Bangladesh Visa

Bangladesh Visa

Explore Bangladesh Visa Information

On this page, you will get detailed information about Bangladesh Visa and formalities.

 Visa Information for the People’s Republic of Bangladesh (Bangladesh)

Visa Note & Fees

 Work Permit Visa

  • The Applicant should possess a passport valid for at least six months.
  • Photocopy / Xerox of the first and last page of the passport.
  • Two visa forms (back to back photocopy is allowed).
  • Two latest passport-size photographs.
  • An original covering letter from the Applicant / Company.
  • A copy of agreement between both the parties.
  • Appointment letter stating terms and conditions of employment including salary, house rent, etc.
  • Letter from BOI / BEPZA / Ministry / NGO Affairs Bureau stating that applicant has been appointed in accordance with existing rules and regulation for the time being in force.
  • The Sponsor in Bangladesh should apply for Work Permit in Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Bangladesh and consequent visa can be applied with a copy of the Approval.
  • All educational certificates.
  • An entry visa, valid for one month will be issued and period of stay will be later specified at the time of entry into Bangladesh.
  • Applicant might be required to appear in person.

Transit Visa

Bangladesh does not issue transit visa.

Seamen Visa

  • Visa is needed.
  • The Applicant should have a passport valid for at least six months.
  • Photocopy of the first and last page of the passport.
  • Two visa forms (back to back photocopy is permitted).
  • Two passport-size photographs.
  • Original Covering letter from the Shipping Company.
  • Indian seamen traveling on duty must hold a letter of guarantee from the Shipping Company along with Seamen book/ Passport.
  • A message / fax should be sent from the Shipping Company in Bangladesh to the High Commission stating particulars of the Seamen, and the date and port of joining the ship.
  • Income Tax Returns for the last 3 years.
  • Updated Personal Bank statements for the last 6 months.
  • Processing time of seamen visa is 2 to 3 working days.
  • The Visa is issued Gratis (Free of cost).

Business Visa

  • The Applicant should have a passport valid for at least six months.
  • Photocopy of the first and last page of the passport.
  • Two visa forms (back to back photocopy is allowed).
  • Two recent passport-size photographs attached to the application form.
  • An original covering letter from the Applicant’s Company.
  • Original letter of Invitation from the concerned Company in Bangladesh or it should be faxed directly to the High Commission. A copy should be enclosed with the visa documents. The fax invitation copy should have the fax number on top of the page OR Original invitation is mandatory. It is a compulsory requirement.
  • Evidence of being a businessman/or his representative.
  • A recommendation letter from the Indian Chamber of Commerce or Certificate of incorporation copy of company.
  • In case, an invitation is sent by the Government of Bangladesh for a business approval, seminar or joint venture projects directly to the High Commission, the traveler is not liable for requirement of foreign exchange support on his / her passport.
  • A six month stay visa can be issued if the visiting Indian National has a joint venture or a foreign investment participant.
  • Multiple entry visas are granted to bona-fide businessmen on the suggestion of the Ministry of Industries or Board of Investment, BEPZA (Bangladesh Export Processing Zone Authority) Dhaka and Chittagong. Multiple visas are usually issued for maximum of five years.
  • Visa is issued Gratis (Free of cost).

Note: To apply for the Multiple entry visa the sponsoring company in Bangladesh should contact the following offices for the Recommendation letter.

  • Board of Investment.
  • Bangladesh Export Processing Zone Authority.
  • Bangladesh Garments Manufacture Export Association.

Tourist Visa

  • The Applicant must possess a passport valid for at least six months.
  • Photocopy of the first and last page of the passport.
  • Two visa forms (back to back photocopy is permitted).
  • Two recent passport-size photographs.
  • Original Covering letter from the Applicant with all details including residing address in Bangladesh.
  • Proof of hotel confirmation.
  • Proof of applicant’s profession should be submitted.
  • In case of sponsorship, foreign exchange endorsement of at least US $50.
  • The sponsorship must be on more than a 10 Taka stamp paper and must be countersigned by a first class magistrate in Bangladesh.
  • All documents and addresses must tally with the passport.
  • Visa is valid for 30 days with a maximum stay of 30 days allowed.
  • Processing time is 2 to 3 working days.
  • Visa is issued Gratis (Free of cost).

Facts to Know About Bangladesh

Name: People’s Republic of Bangladesh

Location: Northeast of Indian sub-continent

Time: IST (+) 1/2 hr

Capital: Dhaka

Language: Bangla (official, also known as Bengali), English

Area: 147,570 sq km

National Day: 26 March (Independence Day)

Currency: Bangladeshi Taka (BDT) 1 = INR 0.78.

Climate: Bangladesh experiences a very hot, tropical climate with a monsoon season that begins from April to October when temperatures are highest. The average rainfall is more than 2540mm. The best time to visit Bangladesh is between November and March.

Holidays: 1 Jan – New Years Day, 3 Jan – Milad un Nabi (Birth of the Prophet Muhammad), 21 Feb – International Mother Language Day, 26 Mar – Independence Day, 14 Apr – Bangla New Year, 1 May – Labour Day, 16 May – Shab-e-Miraj (Night of Ascension), 25 May – Buddha Purnima, 13 Jul – Shab e-Qadr (Night of Power), 18 Jul – Eid al-Fitr (End of Ramadan), 23 Sep – Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice), 13 Oct – Al-Hijra (Islamic New Year), 22 Oct – Durga Puja (Vijaya Dashami), 7 Nov -National Revolution and Solidarity Day, 16 Dec – Victory Day

Airline Name: Biman Bangladesh Airlines (BG)

International Airports: Zia Int’l (Dhaka), Osmani Int’l (Syhlet) (ZYL), MA Hannan (Chittagong) (CGP)

Diplomatic Representations

New Delhi

Name: High Commission for the People’s Republic of Bangladesh

Address: E P-39 Diplomatic Enclave,Dr. Radha Krishanan Marg, Chanakyapuri

City: New Delhi – 110 021

Country: India

Telephone: 011 – 2412 1389 – 94

Fax: 2687 8953, 2687 8955

Timings: Mon to Fri

Office Timings: 0830 to 1630 hrs

Visa Timings: 0930 to 1100 hrs

Email: bdhcdelhi@gmail.com

Territory Jurisdiction: There is no territory jurisdiction. One can submit applications at New Delhi, Kolkata or Agartala.

Collection Timings: 1630 to 1700 hrs

Kolkata

Name: Deputy High Commission for the People’s Republic of Bangladesh in Kolkata

Address: 9, Bangabandu Sheikh Mujib Sarani

City: Kolkata – 700 017

Country: India

Telephone: 033- 4012 7500, 2290 0341

Fax: 033- 4012 7555

Timings: Mon to Fri

Office Timings: 0900 to 1700 hrs

Visa Timings: 0900 to 1100 hrs

Email: bdhc@bdhckolkata.org

Notes: Visa is handled.

Territory Jurisdiction: There is no territory jurisdiction. One can submit applications at New Delhi, Kolkata or Agartala.

Collection Timings: 1630 to 1700 hrs

Agartala

Name: Consulate of Bangladesh

Address: Kunjaban, Near Circuit House

City: Agartala – 799 001

Country: India

Telephone: 0381- 232 4807, 222 5260

Fax: 0381- 232 4807

Timings: Mon to Fri

Office Timings: 0830 to 1300 hrs & 1400 to 1630 hrs (Mon to Thu) & 0830 to 1200 hrs & 1400 to 1630 hrs (Fri)

Visa Timings: 0830 to 1630 hrs

Email: mission.agartala@mofa.gov.bd

Notes: Visa is handled.

Territory Jurisdiction: There is no territory jurisdiction. One can submit applications at New Delhi, Kolkata or Agartala.

Collection Timings: 1530 to 1630 hrs

Download Form

About author

TnH Global
TnH Global 4067 posts

Our platform is the most comprehensive, current and accurate content destination for tourism that also offers the opportunity to connect and network with quality buyers and sellers.

Name: TnH Global              Email: admin@tnhglobal.com

You might also like

Technology

American Express Global Business Travel appoints new Managing Director for India

American Express Global Business Travel (GBT) announces today the appointment of Ashish Kishore as the new Managing Director for GBT, India. In his new role, Ashish will have overall management responsibility for GBT’s

Latest

ITDC Commences Training on Health Protocols Amid Intensive Preparations For Re-Opening of its Hotels

ITDC is placing health and safety on top priority while retaining traditional hospitality. Corporation is forming a Health and Safety Advisory Board with leading doctors as mentors. ITDC has remained

Trending

Piyush Goyal is new railway minister

The Union Cabinet on Sunday appointed Piyush Goyal as the new railway minister. Goyal, who took charge from Suresh Prabhu, will be the third railway minister of the Modi government.

Transport

‘Make in India’ rakes likely to hit tracks on Saturday

If things go according to plan, the ‘Make in India’ initiative of the government will be flagged off on Mumbai’s suburban network on Saturday by Railway minister Suresh Prabhu. According

Destinations

Learn how to Ski in the birthplace of winter tourism, St. Moritz

Snow-covered slopes sparkling in the sun, and a wide, high valley, bewitching in its multifaceted beauty, the glamorous St. Moritz, embedded in the inspiring Engadin valley, is a snow-sports paradise. Ski enthusiasts have

Trending

Union Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu announces India’s first drone policy

The Union Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu and his second-in-command Jayant Sinha announced India’s first national drone usage policy yesterday. The new policy is expected to open opportunities for several

Latest

GoAir mulls launch of European flights

GoAir has expressed an interest in launching flights to Europe, it has been revealed. The Economic Times reported an official at India’s Ministry of Civil Aviation as saying that the

Destinations

Asia’s Oktoberfest is here – the 27th Qingdao International Beer Festival in Shandong

Head to Shandong this August to celebrate 27th Qingdao International Beer Festival Often referred to as the ‘Asian Oktoberfest’, the Qingdao International Beer Festival is the largest extravaganza of its kind

Destinations

Kempinski Hotels open Global Sales Offices in India

Due to growing interest in emerging markets Kempinski Hotels has opened three Global Sales Offices in India, respective in Mumbai, New Delhi and Bengaluru. Since conditions in tourism and travel

Slider

Thomas Cook India targets Middle India’s high growth Honeymoon Travel Market

~Launches unique Group Tours, ‘Romantic Getaways’~ Thomas Cook (India) Ltd., India’s leading integrated travel and travel related financial Services Company, has recently launched a unique group tours portfolio, ‘Romantic Getaways’, to tap into Middle

Destinations

Cinnamon TBC Asia to bring the world’s best bloggers to Sri Lanka

10 award categories announced for this year’s edition Cinnamon Hotels and Resorts’ signature conference for online influencers and travel professionals, TBC Asia will be awarding 30 of the best bloggers

Latest

Indian Railways considering Metro-like self-propelled trains for high-speed corridors

The Indian Railways is exploring the idea of using self-propelled trains like those used in Metro systems to realise its high-speed corridor dream. Racing against time to bring a network

0 Comments

No Comments Yet!

You can be first to comment this post!