Belarus-Russia Unified Visa Regime. How Will It Work?

Belarus and Russia are set to sign an agreement on mutual recognition of visas by the end of 2018.

Let’s see how the unified visa space will work and how it will affect tourists who came to Belarus via five-day visa-free regime.

TUT.BY gathered the most common questions and asked the head of the Department of Citizenship and Migration of the Belarusian Ministry of Internal Affairs Alexei Begun to respond to them.

The news about an intergovernmental agreement on mutual recognition of visas was made public by Belarus’ Minister of Foreign Affairs Vladimir Makei on Wedesday, 15 November.

The agreement settles a number of questions concerning the order of five-day visa-free entry of foreigners operating in our country.

As well as the transit travel of third-country nationals to Russia through Belarus and in the opposite direction.