Starting January 1, 2017 long-term Belarusian visas will become cheaper for Europeans, the Foreign Ministry of Belarus reports.
An individual 1-year visa will cost 60 euros, a group visa – 10 euros per person. At present 1-year visa costs €150 for European citizens.
Different consular fees will be applied to citizens and residents of Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Estonia, Japan and Serbia. In particular, the citizens of Japan and Serbia are exempted from the payment of consular fees in accordance with the bilateral agreements.
The citizens of Poland and the Baltic countries, as before, will pay less for Belarusian visas.
Details will be posted on the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on the eve of the entry of the new rates into force.
This year Belarus allowed visa-free entry for foreigners to Grodno region, last year – to the Bialowieza Forest national park on the border with Poland.