President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko signed Decree № 300, that allows foreign tourists to enter the Grodno City and part of its region without obtaining a Belarusian visa.
Visa-free region is set only for the period from October 26, 2016 till December 31, 2017.
The tourist can visit without a visa Grodno City and the Augustow Canal in Belarus, as well as part of the Grodno region.
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There is limited border checkpoints for visa free entrance, sometimes you need to fill a customs declaration
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Without a visa tourist can stay up to 15 days.
A journey lasting longer than 10 days requires mandatory registration in the police.
does not apply to residents of Baltic states
Tourist must have documents for entry and keep them until leave Belarus.
What you need for a trip to Grodno
Documents required for entry without a visa to Belarus
Identity document, valid for travel during visa-free trip to Belarus.
Each tourist must have for everyday of the trip minimum in any currency ~24
Purchased on bezviz.by tourist services in Belarus
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Free travel document for a visa-free trip to Grodno issued for a ordered tour
Grodno and the Augustów Canal