Passports and visas

Every passenger flying with Belavia should have documents necessary for traveling valid for the moment of transportation.

  • Travel identity documents:

    • national passport/biometric passport
    • diplomatic passport/biometric diplomatic passport
    • service passport/biometric service passport
    • official passport/biometric official passport
    • special passport/biometric special passport
    • certificate of a citizen under 16 years of age (if applicable)
    • seafarer's book
    • certificate of return to the country of registration (if applicable)
    • travel document/biometric travel document
  • Documents for the entrance the territory of country-destination or for the transit through the territory of the foreign country while transit/transfer:

    • entry visa
    • transit visa
    • residence permit,working papers etc.
    • certificate about vaccination (if required)
    • additional medical documents (COVID-19 tests, vaccination certificate, etc.)

Information for passengers with children.

Citizens of the Republic of Belarus and the Russian Federation who are travelling with their minor children must present the original document confirming the status of the child’s legal representative.

The list of documents:

  • Document for departure from the Republic of Belarus and the entry to the Republic of Belarus of a legal representative, in which there is the note about the minor, whose legal representative is the holder of the document (passport with a recorded child);
  • Birth certificate of the minor;
  • Certificate of adoption or a copy of the court decision on adoption of a minor - if the adopter is not recorded in the book of birth records as adopting parent of a minor;
  • Certificate for the right to represent the interests of the person under care;
  • Agreement on giving of a minor for foster family;
  • Agreement on education and protection of a minor in a family type home;
  • A copy of the Child Protection Services decision of custody or guardianship of a minor and appointment of citizen as a guardian or trustee of a minor.

Attention! If the child is travelling with one of the parents, a notarized authorization from the other parent is not required.

To the attention of passengers-citizens of the Republic of Kazakhstan traveling from Kazakhstan to Belarus or points of the Russian Federation through Minsk!

Transportation of citizens of the Republic of Kazakhstan on identity cards is PROHIBITED.
Transportation of children-citizens of the Republic of Kazakhstan on birth certificates is PROHIBITED.

To the attention of passengers-citizens of the Russian Federation traveling from Kazakhstan to Belarus!

Transportation of citizens of the Russian Federation on internal passports is ALLOWED.

To the attention of passengers-citizens of the Russian Federation traveling from the Russian Federation through Minsk!

In accordance with the rules of the French Migration Service, citizens of the Russian Federation departing from the Republic of Belarus, transiting through French airports to a third country, must have a transit visa. A visa is not required for those passengers whose passports have valid visas of Schengen countries, Bulgaria, Canada, Cyprus, Ireland, Romania, USA, Croatia, Japan.
In accordance with the "Basic Rules for the Carriage of Passengers and Baggage" of JSC "Belavia Airlines", passengers are fully responsible for compliance with the rules and requirements established by the authorized authorities of the countries:
  • departure of
  • transit
  • transfer
  • destination

On the entry into force of the new version of the fifth chapter of the visa rules of the Republic of Belarus.

Starting from September 1, 2012 at the "National Airport Minsk" the issuance of entry visas to foreign citizens is stopped, in the countries of nationality of which there are diplomatic missions and consular offices of the Republic of Belarus (see the list), except for cases of travel of such foreigners to the Republic of Belarus as part of official delegations, at the invitation of state bodies of the Republic of Belarus, as well as in connection with a serious illness or death of a close relative or family member upon presentation of official documents confirming the existence of such circumstances.

The practice of issuing visas to citizens of other states will continue.

Detailed information on the procedure for issuing visas for entry into the Republic of Belarus can be found on the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Belarus).

According to the EU Regulation (REGULATION (EU) No 610/2013 of the European PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL of 26 June 2013), introduced since June 2013, for entry into the Schengen and EU countries, the validity of the passport must not be older than 10 years from the date of issue, despite the presence of a visa, as well as another entry document (residence permit).


Visa-free travel


Information for contact

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs Immigration authorities of the country of pre-flight registration (for example: local border control point).