Belarus to allow visa-free entry for foreign tourists visiting the Special Tourist & Recreation Park Avgustov Canal
According to the Edict of the President of the Republic of Belarus of 23 August 2016 No. 318, foreign nationals visiting the Special Tourist & Recreation Park Avgustov Canal through some crossing points at the State border of the Republic of Belarus with Poland and Lithuania may enter the said park and adjacent territories for a period of up to five days without visa, provided that they have a valid travel document and a document granting the right to visit the Park Avgustov Canal.
The Edict was officially published in Russian on the National Legal Internet Portal of the Republic of Belarus on 25 August 2016 and enters into force in two months after its official publication. The Edict will be effective till 31 December 2017.