Visa Requirements for Belarus

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Freedom of Travel

Passport holders of 1 country have freedom of travel to Belarus. This often means there will be no limitation on the duration of stay, and no restrictions on activities such as volunteering, employment, or conducting business.

  • Freedom Of MovementUnlimitedFreedom of movement, 90 days in 1 year without TRP.

Visa Not Required

Passport holders of 99 countries can travel to Belarus without prior visa, eVisa, or on-arrival visa.

  • Visa-Free30 daysRemarks updated .For a maximum total stay of 90 days within any 1 calendar year.
  • Antigua and Barbuda PermalinkShow on map
    Visa-Free30 daysMust arrive and depart via Minsk International Airport.
  • Visa-Free90 daysRemarks updated .90 days within any 1 calendar year.
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  • Visa-Free30 daysMust arrive and depart via Minsk International Airport.
    Registration upon arrival for stays longer than 5 days is mandatory.
  • Visa-Free30 daysRemarks updated .Must arrive and depart via Minsk International Airport, and not to / from Russia.
  • Visa-Free30 daysRemarks updated .Must arrive and depart via Minsk International Airport (or Brest, Gomel, Grodno, Mogilev or Vitebsk Airport)
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  • Visa-Free30 daysMust arrive and depart via Minsk International Airport.
  • Visa-Free30 daysMust arrive and depart via Minsk International Airport.
  • Visa-Free30 daysMust arrive and depart via Minsk International Airport.
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina PermalinkShow on map
    Visa-Free30 daysMust arrive and depart via Minsk National Airport.
  • Visa-Free90 daysRemarks updated .90 days within any year period.
  • Visa-Free30 daysMust arrive and depart via Minsk International Airport.
  • Visa-Free30 days30 day visa free access available to travellers that arrive and depart via Minsk International Airport and are not arriving from or planning to depart to a Russian Federation airport.
    The Canadian government advises its citizens not to visit Belarus due to the risk of arbitrary enforcement of local laws and the armed conflict between Russia and Ukraine.
  • Visa-Free30 daysMust arrive and depart via Minsk International Airport.
  • Visa-Free30 daysVisa free for 30 days, for a maximum total stay of 90 days within any 1 calendar year.
    Holders of passports for public affairs do not require a visa for up to 30 days.
  • Visa-Free90 daysRequirement updated .Visas are issued on arrival at the Minsk International Airport if the support documents were submitted not later than 3 business days before expected date of arrival.
  • Visa-Free30 daysMust arrive and depart via Minsk International Airport.
  • Visa-Free30 daysHealth insurance can be purchased on arrival in Minsk National Airport (MSQ).
  • Visa-Free30 daysMust arrive and depart via Minsk International Airport.
  • Czech Republic PermalinkShow on map
    Visa-Free30 daysMust arrive and depart via Minsk International Airport.
  • Visa-Free30 daysMust arrive and depart via Minsk International Airport.
  • Visa-Free30 daysMust arrive and depart via Minsk International Airport.
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  • Visa-Free30 daysMust arrive and depart via Minsk International Airport.
  • Visa-Free30 daysMust arrive and depart via Minsk International Airport.
  • Faroe Islands PermalinkShow on map
    Visa-Free30 daysMust arrive and depart via Minsk International Airport.
  • Visa-Free30 daysMust arrive and depart via Minsk International Airport.
  • Visa-Free30 daysVisa not required if arriving and departing via Minsk International Airport, except for flights departing to and from Russian airports. The allowed length of stay is up to 30 days.
    Visa not required for the single visa-free territory "Brest – Grodno". The allowed length of stay is up to 15 days.
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  • Visa-Free30 daysVisa not required if arriving and departing via Minsk International Airport, except for flights departing to and from Russian airports. The allowed length of stay is up to 30 days.
    Visa not required for the single visa-free territory "Brest – Grodno". The allowed length of stay is up to 15 days.
  • Visa-Free30 daysMust arrive and depart via Minsk International Airport.
  • Visa-Free30 daysMust arrive and depart via Minsk International Airport.
  • Visa-Free30 daysMust arrive and depart via Minsk International Airport.
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  • Visa-Free30 daysMust arrive and depart via Minsk International Airport.
  • Visa-Free30 daysMust arrive and depart via Minsk International Airport.
  • Visa-Free30 daysMust arrive and depart via Minsk International Airport and not on flights to and from Russia since these are regarded as internal Union State internal flights with no border controls. Indonesian nationals must also have plane tickets with confirmation of a departure date within 30 days and medical insurance in the amount of at least €10,000.
  • Visa-Free30 daysRemarks updated .Travellers must arrive via Minsk International Airport to avail of visa-free access.
    Travellers must also depart from Minsk International Airport, to a destination outside of Belarus and Russia.
    Visa on arrival is not available to tourists travelling from Russia.
    Irish citizens are allowed to stay without a visa for 15 days in the regions of Brest and Grodno.
  • Visa-Free90 days90 days within any 180-day period.
  • Visa-Free30 daysMust arrive and depart via Minsk International Airport.
  • Visa-Free30 daysMust arrive and depart via Minsk International Airport.
  • Visa-FreeUnlimited
  • Visa-Free30 daysMust arrive and depart via Minsk International Airport.
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  • Visa-Free30 daysMust arrive and depart via Minsk International Airport.
    Visa-free access from Latvian and Lithuanian territory until 31.12.2024
  • Liechtenstein PermalinkShow on map
    Visa-Free30 daysMust arrive and depart via Minsk International Airport.
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  • Visa-Free30 daysMust arrive and depart via Minsk International Airport.
  • Visa-Free30 daysFor a maximum total stay of 90 days within any 1 calendar year.
  • Visa-Free30 daysMust arrive and depart via Minsk National Airport and not to/from Russia, otherwise a private invitation or tourist document is required.
  • Visa-Free30 daysMust arrive and depart via Minsk International Airport.
  • Visa-Free30 daysMust arrive and depart via Minsk International Airport.
  • Visa-Free30 daysMust arrive and depart via Minsk National Airport.
  • Visa-Free30 daysMust arrive and depart via Minsk International Airport.
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  • Visa-Free30 daysMust arrive and depart via Minsk International Airport.
  • Visa-Free90 days
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  • Visa-Free30 daysMust arrive and depart via Minsk International Airport.
    Registration upon arrival for stays longer than 5 days is mandatory.
  • Visa-Free30 daysThe New Zealand government advises its citizens not to travel to Belarus due to the volatile security situation caused by the Russian military action in neighbouring Ukraine and the conducting of military operations by Russian forces from Belarus. New Zealanders in Belarus should leave immediately if they judge it is safe to do so.
  • Visa-Free30 daysMust arrive and depart via Minsk International Airport.
  • Visa-Free30 daysThe New Zealand government advises its citizens not to travel to Belarus due to the volatile security situation caused by the Russian military action in neighbouring Ukraine and the conducting of military operations by Russian forces from Belarus. New Zealanders in Belarus should leave immediately if they judge it is safe to do so.
  • Norfolk Island PermalinkShow on map
    Visa-Free30 daysMust arrive and depart via Minsk International Airport.
  • Visa-Free30 daysMust arrive and depart via Minsk International Airport.
  • Visa-Free30 daysMust arrive and depart via Minsk International Airport.
  • Visa-Free30 daysMust arrive and depart via Minsk International Airport.
  • Visa-Free30 daysMust arrive and depart via Minsk International Airport.
  • Visa-Free90 daysRemarks updated .Visa not required if arriving and departing via Minsk International Airport, except for flights departing to and from Russian airports. The allowed length of stay is up to 30 days.
    Visa not required for the single visa-free territory "Brest – Grodno". The allowed length of stay is up to 15 days.
    Visa-free until 31 December 2024.
  • Visa-Free30 daysMust arrive and depart via Minsk International Airport.
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  • Visa-FreeRemarks updated .Visa not required if arriving and departing via Minsk International Airport, except for flights departing to and from Russian airports. The allowed length of stay is up to 30 days. Currently suspended due to EU sanctions on Belarus, as the EU banned Belarusian carriers from flying into its airspace and prohibited EU-based airlines from flying through Belarusian airspace.
    Visa not required for the single visa-free territory "Brest – Grodno". The allowed length of stay is up to 15 days.
  • Saint Barthélemy PermalinkShow on map
    Visa-Free30 daysMust arrive and depart via Minsk International Airport.
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis PermalinkShow on map
    Visa-Free30 days
  • Saint Martin (Netherlands) PermalinkShow on map
    Visa-Free30 daysMust arrive and depart via Minsk International Airport.
    Registration upon arrival for stays longer than 5 days is mandatory.
  • Saint Vincent and Grenadines PermalinkShow on map
    Visa-Free30 daysMust arrive and depart via Minsk International Airport.
  • Visa-Free30 daysMust arrive and depart via Minsk International Airport.
  • Visa-Free30 daysMust arrive and leave via Minsk National Airport and not to/from Russia.
  • Visa-Free30 days
  • Visa-Free30 daysMust arrive and depart via Minsk National Airport.
  • Visa-Free30 daysMust arrive and depart via Minsk International Airport.
  • Visa-Free30 daysMust arrive and depart via Minsk International Airport.
  • Visa-Free30 daysMust arrive and depart via Minsk International Airport.
  • Visa-Free30 daysRemarks updated .Must arrive and depart via Minsk International Airport.
    From 8 March 2022, due to safety concerns, South Korean government bans its citizens from visiting within 30km from the Ukrainian border.
  • Visa-Free30 daysMust arrive and depart via Minsk International Airport.
  • Visa-Free30 daysMust arrive and depart via Minsk International Airport.
  • Visa-Free30 daysMust arrive and depart via Minsk International Airport.
  • Visa-FreeUnlimited
  • Visa-Free30 days
  • Visa-Free90 days90 days within any 180-day period.
  • United Arab Emirates PermalinkShow on map
    Visa-Free90 days90 days within any 180-day period.
  • United Kingdom PermalinkShow on map
    Visa-Free30 daysBy air via any of six Belarusian international airports and not from Russia.
    Visa-free arrangement does not apply when travelling on a diplomatic or official passport.
    Due to safety concerns, the UK Government advises its citizens to avoid travelling to Belarus.
  • Visa-Free30 daysMust arrive and depart via Minsk International Airport.
  • Visa-FreeUnlimited
  • Visa-Free30 daysMust arrive and depart via Minsk International Airport.
  • Visa-Free30 daysMust arrive and depart via Minsk International Airport.
  • Visa-Free90 days

Visa On Arrival

Visa to travel in Belarus can be obtained at airports and other borders crossings for Passport holders of 1 country.

  • Visa On ArrivalPassengers can obtain a visa on arrival at Minsk (MSQ). They must have:
    - documents used during visa application. These documents must have been submitted to the Consular Division at Minsk (MSQ) at least 3 (for short-term visas) or 5 working days (for long-term visas) before departure. Or
    - a service contract issued according the laws of Belarus; or
    - an original invitation letter issued by a Belarusian tourist company or a medical/health organization. The letter must be written on official headed paper; and must have:
    - the passenger's name, passport details, purpose and duration of stay; and
    - the original signature and official seal of the head of the inviting organization. Exception: This does not apply to passengers arriving from or transiting through the Russian Fed.

Pre-arranged Visa Required

Prior to arrival at Belarus, passport holders of 128 countries must obtain a visa at their corresponding consulate of Belarus. Additional travel conditions (such as Visas to other countries) may waive this requirement.

  • Visa RequiredRegistration upon arrival for stays longer than five days is mandatory.
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  • American Samoa PermalinkShow on map
    Visa RequiredVisa-free for 30 days for holders a Schengen visa or a national visa of country of EU, must arrive via Minsk International Airport.
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  • Visa RequiredVisas are issued on arrival at the Minsk National Airport if the support documents were submitted not later than 3 business days before expected date of arrival.
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  • Visa RequiredRemarks updated .Visas are issued on arrival at the Minsk International Airport if the support documents were submitted not later than 3 business days before expected date of arrival.
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  • Bouvet Island PermalinkShow on map
    Visa Required
  • British Indian Ocean Territory PermalinkShow on map
    Visa Required
  • British Virgin Islands PermalinkShow on map
    Visa Required
  • Visa RequiredVisas are issued on arrival at the Minsk International Airport if the support documents were submitted not later than 3 business days before expected date of arrival.
    In the case of transit visas, these may be obtained on arrival with a hotel confirmation, return ticket and visa to a 3rd country for a maximum validity of 2 calendar days.
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  • Cayman Islands PermalinkShow on map
    Visa Required
  • Central African Republic PermalinkShow on map
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  • Christmas Island PermalinkShow on map
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  • Visa RequiredVisas are issued on arrival at the Minsk International Airport if the support documents were submitted not later than 3 business days before expected date of arrival.
  • Côte d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast) PermalinkShow on map
    Visa Required
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo PermalinkShow on map
    Visa Required
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  • Dominican Republic PermalinkShow on map
    Visa RequiredVisas are issued on arrival at the Minsk International Airport if the support documents were submitted not later than 3 business days before expected date of arrival.
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  • Equatorial Guinea PermalinkShow on map
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  • Visa RequiredPassengers can obtain a visa on arrival at Minsk (MSQ). They must have documents used during visa application. These documents must have been submitted to the Consular Division at Minsk (MSQ) at least 3 (for short-term visas) or 5 working days (for long-term visas) before departure. Or a service contract issued according the laws of Belarus; or an original invitation letter issued by a Belarusian tourist company or a medical/health organization. The letter must be written on official headed paper; and must have the passenger's name, passport details, purpose and duration of stay; and the original signature and official seal of the head of the inviting organization.
    This does not apply to passengers arriving from or transiting through the Russian Fed.
    The following should be taken into account even if holding a Visa. Visitors must have insurance to cover medical expenses in Belarus.
    The insurance can be obtained on arrival in Minsk (MSQ).
  • Falkland Islands PermalinkShow on map
    Visa Required
  • Visa RequiredVisa can be obtained on arrival at Minsk International Airport if the support documents were submitted no later than three business days before the expected date of arrival.
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  • Visa RequiredVisa-free for 5 days for holders a Schengen visa or a national visa of country of EU, must arrive via Minsk International Airport.
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  • Visa RequiredVisas are issued on arrival at the Minsk International Airport if the support documents were submitted not later than 3 business days before expected date of arrival.
  • Visa RequiredVisas are issued on arrival at the Minsk International Airport if the support documents were submitted not later than 3 business days before expected date of arrival.
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  • Guinea-Bissau PermalinkShow on map
    Visa Required
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  • Visa RequiredFor holders a Schengen visa or a national visa of country of EU do not require visa up to 30 days,
    Visas are issued on arrival at the Minsk National Airport if the support documents were submitted not later than 3 business days before expected date of arrival.
  • Heard and McDonald Islands PermalinkShow on map
    Visa Required
  • Visa RequiredVisa-free for up to 10 days in Brest and Grodno visa-free areas, see Visa policy of Belarus.
    Visas are issued on arrival at the Minsk International Airport if the support documents were submitted not later than 3 business days before expected date of arrival.
  • Visa RequiredVisas are waived if you hold a visa for EU countries and the Schengen area.
    National visa may be substituted with a Schengen visa or a national visa of country of EU, and if arriving and departing via Minsk International Airport.
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  • Visa RequiredAll visitors are required to have adequate health insurance which can be purchased on arrival at Minsk National Airport.
    The Foreign Admissions Division at Minsk National Airport of the Consular Directorate of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs issues visas on arrival if the support documents were submitted no later than 3 business days before the expected date of arrival.
    Registration upon arrival for stays longer than 5 days is mandatory.
    No transit without a visa under any circumstance.
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  • Visa RequiredRemarks updated .Visa not required for a maximum stay of 10 days at Brest (BQT), Augustów Canal, or Grodno (GNA) provided holding a confirmation issued by a travel agency.
    Visa not required for a maximum stay of 5 days for valid visa holders or residents of the European Union member states. Must arrive via Minsk International Airport.
    Visa not required for passengers visiting to Belovezhskaya Pushcha National Park for up to 3 days.
    Visa on arrival at the Minsk International Airport if the support documents were submitted to the Consular Division at Minsk (not later than 3 (for short-term visas) or 5 working days (for long-term visas) the expected date of arrival.
    Visa on arrival at the Minsk International Airport for holders of an invitation letter issued by a Belarusian tourist company or a medical or health organization. The letter must be written on official headed paper with the passenger's name, passport details, purpose, and duration of stay. The letter must also have the original signature and official seal of the head of the inviting organization.
    Passengers are required to have a health insurance which can be purchased on arrival at the Minsk International Airport.
    Transiting without a visa is not allowed under any circumstance.
    Registration with the local police within 7 days of arrival is mandatory.
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  • Marshall Islands PermalinkShow on map
    Visa Required
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  • Visa RequiredVisas are issued on arrival at the Minsk International Airportif the support documents were submitted not later than 3 business days before expected date of arrival.
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  • Visa RequiredVisa-free for 30 days for holders a Schengen visa or a national visa of country of EU, must arrive via Minsk International Airport.
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  • Northern Mariana Islands PermalinkShow on map
    Visa Required
  • Visa Required30 day visa-free access for holders of a valid multi-entry EU or Schengen visa. https://www.belarus.by/rel_image/6400
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  • Papua New Guinea PermalinkShow on map
    Visa Required
  • Visa RequiredVisas are issued on arrival at Minsk International Airport if the support documents were submitted not later than 3 business days before expected date of arrival.
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  • Visa RequiredRequirement updated .
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  • Visa RequiredVisas are issued on arrival at the Minsk International Airportif the support documents were submitted not later than 3 business days before expected date of arrival.
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  • Visa RequiredVisas are issued on arrival at the Minsk International Airport if the support documents were submitted not later than 3 business days before expected date of arrival.
  • Visa RequiredVisa-free for 30 days for holders a Schengen visa or a national visa of country of EU, must arrive via Minsk International Airport.
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  • Solomon Islands PermalinkShow on map
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  • São Tome and Príncipe PermalinkShow on map
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  • Visa RequiredVisas are issued on arrival at the Minsk International Airport if the support documents were submitted not later than 3 business days before expected date of arrival.
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  • Visa RequiredVisas are issued on arrival at the Minsk International Airport if the support documents were submitted not later than 3 business days before expected date of arrival.
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  • Trinidad and Tobago PermalinkShow on map
    Visa RequiredVisas are issued on arrival at the Minsk International Airport if the support documents were submitted not later than 3 business days before expected date of arrival.
  • Visa RequiredHolders of a pre-arranged approval may obtain visa on arrival.
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  • United States Virgin Islands PermalinkShow on map
    Visa RequiredRequirement updated .
  • United States of America PermalinkShow on map
    Visa RequiredRequirement updated .
  • Visa RequiredVisa-free for 30 days if holding a Schengen visa or a national visa of country of EU, must arrive via Minsk National Airport.
  • Wallis and Futuna Islands PermalinkShow on map
    Visa Required
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