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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.

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Brest Oblast, Chamber of Tourism of Poland sign memorandum of cooperation
12 December 2019, 13:21
A memorandum of long-term cooperation was signed by the Brest Oblast Executive Committee and the Chamber of Tourism of Poland on 12 December. Polish tour operators are currently on a fam tour in Brest Oblast.
Grigory Rapota
Mutual recognition of visas depends on leaders of Belarus, Russia
10 December 2019, 13:28
The agreement on the mutual recognition of visas is ready. The heads of state just need to sign it. So we are looking forward to it, State Secretary of the Belarus-Russia Union State Grigory Rapota said.
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.
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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.
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