Belarus – Registration rules made simpler

Belarus – Registration rules made simpler

As we already mention before (see here) travelers staying more than 5 days in Belarus need to register their residency with the Ministry of Internal Affairs. While this registration is done automatically when staying in an hotel, sanatorium or agro-tourism facilities, those staying in short-term rentals and private housing still require to do it in person.

Well, this is about to change. According to the official internet portal of the Republic of Belarus, this procedure will be available online, without any fees, from January 2019. This is in fact great news for travelers and a big step forward.

Nonetheless, the 10 day period exempt of registration, long announced, has been pointed to happen most likely only by the end of next year