Where to Apply?

 

Address:
28 Queens Gate, London SW7 5JA.
(Please click here to view our location in a Map)

Nearest Tube Station: (Gloucester Road/South Kensington)

Nearest Bus Station: (Queen's Gate/Royal Albert Hall)

Our Timetable:

 

Receiving applications:

Monday to Thursday:

10:00AM-01:00PM

Friday : 10:00AM-12:30 PM

Passport Delivery :

14:30 hrs to 16:00 hrs (Monday to Friday)

Delivery of Visa :

14:30 hrs to 16:00 hrs (Monday to Friday)

 

 
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VISA

If you are a British-Bangladeshi citizen holding British Passport; you are eligible for obtaining a long-term 'No Visa required (NVR) to visit Bangladesh. Please click here for applying NVR.

 

General Information:

To apply for Bangladesh visa, the applicant must submit original passport valid for at least 06 months with minimum two blank pages. Visa application must be submitted to the High Commission in a prescribed visa application form along with 2 (two) recent passport size photographs with white background. 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. Only online visa application form will be accepted. Incomplete application form or application with incorrect information or insufficient supporting papers may be rejected without citing any reason thereof. Applicant may be called for an interview if it is felt necessary by the visa issuing officer.

Payment:
Please pay the visa fees by postal order / bank draft (
payable to Bangladesh High Commission, London)/ Debit/Credit card at the counter of the consular section of Bangladesh High Commission. The Visa Fee is Non-refundable even if the visa is refused.

Timing for Bangladesh Visa:

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

Visa processing time:

At least Seven (07) working days.

 

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

 

Visa by Post: 

You may send your visa application by post along with passport and all other required documents and a self address written prepaid envelope. In order to receive visa by post you must pay the visa fee by postal order or bank draft in favour of 'Bangladesh High Commission, London' and allow at least 07 (seven) working days from the date of receiving the application.

 

Requirements for different visas:

Please click below to know about the requirement of different categories of visa in addition to the requirement mentioned under 'General Information': Get more information:

 

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Business Visa

 

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Tourist Visa

 

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Visa for NGOs

 

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Visa for Journalists

 

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Employment Visa

 

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Diplomatic Visa

 

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Student Visa

 

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Research/Internee Visa

 

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Tablig/Markus Visa

 

Business Visa

1. A letter from concern business organization in the UK introducing the applicant, his employment status in the organization and the purpose of visit to Bangladesh.

 

2. A letter of invitation from Bangladeshi organization mentioning the applicant's name, passport number, the purpose of visit and duration for which visa is required. It should be addressed to Bangladesh High Commission, London.

 

Duration of Business Visa is Maximum six (06) months.

 

Tourist visa 

1. Invitation letter from any Bangladeshi citizen along with the copy of his/her valid Bangladesh Passport or National ID Card / invitation letter from any Bangladesh organization / hotel booking confirmation.

2. Last three month's bank statements from UK/Ireland.

3. Reservation of air ticket.

 

Duration of Tourist Visa is Maximum two (02) months.

 

NGO visa:

1. A letter from concern NGO duly attested by the NGO Affairs Bureau, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

2. Appointment letter with full terms, conditions and salary details from the NGO (where the applicant is going to join).

3. A letter from concern organization in UK/Ireland mentioning the applicant's position in the organization and the purpose of visit to Bangladesh

Duration of NGO Visa is Maximum three (03) months. Visa may be further extended from Bangladesh.

Journalist Visa:

1. Filled up FF1 and FF2 form with signature.

2. Invitation letter from local coordinator of Bangladesh.

3. Equipment list.

4. A Letter from the Organization / Media House where the applicant is currently working.

 

Duration of Journalist Visa is Maximum one (01) month.

 

Employment Visa: 

1. A letter from concern employer of Bangladesh mentioning the applicant's position in the organization. 

2. Approval letter from relevant Ministry or Board of Investment (BOI) or Export Processing Zone of Bangladesh.

3. Appointment letter and contract papers with full terms and conditions including salary details.

 

Duration of Employment Visa is Maximum three (03) months. Visa may be further extended from Bangladesh.

 

Diplomatic Visa / Official Visa

Note Verbal or official letter from the  concern Ministry / Office  of UK or Ireland mentioning the applicant's position, duration of stay and the date of joining in the concern embassy/ office/organization in Bangladesh.

 

Duration of Diplomatic / Official Visa: As required.

 

Student Visa:

1. A letter from Government approved Educational Institution of Bangladesh where the applicant has got admission or is going to be admitted.
2. Sponsorship letter from  the concern Educational Institutions of Bangladesh.

3. Last three month's bank statements from UK/Ireland.

4. Applicant must bring a letter from his/her previous Educational Institution as well as Student ID Card with a photocopy.

 

Duration of Student Visa is Maximum one (01) year. Visa may be further extended from Bangladesh.

 

Research / Internee Visa:

1. An approval letter from the respective Ministry of Bangladesh. 

2. A Letter from concern Organization / Institution of Bangladesh mentioning the applicant's purpose of visit with details of the  Research / Training / Internship program.

3. A letter from the present Employer/ Organization where the applicant belongs to.

 

Duration of Employment Visa is Maximum three (03) months. Visa may be further extended from Bangladesh.

 

Tablig (T1) Visa: 

1. A letter from the Central Tablig Markus in the United Kingdom.

2. A letter from Tablig Markus of Dhaka, Bangladesh.

 

Duration of Tablig Visa: As required.

 

Visa fees for UK Passport Holders:

Single entry : £78

Double entries : £78

Multiple entry for 6 Months: £78

Multiple entry for 12 Months : £270

Multiple entry for 5 years: £496  

 

Visa fees for nationals of other countries:

Country

Single

Double-Entry

Multiple
(6 Months)

 

Australia (AUD)

£103.00

£103.00

£103.00

 

Austria

£26.00

£26.00

£48.00

 

Belgium

£44.00

£52.00

£52.00

 

Bulgaria

£38.00

£38.00

£51.00

 

Canada

£50.00

£50.00

£101.00

 

China (ordinary)

£22.00

£27.00

£63.00

 

China (urgent)

£32.00

£38.00

 

 

Colombia

£27.00

£27.00

£117.00

 

Croatia

£19.00

£38.00

£38.00

 

Cyprus

£4.00

£4.00

£7.00

 

Czech Republic

£14.00

£14.00

£28.00

 

Denmark (SEK)

£73.00

£73.00

£73.00

 

Egypt

£19.00

£19.00

£38.00

 

France (Ordinary 90 days)

£52.00

£52.00

£87.00

 

France (Urgent 90 days)

£87.00

£87.00

£175.00

 

Germany

£52.00

£52.00

£52.00

 

Greece

£52.00

£52.00

£52.00

 

Hong Kong(HKD)

£14.00

£107.00

£107.00

 

Hungary

£37.00

£37.00

£69.00

 

India

Visa required but no fee

Ireland

£34.00

£45.00

£45.00

 

Iran

£19.00

£24.00

£35.00

 

Italy

£52.00

£52.00

£52.00

 

Indonesia

£18.00

£18.00

£18.00

 

Japan

Visa required but no fee

Lithuania (ordinary)

£13.00

£40.00

 

 

Lithuania (urgent)

£40.00

£40.00

 

 

Mauritius 

£10.00

£10.00

£20.00

 

Mexico

£24.00

£64.00

£64.00

 

Myanmar

£23.00

£47.00

£47.00

 

Malaysia

£8.00

£8.00

£16.00

 

Nepal

£20.00

£37.00

£67.00

 

Nepal (Student)

£10.00

 

£168 ( for 5 yrs)

 

Netherlands (ordinary)

£32.00

£66.00

£66.00

 

Netherlands (urgent)

£75.00

 

 

 

New Zealand

£103.00

£103.00

£103.00

 

Nigeria

£67.00

£168.00

£168.00

 

Norway (SEK)

£73.00

£73.00

£73.00

 

Oman

£19.00

£19.00

£19.00

 

Pakistan (Rupee)

£1.00

£4.00

£5.00

 

Pakistan (MW V)

£115.00

 

 

 

Philippines

£40.00

£54.00

£81.00

 

Poland

£13.00

£26.00

£26.00

 

Portugal (Ordinary)

£13.00

£26.00

£26.00

 

Portugal (Urgent)

£26.00

£79.00

£79.00

 

Russia (Ordinary)

£34.00

£34.00

£67.00

 

Russia (Urgent)

£67.00

£67.00

 

 

Spain (Ordinary)

£52.00

£52.00

£79.00

 

Spain (Urgent)

£79.00

£79.00

£122.00

 

Senegal

£15.00

£15.00

£98.00

 

Singapore

£15.00

£15.00

£15.00

 

South Africa

£27.00

£121.00

£121.00

 

Sri lanka

£7.00

£14.00

£28.00

 

Sweden (SEK)

£73.00

£73.00

£73.00

 

Switzerland (SHF)

£28.00

£57.00

£57.00

 

Thailand (Tourist)

£22.00

£48.00

£111.00

 

Thailand (B. visa)

£44.00

£48.00

 

 

Turkey

£39.00

£78.00

£130.00

 

UAE (AED)

£122.00

£122.00

£490.00

 

Uganda

£34.00

£34.00

£34.00

 

United Kingdom

£78.00

£78.00

£78 (6 months)

 

United Kingdom

£78.00

£78.00

£270 (12 months)

 

United Kingdom

£78.00

£78.00

£496 (60 months)

 

USA (Ordinary)

£107.00

£107.00

£107.00

 

USA (Urgent)

£127.00

£127.00

£127.00

 

Yemen (KWD)

£8.00

£8.00

£24.00

 

Zimbabwe

£17.00

£27.00

£34.00

 
   

Visa fee may varied about category & Duration of visa, so please contact (visa@bhclondon.org.uk / attache@bhclondon.org.uk) before sending by post.