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Honorary Titles of the Republic of Belarus

Honorary titles of the Republic of Belarus are rewards presented in recognition of outstanding achievements in labor, science, art, the social sector, physical education and sport, military service.
Technical Director of the Soligorsk Institute of Resource Saving with Pilot Production Viktor Prushak is given the Honored Inventor of Belarus title, 1 October 2012
Technical Director of the Soligorsk Institute of Resource Saving with Pilot Production Viktor Prushak is given the Honored Inventor of Belarus title, 1 October 2012

The People’s Poet of Belarus title

The People’s Poet of Belarus title is presented at least five years after the bestowal of the Honored Figure of Culture of Belarus title to poets in recognition of their profound contribution to the development of poetry, creation of marvelous literary works which have made an outstanding contribution to the national literature and received wide public acclaim.

The People’s Writer of Belarus title

The People’s Writer of Belarus title is presented at least five years after the bestowal of the Honored Figure of Culture of Belarus title to writers in recognition of their profound contribution to the development of the national literature, creation of marvelous literary works which have made a great contribution to the Belarusian literature and received wide public acclaim.

The People’s Artist of Belarus title

The People’s Artist of Belarus title is presented at least five years after the bestowal of the Honored Artist of Belarus title or the Honored Figure of Arts of Belarus title to artists, directors, choreographers, conductors, choirmasters, and performers, who have created wonderful images, performances, movies, TV films, concerts, circus shows, musical, television and radio programs which have made an outstanding contribution to the Belarusian culture and received wide public acclaim.

The People’s Painter of Belarus title

The People’s Painter of Belarus title is presented at least five years after the bestowal of the Honored Figure of Arts of Belarus title to renowned painters who have created masterpieces of painting, sculpture, graphic arts, monumental and fine art, theater, cinema and television which have made a significant contribution to the national culture and received wide public acclaim.

The People’s Doctor of Belarus title


The People’s Doctor of Belarus title is presented at least five years after the bestowal of the Honored Doctor of Belarus title to highly-qualified doctors in recognition of their profound contribution to the development of the Belarusian medicine, vigorous efforts to improve people’s health, organize and provide medical aid using the latest achievements of medical science and technology.

The People’s Teacher of Belarus title


The People’s Teacher of Belarus title is presented at least five years after the bestowal of the Honored Teacher of Belarus title to highly-qualified teachers in recognition of their big contribution to the development of pre-school and school education, vocational training and higher education.

The Honored Artist of Belarus title

The Honored Artist of Belarus title is presented to outstanding artists, directors, choreographers, conductors, choirmasters, performers who have been working in the sphere of arts for at least ten years and to ballet dancers, who have been working for at least five years due to the specifics of the genre, and have created wonderful images, performances, movies, TV films, concerts, circus shows, musical, television and radio programs which have received wide public acclaim.

The Honored Figure of Arts of Belarus title

The Honored Figure of Arts of Belarus title is bestowed upon highly professional directors, choreographers, conductors, choirmasters, composers, dramatists, painters, architects, designers, art historians and other specialists, who have worked in the sphere of art for at least fifteen years in recognition of a considerable contribution to the development of culture and art, special merits in the education and training of art personnel, creation of scientific papers.

The Honored Figure of Culture of Belarus title

The Honored Figure of Culture of Belarus title is bestowed upon highly qualified workers of culture, printing, publishing, radio and television, other organizations, including state bodies which regulate cultural relations, as well as writers, poets, members of amateur art groups who have worked in the sphere of culture for at least fifteen years for merits in the development of culture.

The Honored Scientist of Belarus title

The Honored Scientist of Belarus title is presented to outstanding scientists having PhD degrees in recognition of their achievements in the development of priority areas of science and technology, setting up scientific schools, education and training of new scientific personnel.

The Honored Inventor of Belarus title

The Honored Inventor of Belarus title is bestowed upon authors of inventions, which have been applied in the production process, have made an essential contribution to the technical progress and are important for the state; in recognition of many years’ inventive work.

The Honored Rationalizer of Belarus title

The Honored Rationalizer of Belarus title is bestowed upon authors of rationalization proposals, who have worked in the industry for many years in recognition of their considerable contribution to the improvement of production, higher labor productivity, better quality of goods, working conditions and safety regulations, arrangement of the scientific, research and educational process, after many years of rationalization efforts.

The Honored Teacher of Belarus title

The Honored Teacher of Belarus title is conferred on highly qualified teachers, pedagogues, tutors and other workers of pre-school educational establishments, schools of all kinds, out-of-school educational institutions, vocational schools, orphanages who have worked in the industry for at least 15 years in recognition of their outstanding achievements in the pedagogical and educational activity which helps students and pupils acquire profound knowledge, develop and enrich their creative potential.

The Honored Worker of Education of Belarus title

The Honored Worker of Education of Belarus title is conferred on highly qualified scientist and pedagogues, other workers of educational establishments, education management bodies who have worked in the industry for at least 15 years in recognition of their outstanding achievements in the pedagogical and educational work, organization of the educational and production process, its scientific support.

The Honored Doctor of Belarus title

The Honored Doctor of Belarus title is bestowed upon highly qualified doctors who have worked in the industry for at least 15 years in recognition of their outstanding merits in healthcare, organization and provision of medical aid using cutting-edge achievements of medical science and technology.

The Honored Worker of Healthcare of Belarus title

The Honored Worker of Healthcare of Belarus title is bestowed upon doctors, scientists, paramedical personnel, pharmaceutists, engineers and technical personnel, attendants of medical, sanitary, recuperation facilities, pharmacies, healthcare bodies, scientific and research, medical and pharmaceutical institutes and other organizations regardless of their subordination who have worked in the healthcare industry for at least 15 years in recognition of their achievements in healthcare, raising the quality of medical services and provision of medicines.

The Honored Worker of the Social Protection Sector of Belarus title

The Honored Worker of the Social Protection Sector of Belarus title is conferred on highly qualified workers of social protection organizations who have worked in the industry for at least 15 years in recognition of their achievements in the organization of social aid, retirement insurance, various forms of charity, scientific research in the most important aspects of the social protection sector.

The Honored Worker of the Manufacturing Sector of Belarus title

The Honored Worker of the Manufacturing Sector of Belarus title is bestowed upon highly qualified workers, foremen, engineers and technical personnel of organizations, including scientific and research, design and engineering companies, various branches of the manufacturing sector, workers of management bodies who have worked in the industry for at least 15 years in recognition of their considerable personal contribution to the upgrade of equipment, technologies and the production process, attainment of high production results, higher labor productivity and production efficiency.

The Honored Worker of Agriculture of Belarus title

The Honored Worker of Agriculture of Belarus title is conferred on highly qualified workers of the agricultural industry, including farmers, state bodies, research and other organizations of the agricultural industry who have worked in the industry for at least fifteen years in recognition of their contribution to the improvement of production and sales, better performance of agricultural companies.

The Honored Worker of the Forestry Industry of Belarus title

The Honored Worker of the Forestry Industry of Belarus title is bestowed upon highly qualified personnel of forestry enterprises and other specialized organizations, workers of nature protection organizations and agencies, who have worked in the industry for at least fifteen years, in recognition of their achievements in the development of the forestry industry, preservation and augmentation of forest resources, protection of flora and fauna, resolution of difficult ecological problems

The Honored Builder of Belarus title

The Honored Builder of Belarus title is conferred on highly qualified workers of the construction industry, who have worked in construction, research, planning and surveying, other organizations for at least fifteen years, in recognition of their achievements in production, development and application of progressive projects and technologies, vanguard practices of organizations, automatization of labor, attainment of high production results and high quality of construction works.

The Honored Architect of Belarus title

The Honored Architect of Belarus title is presented to highly qualified architects, who have worked in the industry for at least fifteen years, in recognition of their achievements in the development of architecture, preparation of projects and designing of architectural complexes and buildings, renovation of cultural monuments, training of new personnel.

The Honored Telecom Specialist of Belarus title

The Honored Telecom Specialist of Belarus title is conferred on highly qualified telecom workers, who have worked in the industry for at least fifteen years, in recognition of their achievements in the development of communication facilities, improvement of services provided to individuals and corporations, working out and application of cutting-edge efficient technologies and equipment.

The Honored Economist of Belarus title

The Honored Economist of Belarus title is bestowed upon highly qualified economists, personnel of financial bodies and other organizations, who have worked in the industry for at least fifteen years, in recognition of their achievements in economy and finance, development of economics, personnel training.

The Honored Lawyer of Belarus title

The Honored Lawyer of Belarus title is presented to highly qualified lawyers, who have worked flawlessly in state bodies, the Bar, educational establishments, research and other organizations for at least fifteen years, in recognition of outstanding achievements in the maintenance of legality and public order, protection of rights and legal interests of citizens, formation of the state based on the rule of law, development of legal science, working out legal and other official documents of the Republic of Belarus.

The Honored Worker of the Energy Sector of Belarus title

The Honored Worker of the Energy Sector of Belarus title is conferred on highly qualified workers of various branches of the economy, who have worked in the energy sector for at least fifteen years, in recognition of a profound contribution to the development and upgrade of technologies and the production process, supply and consumption of energy, attainment of high reliability, safety and efficiency of power generation units.

The Honored Worker of the Metallurgical Industry of Belarus title

The Honored Worker of the Metallurgical Industry of Belarus title is bestowed upon highly qualified workers of various branches of the economy, who have worked in the metallurgical industry for at least fifteen years, in recognition of a big contribution to the development of the metallurgical industry, upgrade of technologies and the production process, attainment of high production results, high labor productivity and efficiency of work.

The Honored Miner of Belarus title

The Honored Miner of Belarus title is presented to highly qualified workers, engineers and technical specialists of mines, mining and processing plants, who have performed underground work for at least ten years or have been involved in surface work for at least fifteen years, in recognition of outstanding achievements in ore mining, production of related goods, improvement of product quality, design and application of new equipment, introduction of cutting-edge technologies, construction of mining facilities, research work, organization of the production process.

The Honored Worker of the Services Sector of Belarus title

The Honored Worker of the Services Sector of Belarus title is conferred on highly qualified workers of the services sector, who have worked in various branches of the services sector for at least fifteen years, in recognition of their merits in trade, household, housing, municipal and other services, development and application of new kinds, forms and methods of services, sustainable and high-quality operation of the utilities sector, water treatment and water supply systems, heating and lighting systems, maintenance of the housing stock, development and renewal of material and technical resources of organizations, personnel training.

The Honored Worker of the Transport Industry of Belarus title

The Honored Worker of the Transport Industry of Belarus title is bestowed upon highly qualified workers of the railway, air, water, road, pipeline and other transportation services, who have worked in the industry for at least fifteen years, in recognition of their achievements in enhancing production efficiency, improvement of transport services, reduction of the prime cost of transportation, saving of material and fuel resources, safe transportation, environmental protection.

The Honored Specialist of the Armed Forces of Belarus title

The Honored Specialist of the Armed Forces of Belarus title is presented to the military personnel, who have been serving in the Armed Forces for at least fifteen calendar years, in recognition of their contribution to enhancing the defense capacity of the country, excellent results in military training, mastering, application and maintenance of armament and military hardware, personnel training.

The Honored Pilot of Belarus title

The Honored Pilot of Belarus title is given to first class pilots, who have worked in civil aviation for at least fifteen years, in recognition of their achievements in piloting modern aircrafts, introduction of vanguard piloting methods, attainment of high results in the education and training of new pilots, many years of flawless work and outstanding achievements in the use of aviation in the country’s economy.

The Honored Navigator of Belarus title

The Honored Navigator of Belarus title is bestowed upon first class navigators, who have worked in civil aviation for at least fifteen years, in recognition their achievements in mastering modern equipment, introduction of vanguard piloting methods, attainment of high results in the education and training of new personnel, many years’ flawless work outstanding achievements in the use of aviation in the country’s economy.

The Honored Worker of State Security Service of Belarus title

The Honored Worker of State Security Service of Belarus title is conferred on people, who have served in the state security service for at least fifteen calendar years, in recognition of their achievements in work, successful implementation of operational and other tasks, initiative and persistence, contribution to the enhancement of cooperation between the security service of the Republic of Belarus and security services of foreign countries.

The Honored Worker of Prosecution Service of Belarus title

The Honored Worker of Prosecution Service of Belarus title is bestowed upon public prosecution officers, who have served in the prosecution bodies for at least fifteen calendar years, in recognition of their merits in the maintenance and enhancement of legality and public order, protection of rights and liberties of citizens, legal interests of the society and the state, significant results in combating crime while showing initiative and persistence.

The Honored Worker of Internal Affairs Bodies of Belarus title

The Honored Worker of Internal Affairs Bodies of Belarus title is presented to the senior and enlisted personnel of interior bodies, who have served in the interior bodies for at least fifteen calendar years, in recognition of their contribution to the maintenance of public order, protection of state property, professional excellence, working out and use of measures to reduce crime rate, selfless actions in the execution of service duties.

The Honored Border Guard of Belarus title

The Honored Border Guard of Belarus title is given to the military, who have served in the border service for at least fifteen calendar years, in recognition of their achievements in border protection, good organization of the border guard service, attainment of high results in the operational, scientific and technical work, strengthening of border cooperation, selfless actions in the execution of service duties, active involvement in personnel training.

The Honored Customs Officer of Belarus title

The Honored Customs Officer of Belarus title is presented to the personnel of customs bodies, who have served in customs bodies for at least fifteen calendar years, in recognition of their professional excellence, good organization of the customs service, successful implementation of operational and other tasks, contribution to the enhancement of cooperation between the customs bodies of the Republic of Belarus and relevant agencies of other countries.

The Honored Rescue Worker of Belarus title

The Honored Rescue Worker of Belarus title is conferred on officers and enlisted personnel of emergencies bodies, workers of emergency response bodies, who have served in emergencies bodies for at least fifteen calendar years, in recognition of their achievements in the prevention and mitigation of natural and man-made disasters, professional excellence, development and introduction of new kinds of rescue equipment, means of emergencies protection, selfless actions in the execution of service duties, active involvement in personnel training.

The Honored Geologist of Belarus title

The Honored Geologist of Belarus title is bestowed upon highly qualified engineers and technical specialists, scientists and other personnel of geological, geophysical, hydrogeological, surveying, geodetic and research organizations, who have worked in the industry for at least ten years, in recognition of their outstanding achievements in geology and exploration, a big personal contribution to the development of the base of mineral resources and raw materials of the Republic of Belarus, design and application of cutting-edge technologies in geological survey.

The Honored Worker of Physical Education of Belarus title

The Honored Worker of Physical Education of Belarus title is conferred on organizers of the sports movement, scientists, workers of physical education, sports organizations, educational institutions, research institutes, who have worked in the industry for at least fifteen years, in recognition of their achievements in the development of physical education and sport, organizational, training, educational, engineering, technical, pedagogical and economic activities, improvement of the physical education system, mass sport, elite sport.

The Honored Coach of Belarus title

The Honored Coach of Belarus title is presented to highly qualified coaches, including those, who have worked with disabled athletes for at least four years, in recognition of successful educational and training work with talented athletes and teams;

to coaches of national teams of the Republic of Belarus, who have worked with these teams for at least four years, in recognition of their contribution to training and successful performance of these teams at Olympic Games, world and European championships and cups;

to the first coaches of athletes, who have shown excellent results at the Olympic Games, world and European championships and cups, provided these coaches have worked with the athletes for at least two years starting from the initial stage;

to coaches of sports schools who have previously participated in the training of future elite sportsmen for at least four years.

The Honored Master of Sport of Belarus title

The Honored Master of Sport of Belarus title is bestowed upon athletes, including disabled athletes, who have shown excellent results at the Olympic, Paralympic and World Games, world and European championships and cups.
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