VISA REGIME

For holders of diplomatic and official passports:

A visa is not required for a stay of up to 30 days

For holders of national passports and other travel documents:

A visa is not required for a stay of up to 30 days

Note:

Holders of emergency travel documents in transit do not require a visa

 

ENTRY REGIME FOR CITIZENS OF THE REPUBLIC OF SERBIA DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Citizens of the Republic of Serbia, which has a vaccination certificate (on paper) can enter the territory of Belarus without the obligation to possess a PCR test. Completed vaccination must be carried out at least one month (maximum 12 months) before the date of entry into the territory of Belarus. The vaccination certificate must contain the surname and name of the person, the date of receipt of the final dose of the vaccine and must be issued in Belarusian or Russian and / or English.
Serbian citizens who don’t have a certificate of complete vaccination can enter Belarus if they have a negative PCR test result (in Russian, Belarusian or English), not older than 72 hours and it must contain surname, name and certificate negative analysis. The control of the possession of the medical document will be performed at the border. The non-possession of the mentioned certificate is the basis for the ban on entering the Belarus.
All foreign citizens, including citizens of the Republic of Serbia, are released from the obligation of self-isolation upon entering the Belarus.
Entry into Belarus of foreign citizens, including citizens of the Republic of Serbia, by land, rail and river is free (without restrictions).
Information for Serbian Citizens traveling to Poland from Russia and Belarus: Since the outbreak of conflict in Ukraine, authorities of Poland have banned transit for foreign citizens who want to enter Poland from the direction of Russia (Kaliningrad) and Belarus via the land / road in order to transit.
Only foreigners who possess a diplomatic passport or have a regulated stay in Poland (work and student residence card or visa) are allowed to enter. Other foreigners are allowed to enter Poland in exceptional cases, and the final decision on entry is made exclusively by the competent head of the border police on duty when a foreigner arrives at a specific border crossing.
Citizens of the Republic of Serbia are asked not to depart and start a journey before contacting the Embassies of the Republic of Serbia in Moscow, Minsk and Warsaw, in order to provide Embassy with information on who, when and through which border crossing plans to enter Poland. The Embassy of the Republic of Serbia in Warsaw announces the entry of Serbian citizens into the territory of Poland, but cannot guarantee that entry and transit will be approved.
Exit from Poland to Russia and Belarus is not prohibited.

 

ENTERING AND LEAVING THE COUNTRY

A visa-free regime is in force (for all types of passports) for stays of up to 30 days. In cases where a visa is required (stays longer than 30 days, education, professional development, employment, etc.), a visa can be obtained free of charge at the Embassy of the Republic of Belarus in Belgrade. When entering the Republic of Belarus, it is mandatory to have a health insurance policy that must comply with the following conditions: (1) the minimum insured sum is EUR 10,000 and (2) either the Republic of Belarus or the entire world must be stated as the territory covered by the policy. Upon entering the Republic of Belarus, it is mandatory to fill out an emigration card (used for registration) and carry it on one’s person in the passport until one is leaving the country, when it is returned to the border control officer. Foreigners temporarily staying in the Republic of Belarus must, within five days (excluding Sundays and national holidays) register their stay in the Republic of Belarus with the Administration for Citizenship and Migration, a branch of the internal affairs as per the place of actual temporary stay, or through the unified state e-Services portal: www.portal.gov.by. In case of a stay in hotels, hostels, rehabilitation centres or other collective forms of accommodation, the registration of the temporary stay of foreign nationals is done by the administration of those establishments during their arrival and accommodation.

 

SOCIAL SECURITY AGREEMENT

No social security agreement has been signed.

 

USEFUL INFORMATION

HEALTH SITUATION — In the Republic of Belarus, the state and the private healthcare systems operate in parallel. Foreigners have access to all medical institutions, laboratories, and pharmacies. The health situation is satisfactory. For more information, visit the World Health Organization website: www.who.int/countries/blr/.

SECURITY SITUATION — The Republic of Belarus is a safe country. Organised action to combat all forms of crime and a rigorous penal policy contribute to a low crime rate.

TRANSPORT — A direct flight operates between Belgrade and Minsk, three times per week. The airline is the Belarus company Belavia. Driving in the Republic of Belarus requires an international driving permit, along with a valid national driver's licence and registration, as well as international vehicle insurance (green card). A system of electronic road-toll payment operates within the territory of the Republic of Belarus. Strict adherence to traffic and other regulations is advised, since stringent fines are envisaged.

OTHER — Pursuant to national regulations, up to USD 10,000 (or equivalent) in cash money may be brought into or taken out of the country without having to declare it. The local currency in the Republic of Belarus is the Belarus rouble. Foreign currency is exchanged into Belarus roubles at banks and exchange offices. Payment cards issued by domestic and international banks are accepted, but standard conversion costs may apply. Exchange of cash, due to the small difference in rates, can be done at banks or exchange offices.

 

Contact information:

During your stay in the Republic of Belarus, for consular assistance and protection you may contact the Embassy of the Republic of Serbia in Minsk (address: Румянцева 4, 220034 Минск), at the following telephone numbers: 00 375 17 284 29 84 and 00 375 17 284 29 90, or e-mail: embassy.minsk@mfa.rs.