How do I travel from the airport to my apartment or hotel?
You can call a taxi at the airport or train station when you arrive. The Minsk airport is a 40-minute drive to the EPAM office or city center. The transfer fee is about 30 rubles (~$15/€13). Please save your receipt for reimbursement.
How do I register my residence?
Within five days after arrival, you must register your temporary location at the Ministry of Internal Affairs office. Addresses of regional registration offices can be found on the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Belarus website.
How do I obtain a temporary residence permit?
You can receive this permission based on your employment contract. The permit is issued for a year and is renewed annually. When you submit your documents to obtain a permit, your spouse and children under 18 years old can also apply for a temporary residence permit for up to one year.
How can I enroll my children in school?
Pre-school, general secondary and special education is free in Belarus. There are also options for paid pre-school groups and educational services. General information can be found at http://edu.gov.by/. There are some bilingual kindergarten options through Innovation and Global Child, where schooling is provided in English.