On registration of temporarily staying foreigners
in electronic form
Since January 2, 2019 on the single portal of electronic services (portal.gov.by), the administrative procedure for registering foreign citizens and stateless persons temporarily staying in the Republic of Belarus (hereinafter referred to as foreigners) is carried out in electronic form.
Electronic registration of foreigners is free of charge.
This procedure is available to foreigners who entered the Republic of Belarus at checkpoints across the State border of the Republic of Belarus. Foreigners who arrived in the Republic of Belarus from the territory of the Russian Federation must apply personally to the citizenship and migration unit of the territorial agencies of internal affairs at the place of their stay in Belarus for registration.
To register in electronic form, a foreigner can create a personal account on a single portal of electronic services (рortal.gov.by) on a computer, mobile phone or other device with Internet access, using his / her email address. “Available services” in the category “Citizenship and Migration” order the corresponding service (184.108.40.206), fill out an application and submit it in an electronic form. The result of the administrative procedure will be a message on the registration of a foreign citizen at the specified address of stay in the Republic of Belarus.
A foreigner can also register on a single portal of electronic services by his representative (another person) from his personal account by filling out an application in electronic form with the data of the foreigner.
In case of a personal appeal of temporarily staying foreigners to the departments of citizenship and migration of the internal affairs agencies, registration is carried out in the previously established procedure
To extend the registration period, a foreigner must personally apply to the citizenship and migration department of the internal affairs agencies at the place of his stay in Belarus.
You should bear in mind the following charges that might be needed:
- Tuition fees ( at the preparatory department or main faculties)
- Obligatory medical insurance ( per year) – 170 €;
- Obligatory medical examination – 75 $;
- Temporary residence registration by the Internal Affairs Bodies – 50 $;
- Hostel accommodation (2-3 persons share a room) 50 $ per month;
- The exit visa for home vocation – 50$
- Minimal set of food products for a week – 40 $
- Breakfast and lunch at the students’ canteen cost – 5$
The average summer temperature in Belarus – +18 0 – + 25 0 C; autumn- winter – +10 0 C- – 250 then additional expenses for warm clothing and foot-wear might follow.
The Republic of Belarus is situated in the Eastern part of Europe. Its territory is 208 600 square km. The Republic borders on Latvia, Poland, the Ukraine & Russia. The population of the country is about 10 million.
he climate varies from maritime to continental with mild winter & quite warm summer. Belarus is called a country of 3000 rivers & 10000 lakes. The area of the country is an alteration of picturesque planes & low hills. More than a quarter of the republic’s area is covered with forests & bushes. Belarus is famous for its national reservation Belovezhskaya Pushcha.
The Belorussian Soviet Republic was formed on January 1, 1919. On December 30,1922 the Republic become a member of the USSR. In 1991 Belarus was proclaimed an independent sovereign republic. Now it is called the Republic of Belarus. It is ruled by President. The highest body of state power is the Supreme Soviet. On the 8th of December 1991 The Republic of Belarus became a member of the Commonwealth of Independent States.
Administratively the Republic is divided into six regions. State languages are Belarusian and Russian.
Belarus is a republic of well developed science & culture. There is an Academy of Sciences, about 50 higher educational establishments.
Modern Belarus is a large economic region with developed industry. The Republic produces tractors & other agricultural machinery, trucks & various metal-working equipment, furniture & many other kinds of consumer goods.
The most popular languages of business communications are Russian, English and German.
Vitebsk is situated in the north-east of Belarus. It is one of the most beautiful and ancient cities of the Republic and is recognized as a cultural and scientific centre. Various arts and music festivals, museums, Chagall’s Centre, art galleries and exhibitions, multiple scientific gatherings attract participants and visitors from many countries world wide.
Vitebsk is famous for its beautiful architecture, clean streets and hospitality of its citizens. Universities of Vitebsk are quite popular with students of many nations.
The Vitebsk State Academy of Veterinary Medicine is the only institution of higher education in Belarus that trains high quality veterinary specialists using the unique curriculum. Upon graduation there is a possibility for graduates to continue their carrier taking a post- graduate course like MSc or PhD. Nowadays, possibilities and prospective are open for those confident in themselves, not afraid of facing challenges and eagerly looks for the better future work and life.