12 Jan 2023 10:45

Belarus to charge fee for crossing borders with Latvia and Lithuania

MINSK. Jan 12 (Interfax) - Belarus has introduced a fee for vehicles crossing its borders with Latvia and Lithuania.

The Vitebsk region legislature's relevant decision was published on the national legal information website on Thursday.

The document orders that "a local fee in the amount of one basic unit be introduced in the territory of the Vitebsk region until January 1, 2025 for transport vehicles crossing the state border of Belarus via crossing points located on the state border of Belarus."

One basic unit is equivalent to 37 Belarusian rubles from January 1, 2023.

The decision enters into force on February 1.