We do not issue passports in Belarus. We now need to send your completed application and documents to our Regional Passport Processing Centre in Düsseldorf, Germany.
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You should submit your passport application form with all supporting documents in person at the British Embassy in Minsk, Visa Section within our working hours for applications: Mon – Thu: 09:00—12:30. We will send your documents to our Regional Passport Processing Centre in Düsseldorf.
Passport fees in Belarus are:
You should pay in cash and US Dollars only.
If you are renewing your passport you should allow 4 weeks for us to return your new passport to you. If it is your first British passport application then you should allow at least 6 weeks. If replacing a lost or stolen passport you should also allow at least 6 weeks. Please do not call to check on the progress of your application before this time.
We will contact you directly as soon as we receive your passport from Regional Passport Processing Centre in Düsseldorf. You are welcome to collect your passport from the British Embassy in Minsk, Visa Section within our working hours: Mon—Thu: 09:00—13:00/14:00—17:30; Fri: 09:00—15:00.
NATIONALITY ENQUIRIES: Please note that we are unable to provide advice on enquiries related to nationality. Please see the section on Am I Eligible for a UK Passport (Link on left hand side) for further information.
All foreign legal documents submitted with a passport application (such as birth/death/marriage certificates, divorce papers, change of name documents, affidavits, etc) should be translated into English. You can find a list of officially recognised translators here [PDF, 4.8KB].
You cannot get a friend or relative to do this for you.
If you need detailed information about what type of passport you need, what documents you need to supply for different types of application please go to What passport do I need?.
If you need to travel urgently and your normal passport is not available you should contact the British Embassy in Minsk, Tel: +37517 2105920. They may be able to provide you with emergency travel documentation. Please note they will not be able to answer general passport questions or give information on passport applications in progress (as they are no longer involved in this process). You should only contact them if you have a need to travel urgently and you will be asked to supply evidence of your need.
If we can't answer your question on the website, please call the British Embassy Minsk at (375) (17) 2105920/1 Mon-Thurs: 0900-1300/1400-1730 Fri: 0900-1500 local time. Please be aware that you may be charged for this call so try the website first.
Please do not contact us before the expected delivery time as detailed above. We will not be able to give further information and you may be charged for this call.