Visa Agreement Russia Belarus

This agreement on mutual visa recognition will create legal conditions for the transfer of third-country nationals to the EU state with a visa they receive in Belarus or Russia. Earlier, Russian and Belarusian Presidents Vladimir Putin and Alexander Lukashenko spoke by phone that “work on the Russian-Belarusian intergovernmental agreement on mutual visa recognition is complete.” The decree on the introduction of a visa-free entry and exit decision for foreign nationals was signed by the President of Belarus on 9 January 2017 and came into force on 12 February 2017. [44] [45] [46] [47] It was amended by another presidential decree of 24 July 2018 which came into force on 27 July 2018. [48] [49] [50] Under the agreement, foreign nationals holding a Belarusian visa can freely enter Russia and, conversely, Russian visa holders are allowed to enter Belarus. Foreign visitors would be able to travel by plane, train and car. In January 2015, the fee for a single short-term visa on arrival was as follows: When the document comes into force, foreigners will not need to obtain two visas to stay in Belarus and Russia. Under the agreement, foreign nationals holding a Belarusian visa can enter Russia and, conversely, Russian visa holders can enter Belarus. Visitors can stay 15 days without a visa. Entry is possible through the following checkpoints with Poland and Lithuania – Brest (Terespol), Bruzgi (Kusnica), Damaaava (Sawatycze), Bieniakoni (Al-ininkai), Bierastavica (Bob Niki), Pias Pryvalka (Raigardas), Piareraa (Biaowiea), Liasnaja (Rudawka), Pryvalka (Vendubr), Brest-Uschodni station, Grodno station, Brest Airport and Grodno Airport. Before the trip, visitors must receive a document [56] issued by a travel agency registered in Belarus. Belarus and Russia agreed on Friday (November 30th) on a draft intergovernmental agreement on mutual visa recognition. The visa-free agreement for holders of diplomatic and service passports has been signed with Colombia[37] and has not yet entered into force.

In November 2017, Belarus proposed to the United Arab Emirates a draft agreement on the reciprocal abolition of visas. [39] Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his Belarusian counterpart Uladzimir Makey signed an agreement in Minsk on mutual visa recognition and other issues relating to the entry of foreigners into the territory of the two countries, the Belarusian Foreign Ministry said on its website.