Data Last Updated: August 28, 2020
Belarus will screen travellers on arrival for COVID-19. Countries with high rates of COVID-19 transmission or not on the "green list" are subject to mandatory 14-day quarantine.
On August 1, Belarus updated its "green list" of countries and added a few more countries to the list. Travelers coming from these countries can enter Belarus without the need to quarantine.
No mandate or law in place regarding in-public mask wearing.
Belarus authorities are maintaining transport and business restrictions indefinitely in order to stem the spread of the COVID-19.
Compared to COVID-19 related restrictions in many other countries, authorities in Minsk have applied more lenient social distancing regulations, thereby keeping most businesses open.
Restaurants and cafes are obliged to place tables at least 1.5 meters apart.
Hotels must instruct guests to take their temperatures daily.
Employers must ensure that sick employees do not go to work.
Airlines & Transport
Airports in the country remain open, but operate with a reduced flight schedule. Further restrictions are possible on short notice.
Status of Opening to Tourists
Information based on tourists place of residence being in that country for the last 14 days
Bosnia and Herzegovina
United Arab Emirates
Antigua and Barbuda
British Virgin Islands
Central African Republic
Democratic Republic of Congo
Isle of Man
Northern Mariana Islands
Papua New Guinea
Republic of Congo
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Saint Pierre and Miquelon
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Sao Tome and Principe
Svalbard and Jan Mayen
Trinidad and Tobago
Turks and Caicos
U.S. Virgin Islands
Wallis and Futuna
Last Updated: October 30, 2020
As of July 15, 2020, Belarus reopened its borders for tourism. And the good news is this beautiful country is now allowing over 70 nations to visit without requiring 14-day quarantine.
Countries That Can Visit Belarus
The full list of current nations allowed to visit Belarus without quarantine:
The countries listed above are all permitted to enter in regards to travel restrictions. However, some of them need a visa to enter. As of today, Belarus is offering a 30-day stay without a visa to 74 nations. Although not all of them can visit under the current COVID-19 related rules. You may want to check this link for more information about visiting Belarus without a visa.
Starting October 29, 2020, authorities in Belarus will close the country's land borders with Poland, Ukraine, Latvia, and Lithuania, as part of its measures to combat the spread of coronavirus disease. The only land border that will remain open is the nation's border with Russia. Visitors can still enter the country by air, through the Minsk National Airport, the country's main international airport.
Entry Requirements For Belarus
If you are coming from any of the countries listed above, here;s the list of your entry requirements for a successful holiday in Belarus:
- A valid passport and visit visa if required.
- Travel health insurance that covers COVID-19.
- A recommended PCR test no older than 48-hours.
- Thermal scans and health questionnaire upon arrival.
Other Health Protocols and Safety Measures
From 11 May, passengers, including children over the age of six, are required to wear face masks in the check-in and customs control areas, in buses or jet bridges, and onboard places for the whole flight (with an exception of mealtime). Passengers must use their own masks. Those who ignore the rule will be banned from boarding their flight.
But to clarify, face masks are not required when in Belarus. But the authorities in Minsk have applied more lenient social distancing regulations to keep businesses open.
What's Open in Belarus?
- Firstly, hotels and other forms of accommodation are open with the instruction to must test their guests' temperatures daily.
- Secondly, restaurants, cafes, and bars in Belarus are open but obliged to place tables at least 1.5 meters apart.
- In addition, non-essential businesses and attractions in Belarus are operating as usual.
- And moreover, public transportation in Belarus is operating.
You may also want to check out Belarus on our live map.
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Information for Non-Tourists
Authorities have imposed a mandatory 14-day self isolation for travelers from countries where COVID-19 is actively circulating and for those who have had close contact with persons who test positive for the virus; freight transporters, aircrew, and diplomats are exempt.
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