Citizens of former contries of the Soviet Union ex?ept Turkmenistan, Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia do not require a visa to enter Belarus.
To obtain a visa to Belarus the following documents must be submitted:
1. VISA APPLICATION FORM duly filled out in English and signed. Incomplete visa applications cannot be processed.
2. ORIGINAL PASSPORT, valid for at least three months beyond the applicant’s last day of stay in the country.
COPY OF GREEN CARD or VALID US VISA, or copies of other documents of the US immigration services, which must also be valid for, at least three months beyond the applicant’s last day of stay in the country.
3. ONE PASSPORT-SIZE PHOTOGRAPH or submit your photo electronically via our e-mail for $8.00 per print.
* The photo must be high resolution, full face, and front view, taken on a white background.
4. FOR BUSINESS VISA: BUSINESS INVITATION* (letter, fax or cable) from a duly authorized Belarusian organization with its registration number on its official letterhead. Traveler’s name, date of birth, citizenship, passport’s number, place of work and position as well as the dates, itinerary and purpose of the trip should be stated in the invitation in a clear and precise manner. The invitation must be signed by the head of the company and sealed. ORIGINAL LETTER from the employer, requesting visa. See page – Format Business Cover Letter.
5. FOR PRIVATE VISA: ORIGINAL INVITATION (ZAPROSHENNE) from relatives or friends obtained from the Local Passport and Visa Department of the Ministry of Interior of Belarus. Copies are not acceptable.
Do not need to provide letters of invitation for citizens of the US, Canada, European Union states, who intend to stay in Belarus for the period less than 30 days.
6. FOR TOURIST VISA: COPY OF THE VOUCHER* (tour confirmation) issued by an authorized travel agency in Belarus.
7. PAYMENT by: money order, check issued to CTVC or credit card (5% service charge)
Please fill out a Credit Card Charge Authorization (PDF or Word) form and enclose it with your documents.
Single-entry visa Double-entry visa
$ 285.00 - 7 business day service $ 395.00 – 7 business day service
For rush processing add 75 % from regular price.
8. SELF-ADDRESSED STAMPED ENVELOPE or enclose:
$25.00 - FedEx 2nd day delivery
$35.00 - FedEx overnight delivery
$50.00 - FedEx Saturday delivery - check availability in your area.
In case of denial of visa by the consulate or cancellation or amendments by client, processing fees is not refundable.
Visa processing time does not include mailing time.
All consular fees and processing time are subject to change without notice.
Consulate may require additional information.
CTVC is not responsible for the loss of documents in the mail.