What you need to know

Filling in the customs Declaration

When you enter Belarus You need to fill in and submit the customs Declaration if You import:

  • - vehicles;
  • - goods worth more than 1,500 euros or weighing more than 50 kilograms;
  • - cash and (or) traveler's checks totaling more than the equivalent of US $ 10 000;
  • - alcoholic products (more than 3 liters) and tobacco products (over 200 pieces);
  • - cash instruments: bills, checks (bank checks), securities in documentary form;/li>
  • - weapons and ammunition, gas sprays, electric shockers;
  • - medicines, narcotic, strong substances and their precursors;
  • - cultural values, publications, books, newspapers, pictures;
  • - животных;
  • - goods, imported often than once per 3 calendar days;

Requirements for drivers entering Belarus

The driver of the vehicle must have the original insurance policy, valid on the territory of Belarus and confirming the insurance of civil liability in the State - a member of the system "Green Card". For participation in road traffic in the Republic of Belarus vehicle registered abroad without a contract of compulsory insurance of civil liability of owners of vehicles, is in force in the territory of the Republic of Belarus provides for administrative responsibility.

Actions that are prohibited at the checkpoints

  • - create photo and video;
  • - to talk on a mobile communication;
  • - leave funds in the documents submitted for validation;
  • - to take actions aimed at inciting the employees of the state control bodies to the violation of the established procedure of border and other controls, including the offer and (or) transfer to them any material value, to offer and (or) provide the benefits of property character.

Actions prohibited in the area between the state border and the checkpoint

  • - the parking of vehicles;
  • - embarkation and disembarkation of passengers;
  • - loading and unloading operations;
  • - finding individuals who are not associated with the crossing of the state border.

Collection system of toll BelToll

The use of toll roads within the BelToll system are required to pay the drivers that control the following types of vehicles:

  • - Motor vehicles with maximum Laden weight more than 3.5 tonnes;
  • - Motor vehicles with maximum Laden weight not exceeding 3.5 tons registered outside the Customs Union.

Drivers of vehicles with maximum Laden weight not exceeding 3.5 tonnes, registered in countries of the Customs Union, are exempt from tolls.

TaxFree

In Belarus the system of TaxFree, providing a VAT refund on certain goods purchased in the trading network. More information You will find in the section «TaxFree».