How to get a study invitation

How to get an official invitation 

Foreign citizens willing to study at Belarusian Trade and Economics University of Consumer Cooperatives are to get an official invitation which will serve as a reason to open a study visa in the consular office of the Republic of Belarus.
To get an official invitation foreign citizens should present the following documents:
– a copy of educational certificates where subjects and marks are indicated (academic transcript);
– a copy of passport or another document of identification;
– a copy of birth certificate;
– a copy of medical certificate and a copy of AIDS-test certificate.

Besides the listed documents, their translation into Russian attested by a notary is needed.
Under-age applicants should present  a standard application form on the name of the Rector of BTEU signed by their parents to be able to make the agreements for:
-studying at the University;
– renting a room in the University dormitory (download an agreement).

The above mentioned documents can be sent to the University via fax +375(232) 500-382 or e-mail

1. After receiving documents of an applicant the University performs an expertize examination of the documents and comes to a decision on the possibility of making a study invitation for the applicant.
2. Issuance of an invitation takes about 10-14 working days.
3. The University sends a prepared study invitation to the applicant or to the Embassy of the Republic of Belarus in the applicant’s country of residence.
4. The applicant gets a student visa in the consular office of the Republic of Belarus in the place of residence.  Foreign citizens get a visa in the consular section of the “National Airport Minsk” in case of absence of an Embassy in the country of residence.