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Brest And Grodno Visa-Free Zone To Open For Tourists In November

Starting 10 November 2019, tourists will be able to visit the expanded visa-free zone of Grodno and Brest. The Council of Ministers’ resolution was made public on

In line with the resolution, foreign visitors will be able to visit the Brest-Grodno visa-free area and some districts for the period of up to 15 days.

The rules will apply if they travel on their own, as well as a part of tourist groups and their itinerary includes the Brest-Grodno visa-free area.

Foreigners should carry a passport or a substituting travel document and the permit to visit the visa-free area. This permit allows a single entry to and exit from Belarus.

The document will come into force on 10 November. Recall that previously separate  Brest and Grodno visa-free zones were combined into one by a presidential decree.

Five more Grodno districts — Berestovitsky, Volkovysky, Voronovsky, Lidsky and Schuchinsky — were also included in it. One can also enter Belarus via Bieniakoni and Berestovitsa checkpoints.