Short-term visa (C) is valid for up to 90 days. This visa can be granted for the following purposes: business, participation in sport or cultural events, tourism, private purposes, study, employment, religious reasons, implementation of humanitarian programs, visiting the burial places and journalistic activity. The following are some facts that should be taken into account when obtaining a short-term visa to Belarus.

Making a business trip, participating in sports or cultural activities:

If it is necessary to exercise control over the work of a representative office of a foreign enterprise in the Republic of Belarus or to undertake other activities directly related to the work of this office, managers and employees of this office or a foreign enterprise (organization), which has established this office, a short-term business visa can be granted on the basis of the original application of a foreign enterprise office in the Republic of Belarus issued on the letter-head with its full name, location and telephone number, and the commitment of the representative office that the foreigner shall comply with the rules of stay in the Republic of Belarus, sealed by the representative office.

Visa is issued for up to 90 days and may be single-entry, double-entry and multiple-entry.

 

Study:

You will need the original invitation from an organization, which, in accordance with the laws of the Republic of Belarus, is entitled to issue such invitations, coordinated with the Citizenship and Migration Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, in the territory of which the organization is situated, for a period specified in the invitation.

Visa is issued for up to 90 days and may be single-entry, double-entry and multiple-entry. On arrival in Belarus with a short-term student visa in accordance with the rules a foreign citizen shall seek to receive a sojourn permit and, if necessary, — a multiple exit-entry visa from the Citizenship and Migration Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Belarus.

 

Employment (hire entitlement):

Visa is issued for up to 90 days and may be single-entry, double-entry or multiple-entry. On arrival in Belarus with a short-term employment visa in accordance with the rules a foreign citizen shall seek to receive a sojourn permit and, if necessary – a multiple exit-entry visa from the Citizenship and Migration Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Belarus.

 

Journalism:

A journalist visa is issued to mass media representatives of foreign states in connection with their temporary accreditation in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Belarus.