:: 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
:: Confirmed round-trip flight booking
:: 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 Embassy 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, you may wish to use our online form-fill service. Please contact us for further information.
:: Proof of financial means
Please provide your three most recent monthly bank statements (as issued by a UK bank).
:: Letter of invitation OR hotel booking confirmation
If providing a letter of invitation, it can either come from an organisation in Bangladesh, or a Bangladeshi citizen. Citizens must submit a copy of their Bangladeshi passport or national ID card along with the letter.
:: Letter of authorisation
Please provide a signed letter authorising us to submit and collect your application.