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Belarus to Open Expanded Visa-Free Zone of Brest-Grodno on November 10

The Belarussian authorities have decided to open the expanded visa-free zone of Brest- Grodno on November 10 this year, as previously announced. According to an announcement released in the past days of this month, the move has been undertaken based on the second part of paragraph 4 of the Decree of the President of the Republic Belarus Alexander Lukashenko of August 7, 2019, no.300 on the establishment of a visa-free order of entry and exit of foreign [...]

By |2019-10-23T09:29:40+02:00October 23rd, 2019|Belarus Visa/Passport News|

Belarus MFA Summons Israeli Ambassador Over ‘Unfair’ Entry Denials 

The Belarus Ministry of Foreign Affairs has summoned the Israeli ambassador to Minsk Alon Shoham, over what the ministry has called “unfair denials of entry” to Belarussians traveling to Israel. According to a press release of the Belarus MFA, the Israeli migration authorities denied entry to 11 Belarusians, who reached Tel Aviv with a Belavia Belarusian Airlines flight, on October 7. At the same time, another 18 Belarusian citizens were rejected entry to Israel at the borders, [...]

By |2019-10-22T08:59:44+02:00October 21st, 2019|Belarus Visa/Passport News|

Tourism in Belarus Nearly Doubles a Year After Introduction of Visa-Free Travel

Belarus authorities estimate that the number of foreigners visiting the country has increased by 43% in the last year. Such an increase has surely been driven by the new Belarus visa-free regime introduced last year by the country. At the end of December 2017, the Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenka signed a decree, which established visa free-regime for nationals of several countries. The decree permitted those traveling to the country for tourism purposes to enter and stay for [...]

By |2019-08-19T15:04:20+02:00April 1st, 2019|Belarus Visa/Passport News|

Belarus hopes to boost tourism through ten-day visa-free travel

The Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenka has signed a new decree on a 10-days visa-free entry regime for foreigners on  December 26, after the successful 5-days visa-free entry regime of last year to the Augustow zone in the Hrodna region. The decree will allow tourists from 80 countries of the planet to visit and experience Belarus for ten days in a row. The measures are expected to increase the flow of foreign tourists to Belarus. According to the [...]

By |2018-01-12T16:33:17+02:00January 12th, 2018|Belarus Visa/Passport News|