immigration

Belarus is visa-free for 5 days

updated on 13/02/2017

Find below a summary of the new law on the visa-free entry:

1. Who's eligible: the citizens of 80 countries (some with extra requirements) from the list published officially here.

2. Requirements:

- your passport expires 90 days or later after you leave Belarus;

- you fly in and out of MSQ (you cannot come in by bus / bicycle / horse, etc. if you are using this mode);

- you cannot arrive from or depart to Russia;

- you have to have a $10k medical coverage from an insurance company (from your country or from Belarus - the latter you can buy upon landing but there might be a line) and EUR25 per day for travel expenses. Ask me to get you one of those insurance policies!

Official listing of requirements.

3. Visit duration:

- 5 days - countdown is by the days, in - on day one, out - on day five. Your arrival closer to midnight might get you an extra date to the trip, but better plan the trip so as to avoid waiting for hours in the passports control area;

4. Registration:

- forget it - you may leave on day five without it, not a problem.

If you believe you still need visa support to Belarus, drop me a message.


Questions are welcome!

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