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Detailed Restriction/Reopening Information For Belarus
Data Last Updated: August 28, 2020

General Information

Partially Open

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.

Belarus US Embassy Information

Mask Requirement

No mandate or law in place regarding in-public mask wearing.

Internal Restrictions/Closures

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

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Open to Tourists From:

64 Countries

Albania

Algeria

Andorra

Australia

Austria

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Turkey

United Arab Emirates

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United States

Vietnam

Strict Quarantine For Tourists From:

178 Countries

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More Details

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.

Sources: Minsk National Airport | U.S. Embassy in Belarus | State Border Committee of the Republic of Belarus | Belarusian Telegraph Agency | Trips Guard


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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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