1. Entry requirements or, for non-UK citizens, the Visa Info Tool on our apps dashboard
  2. Health
  3. Money
  4. Tourist Info Fact Box (bottom of page)

Summary

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Advice current as at 4:00 am 22 May 2019.

The European Games will be held in Minsk from 21 to 30 June 2019. If you’re travelling to Belarus for the European Games, check our dedicated information and advice page.

You’ll need to have valid medical insurance before travelling to Belarus. You’ll be asked to provide proof of your insurance when you apply for your visa or when you arrive at Minsk airport under the visa-free regime. Contact the Embassy of the Republic of Belarus for full details of what’s required.

Although there is no recent history of terrorism in Belarus, attacks cannot be ruled out. Attacks could happen anywhere and could affect western interests and places visited by foreigners. See Terrorism

Around 11,000 British nationals visit Belarus every year. Most visits are trouble-free.

If you’re abroad and you need emergency help from the UK government, contact the nearest British embassy, consulate or high commission.

Take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel.


 

Quick Facts Tourist Information for:

Belarus
Currency: Belarussian Ruble (BYR)
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BYR
Dialling Code: 375
Drive on the: right
Visitors/Tourists: 116,000 in 2011
Languages Spoken:
Belarusian (official language) 100%
Russian (official language) 12%


Capital City(s):
Minsk
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Telephone Area Code: +375 17
Population: 1,836,808 (in 2009)
Latitude: 53.9 Longitude: 27.566667



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This tool is being re-developed. The exchange rate is today's; but until development is completed we are using data obtained from a variety of sources in 2013 for the rest of the info, and is not guaranteed to be free of errors - see disclaimer.
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