Belarus сancels visas for citizens of 80 states

10.01.2017 Minsk

Citizens of 80 countries can enter Belarus visa-free for up to 5 days through Minsk National Airport.

Visa-free entry will apply to citizens of 39 European states, including all EU countries, as well as to Brazil, Indonesia, the USA, Japan and other states.

These are, first of all, countries without migration problems, strategic partners of Belarus and the states that have unilaterally lifted visas for Belarusian citizens.

To enter Belarus visa-free, foreigners need to have:

  • a valid passport or other travel document, 
  • a certain sum of money (equivalent of 2 basic amounts, or 42 Belarusian rubles, for each day of stay), 
  • a medical insurance valid in Belarus.

Citizens of Vietnam, Haiti, Gambia, Honduras, India, China, Lebanon, Namibia, Samoa must also have a valid multiple visa to any EU member state or Schengen country with a mark about the entry into their territory, as well as tickets confirming leave from Minsk National airport within 5 days from the date of entry.

Visa-free travel does not apply to persons coming to Belarus with flights from Russia and intending to fly to Russia.

The document comes into force in February 2017.

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