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Travel insurance for Belarus

Foreign visitors must have travel insurance for Belarus covering the length of their stay

What sort of travel insurance do you need for Belarus?

Medical insurance to a minimum value of €5,000  is required for travel to Belarus.

Insurance can be obtained from Belarusian insurance companies or accredited foreign insurers. An insurance policy issued by a foreign insurance company should be valid in Belarus during the entire period of stay.

Foreign visitors must also pay a mandatory state insurance that depends on the period of stay and varies from €2 (3-4 days) to €85 (a year).

Travel insurance is one of Belarus’ visa requirements.

Do all foreign visitors to Belarus need insurance?

No. These foreign visitors to Belarus do not need travel insurance:

  • tourists crossing the country on a transit visa
  • diplomats and official delegations
  • flight crew and rail staff
  • CIS citizens
  • refugees
  • in other cases (as stipulated in international agreements or established on a reciprocal basis). For more information, please contact the Belarusian Embassy.
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