Open with restrictions

Belarus Travel Restrictions

66.96% of citizens have been vaccinated No change since last week
Unvaccinated visitors from the United States can enter Belarus with a negative COVID-19 test result.
Fully vaccinated visitors from the United States can enter Belarus without restrictions.

For restrictions that apply to vaccinated visitors, please check the official guidelines from Belarus for the types of accepted and permitted COVID-19 vaccinations, requirements on proof of vaccination certificates, vaccination validity period, and persons and/or groups that may be exempt from vaccination restrictions.


Outgoing travel to BelarusTraveling from the United States to Belarus

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Unvaccinated visitors from the United States must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken within 3 days before departing to Belarus.

Fully vaccinated visitors with approved vaccination certificates do not need to present a negative COVID-19 test.

Details and exceptions
Foreigners over 6 years old arriving in Belarus must have an original or a copy of a medical document either in hard copy or an electronic form, confirming a negative COVID-19 test result. The PCR test must be done no later than 3 days before the border crossing date (this period includes the date of border crossing). The requirement does not apply to citizens with temporary or permanent residency permits.
A PCR test is not required if you have a COVID-19 vaccination certificate. The certificate must be submitted in hard copy and be in Belarusian or Russian and (or English).
Travelers who hold a document confirming a 24-hour transit through the territory of Belarus do not need a PCR test.
See full details of exemptions HERE.
Quarantine requirements

Visitors from the United States are not required to quarantine after entering Belarus.

Details and exceptions
For all categories of citizens who arrive from abroad, self-isolation is no longer required. However, those who will be diagnosed with the COVID-19 infection are required to quarantine for 7 calendar days.

Return travelReturning to the United States from Belarus

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travelers returning from Belarus must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken within 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departure to the United States.

Details and exceptions
Effective:December 6th, 2021: A COVID-19 negative test result taken within 1 day before departure must be presented to the airline before boarding your flight. This applies to ALL incoming air travelers, regardless of vaccination status or nationality.
Children under the age of 2 are exempt from test requirements as well as travelers who have both valid proof or documentation of recovery from COVID-19 in the past 90 days and a letter from a valid healthcare authority who has stated that they are cleared for travel. Refer to the CDC Website for more details.
Quarantine requirements

Visitors returning from Belarus are not required to quarantine upon entering the United States.

Details and exceptions
Foreign nationals (non-U.S. citizens and non-U.S. immigrants) who are not fully vaccinated and are permitted to travel to the US by air by meeting certain vaccine exemptions are required to self quarantine for 7 days, unless they have a valid COVID-19 recovery document.
Travelers should also follow state and local requirements and recommendations after travel.

Other COVID-19 restrictions for Belarus

Masks:Required in public spaces and public transportation.
Restaurants:Open with restrictions
Bars:Open with restrictions

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