarus on flights from the Russian Federation, as well as those intending to fly to airports of the Russian Federation.
  • The visa-free regime does not apply to holders of diplomatic, official, special and other equivalent passports.
  • For citizens of Vietnam, Haiti, Gambia, Egypt, India, Jordan, Iran, Lebanon, Namibia, Pakistan, Samoa, South Africa, a mandatory additional requirement is that the document for traveling abroad contains a valid multiple visa from the EU or Schengen area with a note entry into their territory, as well as air tickets with confirmation of departure from the Minsk National Airport or the airports of Brest, Vitebsk, Gomel, Grodno, Mogilev within 30 days from the date of entry.

Important: Foreigners arriving in the Republic of Belarus are required to register within ten days with the registration authority at the place of actual temporary stay or on the website of the single portal of electronic services portal.gov.by. When staying in hotels, hostels, sanatoriums and other collective accommodation facilities registration foreign citizens are carried out by the administrations of such institutions according to default upon check-in.

Visa-free entry to visit the visa-free territory «Brest – Grodno»

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Citizens of 73 countries can come to the Republic of Belarus for tourism purposes without a visa for up to 15 days to visit the visa-free territory «Brest – Grodno» (Brest, Brest, Zhabinkovsky, Kamenets, Pruzhansky districts of the Brest region, Grodno, Berestovitsky, Volkovysk, Voronovsky, Grodno, Lida, Svisloch, Shchuchinsky districts of the Grodno region).

When visiting the visa-free territory «Brest-Grodno» in a group, the group can also visit areas of the Grodno and Brest regions that are not part of the visa-free territory. A prerequisite is that the tourist route passes through the visa-free territory of Brest-Grodno.

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List of states for whose citizens a visa-free entry and exit procedure is established for visiting the visa-free territory «Brest – Grodno»

    • Union of Australia
    • Republic of Austria
    • Republic of Albania
    • Principality of Andorra
    • Antigua and Barbuda
    • Barbados.
    • Kingdom of Bahrain
    • Kingdom of Belgium
    • Republic of Bulgaria
    • Bosnia and Herzegovina
    • Republic of Vanuatu
    • Vatican City State
    • United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
    • Hungary
    • Socialist Republic of Vietnam
    • Republic of Haiti
    • Islamic Republic of Gambia
    • Federal Republic of Germany
    • Hellenic Republic
    • Kingdom of Denmark
    • Commonwealth of Dominica
    • Republic of India
    • Republic of Indonesia
    • Ireland
    • Republic of Iceland
    • Kingdom of Spain
    • Italian Republic
    • Canada
    • Republic of Cyprus
    • Republic of Korea
    • State of Kuwait
    • Republic of Latvia *
    • Lebanese Republic
    • Republic of Lithuania
    • Principality of Liechtenstein
    • Grand Duchy of Luxembourg
    • Republic of North Macedonia
    • Malaysia
    • Republic of Malta
    • United Mexican States
    • Federated States of Micronesia
    • Principality of Monaco
    • Republic of Namibia
    • Kingdom of the Netherlands
    • Republic of Nicaragua
    • New Zealand
    • Kingdom of Norway
    • Sultanate of Oman
    • Republic of Panama
    • Republic of Peru
    • Republic of Poland
    • Portuguese Republic
    • Romania
    • Independent State of Samoa
    • Republic of San Marino
    • Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    • Republic of Seychelles
    • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
    • Republic of Singapore
    • Slovak Republic
    • Republic of Slovenia
    • United States of America
    • Eastern Republic of Uruguay
    • Republic of Finland
    • French Republic
    • Republic of Croatia
    • Czech Republic
    • Republic of Chile
    • Swiss Confederation
    • Kingdom of Sweden
    • Republic of El Salvador
    • Republic of Estonia **
    • Japan

* Including persons who have the status of a non-citizen of the Republic of Latvia.

** Including stateless persons permanently residing in the Republic of Estonia.

For a temporary stay in the visa-free territory «Brest – Grodno» in a visa-free regime, entry into the Republic of Belarus and exit from the Republic of Belarus is carried out:

Required documents:

  • 1A valid passport or other document replacing it, intended for traveling abroad.
  • 2Documents granting citizens the right to individual or group visits to the visa-free territory "Brest - Grodno" (a special QR code that is issued after purchasing a ticket and is issued for an additional fee) .
  • 3A health insurance contract covering the territory of the Republic of Belarus and providing for an insured amount of at least 10,000 euros.
  • 4Cash in an amount equivalent to at least 2 basic amounts established in the Republic of Belarus for each day of stay.

Conditions:

  • The duration of stay in the visa-free territory «Brest – Grodno» must correspond to the duration of the tour implemented by the tour operator.
  • The duration of the tour, including when it is extended, should not exceed 15 days.
  • Citizens entering the Republic of Belarus on the basis of a document granting the right to visit the visa-free territory "Brest - Grodno" are required to stay only in the territory of the visa-free territory "Brest - Grodno".

Please note that entry is only possible if you have a document granting the right to visit the visa-free zone (QR code). Please inform us about the need to complete this document at the initial stages of booking.

List of recreation facilities located in the visa-free territory “Brest - Grodno”:

Health resorts Recreation centers
  • Health resort Belaya vezha
  • Health resort Berestie
  • Health resort Bug
  • Health resort Jemchujina
  • Health resort Nadzeya
  • Health resort Neman 72
  • Health resort Ozerny
  • Health resort Porechie
  • Health resort Praleska Grodno
  • Health resort Raduga Grodno
  • Health resort Ruzhanski
  • Health resort Solnechny
  • Health resort Energetik
  • Recreation center «Beloe ozero BZD»
  • Recreation center «Berezovaya Roshcha»
  • Recreation center «Dom rybaka»
  • Recreation center «Lyesnaya Gavanj»
  • Recreation center «Park Hotel Format»
  • Recreation center «Prigodichi»
  • Recreation center «Selyahi»
  • Guest house «Dom grafa Tyshkevicha»
  • Hotel «Voitov most»
  • Hotel «Motelchik»
  • Hotel complex «Zharkovschina»
  • Hotel complex «Kamenyuki»
  • Hotel complex «Kamenyuki №2»
  • Hotel complex «Chalet Greenwood»
  • Hunter's house «Grodnenskij»
  • Hunter's house «Ozera»
  • Hunter's house «Pererov»
  • Hotel «Kronon Park Hotel»
  • Tourist complex «Pyshki»
  • Tourist complex «Rinkavka»
  • Tourist complex «Energia»
  • Estate «Kamenetskoe Zatishie»
  • Estate «Karolinsky folvarok Tyzengauza»
  • Estate «Folwark Gvozd»
  • In all other cases, foreign citizens can visit the Republic of Belarus only with a visa.

    You can familiarize yourself with the procedure for obtaining visas to the Republic of Belarus here.

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