Visa On Arrival: Bangladesh government has resumed Visa on Arrival in Bangladesh based on the following criteria. Visa on arrival is for maximum 30 days.

  1. On Arrival visa for a foreign national visit Bangladesh for government work, tourism, Business, and Investment is now available in Bangladesh if the person is from the following country group:

    UK and Any country from Europe, USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Russia, China, Japan, Singapore, Malaysia, South Korea, UAE, KSA, Qatar, Kuwait, Oman, Bahrain, Egypt, Turkey, And Brunei.
  2. Visa on Arrival is applicable for the national of a country/a person travelling from a country where there is no Bangladeshi Embassy/High Commission/Consulate.
  3. Foreign nationals of Bangladesh origin and their husband/wife/children.
  4. Foreign nationals holding diplomatic or official passports; Officials of UN Organizations.
  5. On arrival visa is subject to the approval/satisfaction of the immigration authority based on the relevant and satisfactory documents presented to the immigration.

* Security Services Division, Ministry of Home Affairs may grant prior permission to a traveller for visa on arrival in special consideration.

* The prevailing covid-19 protocol as directed by the concerned authorities will apply.

Requirements for Visa on Arrival:

  • In case of Visa on arrival for business: A letter of Introduction from the company the businessperson is working and a letter of invitation from the interested company in Bangladesh will be required. In this case, interested/inviting organization in Bangladesh must inform the immigration authority in advance about the arrival of the foreign visitor(s).
  • Visitor must have necessary documents to justify his/her visit (In case of Tourism: Hotel booking, return flight ticket, inviting persons details etc will be required.
  • Visa fee is 50 Dollar. Visa fees are to be paid in foreign currency in cash.
  • Visitor must possess minimum US$ 500.00 or its equivalent amount of foreign currency in cash or credit card.
  • Visitor must have return ticket.
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