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I will enter Belarus on my way to Russia, can I use my Russian visa to enter Belarus?

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I am traveling overland by bicycle and will cross from Ukraine to Belarus to Russia. I am wondering if I need a seperate visa for Belarus? I know there is no border post between Belarus and Russia.
Thank you!
asked Mar 8, 2015 in Russian Visa by carrie (130 points)

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Yes, you need a separate visa for Belarus and usually you could get a transit visa if you had the tickets that prove you're going to enter and leave Belarus and only spend 1 to 3 days there. But as you're traveling with a bicycle and don't have any tickets, you will have to get a standard Belarus visa and then also a Russian visa.

You can get a Russian visa on http://waytorussia.net/Travel/VisaSupport.html

The same company that issues your Russian visa can also help you with the Belarus visa – just ask them about this once they issue your visa support for Russia.
answered Mar 8, 2015 by WayToRussia (3,930 points)