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To the attention of the foreign citizens wishing to visit the Republic of Belarus!

According to the Presidential Decree, effective from July 27, 2018, foreign citizens of 74 countries including Viet Nam can enter Belarus for up to 30 days (counting dates of arrival and departure) and exit from the territory of Belarus in a visa-free regime through the State border checkpoint of the Republic of Belarus “Minsk National Airport”.

The term of visa-free stay is calculated in calendar days; the first day corresponds to the date of arrival, the last day coincides with the date of departure (regardless of the time of arrival and/or departure).

Visa-free regime does not extend to holders of diplomatic, service, special and other passports equivalent to them.

The trip is carried out for private, business, tourist or other purposes not related to employment, commercial activity and education, if the term of education exceeds 30 days.

To enter the Republic of Belarus in the visa-free regime via the checkpoint “Minsk National Airport”, foreign nationals should have the following documents:

- a direct flight to “Minsk National Airport” (except the flights from the Russian Federation);

- a valid ordinary passport with the validity at least 90 days beyond intended date of departure from the Republic of Belarus;

- financial means (equivalent to at least two base amounts for each day of stay in the foreign currency or Belarusian rubles, approximately – 20 euros for each day of stay);

- a medical insurance policy with coverage for at least 10 000 euros, valid in Belarus during the whole duration of stay.

For citizens of Viet Nam, Haiti, Gambia, India, China, Lebanon, Namibia, Samoa there are two mandatory additional requirements:

1. a valid multi-entrance visa to the EU states or the Schengen zone with
a stamp confirming
crossing of the border of these states;

2. airplane tickets confirming the departure from the “Minsk National Airport” within 30 days from the date of entry.


The given order of visa-free movement through the airport does not extend to persons coming to Belarus by plane from the Russian Federation, as well as to those who intend to fly to the airports of the Russian Federation (such flights are considered to be domestic because border control procedures are not executed).

When staying in Belarus for more than 5 working days, foreign citizens need to register with the divisions on citizenship and migration of the territorial bodies of internal affairs. When staying in hotels, hostels, sanatoriums and other collective accommodation facilities the registration of foreign citizens is carried out by the administrations of such facilities by default upon check-in.

The term of visa-free stay can not be extended beyond the established 30 days.