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Customs regulations in Belarus

From duty-free limits to personal luggage rules, a guide to customs process and procedures in Belarus

Do you have to make a customs declaration when you enter Belarus?

Yes. All people arriving in and leaving Belarus must complete a customs and goods declaration form. These are usually available on the plane and at the airport.

What are the rules for personal luggage?

Travelers (natural persons) are allowed to carry in their luggage goods for personal use duty-free:

  • by air – goods worth at most €10,000 and weighing at most 50kg;
  • by non-air means of transportation or on foot:
    - till 1 October 2023: goods worth at most €1,000 and weighing at most 31kg,
    - from 1 October 2023: goods worth at most €500 and weighing at most 25kg. 

Any items in addition to this are subject to duty at 30% and not less than 4 euros per kilo.

Are there any duty-free limits?

Yes. The following items are restricted for import:

spirits (including beer) 3 litres
cigarettes 200 or 250 g tobacco


How much money can you take into Belarus?

There is no limit on the amount of foreign currency that you can take with you into Belarus.

You must declare amounts over 10,000 USD on entry to Belarus on the declaration form.

What items are not allowed to be taken into Belarus?

The following items can NOT be carried by travellers to Belarus:

  • firearms
  • military equipment
  • narcotics
  • poisons
  • radioactive and explosive substances

Animals and plants can only be brought into Belarus with the appropriate health and veterinary certificates.

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