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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.

Plans to present Belarus' tourism potential at international forum in Bishkek
26 February 2019, 19:48
More information about trends in tourism development in the country, new directions, joint tourism projects with other countries, and results achieved by the visa-free travel program will be made available during the forum in Bishkek.
Foreigners can claim Tax Free cash refund at 27 Belarusbank offices at road checkpoints
25 February 2019, 17:35
Foreigners will not be charged a commission for claiming the cash refund at the Belarusbank offices located at these checkpoints. The refund makes up 15% of a purchase amount (VAT not included).
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Belavia to launch regular flights to Tallinn
22 February 2019, 10:31
A one-way ticket will cost from €93, including taxes and charges; a return ticket will cost from €178. These flights will be operated four times a week. The flight time is 1 hour 15 minutes.
Photo courtesy of the Brest city newspaper Vecherny Brest
Brest eager to welcome over 50,000 visa-free tourists in 2019
15 February 2019, 19:54
The mayor said: “Thanks to the visa-free travel program more and more people come to Brest and explore it anew. The fact that we saw 18,500 visa-free tourists in 2018 confirms it. Grodno is a good reference point we should strive to match."
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Belavia announces mega sale on 14 February
14 February 2019, 10:35
The tickets can be used from 15 February to 31 March. The discounted tickets are available for direct flights from/to Minsk. The promo is not available for one-way flights.
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Trinity Suburb in Minsk named CIS most romantic site
14 February 2019, 10:14
The Trinity Suburb in Minsk has topped the ranking of the most romantic places and tourist attractions in the Commonwealth of Independent States.
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Visa-free travel program brings crowds of tourists to Minsk
7 February 2019, 19:57
In January-November 2018 Minsk exported over $112 million worth of tourism services, 13.4% up from the same period of 2017. According to provisional statistics, last year's export will reach $121.9 million.
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Belavia offers promo tickets to new destinations
7 February 2019, 11:24
The list of air deals expanded with flights to Kazan, Chisinau, Rome and Frankfurt. A one-way ticket will cost €10 plus taxes and charges. A return ticket will be €20 plus taxes and charges.
Citizens of Israel, Germany, USA opt for online registration with Belarusian police
4 February 2019, 19:57
One in ten of the foreigners, who came to Belarus in 2019 and sought registration, have been able to do it online and for free using the digital services dedicated website portal.gov.by.
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Belarus, S. Korea in talks over visa waiver
31 January 2019, 12:32
Belarusian nationals do need visas to visit the Republic of Korea. The cost of Korean visas ranges from $40 to $90 depending on the length of stay and the purpose of a trip.
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