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Visa to Belarus

Consular Section of the Embassy

Rue Edmond Picard 26, 1050 Bruxelles (Ixelles), Belgique
phone: + 32 2 340 02 96, +32 477 99 34 30 (urgent calls on Saturday and Sunday)

Working hours:

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 10.00 A.M. — 12.00 A.M.

In 2018, due to national holidays, the Embassy will be closed:
8 and 9 March, 16, 17 and 30 April, 1 and 9 May, 2 and 3 July, 7 November, 24, 25 and 31 December 2018.

Les heures d'ouverture:
Lundi, mardi, jeudi, vendredi 10.00 A.M. — 12.00 A.M.

On five-days visa-free regime

The Presidential Decree «On establishment of visa-free entry and exit of foreign nationals» extends the visa-free regime to citizens of 80 states (the list is attached), regardless of the purpose of the trip, including the staff of secretariats and experts of international organizations arriving in the Republic of Belarus for official purposes (participation in a conference / round table / seminar, meetings with representatives governmental and non-governmental organizations, etc.).
The visa-free entry procedure is available to persons who comply with following conditions:
 — enter and depart Belarus with their ordinary national passports (not service or diplomatic!);
 — arrive and depart via «Minsk National Airport» by international flights. Please notice that all flights between Belarus and Russia are domestic. To persons arriving to Belarus by flights from the Russian Federation, and intending to fly to airports in Russia the visa-free regime does not apply.
 — the period of stay on the territory of Belarus must not exceed 5 days, including the dates of arrival and departure.
For a visa-free entry, a person must possess:
 — a valid passport;
 — cash or traveller's cheque in the amount of 46 Belarusian rubles per day (about 22 euros);
 — a medical insurance policy that covers the territory of Belarus amounting to at least 10 000 euros.
For citizens of Vietnam, Haiti, Gambia, Honduras, India, China, Lebanon, Namibia, Samoa a valid multiple visa of the EU member states or Schengen zone with a mark in passport on crossing the border of these states and tickets with confirmation of departure from  “Minsk National Airport” within 5 days from the date of entry is a compulsory additional requirement.
 For all other cases entry visas are required.


Visa-free entry for “Awgustow Canal” park visitors


In line with the Decree of the President of the Republic of Belarus visa-free regime is established for visitors of the “Awgustow Canal” park.


Visa-free entry for Belovezhskaya Pushcha visitors


In line with the Decree of the President of the Republic of Belarus visa-free regime is established for visitors of the Belovezhskaya Pushcha National Park. Foreign visitors are allowed to stay in the territory of Belovezhskaya Pushcha visa free for a period of up to 3 days. Visa-free access is available via the Belarusian border checkpoint Pererov.




On July 1, 2014 the new procedure and conditions of the obligatory medical insurance of foreign citizens and stateless persons travelling to the Republic of Belarus and temporarily residing in the Republic of Belarus was introduced. The visa applicants should submit the obligatory medical insurance policy of the Belarusian enterprises “Belgosstrakh” or “Beleximgarant”, foreign medical insurance policy, medical insurance card or other document that confirms its existence. The foreign medical insurance policy or document that confirms its existence can be presented in original or copy and should contain the following information:

  • the name and address of the foreign insurance company, phone number of the foreign insurance company or of the international assistance company, the full name of the foreign citizen;
  • the territorial validity should include the Republic of Belarus;
  • it should be valid for the period of the travel or temporary residence in the Republic of Belarus;
  • the minimum limit of responsibility of the medical insurance is 10 000 Euro.

The foreign citizens, who have the right to enter the Republic of Belarus without visa and are obliged to have the medical insurance policy, should submit the medical insurance policy or medical insurance card that corresponds to the above-mentioned conditions to the employees of the State Border Committee when entering the Republic of Belarus. Registration, extension of registration and issuance of the temporary residence permits to the foreign citizens by the employees of the Ministry of Internal Affairs is being made for the period not exceeding the validity of the medical insurance. The foreign citizens should have the medical insurance agreement, medical insurance policy of the Belarusian or foreign insurance company or the documents that confirm the existence of  the medical insurance agreement with foreign company during their travel to Belarus in original.
The medical insurance is not required for:

  • heads of the foreign states and governments, members of the parliamentary, governmental and official delegations invited by the governing bodies of the Republic of Belarus and technical personnel of these delegations;
  • heads and members of the diplomatic and consular missions, representations of the international organizations in the Republic of Belarus and their family members;
  • United Nations employees — holders the Laissez-Passer issued by the United Nations;
  • crew members of the international air flights and crew members of the trains of the international routes;
  • foreign air force crew members and other military personnel who arrive in the Republic of Belarus to take part in the military exercises;
  • persons residing in the Republic of Belarus as the representatives of the foreign border guard authorities;
  • citizens of the states that have an agreement with the Republic of Belarus that regulates the questions of rendering the medical emergency services free of charge;
  • foreigners that apply for a refugee status in the Republic of Belarus;
  •  foreigners who travel to other countries via Belarus by train or by air in trains of the international routes and planes of the civic international air companies;
  •  some other categories of foreign citizens.

Medical assistance:

“Your Assistance”
Address: 220059 Minsk, pr. Dzerzhynskogo, 57-30, 5th floor, administrative room 30-1.
Call-center: +375 17 392 22 93
Fax: +375 17 399 36 58



mercredi le service consulaire est fermé pour l'accueil des visiteurs



The consular section is situated to the left of the main entrance of the Embassy
Le service consulaire est situé à gauche de l'entrée de l'Ambassade