Registration procedure in the local migration office:
If you stay in your friend’s house (or flat) or you rent a flat you have to be registered in the local migration office. Sometimes owner of the flat will help you to do that – sometimes you have to do it by yourself.
Apply for the registration you have to fill in a special form as well as to pay state fees. Registration form is not difficult but it is better to have somebody with you who knows Russian language. In addition to that you have to take with you your passport and valid insurance. Sometimes migration office can request additionally your return ticket.
Migration office should put in your migration card stamp (on the back side of migration card). Stamp has the dates of your registration – pay your attention on it!
Staying in the Republic of Belarus:
In accordance with the law of the republic of Belarus foreign citizen should stay at the same place where he is registered. If you registered in one place but in fact you are staying in another place – it can result in some problems for you like fines and deportation.