Foreign travel advice

Belarus

Summary

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.

Terrorist attacks in Belarus can’t be ruled out. Attacks could happen anywhere and could affect western interests and places visited by foreigners. See Terrorism

Around 4,000 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.