Visa / Service Type
Total To Pay
Business 3 month single entry Belarus visa
Business 3 month single entry Belarus visa 2 day Express Service
Business 48 hour transit visa
Business 48 hour transit visa 2 day Express Service
Business multiple entry Belarus visa
Business multiple entry Belarus visa 2 day Express Service
BELARUS visas take 2-6 working days to issue in the embassy (depending on the service selected) & are valid for 3 months (stay of 30 days) from the date of issue.
Only those who are resident in the UK can apply at the embassy in London
How To Make An Application
What To Include In Your Application
Downloaded from above, printed, completed and signed in Capital Letters with a black pen and sent back to Travcour
It must be valid for at least the next 6 months when you apply for the visa, with at least two blank pages remaining. The passport should be in acceptable condition. If not there is a chance your application would be rejected.
Please include a full page copy of the ID page with your documents.
The photo should be (45mm x 35mm) taken against a white background (the background must be white!). If you cannot get a photo yourself then we can print one for you from a digital copy.
Letter of invitation in Russian (original) from a company or organization in Belarus, which is registered as a legal entity by the Belarusian authorities. A scanned or faxed copy of the invitation can be submitted to the Embassy if agreed upon with the Consul. The invitation should be printed on the official letterhead with a registration number, date of issue, the full name of the company, its location and telephone number, bear the signature of the official and a corporate seal, indicate the expected duration of the applicant's stay in Belarus & state the inviting party’s written guarantees that the invitee will abide by the rules
and regulations applied to foreign citizens in the Republic of Belarus
Full travel insurance from insurance company or a letter from your bank/company which should contain the following
Name and address of the foreign insurance company (bank), it`s phone number
Name of the foreign citizen covered by the insurance
Territorial validity should include the Republic of Belarus (Should be written Belarus, Europe incl. Belarus or Worldwide);
Must be valid for the period of your staying in the Republic of Belarus
Minimum limit of responsibility of the medical insurance is 10 000 Euro.
Please send only the copies of pages of your health insurance, containing the above mentioned information (usually a copy of
a health insurance certificate is enough ). There is no need to send the entire booklet of your insurance. You must have the
original of your medical insurance policy during your staying in Belarus.
Non UK nationals, A UK visa/residence permit that is valid for at least 3 months. For EU nationals, please provide a utility bill
to confirm UK residency.
Visa Application Form
Download, Print and Fill in the form
The form is in PDF format. When you have downloaded the form, please print it out and fill it in by pen. Kindly ensure all the fields of the visa application form are completely filled before submitting. If a question does not apply, please put ‘N/A’. You must fill in the form with black ink and using BLOCK CAPITALS.
The following nationals DO NOT require a visa for Belarus:
Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Ukraine & Uzbekistan
For stays of up to 90 days; Brazil, Israel, Mongolia & Venezuela
For stays of up to 30 days; Cuba, Ecuador, Qatar, Serbia & Turkey
30 days, provided that there is a private invitation or tourist document; Macedonia & Montenegro
From 12/02/2017, visa-free entry through the border checkpoint at the Minsk National Airport and visa-free stay in Belarus for up to 5 days (4 nights 5 days) (also leaving Belarus via the Minsk National Airport), for the following citizens;
Australia, Albania, Andorra, Antiga & Barbuda, Argentina, Austria, Barbados, Bahrain, Belgium, Bosnia, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominica, El Salvadore, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Kuwait, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malaysia, Malta, Mexico, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Oman, Panama, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Romania, St Vincents and the Grenadines, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Seychelles, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, UK, USA, Uraguay, Vanuatu & Vatican City.
The 5 day visa free rule also applies to the following nationals providing they hold a valid multiple entry Schengen visa only:
China, Gambia, Haiti, Honduras, India, Macao, Namibia, Samoa & Vietnam
All visitors are required to have adequate health insurance. If your stay exceeds the visa free allowance decribed above, you will need a visa before you travel.
Belarus transit visas last for 2 days and are required by all except those as noted above.
Although there are no compulsory immunisations in place, it is advised that travellers making 3 or more visits per year, stays of more than 3 months in a rural area, high-risk occupational groups & backpackers staying more than 1 month have up to date immunisations for Diphtheria, hepatitis A, hepatitis B, TB, tetanus, tick-borne encephalitis & typhoid.
Summers are warm & generally sunny, although this is also the wettest season. Winters are bitterly cold.
Location of Belarus: Europe
Local Time in Belarus: GMT+2
Capital City of Belarus: Minsk
Population of Belarus: 10 million
Language(s) spoken in Belarus: Belarusian, Russian
Dialling Code for Belarus: 375
Emergency numbers in Belarus: Police: 02. Fire: 01. Ambulance: 03
Driving in Belarus: Driving is on the right. International licence with International Driving Permit required
Electricity in Belarus: 220V AC 50Hz
Currency of Belarus: Belarusian Ruble (BYR)
Notes: BYR: 10, 20, 50, 100, 500, 1,000, 5,000, 10,000, 20,000, 50,000, 100,000, 500,000, 1,000,000, 5,000,000
Credit Cards/Travellers Cheques: Credit cards and travellers cheques are accepted in major hotels and all banks
Opening Hours in Belarus:
Bank: 0930-1730 Mon-Fri
Office: 0830/0900-1730/1800 Mon-Fri
Shops: 0900-1900 Mon-Sat (food stores & supermarkets open Sun)
Hints for Belarus: Alcohol is available and smoking is widespread. The minimum drinking age is 18 year
Tipping in Belarus: Becoming more customary particularly in international hotels
Import Allowances for Belarus: For persons of 18 years of age or older:
1000 cigarettes or 1000gr of tobacco products
1 1/2 lit of alcoholic beverage, 2 litres of wine
A reasonable quantity of perfume for personal use
Other goods up to an amount of USD 10,000 for personal use only
Prohibited/Restricted in Belarus: Drugs, weapons & ammunitions & some species of wild fauna & flora