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Belarus Will Become Visa-Free For 2021 IIHF World Championship

Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko has signed decree No.10 on preparing and hosting an ice hockey world championship on 10 January. That is why Belarus will introduce visa-free month-long travel program for tourists from 44 countries to cover 2021 IIHF World Championship participants and guests in 2021, reports

The decree allows participants, organizers and foreign nationals to enter and stay in Belarus without visas. While crossing a border, a visitor will only need to show a passport or any other valid document for travelling abroad.

A visa-free regime will work for citizens of Australia, Austria, Albania, Andorra, Belgium, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Great Britain, Hungary, Germany, Greece, Denmark, Ireland, Iceland, Spain, Italy, Canada, Cyprus, South Korea, Latvia, Lithuania, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Macedonia.

The citizens of Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, USA, Finland, France, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Sweden, Estonia, Japan are also welcome to Belarus with no visa needed.

Also tourists will be able to drive on local toll roads for free. Another positive moment is that emergency medical care services for foreign guests and participants will be provided free of charge as well.