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Embassy of the People's Republic of China in the Republic of Belarus

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Ambassador: Mr. Cui Qiming
Address: 22, Berestyanskaya Street, Minsk 220071, the Republic of Belarus
Tel: +375-17-2849728, 2853682
Fax: +375-17-2853681
Email: chinaemb_by@mfa.gov.cn

 Sections of Chinese Embassy in Belarus

Sections Information
Cultural Office Tel/Fax: +375-17-2946667
Science & Technology Office Tel/Fax: +375-17-2947759
Educational Office Tel/Fax: +375-17-3286396
Email: Beiwenli@hotmail.com
Office Hours: 14:30-17:30, Monday, Thursday
Protocol Office Tel: +375-17-2853683
Commercial Office Tel: +375-17-2202925, 2202928, 2104905
Fax: +375-17-2105841
Email: swchu@solo.by

 Brief Intro
The Republic of Belarus lies in the west region of East European Plain (Russian Plain). This inland country is a vital passage between Asian and European road transportation. Eurasia Continental Bridge and Moscow-Warsaw International Highway traverse the country.
Neighboring Countries: Poland, Lithuania, Russia, Ukraine, Latvia
Land Area: About 207,600 square kilometers (80,155 square miles)
Capital: Minsk      
Time: It is 3 hours earlier than GMT and 5 hours later than Beijing Time. 
Official Language: Belarusian (Swahili and Luganda are also widely used)
Major Religions: Orthodox Church
Currency: ruble  

 Public Holidays:
New Year's Day (January 1)
Orthodox Christmas (January 7)
Victory Day (May 9)
Anniversary of Liberation from Nazis (July 3)
October Revolution Day (November 7)

 Notices for Chinese Going to Belarus
1. It is not necessary to have a visa for those Chinese citizens who have diplomatic or official passports. To apply for an ordinary one needs invitation form, photo, Heath Certificate for International Travelers and sanitary certificate, application form and certificate of health insurance issued by appointed medical insurance organizations by their Embassy in China.  

2. Fee is USD60 and it is free for young people below 16 years old.

3. Within 3 days after entering the country, you should have a residence registration in local internal affairs authorities and effect forced medical insurance at hospitals within the same administrative area you resides.

4. There is no restriction on foreign currency brought into Belarus and it is also not necessary to declare to the customs if leaving with currency less than USD 3, 000.  

Please contact Embassy of Belarus in China if this country's citizens are in problems there.

 Related China Embassies in Europe:  Belgium, Bulgaria
, Bosnia and Herzegovina