Visa Requirements

Applying for Visa

To obtain a visa the applicant must submit the following:

  • 1 (one) copy of completed online Visa Application Form. Please click here
  • 2 (Two) 45mm X 35mm photograph taken within the last six months (Photo is mandotary with white background).
  • Passport, valid for at least six months.
  • Copy of passport with photo page.
  • No visa fee required for Indian nationals. For nationals of other countries, please click here

Depending upon the purpose of visit, the following documents may be required: 

Tourist visa: 

  • Filled in prescribe visa application form can be obtained from 
  • 2 (Two) recent passport size colour photo (Photo is mandotary with white background).
  • Proof of residence (Aadhar Card, Voter ID, Driving License & Pan Card)
  • Copy of old Passport ( if any).
  •  For professionals, proof of profession and " No Objection Certificate" from competent authority.

Business Visa:

  • All Documents for Tourist Visa.
  • Application in Letter head from applicants organization.
  • Invitation from a Business organisation from Bangladesh.
  • Concerned Indian Chamber of Commerce & Indutries Recommendation.
  • Trade license, Import-Export license, Bank statement, Copy of LC/ Bill of entry.

Tourist Family Visa: 

  • All Documents for Tourist Visa. 
  • Affidavit from Bangladeshi spouse.
  • Copy of Marraige Certificate.
  • Copy of Passport or National Identity Card (NID) of Bangladeshi spouse.

Employment Visa: 

  • All Documents for Tourist Visa.
  • Letter of Bangladesh Investment & Development Authority (BIDA).
  • Copy of Advertisement of News Paper.
  • Copy of Appointment.
  • Copy of Educational Qualification.
  • Copy of National Identity.

Student visa: 

  • Letter from the concerned educational institution duly attested by the Bangladesh Ministry of Education, Dhaka and Certificate of financial guarantee

Performance Visa: 

  • All documents for Tourist Visa.
  • Letter from Ministry of Cultural Affairs & Ministry of Information of Bangladesh (Cultural performer).
  • Letter from Ministry of Youth & Sports & Sports Federation of Bangladesh (Sports Person).
  • Letter from concern local Sports Federation.

Investor visa: 

  • Letter of recommendation from the Bangladesh Ministry of Industries or the Board of Investment (BOI) or Bangladesh Export Processing Zones Authority (BEPZA), Dhaka.

Missionary visa:

  •  Letter of appointment from the Church and “No Objection” from the Bangladesh Ministry of Religious Affairs, Dhaka.

Diplomatic and official visa : 

  • Note verbal/letter from the concerned government office/Mission

Journalist visa: 

  • Letter of request from the employer/news agency clearly stating the purpose of the visit. 


Please note that after scrutiny of documents, the Consular Officer may request for an interview and/or submission of additional documents. Issuance of visa may be delayed if reference has to be made to Bangladesh for clearance.