BIRTH CENTENARY OF
THE FATHER OF THE NATION
BANGABANDHU
SHEIKH MUJIBUR RAHMAN

Visa Information

Citizens of most countries require valid visa to enter Bangladesh. The High Commission of Bangladesh  in Kuala Lumpur determines the type and category of visa and duration of stay upon receiving an application. The types and categories differ according to the purpose of visit, length of stay and bilateral arrangement with the country of the foreign national.

How to Apply for Visa

To obtain a Bangladesh visa the applicant must submit the following as per the existing rules:

  1. Original passport with minimum 6 (six) months validity.
  2. Must fill up Online Application form for Bangladesh Machine Readable Visa (MRV) at https://www.visa.gov.bd and submit the same. The applicant would take a print out of the submitted application with enrolled number and send/submit the same along with the other releavant documents to Bangladesh High Commission, Kuala Luala  (Incomplete application will not  be considered .)
  3. Appropriate amount of Visa fee should be piad through May Bank . Please deposit your visa fee in favour of “Bangladesh High Commission, Kuala Lumpur” in any  Branch of  May Bank in Malaysia. For the rate of visa fee please see below (visa fee for different countries).
  4. Two recent photographs (size: 45 mm wide X 35 mm high or close to this).
  5. Relevant supporting papers depending upon the purpose of visit.

Requirements for Visa Application

For any particular category of visa, all applicants are requested to submit  the following documents along with the Original passport and visa application form depending upon the purpose of the visit.

Tourist visa

Travel itinerary/air ticket reservation & accommodation confirmation/invitation letter from a sponsor.

  1. Online Application, Printed Copy from www.visa.gov.bd

[Please upload your photo online, mention payment Information and

All informarion must be according to the passport . Please Check your Name, Passport number, Date of Birth,nationality and releavant information before submit the application.

  1. Original Passport and a photocopy of passport.
  2. Photograph 03 (three) copies, blue back ground
  3. Payment Receipt (Please bring only May Bank counter deposit yellow receipt, any Online transfer, ATM transfer, Bank cheque, demand bank draft is not accepted.

 For Malaysian, Single Entry Fees is USD 11 or equvalent Malaysian Ringgits only.

Account Name: Bangladesh High Commission

 Account No.: 564427102268

Name of Bank: May Bank

5.Invitation Letter from Bangladesh (Letter should be addressed

 to Bangladesh High Commission, Kuala Lumpur)

  1. Letter from Local company/Leave permission

(Malaysia/Other companies abroad) (Letter should be

addressed to Bangladesh High Commission, Kuala Lumpur)

Business visa

 A Businessman / Business Representative who wants to visit Bangladesh for the purpose of Trade or Commerce, he/she is eligible to apply for Business visa. The applicant needs to provide with the invitation letter from Bangladesh Business Organisation/Establishment and letter from local Business organization with ABN identification, clearly stating the purpose of the visit.

  1. Online Application, Printed Copy from www.visa.gov.bd

[Please upload your photo online, mention payment Info’s and

All informarion must be according to the passport . Please Check your Name, Passport number, Date of Birth,nationality and releavant information before submit the application.

  1. Original Passport and a photocopy of passport.
  2. Photograph 03 (three) copies, blue back ground
  3. Payment Receipt (Please bring only May Bank counter deposit yellow receipt, any Online transfer, ATM transfer, Bank cheque, demand bank draft is not accepted.

 For Malaysian, Single Entry Fees is USD 11  , MultipleEntires Fees is USD 24 or equvalent Malaysian Ringgits only.

Account Name: Bangladesh High Commission, Kuala Lumpur

 Account No.: 564427102268

Name of Bank: May Bank

5.Invitation Letter from Bangladesh (Letter should be addressed

 to Bangladesh High Commission, Kuala Lumpur)

  1. Letter from Local company/Leave permission

(Malaysia/Other companies abroad) (Letter should be

addressed to Bangladesh High Commission, Kuala Lumpur)

Employment/Work visa

Letter of employment from the employer in Bangladesh and letter of concurrence from the concerned Ministry of Bangladesh Government/ Board of Investment (BOI)/ Bangladesh Export Processing Zone Authority (BEPZA).

Family Visa

Online Application, Printed Copy from www.visa.gov.bd

[Please upload your photo online, mention payment Info’s and

All informarion must be according to the passport . Please Check your Name, Passport number, Date of Birth,nationality and releavant information before submit the application.

  1. Original Passport and a photocopy of passport.
  2. Photograph 03 (three) copies, blue back ground
  3. Payment Receipt (Please bring only May Bank counter deposit yellow receipt, any Online transfer, ATM transfer, Bank cheque, demand bank draft is not accepted.

 For Malaysian, Single Entry Fees is USD 11 , MultipleEntires Fees is USD 24 or equvalent Malaysian Ringgits only.

Account Name: Bangladesh High Commission

 Account No.: 564427102268

Name of Bank: May Bank

  1. Nikahnama/Marrige Certificate copy for the applicant who is married to a Bangladeshi national.
  2. Birth Certificate copy for children
  3. Passport copy of the Bangladeshi spouse of the applicant.

NGO Visa

To work in a non-governmental organization (NGO), the applicant should furnish the letter of appointment from the concerned NGO in Bangladesh and “No Objection” certificate from NGO Affairs Bureau of Bangladesh.

Student Visa

Letter from the concerned educational institution certifying the admission and Bank statement or Certificate of financial guarantee.

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/recommendation from the Church and “No Objection Letter” from the Ministry of Religious Affairs, Bangladesh.

Diplomatic and Official Visa

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

Media personnel/ Journalist Visa

If you are going to visit Bangladesh as a Journalist (in order to produce video/TV/film/documentary or to make any report/interview for print or electronic media or for other purpose, etc.), you are required to fill-up a separate form “Application form for Foreign Journalist FF-1 & FF-2”, in addition to the visa application form. Letter of recommendation from local institution/authority and letter of invitation from Bangladesh. Please note that minimum processing time for this category of visa is 2/3 weeks.

Research/Internship/Training

Letter from the Institution / Organization in Bangladesh and letter of concurrence from the concerned Ministry of Bangladesh Government.

Tabligh (Ijtema)

Recommendation letter from local Tabligh Jamaat Markaz  and  recommendation letter from Central Tabligh Markaz in Dhaka and travel itinerary/air ticket reservation.

Visa fees

Visa fees are determined on the basis of reciprocity with the country of the foreign national seeking visa. Please note that visa fee is non-refundable even if visa is denied or if visa application is withdrawn.

Mode of Payment
  1. Payment should be made at any May Bank Deposit Counter in Malaysia and the yellow coloured deposit slip counter foil should be attached with the application. Any Online transfer, ATM transfer, Bank cheque, demand bank draft is not accepted.
  2. Account Name: Bangladesh High Commission
  3. Account No.: 564427102268
  4. Name of Bank: May Bank
Visa application fees for all categories with Malaysian Passport
Name of Country Type of entry Fee
Malaysia Single Entry $11.00

or equvalent

Ringgit

Multiple Entry $24.00

or Equvalnet Ringgit

*Fees are subject to change without prior notice.

Visa fee for different countries.

Will be uploaded soon..

Where to Apply for Visa/NVR

Applicants, who wish to apply for Bangladesh Visa or Endorsement of ‘No Visa Required for Travel to Bangladesh'(NVR), are requested to send their applications along with other necessary documents by registered mail/courier addressed to:

Bangladesh High Commission
Jalan Sultan Yahya Petra
Kuala Lumpur
Malaysia

Applicants, who wish to submit their applications in person at the High Commission, are requested to do so between 9.00 am to 1.00 pm on the working days. No application in person would be received beyond this time except in case of emergency. Therefore, the High Commission requests all concerned (particularly those who are living in other places out of Kuala Lumpur) to plan their travel to the High Commission, Kuala Lumpur accordingly.

Mode of Payment for NVR
  1. Payment should be made at any May Bank Deposit Counter in Malaysia and the yellow coloured deposit slip counter foil should be attached with the application. Any Online transfer, ATM transfer, Bank cheque, demand bank draft is not accepted.
  2. Account Name: Bangladesh High Commission
  3. Account No.: 564427102268
  4. Name of Bank: May Bank

For any other category of visa relevant supporting papers should be submitted along with the visa application form. 

Please Note: Any misrepresentation of facts may lead to cancellation of visa at any time.

Endorsement of No Visa Required (NVR)

The Bangladesh High Commission in Kuala Lumpur endorses “No Visa Required for Travel to Bangladesh” (NVR) to Bangladesh-origin citizens of countries in Malaysia in their foreign passports. Their husbands, wives and children are also eligible for this service.  This endorsement allows the holder multiple entries into Bangladesh with unlimited duration of stay within the validity of the passport.

To obtain an NVR seal or endorsement, the applicant must submit the following:

  1. Australian/New Zealand passport (Original) on which endorsement is required (minimum 6 months valid).
  2. Must fill up Online Application for Bangladesh Machine Readable Visa at https://www.visa.gov.bd and submit the same. The applicant would take a print out of the submitted application with enrolled number and send/submit the same along with the other documents to Bangladesh High Commission, Canberra (Incomplete application will be returned without visa.)
  3. Two recent photographs (size: 45 mm wide X 35 mm high or close to this).
  4. Bank Cheque/ Postal Money Order in favour of “Bangladesh High Commission, Kuala Lumpur” for an amount of U$100.00 or equvalent Malaysian Ringgit in case of obtaining the seal for the first time and transferring the same from old Malaysian passport to a new one.
  5. (i)  For obtaining “No Visa Required” seal for the first time:

 

  1. In case of Bangladesh origin people: Original Bangladesh Passport (valid or expired) with a copy Or Birth Certificate with a copy issued by the competent authorities of Bangladesh and attested by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Bangladesh (as proof of Nationality);
  2. In case of child born in Malaysian or other Countries: Original Birth Certificate of the Child/certified copy and Father’s / Mother’s original Bangladesh passport (valid or expired) Or Bangladesh national ID.
  3. In case of foreign-born spouse (Malaysia) of a Bangladesh Citizen: Original marriage certificate with a certified copy and original Bangladesh passport (valid or expired) of spouse Or Bangladesh National ID.

(ii) For transfer of “No Visa Required” Stamp from expired Malaysian passport to new Malaysian passport: Please attach the expired Malaysian passport containing “No Visa Required” seal & a photocopy of the same (biometric page & NVR page) with the NVR application form.

  • Self-addressed pre-paid platinum express envelope or pre-paid return courier for mail-in-service (signature on delivery).
  • “No Visa Required” seal will remain valid as long as the Malaysian passport remains valid.
  • Basic Information (name, date of birth, place of birth) of an individual must be exactly the same in different documents (e.g. Bangladesh Passport and Malaysian Passport).

“Please enclose copy of the required certificates/documents with the ‘No Visa Application’ form”

Visa on Arrival/Landing Permit

Visa on arrival/landing permit is issued for the citizens of those countries, where Bangladesh does not have resident diplomatic Missions and they are also travelling from those countries. It is also issued for the citizens of a country, where Bangladesh has resident diplomatic Mission but they are travelling from such a country where Bangladesh does not have a resident diplomatic Mission.

Therefore, Malaysian citizens who are also travelling from Malaysian are required to obtain prior Bangladesh visa before their departure for Bangladesh as they are not eligible to get visa on arrival/landing permit at the port of entry (i.e. airports, land ports etc.) into Bangladesh. But, Malaysian citizens, who travel to Bangladesh from a country where Bangladesh does not have a resident diplomatic Mission, may be eligible to get visa on arrival/landing permit subject to the satisfaction of the Immigration Authority at the port of entry into Bangladesh.

Where to Apply for Visa/NVR

Applicants, who wish to apply for Bangladesh Visa or Endorsement of ‘No Visa Required for Travel to Bangladesh'(NVR), are requested to send their applications along with other necessary documents by registered mail/courier addressed to:

Bangladesh High Commission
Jalan Sultan Yahya Petra
Kuala Lumpur
Malaysia

Applicants, who wish to submit their applications in person at the High Commission, are requested to do so between 9.00 am to 1.00 pm on the working days. No application in person would be received beyond this time except in case of emergency. Therefore, the High Commission requests all concerned (particularly those who are living in  other  places out of Kuala Lumpur) to plan their travel to the High Commission, Kuala Lumpur accordingly.

Processing Time

Please note: For most categories of visas, except Journalist visa, processing period is at a minimal processingh time .  Issuance of visa may be delayed if reference has to be made to Bangladesh higher authorities  for clearance. The authority reserve the right to consider the application and may accept or reject any application for visa as per the  existing Bangladesh rules. No visa application will be processed unless specific requirements are fulfilled.

Please note: that after scrutiny of documents, the Visa Officer may request for a personal interview and / or submission of additional documents.

Mode of Payment

  1. Payment should be made at any May Bank Deposit Counter in Malaysia and the yellow coloured deposit slip counter foil should be attached with the application. Any Online transfer, ATM transfer, Bank cheque, demand bank draft is not accepted.
  2. Account Name: Bangladesh High Commission
  3. Account No.: 564427102268
  4. Name of Bank: May Bank