Border Crossings - Poland to Belarus

Terespol (PL) to Brest (BY) crossing

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Leaving Poland at Terespol, 1 July 2001

Time Required:

Allow 1hour.


Not required


Passport, vehicle registration, drivers license. International drivers licence. No photocopies required.



Insurance Requirement:


Exit Procedure:

Easy. No problems.


Normal experience.

entering Belarus at Brest

Time Required:

Expect 6 hrs. to cross the border. By car it takes usually 24 + hrs. If you want to drive to Russia from Western Europe, you might think of going via Lithuania and Latvia.


Not required.


Passport, vehicle registration, drivers license, international drivers licence.


No fees anymore. This was a different story in the past!


Transit visa's are no longer issued at the border. Do not wait in line with the cars. Drive with the mc. - carefully- in front of the queue.

Photocopies Required:


Visa/Entry Permit duration:

3 USD, 2 weeks

Vehicle Insurance Requirement:



Nice border crossing. Takes normally around 2 hrs.


This is normal. I crossed this border several times the last 10 years, and it is changing very often.

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