tenure rules

APPROVED BY
Decree of the Council of Ministers
The Republic of Belarus
12/28/2017 № 1017
POSITION
on the procedure for visiting citizens
tourist and recreational zone “Brest”
or special tourist-recreational
park “Augustow Canal” and adjoining
territories
1. These Regulations determine the procedure for visiting citizens of the tourist and recreational zone “Brest”, a special tourist and recreational park “Augustow Canal” and adjacent to it
territories (hereinafter referred to as the “Augustow Canal” park) for tourist purposes for a period of up to ten days.
This Regulation applies to citizens in accordance with the list of states whose citizens are subject to a visa-free entry and exit procedure in accordance with Presidential Decree No. 462 of December 26, 2017 “On the establishment of a visa-free
order of entry and exit of foreign citizens “(hereinafter – the Decree).
2. Entry to the Republic of Belarus to visit the tourist and recreational zone “Brest”, the park “Augustovsky Canal”, exit from the Republic of Belarus is carried out at the checkpoints specified in the Decree.
3. The period of stay of citizens in case of visa-free entry to the Republic of Belarus and departure from the Republic of Belarus at the checkpoints specified in the Decree, constitutes the term of the tour realized by tourist
operators rendering services in the territory of the tourist-recreational zone “Brest”, the park “Augustow Canal”.
When citizens purchase additional tourist services *, the duration of stay at the request of citizens is extended by tourist operators rendering services in the territory of the tourist and recreational zone “Brest”, the park “Augustovsky Canal”, which the tourist operator sends a notice to the body specified in part 4 of paragraph 8 of this Regulation .
The term of the tour, including when it is prolonged, should not exceed the period established by paragraph 1 of this Regulation.
4. The territories included in the tourist and recreational zone “Brest”, the territories adjacent to the “Augustow Canal” park, are determined by the Decree.
5. Citizens arrive in the tourist-recreational zone “Brest” and the park “Augustow Canal” on the basis of the following documents:

a valid passport or other document substituting it, intended for traveling abroad and issued by the relevant body of the state of nationality or international
organization (hereinafter – the document for traveling abroad);

a document granting citizens the right to visit the tourist and recreational zone “Brest”, the park “Augustow Canal” in accordance with the forms 1 and 2 to the resolution approving
This Regulation (hereinafter – the document for the right of visit).
6. In the interests of citizens who order or intend to order services for visiting the tourist and recreational zone “Brest” or the park “Augustow Canal”, documents for the right to visit may
To be filled in a foreign language.
The text of the documents for the right to visit in a foreign language should correspond to the text of the documents for the right to visit in Russian or Belarusian.
7. No fee is charged for completing and (or) issuing documents for the right of visit.
8. Citizens provide tourism entities that provide tourist services on the territory of the tourist-recreational zone “Brest” or the park “Augustow Canal” (hereinafter –
tourist operators), in electronic or written form, information that specifies:
– surname, proper name, patronymic (if available);
– number, month, year of birth;
-citizenship (citizenship);
-series, number of the document for traveling abroad;
-floor;
-contact data (e-mail address, mobile phone number);
-data of the supposed entrance for visiting the tourist and recreational zone “Brest”.

If the actual entry is not carried out after ten days from the date of the intended entry, the document for the right of visit is canceled.
Information in the document for the right of visit is entered by the tourist operator in Latin transcription in accordance with the machine readable area of ​​the document for traveling abroad.
The document for the right of visit is issued by the tourist operator with the subsequent transfer of information in electronic form to the Brest Regional Executive Committee when visiting the tourist-
recreational zone “Brest”, Grodno regional executive committee when visiting the park “Augustovsky Canal” or its authorized body (hereinafter – authorized body).
The authorized body ensures the transfer to the border guard and internal affairs agencies electronically via technical communication channels or on an external medium of information about citizens who have documents for the right to visit, not later than 24 hours before the estimated time of entry into the territory of the Republic of Belarus. The format for the submission of data is defined in the framework of a joint agreement between the authorized body, border authorities and authorities
internal affairs.

9. Visiting by citizens of the tourist and recreational zone “Brest”, the park “Augustow Canal” is organized by tourist operators with a certificate of conformity.
10. Expenses related to the deportation or expulsion of citizens are paid at the expense of citizens or tourist operators who issued the document for the right to visit.
11. Citizens who are in the territory of the tourist-recreational zone “Brest”, the park “Augustovsky Canal” and lost the document for the right of visit, turn to the tourist operator, which provided tourist services, for receiving a duplicate of such document.
12. Citizens who are in the territory of the tourist-recreational zone “Brest”, the park “Augustow Canal” and have lost the document for traveling abroad, turn to the nearest body of internal affairs.
13. Before the diplomatic mission or consular office of the country of citizenship of the citizen of the document for leaving the Republic of Belarus based on the results
checks by the body of internal affairs issued a certificate, the form of which is approved by the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus, confirming the identity of this citizen.
14. Citizens entering the Republic of Belarus on the basis of a document on the right to visit are obliged to stay only in the territory of the tourist and recreational zone “Brest” or the park “Augustow Canal”.
15. Entrance (entry), temporary stay and movement in the border zone and border zone of the tourist and recreational zone “Brest” or the park “Augustow Canal” of citizens who have the documents specified in clause 5 of this Regulation shall be carried out within the limits of the designated
tourist routes (bicycle, pedestrian, water and others), highways.
16. Citizens who visited the tourist and recreational zone “Brest”, the park “Augustow Canal”, are obliged to leave the Republic of Belarus before the expiration of their stay on the realized tour.
17. In the event of natural disasters, accidents or emergency situations of natural or man-made nature, illness or health condition, the occurrence of other unforeseen circumstances impeding the departure of a citizen from the Republic of Belarus before the expiration of the period of stay specified in clause 1 of this Regulation, a citizen or his representative shall apply to the nearest internal affairs body with a request to extend the term of temporary stay and registration.
When extending the term of temporary stay, the body of internal affairs issues a visa for a citizen to leave the Republic of Belarus. Departure of citizens indicated in this paragraph is carried out at any international border crossing point across the State Border of the Republic of Belarus.
18. The control over the stay of the citizens who entered on the basis of the document on the right of visit in the Republic of Belarus is carried out by the bodies of internal affairs, the border guard service,
security and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. When establishing citizens who have left the territory of the tourist-recreational zone “Brest” or the park “Avgustovsky canal” or evaded departure from the Republic of Belarus within the established time, the bodies of internal affairs, border guard service, state security, in accordance with their competence, consider the issue of
bringing to administrative responsibility for violation of the legislation on the legal status of foreign citizens and stateless persons in the Republic of Belarus.

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* For the purposes of this Regulation, additional tourist services are tourism services, the purchase of which, as part of a tour implemented by a travel operator, providing services on the territory of the tourist and recreational zone “Brest” or the park “Augustow Canal”, entails an increase in the period of stay of citizens hotel or similar accommodation facility, additional excursions, transfer services and other services).