Sample of the Business Travel Requirements for an Bangladesh Visa for UK Citizens

  1. Passport

    The applicant's actual passport. The passport must:

    • Have at least three consecutive blank visa pages
    • Be valid for six months beyond entry date

  2. Photograph

    You must provide a photograph. Upload your photo and we will print it to the exact specifications required for this visa. Follow http://visacentral.co.uk/photo-service.php to upload your photo.


    Alternatively, you may provide two colour, passport type photographs that meet the following strict criteria: be taken within the last three months against a white background and printed on high quality photo paper; be 35mm by 45mm in size; provide the full frontal view of your head with your face centered in the middle and displaying a neutral (non-smiling) expression. You may wear neither spectacles nor headwear except for religious purposes. Your photographs should not be affixed to your application and may not display evidence of adhesive or staples.

  3. Business Introduction Letter

    You must provide an original Business Introduction Letter from the applicant's UK employer. Be certain your letter meets the specific requirements of the consulate by using our Digital Business Introduction Letter. Visit http://visacentral.co.uk/bcl-order to get started.

    Alternatively, please use the sample Business Introduction Letter provided at http://cibtvisas.co.uk/forms?formname=Business%20Introduction%20Letter%20Sample.pdf using the exact language and format provided in order to prevent a rejection and possible delays with your visa request. 

    Note that most consulates require the Business Cover Letter to be dated within one month of application submission.

  4. Letter of Invitation

    A letter of invitation from the company the applicant is visiting. A copy is acceptable. This letter must:

    • Be on company letterhead paper
    • Include the name of the applicant
    • State the purpose of journey
    • Match the Business Introduction Letter with regards to the requested number of entries and the length of visa required where a Business Introduction Letter is requested
    • Bear the stamp of the inviting company
    • Bear the signature of the inviting party
    • State the applicant is undertaking buying/purchasing activities

  5. Copy of Passport

    A clear colour photocopy of the information page(s) from the applicant's passport

  6. Checklist Form

    One fully completed and signed checklist form

  7. Visa Application Form

    One original fully completed and signed application form. This form must:

    • Be completed online at: https://www.visa.gov.bd/  
    • Be printed on separate pages, forms that are copied back to back are not accepted
    • Be signed in the original
    • Have no handwritten corrections/modifications
    • Bear a signature that matches the applicant's passport
    • Be submitted to the Embassy within seven calendar days of completion

    Due to technical issues with the Bangladesh Embassy website applicants are advised to double check the application form once completed.

     

    VisaCentral can assist the traveller in completing the online application form and making the online payment, which can be a time consuming process. This is offered as a Premium Service for an additional fee in addition to all other service fees and current VisaCentral handling fees.

    In order to facilitate this, please complete the VisaCentral Bangladesh Document Preparation Service which can be found at the bottom of this document. All questions must be answered as they are mandatory fields on the Bangladesh High Commission website.  

    Online application document preparation service requests must be received at VisaCentral before 14.00 hours in order to have it returned to you that day.

    Once VisaCentral has completed the online process you will receive an email with simple instructions on how to download and print the form which must be signed by the applicant in duplicate and then sent to VisaCentral for processing.

  8. VisaCentral Order Confirmation

    Provide the VisaCentral Order Form included in this kit.

    Please note that all card payments will only be made upon completion of the visa application process. 

  9. Additional Administrative Processing

    Visa applications that are referred on lodging will take up to eight weeks to be issued. There are no guidelines available from the Embassy to determine whether or not an application will be referred.

    Those in the journalism, media or legal professions will be referred to Bangladesh for an unspecified period of time. Journalists may wish to contact the Press Wing of the High Commission for further information

  10. Visa On Arrival

    It may be possible to obtain a visa upon arrival at this destination. There is no guarantee entry will be allowed. Check with the embassy for details and confirm your airline will permit boarding without a visa. To minimise the risk of being refused entry and to avoid excessive waiting for a visa to be issued on arrival, VisaCentral strongly recommends that travellers obtain all visas prior to travel. 

  11. Multiple Entry Applicants

    Applicants who request a multiple entry visa must supply an original personal statement explaining why this is needed and outlining their reasons for issuance. Applicants are advised that the issuance of a multiple entry visa is not guaranteed and is issued solely at the visa officers discretion.

  12. Appointment System

    This Embassy operates an appointment system for visa issuance. The processing time quoted is approximate and cannot be guaranteed.

    Upon receipt of a complete application VisaCentral will book the next available appointment and attend the interview to submit the documentation on the applicants behalf.

    Complete applications must be received at VisaCentral before 4pm. This allows VisaCentral to complete the appointment process required by the Embassy for next day submission. VisaCentral recommends that you apply no more than 90 days before your departure date.

  13. Advised Traveller Service (Highly Recommended)

    Stay informed and safe by having VisaCentral subscribe you to the Government Foreign Travel Advice Email Alerts. Registration enables you to receive the most up-to-date travel advice regarding safety, security, entry requirements, travel warnings and health. VisaCentral will register the email address provided in the order. To enroll in this optional service, add this option to your order within the order flow

  14. Visa Validity

    The High Commission may issue a visa that is of a shorter validity than requested but at the cost of the requested validity. The High Commission's decision will be final and cannot be contested by VisaCentral

Sample of the Tourist Travel Requirements for an Bangladesh Visa for UK Citizens

  1. Passport

    The applicant's actual passport. The passport must:

    • Have at least three consecutive blank visa pages
    • Be valid for six months beyond entry date

  2. Photograph

    You must provide a photograph. Upload your photo and we will print it to the exact specifications required for this visa. Follow http://visacentral.co.uk/photo-service.php to upload your photo.


    Alternatively, you may provide two colour, passport type photographs that meet the following strict criteria: be taken within the last three months against a white background and printed on high quality photo paper; be 35mm by 45mm in size; provide the full frontal view of your head with your face centered in the middle and displaying a neutral (non-smiling) expression. You may wear neither spectacles nor headwear except for religious purposes. Your photographs should not be affixed to your application and may not display evidence of adhesive or staples.

  3. Proof of Employment

    A letter from the applicant's employer confirming employment. This letter must:

    • Be on company letterhead paper
    • Include the name of the applicant
    • Confirm that the applicant is an employee of the company
    • Specify the purpose of journey
    • State the applicant's expected return to work date
    • Be typed and signed in the original by the applicant's supervisor or their HR department

    A sample Proof of Employment Letter can be found in the Application Pack

  4. Proof of Travel Arrangements

    Details of travel arrangements. These must be provided as:

    • A copy of the hotel confirmation
    • A copy of the flight confirmation showing onward/return travel

  5. Copy of Passport

    A clear colour photocopy of the information page(s) from the applicant's passport

  6. Checklist Form

    One fully completed and signed checklist form

  7. Visa Application Form

    One original fully completed and signed application form. This form must:

    • Be completed online at: https://www.visa.gov.bd/  
    • Be printed on separate pages, forms that are copied back to back are not accepted
    • Be signed in the original
    • Have no handwritten corrections/modifications
    • Bear a signature that matches the applicant's passport
    • Be submitted to the Embassy within seven calendar days of completion

    Due to technical issues with the Bangladesh Embassy website applicants are advised to double check the application form once completed.

     

    VisaCentral can assist the traveller in completing the online application form and making the online payment, which can be a time consuming process. This is offered as a Premium Service for an additional fee in addition to all other service fees and current VisaCentral handling fees.

    In order to facilitate this, please complete the VisaCentral Bangladesh Document Preparation Service which can be found at the bottom of this document. All questions must be answered as they are mandatory fields on the Bangladesh High Commission website.  

    Online application document preparation service requests must be received at VisaCentral before 14.00 hours in order to have it returned to you that day.

    Once VisaCentral has completed the online process you will receive an email with simple instructions on how to download and print the form which must be signed by the applicant in duplicate and then sent to VisaCentral for processing.

  8. VisaCentral Order Confirmation

    Provide the VisaCentral Order Form included in this kit.

    Please note that all card payments will only be made upon completion of the visa application process. 

  9. Additional Administrative Processing

    Visa applications that are referred on lodging will take up to eight weeks to be issued. There are no guidelines available from the Embassy to determine whether or not an application will be referred.

    Those in the journalism, media or legal professions will be referred to Bangladesh for an unspecified period of time. Journalists may wish to contact the Press Wing of the High Commission for further information

  10. Appointment System

    This Embassy operates an appointment system for visa issuance. The processing time quoted is approximate and cannot be guaranteed.

    Upon receipt of a complete application VisaCentral will book the next available appointment and attend the interview to submit the documentation on the applicants behalf.

    Complete applications must be received at VisaCentral before 4pm. This allows VisaCentral to complete the appointment process required by the Embassy for next day submission. VisaCentral recommends that you apply no more than 90 days before your departure date.

  11. Advised Traveller Service (Highly Recommended)

    Stay informed and safe by having VisaCentral subscribe you to the Government Foreign Travel Advice Email Alerts. Registration enables you to receive the most up-to-date travel advice regarding safety, security, entry requirements, travel warnings and health. VisaCentral will register the email address provided in the order. To enroll in this optional service, add this option to your order within the order flow

  12. Visa Validity

    The High Commission may issue a visa that is of a shorter validity than requested but at the cost of the requested validity. The High Commission's decision will be final and cannot be contested by VisaCentral

Bangladesh Visa

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