On arrival

Check-in – it is the procedure for obtaining an alien temporary residence permit.

In accordance with international agreements in forece, citizens of the Republic of Latvia, Lithuania, Russian Federation and Ukraine may be on the territory of the Republic of Belarus within 30 days from the date of entry without registration.

Foreign nationals arriving in the Republic of Belarus should, within five days, excluding weekends, public holidays, declared by the President of the Republic of Belarus nonworking, register at the place of actual residence on the basis of personal appeal or the written request of host organizations:

1. The Office of Citizenship and Migration of Minsk city executive committee

  • address: Minsk, 48B Nezavisimosti Avenue. Tel. 331-91-74, fax 331-81-68
  • phone: 331-91-74
  • fax: 331-81-68
  • Reception time: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 08:00 to 13:00, from 14:00 to 17:00;
    Wednesday: from 16:00 to 20:00;
    Saturday: from 8:00 to 13:00

2. Departments on Citizenship and Migration district administrations of Minsk

  • Reception time: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday: from 08.00 to 13.00;
    Tuesday and Friday from 11.00 to 15.00, from 16.00 to 20.00;

Department of Citizenship and Migration of Zavodskoi district in Minsk

  • address: Minsk 42 Uborevycha Street.
  • phone: 341-39-16, 340-60-83, 340-50-93
  • fax: 340-11-59

Department of Citizenship and Migration Leninsky district in Minsk

  • address: Minsk, 32 Igumenski Tract.
  • phone: 298-79-28
  • fax: 297-85-28

Department of Citizenship and Migration of Moskovski district in Minsk

  • address: Minsk, 44 Rafieva Street.
  • phone: 206-20-08, 206-21-48
  • fax: 376-49-00

Department of Citizenship and Migration Of Oktyabrski district in Minsk

  • address: Minsk, 24A Sverdlova Street
  • phone: 200-74-77
  • fax: 224-34-22

Department of Citizenship and Migration of Partizanski district in Minsk

  • address: Minsk, 5 Stahanovski Street
  • phone: 230-82-23, 230-81-87

3. Hotels in Minsk, carrying out registration of foreigners

According to the rules of foreign citizens and stateless persons in the Republic of Belarus, to register and obtain a permit for temporary stay of foreign nationals, they should provide to the hotel or body of interior affairs the following documents:

  • A statement in the form prescribed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Belarus, or request from the host organization
  • A document for travel abroad;
  • Migration card (except for citizens of Russia and persons exempt from obtaining it);
  • Migration card (except for citizens of Russia and persons exempt from obtaining it);
  • Receipt of payment of state duty (in the basic value of 0.5)

Registration of a foreigner, that is, legislation of his temporary residence on the day of treatment. Registration, renewal of temporary stay is expressed in affix the mark of registration (renewal of registration) on the migration card or insert a document for travel abroad or in a document for travel abroad, indicating the period of temporary stay.

If foreign nationals, who in accordance with the laws and treaties of the Republic of Belarus, does not fill the immigration card at the entrance to the Republic of Belarus and do not make them at the exit of the Republic of Belarus, the specified category of persons are registered on the basis of the documents for traveling abroad. Foreign visitors in Belarus should have special travel insurance for the duration of their stay in the country.

Traveling to Belarus acquires medical insurance for an amount not less than 5,000 €.

Insurance can be purchased from the Belarusian insurance companies or accredited foreign insurance companies. The insurance policy issued by a foreign insurance company must cover the territory of Belarus and act for the entire period of stay.

Foreign guests must also pay a mandatory state insurance. Insurance fee depends on the number of days of stay and range from € 2 (3-4 day trip) to 85 € (one year).

Travel insurance – one of the conditions for obtaining the Belarusian visa.

Who does not need insurance:

  • The tourists traveling through the country on a transit visa
  • Diplomats and official delegations
  • The crews of aircraft and rail staff
  • Citizens of the CIS
  • Refugees