Mobile version
Projects
Services
Government Bodies
Story
All stories

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 Augustow Canal
Transboundary cycling track to connect Augustow Canal, Belovezhskaya Pushcha under consideration
9 December 2019, 12:50
The track will be located on both sides of the Belarusian-Polish border. It will be kind of a ring that will allow travelers on bicycles to visit two popular tourist attractions located in Belarus and Poland. Work to implement the project may begin in 2020.
Grodno. An archive photo
Grodno Oblast doubles export of tourist services over three years
5 December 2019, 19:17
Business in Grodno responded promptly to the tourist boom; new hotels and cafes open all the time. The increase in tourist arrivals has encouraged investments in the hospitality business.
Belarus to introduce visa-free rules at regional airports, land border crossings
26 November 2019, 18:59
“We plan to expand our visa-free zones, simplify the entry for foreign visitors via regional airports and land border checkpoints,” Dmitry Krutoi said. The government also hopes the Belarusian-Russian mutual visa recognition agreement will be signed soon.
Dirk Schuebel. Archive photo
Schuebel: Belarus-EU visa facilitation and readmission agreements can be signed in 2019
26 November 2019, 17:45
Belarus and the EU can sign the visa facilitation agreement and the readmission agreement before the end of 2019, Head of the European Union's Delegation to Belarus Dirk Schuebel said.
Archive photo
Over 2,000 visa-free customers in Grodno Oblast health resorts
20 November 2019, 18:09
Belarusian health resorts have been growing more popular with foreign customers. One of the reasons is visa-free entry. The number of such holidaymakers in the health resorts of Grodno Oblast has already exceeded 2,000.
An archive photo
Grodno Oblast to present new offers for visa-free tourists at expo in Poland
19 November 2019, 19:58
A presidential decree came into force on 10 November to regulate how foreign citizens can visit Belarus without visas. In line with the decree groups of tourists can now visit any part of Grodno Oblast without visas for up to 15 days provided they travel along a tourist route.
Vladimir Makei. An archive photo
FM: Decision on Belarus-Russia visa recognition agreement can be taken soon
18 November 2019, 18:04
The decision on the Belarusian-Russian agreement on mutual visa recognition can be taken in the near future, Belarus' Minister of Foreign Affairs Vladimir Makei told the media after the joint ministerial meeting in Moscow on 18 November.
An archive photo
Grodno Oblast sanatoriums see surge in bookings by visa-free tourists
11 November 2019, 16:59
Since the start of the year, Grodno and the surrounding area have welcomed over 105,000 visa-free tourists, most of them from Lithuania and Poland. Foreigners are mostly interested in historical sites, medical and wellness tourism.
An archive photo
Belavia to launch Minsk-Vienna flights in 2020
11 November 2019, 13:12
Thus, flights between Minsk and Vienna will be available 14 times a week; each airline will operate seven flights in line with the current agreements between the aviation authorities of Belarus and Austria.
Russian MFA: Belarus, Russia make progress towards common visa area
31 October 2019, 11:16
“In other words, we are talking about the ‘Schengen area' for two. Much has already been done along the way. We see the work to prepare the intergovernmental agreement on mutual recognition of visas as a first step,” Dmitry Vetrov said.
LOAD MORE
OR GO TO PAGE
Latest news
All news
Weather
Minsk
Baranovichi
Bobruisk
Borisov
Brest
Warsaw
Vilnius
Vitebsk
Gomel
Grodno
Zhlobin
Kiev
Kiev
Lida
Minsk
Mogilev
Mogilev
Mozyr
Moscow
Orsha
Polotsk
Riga
Saint Petersburg
Soligorsk
Soligorsk
Night +2..+4°C Overcast sky
Day +3..+5°C Overcast sky