As of 29 November Belarus welcomed almost 179,000 visitors from various countries, including:
Germany - over 28,000
Poland – over 16,000
Italy – over 15,000
United Kingdom - nearly 12,000
United States - about 12,000
France - about 8,000
Netherlands – over 6,000
Latvia – over 6,000
Sweden – over 6,000
Lithuania - over 5,000.
To visit Belarus without a visa foreign nationals must fly in and out of Minsk National Airport (the visa waiver does not apply to persons flying in Minsk and out from/to Russia).
A visitor must carry:
- a valid passport;
- medical insurance in the amount of at least €10,000 (can be purchased on site);
- assets equivalent to at least two base amounts for each day of stay (one base amount equals Br24.5).
* Base amount is equal to Br24.5
Source: Sport and Tourism Ministry of Belarus