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MINSK, November 9 (Itar-Tass) —— Belarus’ banks request private clients to present their identification documents to purchase foreign currency.
Identification documents include national passport, residence permit, refugee certificate or passport of a foreign citizen.
“For selling currency [both cash and non-cash], payment documents nominated in Belarus roubles to private clients, Belarusian banks register information from identification documents,” the National Bank reports.
Banks forward information on operations with foreign currency to the national operations and information space’s system called Raschet /Calculation/, the source said.
The National Bank claims it is not planning any limitations as per amount of currency to be bought.