:: Passport valid for six months on exit
:: Two blank visa pages in passport
:: Copy of passport information page
:: Two recent passport photographs
Photographs must be taken on a white background.
:: Proof of residence
Non-UK passport holders must submit an original, valid UK residence card/permit, or have proof of residence in their passport.
:: Visa checklist form
:: Two copies of application form, completed online
The application form for Bangladesh must be completed online. Please ensure all questions are answered in full, and all names and details exactly match those in your passport. Once you have completed the online form, print it out twice, then sign and date both copies, ready to submit to us along with the other application requirements. Please do not process any payment; we will handle this on your behalf.
The High Commission advises applicants to use a PC rather than a Mac to open and complete the application form. If this is likely to be a problem, we can complete the form on your behalf, for an additional fee. Please see our Services page for further information.
:: Business introduction letter
The letter of introduction from your UK employer must be an original, signed document on company letterhead, addressed to the Bangladesh High Commission, London. It should note your full name, duration and purpose of trip, details of the organisation(s) to be visited in Bangladesh and type of visa required. The letter must also accept moral and financial responsibility for your trip.
:: Letter of invitation
The letter of invitation must be an original document on company letterhead, from a business or organisation in Bangladesh. It must be addressed to The Bangladesh High Commission, to include the signature and full printed name of the inviting party as well as the applicant’s full name and passport number. The letter should note the purpose of travel and the type and duration of visa required.
:: Letter of authorisation
Please provide a signed letter authorising us to submit and collect your application.