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Business Visa  |  Belarus


 

Visa Requirements

 

::    Passport valid for 90 days on exit

::    Two blank visa pages in passport

::    One recent passport photograph

The photograph must be no more than six months old.

::    Completed and signed application form

The application form should be filled out in English or Russian/Belarusian, using type or clearly legible handwriting in block capital letters. Please answer all questions and ensure you specify the purpose of your trip in detail. If a question does not apply to you, write ‘N/A’ as the answer. Incomplete forms will automatically be rejected by the embassy.

If the visa application is for a minor, the form must be signed by their legal representative.

::    Proof of residence

Non-UK passport holders must submit an original, valid UK residence card/permit, or have proof of residence in their passport.

::    Letter of invitation

The letter of invitation must come from a business or organisation in Belarus, which is registered as a legal entity by the Belarusian authorities. It should be on official letterhead, to include a registration number, date of issue, the full name of the company, its location and a telephone number. It must be signed by a company official and should also bear a corporate seal.

The letter must be written in Russian and should follow the format of the template letter linked opposite. It should indicate the expected duration of your trip, and provide a written guarantee that you will abide by the rules and regulations applied to foreign citizens while in Belarus.

A scanned or faxed copy of the invitation may be submitted to the embassy ONLY if agreed upon with the consul. In all other instances, you must provide the original letter.

::    Travel insurance

Please submit a copy of your health insurance certificate OR, where applicable, a letter from your company clearly stating you are covered by their insurance policy. This must include your name, the name and telephone number of the insurance company, and confirmation that the policy covers Belarus (written either as ‘Belarus’, ‘Europe including Belarus’ or ‘worldwide’). The policy must be valid for the full duration of stay with a minimum limit of responsibility for medical services set at 10,000 euro.

::    Birth certificate, if applicable

Applicants under 18 years must provide a copy of their full birth certificate, plus copies of both parents’ passports.

 

 

PLEASE NOTE

Depending on your nationality, you may be eligible to visit Belarus for a stay of up to 5 days (4 nights) without a visa. In order to take advantage of visa exemption, you must travel via Minsk National Airport, and carry a valid passport, proof of financial means (equivalent to at least £20 per day of stay) and medical insurance valid in Belarus with cover of least €10,000. Click here to view a full list of eligible nationals.

 

 

Additional Information

 

Applicants who previously held USSR or Belarusian citizenship must submit a document certifying the loss of that status.

The visa application fee is fixed in euros but payable in British pounds. The exact sum may therefore vary due to currency fluctuation.

Visa fees may vary for citizens of Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland. Please contact us for further information.

The embassy reserves the right to request additional documents in support of your visa application, and to alter or increase fees without prior notice.

No refund will be given if your visa is cancelled or rejected by the embassy.

Visa and Service Fees

 

Please note, all fees are charged per individual traveller. Service and processing fees are exclusive of VAT, which will be added at the point of invoice. The total price of your order will depend on the product and the processing service you select. Visa fees are subject to change with no prior notice. Please contact us before placing your order if you require further information.

 

 

STANDARD VISA PROCESSING 

(from 7 working days)


Single entry visa (90 days): £52

Double entry visa (90 days): £77

Multiple entry visa (90 days): £105

Handling fee:  £80

 

 

EXPRESS VISA PROCESSING 

(from 2 working days)


Single entry visa (90 days): £104

Double entry visa (90 days): £154

Multiple entry visa (90 days): £210

Handling fee:  £100

 

 

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