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Dear Passengers!

 

In order to facilitate the entry visas issue at the National Airport Minsk the Decree of the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus dated August 16, 2013 No 725 amending the Visa Rules of the Republic of Belarus was accepted on August 16, 2013.

 

In accordance with this Decree since August 22, 2013 all foreign citizens arriving in the Republic of Belarus through RUE "National Airport Minsk" have been able to obtain visas at the airport.

 

However, let also bring to your attention the fact that the requirement of early submission of visa support documents required for issuing visas to the Foreign Admissions Division of the Consular Directorate of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs is preserved.

 

In particular, at the National Airport Minsk visa support documents must be submitted to the Foreign Admissions Division of the Consular Directorate of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in advance:

- for short-term visas – not later than 3 business days before expected date of arrival,

- for long-term visas — not later than 5 business days before expected date of arrival.

 

If the reason for arrival is serious illness or death of a close relative or family member visa support documents can be submitted at the moment of application for an entry visa.

 

Visa support documents can be submitted to the Foreign Admissions Division of the Consular Directorate of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs which is located at the National Airport Minsk directly (contact phone: (+375 17) 279 20 58) or by post, taking into account delivery time (220054, Minsk, the National Airport "Minsk" area, the Foreign Admissions Division of the Consular Directorate of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs).

 

 

Short-term student visas are issued only in the event of personal presence at the National Airport Minsk of a representative of the organization authorized by law to issue invitations for study. 

 

Consular office contact phone at the airport: (+375 17)  279 20 58.

 

More information about:

- crossing of the border of the Republic of Belarus you can find at www.gpk.gov.by;
- the document legalization, visa issuing – at www.mfa.gov.by (see Visa & Consular Issues);
 - the procedure of goods and currency transporting – at www.customs.gov.by;
 - the Customs Legislation of the Customs Union of the Republic of Belarus, the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Russian Federation – at www.tsouz.ru.