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For organizations conducting international passenger transportation

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Foreign citizens, stateless persons enter the Republic of Belarus, depart from the Republic of Belarus and travel in transit (transit passage) through the territory of the Republic of Belarus on the document for travel abroad with a visa, except for foreign citizens and stateless persons with the right for visa-free entry to the Republic of Belarus, departure from the Republic of Belarus and travelling in transit (transit passage) through the territory of the Republic of Belarus

In accordance with international treaties of the Republic of Belarus, visa-free regime is provided to foreign citizens of the following countries.

Foreign citizens, stateless persons with a residence permit in the Republic of Belarus and the document for traveling abroad, are not required to have a visa of the Republic of Belarus.

The following types of visas are provided in the Republic of Belarus:

  • entry visa to the Republic of Belarus;
  • exit visa from the Republic of Belarus (departure visa);
  • visa for departure from the Republic of Belarus or entry to the Republic of Belarus (exit-entry visa).

Issuing authorities of entry visas:

  • diplomatic missions and consular offices of the Republic of Belarus;
  •  General Consular Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs;
  •  Border Service of the Republic of Belarus;

Territorial divisions for citizenship and migration of the internal affairs bodies of the Republic of Belarus are also authorities for issuing exit and exit-entry visas during foreigners stay in Belarus.

List of States whose citizens enter Belarus without visas

Armenia, Azerbaijan, Venezuela (for up to 90 days without the right to conduct any commercial or other paid activity)
Georgia, Kazakhstan, Qatar (for up to 30 days)
Cuba (for up to 30 days)
Kyrgyzstan; Macedonia (In the presence of a guest or a formal invitation or a tourist voucher)
Moldova, Mongolia, Russia, Serbia (for up to 30 days)
Tajikistan, Turkey (for up to 30 days)
Uzbekistan, Ukraine, Montenegro (for up to 30 days in the presence of a private invitation or a tourist voucher)
Ecuador (for up to 30 days)

List of States, whose citizens enter the Republic of Belarus under visa-free with diplomatic or service passports:

№ п/п State
1 Azerbaijan
2 Argentina
3 Armenia
4 State of Bolivia
5 Bangladesh
6 Brazil
7 The Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela
8 Hungary
9 Vietnam
10 Georgia
11 Egypt
12 India
13 The Republic of Indonesia
14 Iran
15 The Republic of Kazakhstan
16 The Kingdom of Cambodia
17 The State of Qatar
18 Kyrgyz Republic
19 China
20 North Korea
21 Republic of Korea
22 Cuba
23 Laos
24 Latvia
25 Lithuania
26 Macedonia
27 Moldova
28 Mongolia
29 Union of Myanmar
30 United Arab Emirates
31 Sultanate of Oman
32 Poland
33 Republic of Peru
34 Russian Federation
35 Romania
36 Serbia
37 Syria
38 Slovakia
39 The Republic of Tajikistan
40 Turkmenistan
41 Turkey
42 Uzbekistan
43 Ukraine
44 Eastern Republic of Uruguay
45 Montenegro
46 Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka
47 The Republic of Ecuador
48 South – Africa

Note: Foreign citizens and stateless persons, not included in the List, cross the State border of the Republic of Belarus under national foreign documents with a visa of the Republic of Belarus, unless otherwise provided by legislative acts and international agreements of the Republic of Belarus.