The President of Belarus signed a decree № 8 "On establishment of visa-free entry and exit of foreign nationals." The document establishes visa-free entry to Belarus for a period not exceeding 5 days at the entrance through the checkpoint "National Airport Minsk" for citizens of 80 countries.

What documents need to be in possession of foreigners for entry to Belarus without a visa?

For entry into the visa-free mode, you must have a valid passport or other equivalent document for traveling abroad, cash (for each day of stay in the amount of currency or Belarusian rubles, equivalent to not less than two base units, 1 base unit = 23 BYN), a medical insurance policy for an amount not less than 10 thousand. euros, operating in Belarus.

The goal - to activate travel and leisure business. But foreigners on official trips on diplomatic and service passports, visa-free regime will not be affected. Not touch it, and those who arrives in Belarus from Russia or vice versa. These flights are considered to be internal, as there are no border controls between countries.
Belarus Foreign Minister in his Twitter-account has published the list of countries from which tourists can visit Belarus without a visa:

  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Albania
  • andorra
  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Argentina
  • Barbados
  • Bahrain
  • Belgium
  • Bulgaria
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Brazil
  • Republic of Vanuatu
  • Vatican
  • U.K.
  • Hungary
  • Vietnam*
  • Haiti*
  • Gambia*
  • Germany
  • Honduras*
  • Hong Kong (Hong Kong) - a special administrative region of China **
  • Greece
  • Denmark
  • Commonwealth of Dominica
  • India*
  • Indonesia
  • Ireland
  • Iceland
  • Spain
  • Italy
  • Canada
  • Cyprus
  • China*
  • The Republic of Korea
  • Kuwait
  • Latvia***
  • Lebanon*
  • Lithuania
  • Liechtenstein
  • Luxembourg
  • Macau (Macau) - Special Administrative Region of the PRC **
  • Macedonia
  • Malaysia
  • Malta
  • Order of Malta**
  • Mexico
  • Micronesia
  • Monaco
  • Namibia*
  • Netherlands
  • Nicaragua
  • New Zealand
  • Norway
  • Oman
  • Panama
  • Peru
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Romania
  • Samoa *
  • The Republic of San Marino
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Seychelles
  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Singapore
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • USA
  • Uruguay
  • Finland
  • France
  • Croatia
  • Czech Republic
  • Chile
  • The Swiss Confederation
  • Sweden
  • The Republic of El Salvador
  • Estonia****
  • Japan

* - In the presence of a valid document for travel abroad valid multiple countries visa - members of the European Union or the States members of the Schengen area with a note on the entrance to the territory of a member of the European Union or a State party to the Schengen area, as well as tickets with confirmation of departure date from National airport "Minsk"
** - Is not a state.
*** - Including those having the status of non-citizen of the Republic of Latvia
**** - Including stateless persons permanently residing in the Republic of Esto