In accordance with Clause 9 of the Rules for Carriage of Passengers, Luggage and Cargo Luggage by Public Railway, approved by the Resolution of the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus dated 07/17/2015 No. 609, if citizens are entitled to privileged (free) travel, then they shall submit originals of documents confirming the right to privilege (upon issuance of a travel document (ticket) in a ticket cash desk, travel and control).

The list of categories of citizens who are granted the right to privileged (free) travel is established by the Law of the Republic of Belarus “On State Social Benefits, Rights and Guarantees for Certain Categories of Citizens”.

Categories of citizens of the Republic of Belarus who are granted the right to privileged (free) travel by rail are:

Legislative acts, according to which privileged travel is provided
  • The Agreement dated 03/12/93 “On mutual recognition of rights to privileged travel for disable persons and participants in the Great Patriotic War, as well as equated persons” (hereinafter referred to as the Agreement dated 03/12/93);
  • The Law of the Republic of Belarus “On state social benefits, rights and guarantees for certain categories of citizens” (hereinafter referred to as the Law).

In international traffic in the CIS-countries and on trains of these countries

free of charge once a year under coupons

On business class regional, interregional, international BRW trains within the Republic of Belarus, on CIS trains, if privileged travel is provided by the Agreement dated 03/12/1993

  • free of charge once a year under coupons (instead of travel in the CIS) forward and backward;
  • free of charge under coupons to the place of medical care and backward in BRW cars;
  • from October 1 to May 15, a 50% discount without limiting the number of trips in BRW cars on the territory of the Republic of Belarus.

On city trains and regional economy class trains

free of charge without limiting the number of trips on the territory of the Republic of Belarus

The document under which privileged travel is provided

Identity card of a Hero of the Soviet Union 

Legislative acts, according to which privileged travel is provided
  • The Agreement dated 03/12/93;
  • The Law.

In international traffic in the CIS-countries and on trains of these countries

free of charge once a year under coupons

On business class regional, interregional, international BRW trains within the Republic of Belarus, on CIS trains, if privileged travel is provided by the Agreement dated 03/12/1993
  • free of charge once a year under coupons (instead of travel in the CIS) forward and backward;
  • free of charge under coupons to the place of medical care and backward in BRW cars;
  • from October 1 to May 15, a 50% discount without limiting the number of trips.

On city trains and regional economy class trains

free of charge without limiting the number of trips on the territory of the Republic of Belarus

The document under which privileged travel is provided

Order card

Legislative acts, according to which privileged travel is provided

The Agreement dated 03/12/93;

The Law.

In international traffic in the CIS-countries and on trains of these countries
  • free of charge once a year under coupons;
  • from October 1 to May 15, a 50% discount without limiting the number of trips

On business class regional, interregional, international BRW trains within the Republic of Belarus, on CIS trains, if privileged travel is provided by the Agreement dated 03/12/1993

from October 1 to May 15, a 50% discount without limiting the number of trips

On city trains and regional economy class trains

free of charge without limiting the number of trips on the territory of the Republic of Belarus

The document under which privileged travel is provided

Order card

Legislative acts, according to which privileged travel is provided
  • The Agreement dated 03/12/93;
  • The Law
In international traffic in the CIS-countries and on trains of these countries
  • 50% discount once a year under coupons or free of charge once every two years under 2 coupons;
  • from October 1 to May 15, a 50% discount without limiting the number of trips.
On business class regional, interregional, international BRW trains within the Republic of Belarus, on CIS trains, if privileged travel is provided by the Agreement dated 03/12/1993
  • from October 1 to May 15, a 50% discount without limiting the number of trips.
  • 50% discount on the travel cost, once a year when accompanying a disabled person of group I to the place of medical care and backward.

On city trains and regional economy class trains

free of charge on the territory of the CIS and the Republic of Belarus without limiting the number of trips

The document under which privileged travel is provided

The Certificate of a person disabled as a result of participation in the Great Patriotic War

Legislative acts, according to which privileged travel is provided
  • The Agreement dated 03/12/93;
  • The Law
In international traffic in the CIS-countries and on trains of these countries
  • free of charge once a year under coupons;
  • from October 1 to May 15, a 50% discount without limiting the number of trips.
On business class regional, interregional, international BRW trains within the Republic of Belarus, on CIS trains, if privileged travel is provided by the Agreement dated 03/12/1993
  • free of charge once a year under coupons (instead of travel in the CIS);
  • from October 1 to May 15, a 50% discount without limiting the number of trips.

On city trains and regional economy class trains

free of charge on the territory of the CIS and the Republic of Belarus without limiting the number of trips

The document under which privileged travel is provided

The Certificate of a person disabled as a result of participation in the Great Patriotic War

Legislative acts, according to which privileged travel is provided
  • The Agreement dated 03/12/93;
  • The Law
In international traffic in the CIS-countries and on trains of these countries
  • 100% discount once a year on the territory of the Republic of Belarus and in BRW cars for the entire route and 50% discount on the territory of the CIS countries under a coupon for the current year; or free of charge once every two years under 2 coupons;
  • from October 1 to May 15, a 50% discount without limiting the number of trips.
On business class regional, interregional, international BRW trains within the Republic of Belarus, on CIS trains, if privileged travel is provided by the Agreement dated 03/12/1993
  • free of charge once a year under coupons (instead of travel in the CIS);
  • from October 1 to May 15, a 50% discount without limiting the number of trips.

On city trains and regional economy class trains

free of charge on the territory of the CIS and the Republic of Belarus without limiting the number of trips

The document under which privileged travel is provided

The Certificate of a person disabled as a result of participation in the Great Patriotic War

Legislative acts, according to which privileged travel is provided

The Agreement dated 03/12/93

In international traffic in the CIS-countries and on trains of these countries

  • free of charge once a year under coupons;
  • from October 1 to May 15, a 50% discount without limiting the number of trips.

On business class regional, interregional, international BRW trains within the Republic of Belarus, on CIS trains, if privileged travel is provided by the Agreement dated 03/12/1993

  • free of charge once a year under coupons (instead of travel in the CIS);
  • from October 1 to May 15, a 50% discount without limiting the number of trips.

On city trains and regional economy class trains

free of charge on the territory of the CIS and the Republic of Belarus without limiting the number of trips

The document under which privileged travel is provided

The Certificate of a person disabled as a result of participation in the Great Patriotic War

Legislative acts, according to which privileged travel is provided

The Agreement dated 03/12/93

In international traffic in the CIS-countries and on trains of these countries
  • 100% discount once a year on the territory of the Republic of Belarus and in BRW cars for the entire route and 50% discount on the territory of the CIS countries under a coupon for the current year;
  • free of charge once every two years under 2 coupons;

On business class regional, interregional, international BRW trains within the Republic of Belarus, on CIS trains, if privileged travel is provided by the Agreement dated 03/12/1993

  • free of charge once a year under coupons (instead of travel in the CIS);
  • from October 1 to May 15, a 50% discount without limiting the number of trips.

On city trains and regional economy class trains

free of charge on the territory of the CIS and the Republic of Belarus without limiting the number of trips

The document under which privileged travel is provided

The Certificate of a person disabled as a result of participation in the Great Patriotic War


Legislative acts, according to which privileged travel is provided

The Agreement dated 03/12/93

In international traffic in the CIS-countries and on trains of these countries

50% discount once a year or free of charge once every two years under 2 coupons

The document under which privileged travel is provided

The certificate of a person's right to benefits


Legislative acts, according to which privileged travel is provided
  • The Agreement dated 03/12/93;
  • The Law

In international traffic in the CIS-countries and on trains of these countries

50% discount once a year or free of charge once every two years under 2 coupons

On business class regional, interregional, international BRW trains within the Republic of Belarus, on CIS trains, if privileged travel is provided by the Agreement dated 03/12/1993

50% discount once a year under coupons (instead of travel on the territory of the CIS) or free of charge once every two years

On city trains and regional economy class trains

free of charge without limiting the number of trips on the territory of the Republic of Belarus

The document under which privileged travel is provided

The Certificate with the "Survivor of the Siege of Leningrad" note


Legislative acts, according to which privileged travel is provided

The Agreement dated 03/12/93

In international traffic in the CIS-countries and on trains of these countries

50% discount once a year or free of charge once every two years under 2 coupons

The document under which privileged travel is provided


The Certificate

Legislative acts, according to which privileged travel is provided

(Equated to the participants of the Great Patriotic War under the Agreement dated 03/12/93)

In international traffic in the CIS-countries and on trains of these countries

50% discount once a year or free of charge once every two years under 2 coupons

The document under which privileged travel is provided

The certificate of the right to benefits, and coupons on the territory of the CIS

Legislative acts, according to which privileged travel is provided

The Law

On business class regional, interregional, international BRW trains within the Republic of Belarus, on CIS trains, if privileged travel is provided by the Agreement dated 03/12/1993

  • free of charge once a year under coupons, additionally under coupons to the place of medical care and backward;
  • from October 1 to May 15, 50% discount without limiting the number of trips on BRW trains and cars on the territory of the Republic of Belarus.
  • On city trains and regional economy class trains

    free of charge without limiting the number of trips on the territory of the Republic of Belarus

    The document under which privileged travel is provided

    The Identity Card of a Hero of Socialist Labour

    Legislative acts, according to which privileged travel is provided

    The Law

    On business class regional, interregional, international BRW trains within the Republic of Belarus, on CIS trains, if privileged travel is provided by the Agreement dated 03/12/1993

  • free of charge once a year under coupons;
  • additionally under coupons to the place of medical care and backward;
  • from October 1 to May 15, 50% discount without limiting the number of trips on BRW trains and cars on the territory of the Republic of Belarus.
  • On city trains and regional economy class trains

    free of charge without limiting the number of trips on the territory of the Republic of Belarus

    The document under which privileged travel is provided

    Order card

    Legislative acts, according to which privileged travel is provided

    The Law

    On business class regional, interregional, international BRW trains within the Republic of Belarus, on CIS trains, if privileged travel is provided by the Agreement dated 03/12/1993

  • free of charge once a year under coupons;
  • additionally under coupons to the place of medical care and backward;
  • from October 1 to May 15, 50% discount without limiting the number of trips on BRW trains and cars on the territory of the Republic of Belarus.
  • On city trains and regional economy class trains

    free of charge without limiting the number of trips on the territory of the Republic of Belarus

    The document under which privileged travel is provided

    Certificate to the "Hero of Belarus" Medal

    Legislative acts, according to which privileged travel is provided

    The Law

    On business class regional, interregional, international BRW trains within the Republic of Belarus, on CIS trains, if privileged travel is provided by the Agreement dated 03/12/1993

  • free of charge once a year under coupons;
  • additionally under coupons to the place of medical care and backward;
  • from October 1 to May 15, 50% discount without limiting the number of trips on BRW trains and cars on the territory of the Republic of Belarus.
  • On city trains and regional economy class trains

    free of charge without limiting the number of trips on the territory of the Republic of Belarus

    The document under which privileged travel is provided

    The Certificate to the Order of the Fatherland

    Legislative acts, according to which privileged travel is provided

    The Law

    On business class regional, interregional, international BRW trains within the Republic of Belarus, on CIS trains, if privileged travel is provided by the Agreement dated 03/12/1993

  • free of charge once a year under coupons;
  • from October 1 to May 15, 50% discount of the travel cost on BRW trains and cars on the territory of the Republic of Belarus.
  • On city trains and regional economy class trains

    free of charge without limiting the number of trips on the territory of the Republic of Belarus

    The document under which privileged travel is provided

    The certificate of a disabled person's right to benefits, employment book

    • Heroes of Belarus;
    • Heroes of the Soviet Union;
    • Heroes of Socialist Labour;
    • Full Cavaliers of the Orders of Fatherland, Glory, Labour Glory;
    • Participants in the Great Patriotic War;
    • Disabled war veterans;
    • persons who participated in special forces in the clearance of territories and objects after being liberated from German occupation from 1943 to 1945;
    •  Non-working citizens among military servants, commanding officers and the rank and file of internal affairs bodies, the Investigative Committee of the Republic of Belarus, the State Committee of Forensic Examinations of the Republic of Belarus, bodies and units for emergency situations, financial investigation bodies of the State Control Committee of the Republic of Belarus that became disabled due to wounds, shell shocks, injuries or illnesses sustained in the performance of military service duties (official duties)

    Legislative acts, according to which privileged travel is provided

    The Law

    On business class regional, interregional, international BRW trains within the Republic of Belarus, on CIS trains, if privileged travel is provided by the Agreement dated 03/12/1993

    50% discount once a year on BRW passenger trains and cars under the state healthcare organization's recommendation to the place of medical care and backward

    The document under which privileged travel is provided

    The certificate of a disabled person of group I and the state healthcare organization's recommendation

    Legislative acts, according to which privileged travel is provided

    The Law

    On business class regional, interregional, international BRW trains within the Republic of Belarus, on CIS trains, if privileged travel is provided by the Agreement dated 03/12/1993
    • free of charge once every 2 years or 50% discount once a year under coupons;
    • from October 1 to May 15, 50% discount of the travel cost on BRW trains and cars on the territory of the Republic of Belarus.

    On city trains and regional economy class trains

    free of charge without limiting the number of trips on the territory of the Republic of Belarus

    The document under which privileged travel is provided

    The certificate of a participant in the Great Patriotic War

    Legislative acts, according to which privileged travel is provided

    The Law

    On city trains and regional economy class trains

    free of charge without limiting the number of trips on the territory of the Republic of Belarus

    The document under which privileged travel is provided

    The Certificate

    Legislative acts, according to which privileged travel is provided

    The Law

    On city trains and regional economy class trains

    free of charge without limiting the number of trips on the territory of the Republic of Belarus

    The document under which privileged travel is provided

    The Certificate

    Legislative acts, according to which privileged travel is provided

    The Law

    On city trains and regional economy class trains
    • free of charge;
    • without limiting the number of trips on the territory of the Republic of Belarus.

    The document under which privileged travel is provided

    The certificate of a disabled person of group I, II, III with a record on the cause of disability

    Legislative acts, according to which privileged travel is provided

    The Law

    On city trains and regional economy class trains
    • free of charge;
    • without limiting the number of trips on the territory of the Republic of Belarus.

    The document under which privileged travel is provided

    The certificate of a disabled person of group I, II, III with a record on the cause of disability

    • military servants, including those transferred to the reserve (retirement), those on reservist training, commanding officers and the rank and file of the internal affairs bodies and state security bodies, employees of these bodies (including specialists and advisers of the Ministry of Defense, the State Security Committee and the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the USSR, BSSR) sent by the state authorities of the USSR to Afghanistan or to other fighting states in the performance of official obligations in these states and sustained wounds, shell-shock, injuries during the fighting;
    • military servants of automobile battalions traveling to Afghanistan for the delivery of goods during the fighting and who sustained wounds, shell-shock or injuries during the fighting;
    • military servants of air force being on missions to Afghanistan from the territory of the USSR during fighting and who sustained wounds, shell-shock or injuries during the fighting.

    Legislative acts, according to which privileged travel is provided

    The Law

    On business class regional, interregional, international BRW trains within the Republic of Belarus, on CIS trains, if privileged travel is provided by the Agreement dated 03/12/1993

    free of charge under coupons once every 2 years or 50% discount of the travel cost once a year (forward and backward) under coupons on BRW cars on the territory of Belarus

    On city trains and regional economy class trains

    free of charge without limiting the number of trips on city trains

    The document under which privileged travel is provided

    The certificate of a war veteran on the territory of other states and the employment book

    Legislative acts, according to which privileged travel is provided

    The Law

    On city trains and regional economy class trains
    • free of charge;
    • without limiting the number of trips on the territory of the Republic of Belarus.

    The document under which privileged travel is provided

    The certificate of a person's right to benefits

    Legislative acts, according to which privileged travel is provided

    The Law

    On city trains and regional economy class trains

    free of charge without limiting the number of trips on the territory of the Republic of Belarus

    The document under which privileged travel is provided

    The certificate of a disabled person of group I or II

    Legislative acts, according to which privileged travel is provided

    The Law

    On city trains and regional economy class trains

    free of charge without limiting the number of trips on the territory of the Republic of Belarus

    The document under which privileged travel is provided

    The certificate of a disabled child

    Legislative acts, according to which privileged travel is provided

    The Law

    In international traffic in the CIS-countries and on trains of these countries

    • children under 7 years old: -
    • children under 5 years old: free of charge 
    • children from 5 to 10 years old: at a reduced fare

    On business class regional, interregional, international BRW trains within the Republic of Belarus, on CIS trains, if privileged travel is provided by the Agreement dated 03/12/1993

    • children under 7 years old: -
    • children under 5 years old: free of charge 
    • children from 5 to 10 years old: at a reduced fare

    On city trains and regional economy class trains

    Children under 7 years old: free of charge on the territory of Belarus

    children under 5 years old : -

     children from 5 to 10 years old: -

    The document under which privileged travel is provided

    The birth certificate (passport) or the passport of one of the parents

    Legislative acts, according to which privileged travel is provided

    The Law

    On city trains and regional economy class trains

    free of charge without limiting the number of trips on the territory of the Republic of Belarus

    The document under which privileged travel is provided

    The certificate of the victim of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster, other radiation accidents (Article 18 Clause 2 Sub-Clauses 2.2 and 2.3) and (or) the certificate of a disabled person of group I or II 

    Legislative acts, according to which privileged travel is provided

    The Law of the Republic of Belarus

    On city trains and regional economy class trains

    free of charge without limiting the number of trips on the territory of the Republic of Belarus

    The document under which privileged travel is provided

    Active military servants: The military card; 

    military servants called up for military (special) military training: The military card and relevant documents (certificates) on being at military (special) training;

     pupils of Suvorov Military College: Suvorov Military College pupil's card; 

    pupils of military units: The certificate of the pupil's being in the military unit

    Legislative acts, according to which privileged travel is provided

    The Law of the Republic of Belarus

    On city trains and regional economy class trains

    free of charge without limitation of the number of trips before reaching 18 years old

    The document under which privileged travel is provided

    Entire ticket

    Legislative acts, according to which privileged travel is provided

    The Law of the Republic of Belarus (Sub-Clause 3.2)

    On business class regional, interregional, international BRW trains within the Republic of Belarus, on CIS trains, if privileged travel is provided by the Agreement dated 03/12/1993
    • free of charge once a year under coupons;
    • from October 1 to May 15, 50% discount without limiting the number of trips on BRW trains and cars on the territory of the Republic of Belarus.

    On city trains and regional economy class trains

    free of charge without limiting the number of trips on the territory of the Republic of Belarus

    The document under which privileged travel is provided

    The certificate of a disabled person of fighting on the territory of other states

    Legislative acts, according to which privileged travel is provided

    The Law of the Republic of Belarus (Sub-Clause 3.7)

    On business class regional, interregional, international BRW trains within the Republic of Belarus, on CIS trains, if privileged travel is provided by the Agreement dated 03/12/1993

    from October 1 to May 15, free of charge once a year under coupons, 50% discount without limiting the number of trips on BRW trains and cars on the territory of the Republic of Belarus.

    On city trains and regional economy class trains

    free of charge without limiting the number of trips on the territory of the Republic of Belarus

    The document under which privileged travel is provided

    The certificate of a disabled person of fighting on the territory of other states

    Legislative acts, according to which privileged travel is provided

    The Decree of the President of the Republic of Belarus dated 04/29/2011 No. 176

    On city trains and regional economy class trains

    from May 1 to September 30, 50% discount on regional economy class trains

    The document under which privileged travel is provided

    The pension certificate


    In accordance with the Decree of the President of the Republic of Belarus dated 04/29/2011 No. 176 (as amended on 06/07/2020) "On State Support for Pensioners", citizens who have reached the generally established retirement age and to whom a state pension has been assigned, regardless of its type, are entitled to 50 percent discount of the travel cost on public railway on regional economy class trains for the period of seasonal agricultural work annually from May 1 to October 31. This right shall be exercised by citizens under travel documents (tickets) issued by passenger transport organizations upon presentation of pension certificates.


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