Machine Readable Visa (MRV)

Bangladesh Visa Application Online


General requirements for all categories:

  •  Filled-in application form (available at
  • Photographs (Photo is Mandatory and Background of the photo must be white. Size: 45mmX35mm and recent one): 02 copies
  • Valid passport and
  • Payment receipt of visa fee (No fee is required for Indian citizens). For countries (other than India) visa fee is applicable. For visa fees please click Here.

What you need?

  • Fill in on-line visa form available on this page (
  • If you are using Internet Explorer (Windows), the minimum version that will work with this site is version 9.0.
  • If you are using Mozilla Firefox, the minimum version that will work with this site is version 3.5.
  • You must also have Adobe Acrobat Reader version 8.0 or higher installed on your PC in order to download and print the completed application form.
  • You will require an Email-address to complete the online forms. (This is for security reasons and also so that we can contact you regarding your online application).

While filling in online, we suggest that you have the following information on hand:

  • Passport
  • 45mm x 35mm Digital Photo in JPEG format; Maximum size is 300kb (Photo is Mandatory and Background of the photo must be white).
  • Address in Bangladesh
  • Email Address
  • Fill in and submit visa application form online.
  • Print the completed form.
  • Submit the printed and signed visa form along with passport and other required documents and visa fee (as applicable) to the Deputy High Commission visa counter on all working days from 0930 - 1130 hours.

The most common categories and their requirements are as follows:



Government Delegates Note Verbale
Diplomatic / other Embassy officials Visa Note Verbale
UN and other International Organizations visa Note Verbale
Business visa Invitation letter from Bangladesh Letter from the company that is sending the applicant to Bangladesh
Investor visa Recommendation letter from BOI/BEPZA
Work / Employment visa Letter of appointment from the employer in Bangladesh Recommendation letter from BEPZA/BOI
NGO workers’ visa Permission Letter from NGO Affairs Bureau, Bangladesh
Expert Visa Recommendation letter from BEPZA/BOI Invitation Letter from the concerned company in Bangladesh
Student visa Letter from Educational Institution Bank solvency certificate
Research Visa Letters from the concerned institutions of the both ends
Consent letter of the concerned Ministry inBangladesh
Tourist visa Invitation letter from Relatives /Hotel Booking Tentative flight itineraries/air-ticket reservation
TabligJamaat visa Filled in Online form
Photocopy of the first five pages of the passport Original passport and necessary payment receipt only after Embassy’s clearance
Flight particulars when clearance is conveyed
Spouses and dependents of all categories(except the person attending Tablig Jamaat and Tourists Visa) Certification/necessary letter in support of relations