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28 Queens Gate, London SW7 5JA.

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'No Visa Required' (NVR)

Bangladeshi nationals holding British or EU Passport and their spouse or children who are permanently living in United Kingdom can apply for Visa Exemption Status or 'No Visa Required' for travelling to Bangladesh. However, the authority reserves the right to reject any application at any time without ascertaining any reason.

 NVR Fee:

Visa Fees for each NVR is £32.00. The NVR Fee is Non-refundable even if the visa is not issued.

 

Payment:
Please pay the visa fees (£32.00) by Debit/Credit card / postal order / bank draft (
payable to Bangladesh High Commission, London) at the counter of the consular section of Bangladesh High Commission.

 

Timing for NVR:

Receiving of application- 
10.00am to 01.00pm (Monday-Thursday) 
10.00am to 12.30pm (Friday)

 

Visa processing time1:

At least three (03) working days.

 

Delivery of NVR: 
2:30 pm to 4:00 pm (Monday-Friday) 

NVR by Post: 

You may send your NVR application by post along with passport and all other required documents and a self address written prepaid envelope. In order to obtain NVR by post, you must pay the NVR fee by postal order or bank draft in favour of 'Bangladesh High Commission, London' and allow at least 07 (seven) working days after receiving the post. If you are from Ireland, then please provide additional £10.00 postal order as a postal charges.

 

Requirements:

To apply for NVR, applications must be submitted to the High Commission in a prescribed visa application form along with 1 (One) recent passport size photograph and original passport. Please click www.visa.gov.bd (please do not use MAC pc to fill up the form online and also skip the payment and photo adding option in the online visa application form) to find online visa application form. You need to fill the visa form online and submit it. Thereafter, please take a print out of the form and sign accordingly. Incomplete application form or application with incorrect information or insufficient supporting papers may be rejected without citing any reason thereof

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Additional documents required for NVR:

At least one of the following documents in original along with a photocopy must be submitted with the NVR application form.

1)  Valid Bangladeshi Passport. Applicant's name or name of parents must be same in both Bangladeshi and British/EU Passport2.

2) Bangladeshi Citizenship Certificate issued from the Ministry of Home Affairs, Bangladesh and attested by Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Bangladesh.

3) Nationality Certificate issued by appropriate authority in Bangladesh attested by Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Bangladesh.

4) Digital Birth Certificate (17 Digit Number) issued by the competent authority in Bangladesh and verified through the website: http://bris.lgd.gov.bd/pub/?pg=verify_br.

5) Previous British or EU passport having ''NVR''.

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Additional requirement for child's NVR:

All of the following documents in original along with a photocopy must be submitted with the NVR application form for child's NVR.

1) Child's British / EU Passport.

2) Child's British / EU detail Birth Registration Certificate having parents name on it.

                                                or,

Bangladeshi Digital Birth Certificate (17 Digit Birth Certificate which should verified through the website: http://bris.lgd.gov.bd/pub/?pg=verify_br).

3) Father's/Mother's valid Bangladeshi Passport.

                        or

Valid British / EU Passport having NVR.

 

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Additional requirement for spouse NVR with non-Bangladeshi nationality3:

All of the following documents in original along with a photocopy must be submitted with the NVR application form for spouse NVR.

1) Valid Bangladeshi Passport of spouse.

2) Applicant's British / EU Passport.

3) Bangladeshi original Marriage Certificate attested by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Bangladesh

or

British/EU Original Marriage  Certificate countersigned by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO).

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Note-1: In case of extreme emergency, NVR can be provided in stamp. However, such emergency should be justified with adequate supporting documents.

Note-2: Name of the applicant in both the current and previous British / EU passports / reference document must be same. If there is any change, a supporting Deed Poll countersigned by Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO), UK with necessary corrections must be obtained prior to NVR application.

Note-3: The processing time for spouse NVR may be longer since there is a requirement to obtain clearance from concerned department of Bangladesh.