According to visa rules citizens of the Philippines should personally submit documents to the Embassy if they go to Belarus for the first time in order to be interviewed by the consular officer.
In case of getting visa on arrival in the first time citizens of the Philippines will be also interviewed by the Consular officer at Minsk National airport.
Any further time interview is not conducted.
The visa can be issued based on the original application of a legal entity of the Republic of Belarus, issued on the letter-head with the full name of the entity, its location and telephone number, and the commitment of the legal entity that the foreign citizen shall comply with the rules of stay in the Republic of Belarus, sealed by the legal entity and one of the following documents:
On arrival in Belarus with a long-term employment visa a foreign citizen shall seek to receive a sojourn permit and, if necessary – a multiple exit-entry visa from the local division of the Citizenship and Migration Department of the Directorate of Internal Affairs of Minsk City Executive Committee, Department of Internal Affairs of a Regional Executive Committee.
To see a sample application for a multiple-entry long-term visa please click here (In Russian).
Multiple Entry Long-Term Visa (Type D)
|Philippines (in PHP)|
|BLS Service fee *||1800|
|2-way Courier (International) *||2500|
|Optional Courier (Local) **||370|
|Form Filling Service **||55|
|SMS Service **||120|
* mandatory service fees
** Optional value added service
The list of documents required in order to obtain a visa to Belarus
1. A standard visa application form in one (1) copy.
- It should be borne in mind that a visa application form must be filled out in a legible handwriting or typed in the national language of the host country of a foreign institution, in the Belarusian, Russian or English languages.
- Answers to the questions of the visa application form must be complete and logically consistent. In the application form, it is mandatory to indicate the actual purpose of a trip. The visa application form must be signed by the foreign citizen personally. The visa application form for a minor must be signed by his/her legal representative.
2. One (1) photograph according to the international standard: size 35х45 mm, on a light background, high resolution; in addition, the face must occupy 80% of the photograph; the photograph must not be older than six (6) months.
3. A foreign travel document– a passport or its replacement document — must contain a photograph of the owner.
- If children under 18 years old intend to travel abroad, a foreign travel document must contain the photographs of such persons.
- It is important to know that a passport must have at least two (2) blank pages intended for visa; its issue date must not be older than ten (10) years.
- Besides, a foreign travel document submitted by a foreigner must not be dubious in terms of authenticity or ownership; it must not contain any torn or unbound pages, entries or corrections that are not certified by the relevant competent authorities.
4. A medical insurance contract concluded with RUE Belgosstrakh or Beleximgarant or a medical insurance contract concluded with any foreign insurance organization.
- A medical insurance contract must contain the following data: the name of the foreign insurance organization, its country and registered address, contact data (phone numbers, e-mail), the full name of the foreign citizen.
- The insurance contract must cover the territory of the Republic of Belarus; it must also be valid for the total period of the foreigner's stay in Belarus. The limit of indemnity must not be less than EUR 10 000.
5. A confirmation of the consular fee paid (see the consular fee rate on the official website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Belarus: www.mfa.gov.by).
6. In certain cases, additional documents at the request of a consular officer in order to issue or deny a visa.
Invitation (visa support document) from Belarus’ tourist company/inviting person/business partner is submitted in the original.
For tourist visa support document is obtained from Belarus tourist company (after booking services like transfer/excursion) or from Belarus booking service (https://vetliva.com/ http://topbelarus.com).
FOR THE ATTENTION OF FOREIGN CITIZENS ENTERING THE REPUBLIC OF BELARUS
In accordance with the legislation of the Republic of Belarus the representatives of the border control service may require foreign citizens entering Belarus to prove the availability of the financial means that required to cover expenses of the stay in the country.
You are required to have the proof of the availability of the financial means in an amount equivalent to not less than 525 USD for each month of the stay in Belarus.
For journeys to Belarus for less than one month – not less than 26 USD for each day of the stay.
Availability of the financial means can be confirmed by presenting one of the following proofs:
A credit card designed for the payments abroad can be considered as the proof of the availability of the financial means only if there is a bank account statement that was issued not earlier than 10 days before the day of the arrival to Belarus.
*It is not recommended to present rare currencies as the proof of the availability of the financial means in order to avoid the difficulties during currency exchange operations.
The photographs must be:
|1. Transit Visa (Type В):||Processing Time|
|5 business days*||2 business days*|
|single, double, multiple entry transit visa||EURO 60||EURO 120|
|single, double, multiple entry group transit visa (for each member of a group)||EURO 10||EURO 20|
|2. Short-Term Visa (Type С):|
|single, double, multiple entry short-term visa||EURO 60||EURO 120|
|single, double, multiple entry group short-term visa (for each member of a group)||EURO 10||EURO 20|
|3. Multiple Entry Long-Term Visa (Type D)||EURO 60||EURO 120|
|4. Legalization/Attestation||EURO 35||-|
*The above mentioned processing time refers to the visa processing at Embassy and does not include the courier transit time.