MINSK, 3 January (BelTA) – In accordance with the new wording of Belarus' Tax Code, the new single rates of the consular fees for entry visas became effective as of 1 January 2017, BelTA has learned.
An individual visa costs €60 (for all types of visas, disregarding the number of entries). A group visa (per person) will cost €10.
Different fees apply to nationals and some categories of residents of Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Japan and Serbia. In particular, citizens of Japan and Serbia are exempted from the payment of consular fees in accordance with the bilateral agreements. Citizens of Poland and the Baltic states shall pay the consular fees at discounted rates, as before.
For more information, please visit the website of Belarus' Ministry of Foreign Affairs (the section “Visas and consular issues”).
“This decision is another step towards easing the visa procedures for foreign citizens. It is also aimed at developing interpersonal, business and cultural contacts, and promoting inbound tourism,” the Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs said.