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Visa-free travel program

Visa-free travel program

Foreign citizens are allowed to stay in Belarus for up to 30 days without visas, provided they cross the border at the Minsk National Airport. Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko signed the relevant decree on 24 July 2018. The first presidential decree to enable visa-free travel to Belarus came into effect on 12 February 2017. The document allowed foreign tourists to enter Belarus for up to 120 hours without visas, provided they crossed the border at the Minsk National Airport.

The session in progress
Lukashenko expects resolution of all problems at Belarusian-Russian border
19 June, 18:29
The head of state noted that protecting interests of citizens of both countries represents a special part in efforts to build and enhance the Union State of Belarus and Russia.
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Concept ready to develop regional airports in Belarus
5 June, 18:51
Proper physical infrastructure has been created and is maintained in all the regional airports in Belarus. Sufficient money has been invested to allow the airports to reach the international status. “We are now about to approve the concept for the development of the airports in the oblast capitals,” said the official.
Group of tourists from Norway
Belarusian Grodno past 25,000 visa-free tourists in 2018
1 June, 18:45
Magne Versland from Oslo's suburbs was surprised by the attention he and his group had received. But the Norwegian is the 25,000th visa-free tourist Grodno has welcomed this year.
What attracts foreign travelers to Belarus
22 May, 13:08
According to the statistics, health resorts is the most visited section of the website, with 260,000 visitors a year. The second most popular section is excursions, with 180,000 unique visitors. The section with sightseeing ranks third, with 55,000 unique visitors.
Minsk Pass cards now sold in Minsk National Airport
11 May, 19:35
Since early April the cards have been available in five formats — VIP, premium, de luxe, business, and economy and a total of 16 types, which are valid for different periods of time — from 24 hours to 12 months — and offer digital passes for urban transportation or not.
Trade between Mogilev Oblast, USA 20% up in January-March
4 May, 14:26
The Mogilev Oblast governor attributed the invigoration of the mutual relations primarily to efforts taken in 2016-2018 to advance interregional cooperation. Mogilev Oblast delegations visited several cities and states of the USA then.
Brexit expected to favorably influence Belarus-UK relations
3 May, 13:05
Asked whether the Brexit process will influence Belarusian-British relations in any way, Fionna Gibb stressed: “I don't think Brexit will somehow influence relations between the UK and Belarus. If it does, it will do so for the better."
Igor Shunevich. An archive photo
Technical work on Belarus-Russia visa recognition agreement completed
19 April, 12:20
The document has been approved at the domestic level, the minister said. “There are no special obstacles to this agreement. This is a regular issue. I think the decision will be taken,” Igor Shunevish added. The minister, however, did not specify the agreement will be signed.
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Growing interest of foreign tourists in Belarus noted
4 April, 15:28
The launch of a five-day visa-free program for the tourists arriving in Belarus via the Minsk National Airport has paid off, Sergei Kovalchuk believes.
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Hope for extension of visa-free travel period via Minsk airport up to ten days by year end
2 April, 14:09
According to the source, the ten-day visa-free travel option is already available for two tourist destinations. Work is in progress to expand the visa-free travel period for the Minsk National Airport.
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