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How do I pay Belarus consular fee?

updated on 13.02.2017

Visa support service fee of a tourist company and Belarus consular fee (fee payable to consulate itself for the visa sticker) must not be confused... Read full article


Is there a recommended travel agency in Belarus?

updated on 13.02.2017

I spent four years in incoming tourism in Belarus and changed five employers. All of them had a department specializing in inviting foreign tourists to Belarus. Read full article


Traveling to Belarus on a dual citizenship?

updated on 13.02.2017

There are three such cases that I would like to bring to your attention as a former travel agent...  Read full article


Do I need a visa to Belarus? What is the visa fee?

updated on 13.02.2017

All foreign visitors to Belarus will need a visa, except for the citizens of CIS states (except Turkmenistan), Israel, Cuba (for visits up to 30 days), Serbia and Montenegro (for visits up to 30 days), Mongolia, Qatar (for visits up to 30 days), Venezuela and Macedonia...   Read full article


What is the fastest way to get my Belarus visa?

updated on 13.02.2017

Sometimes people need to fly from one country to another immediately, travel through several visa countries in one go or make a last-minute amendment to their itinerary including a visa country such as Belarus...  Read full article


Can a group of eight apply for a group visa to Belarus?

updated on 06.02.2017

Yes, a group visa is provided to a group of tourists who travel to Belarus together. Technically, it looks like a typical visa stamp, the only difference being that it is stuck onto an A4 format page with the passport details of the group members, rather than in somebody’s passport...  Read full article


Do I need an invitation from a travel agency in Belarus?

updated on 02.02.2017

A letter of invitation is a document that is issued by a travel agency in Belarus. It is addressed to a Belarus Consulate located in the country of application and is sent to the tourist to complete the visa paperwork...  Read full article


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How do I apply for a Belarus tourist visa?
updated on 13.02.2017

Applying at their local Belarus Consulate, the citizens of migration-secure states (e.g. the USA, Canada, Japan and others) can obtain a short-term...

Filling in Belarus visa application
updated on 02.01.2017

The form of application for a visa to Belarus has become digital and you can save and send it as a PDF file. It is only a 2-page document that is available...

Anything I should know about landing in MSQ Minsk Airport?
updated on 08.02.2017

Quite a number of things, as a matter of fact. Let’s examine a typical case from my travel agent’s past with a traveler landing in Minsk Airport (MSQ) and applying for a visa...

How do I apply for a Belarus private/guest visa?
updated on 01.02.2017

People, who want to travel to Belarus to see a friend, take care of the grave of a relative, take part in the court hearings, etc. need to apply for a private visa... 

Tour Belarus for family research
updated on 16.05.2013

This article covers field family research in Belarus that in most cases comes after dealing with the State archives of Belarus and genealogical research.

Using a plastic card in Belarus?
updated on 14.10.2016

A plastic card is a fine thing, no doubt, but there have been a number of cases when the ATM displayed ERROR, or required a PIN code...

Traditional souvenirs from Belarus?
updated on 18.10.2016

While most tourists agree that Belarus is not the country for grand shopping, there are still some things that can be brought back as souvenirs...