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.

Carnet:

Not required

Documents:

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

Fees:

None.

Insurance Requirement:

No.

Exit Procedure:

Easy. No problems.

Reliability:

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.

Carnet:

Not required.

Documents:

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

Fees:

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

Procedure:

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:

No.

Visa/Entry Permit duration:

3 USD, 2 weeks

Vehicle Insurance Requirement:

Yes.

Report:

Nice border crossing. Takes normally around 2 hrs.

Reliability:

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



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