Grodno visa free


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Grodno visa free

Since October 26, 2016, foreign tourists can visit Grodno region without visas, or rather the tourist and recreation park "Augustow Canal".

Since 2018 this rule has been extended and laid down in the Decree of the President of the Republic of Belarus of December 26, 2017.

The list of countries whose citizens can use the visa-free regime is reflected in the Decree.

From January 1, 2018 without a visa on the territory of the city of Grodno and the Grodno region can be up to 10 days, you can visit the following territories without a visa - see the map.

 The State border of the Republic of Belarus can be crossed with the Republic of Poland - at Lesnaya (Rudavka), Bruzgi (Kuznitsa Bialystokskaya) crossing points, with the Republic of Lithuania - at the Privalka (Švandubre) checkpoints and the Raigardas checkpoints. And also through the railway station and the airport of Grodno.

Exceptions are the border zone and the border strip, for which a special pass is required, they are marked with the appropriate signs:
For those who plan to stay more than 5 days - you must remember about the mandatory registration in the migration service.
They are exempted from the need to register for a period of stay up to 30 days - Estonian citizens and stateless persons documented by a non-citizen passport of Estonia residing in the territory of the Republic of Estonia, Latvian citizens and persons having the status of non-citizen of the Republic of Latvia, Lithuanian citizens.


To enter the Republic of Belarus foreign citizens shall have the following documents with themselves:

  • valid passport or any other substitution document for travel abroad;
  • a document confirming the acquisition of tourist services from the company "Ostrov-ok" and granting foreign citizens the right to visit the park "Augustow Canal";
  • money: for each day of stay to have the amount in currency or Belarusian rubles equivalent to not less than 2 base units (about 20 €). This sum can be obtained in foreign currency or in the national currency of Belarus. 

  • insurance policy (you can buy from us - put a mark in the questionnaire)


The cast of registration documents for visa-free entrance - 10 evro for inividual tourists (5 evro - for the 6th and following persons).

Payment methods:

  • On arrival in one of our offices(addresses and maps here),
  • Card (you will receive a link to will payment after completing the application),
  • Bank transfer(you will receive an account nomber after comleting the application)




Fill in the declaration and give it to customs agent IF YOU ARE IMPORTING:
Vehicles Commodities > 1500 euro or > 50 kg Cash and (or) travel checks on total more than equivalent of 10000 US Dollars Alcohol (>3 litres) Smokables (>200 pieces) Cash instruments: bills, checks (bank checks), certificated securities
Weapons and ammunition, gas canisters, tasers Medicines, drugs, potent substances and precursors Cultural valuables, printed products, books, newspapers, photos Animals Commodities imported, more frequently than once every 3 calendar months

You can register and fill in the preliminary customs declaration form at this link.

Pre-declaration gives you the right to use a separate channel for passport and customs control.

Rules for completing the customs declaration in Russian, English, German and French.


Documents for visa-free entry to prepare for about 3 hours after your treatmen.

With the crossing of the state border rules and stay of foreigners in the Republic of Belarus can be found here.

all questions on visa-free entry to Grodno at







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