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Visa-free travel program in the tourism and recreation zone Brest and the Augustow Canal Park


According to the Presidential Decree “On establishing visa-free travel procedures for foreign citizens” # 462 of 26 December 2017 foreign citizens can stay in parts of Brest Oblast and Grodno Oblast without visas for up to ten days.

Visa-free entry to the tourism and recreation zone Brest is available via the automobile border checkpoints Brest (Terespol), Domachevo (Slawatycze), Peschatka (Polowce), the simplified border checkpoint Pererov (Bialowieza), the railway border checkpoint Brest (Terespol), and the border checkpoint Brest Airport.

Visa-free entry to the tourism and recreation park Augustow Canal is available via the automobile border checkpoints Bruzgi (Kuznica Bialostocka), Privalka (Raigardas), the simplified border checkpoints Lesnaya (Rudawka), Privalka (Svendubre), the railway border checkpoint Grodno (Kuznica Bialostocka), and the checkpoint Grodno Airport.

The suggested procedure applies to citizens of 77 countries (including Canada).

The period of stay equals the duration of the trip. The period of stay can be extended if additional tourism services are bought but cannot exceed ten days.

 In order to use the visa-free travel option tourists need to bring a document valid for travels abroad, document, which allows visiting the tourism and recreation zone Brest or the Augustow Canal Park individually or as a group, medical insurance and financial means (at least 49 BYR (or equal amount in US dollars or EURO) for each day of stay 

Detailed indormation of tourist and recreation areas “Brest” and “Awgustow Canal” is available on www.tour.brest.by , www.bezvizbrest.by , https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fNUXvDs6ajg and www.grodnovisafree.by.