NVR (No Visa Required)

Bangladesh origin foreign nationals (except SAARC countries) are eligible to obtain NVR in their foreign passports to visit Bangladesh. Their spouse and children are also eligible for this endorsement, which allows the holder multiple entries into Bangladesh with unlimited duration of stay within the validity of the passport. Citizens other then the UK/EU must submit the proof of residence in the UK for the endorsement. However, the authority reserves the right to reject any application at any time without ascertaining any reason.

NVR Fee:

£41 (Forty one pound) in the form of postal order/bank draft addressed to Bangladesh High Commission, London or Debit/Credit card. Cash or personal check is not accepted. Please pay the NVR fees at the counter of the consular section of this High Commission. The NVR Fee is Non-refundable even if the visa is not issued.

 

Timing for NVR:

Receiving Time- NVR Application

Delivery Time-Passport with NVR

10.00 am to 01.00 pm (Monday-Thursday)
10.00 am to 12.30 pm (Friday)

During Ramadan

10:30am to 01:00pm (Monday-Thursday)

10:30am to 12:30pm (Friday)

4:00 pm to 5.00 pm (same day)

During Ramadan

 3:30pm to 4:15pm

 

Steps to be followed for NVR:

 

Step 1: Online NVR Application:

You need to fill in the NVR form online and submit it. Please click www.visa.gov.bd. to find online visa application form. (Do not use MAC pc to fill in the form online and also skip the payment and photo adding option in the online visa application form. A guideline to fill in online NVR application is available here.) Please take a print out of the form and sign accordingly. Hand written NVR application form will not be accepted. Incomplete application form or application with incorrect information or insufficient supporting papers may be rejected without citing any reason thereof.

 

Step 2: Booking online Appointment:

Without prior appointment, no NVR application will be accepted. Please click here for NVR appointment. Also take a print out of the appointment schedule which is required at the counter of the consular section of this High Commission. Please note that each NVR application requires a separate appointment booking.

 

Step 3: Documents requirement for NVR:

For Bangladeshi British/European:

1.    Duly filled in online NVR application form;

2.    Recent passport size colour photo- 1(one) copy;

3.    UK/EU Passport (valid at least for six months) with photocopy of photo page; 

4.    Valid or expired Bangladesh Passport including photocopy (MRP's photo page/Hand

       written passport's pages 1–5)

                                          or

      Bangladeshi Citizenship Certificate issued from the Ministry of Home Affairs, Bangladesh and

      attested by Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Bangladesh including photocopy;

                                         or

     Digital Birth Certificate (17 Digit Numbers) issued by the competent authority in Bangladesh

     including photocopy;

 

5.    Deed poll counter signed by Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) in case of

      name change in any document from the previous one including photocopy.

 

For Foreign Spouse of Bangladeshi or Bangladeshi British/European:

1.    Duly filled in online NVR application form;

2.    Recent passport size colour photo- 1(one) copy;

3.    Applicant's UK/EU Passport (valid at least for six months)

       with photocopy of photo page; 

4.    Valid Bangladesh Passport including photocopy

      ( MRP's photo page/Hand written passport's pages 1–5)

                                      or

      Valid UK/EU Passport having NVR with photocopy of NVR and photo page; 

 

5.    Bangladeshi original Marriage Certificate attested by the

       Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Bangladesh including photocopy

                                      or

       British/EU Original Marriage  Certificate countersigned by the FCO including photocopy

 

6.    Deed poll counter signed by FCO in case of name change in any

       document from the previous one including photocopy.

7.    An interview of the married couple at this High Commission.

 

For Children of Bangladeshi or Bangladeshi British/European (not born in Bangladesh):

1.    Duly filled in online NVR application form;

2.    Recent passport size colour photo- 1(one) copy;

3.    UK/EU Passport (valid for at least six months) with photocopy of photo page; 

4.    Birth certificates showing parents' name including photocopy;

5.    Father's or mother's valid or expired Bangladesh Passport including photocopy

      (MRP's photo page/Hand written passport's pages 1–5)

                                         or

      Father's or mother's UK/EU Passport having NVR with photocopy of NVR and photo page; 

 

6.    Deed poll counter signed by FCO in case of name change in any document

       from the previous one including photocopy.

 

For Transfer of NVR (From Old Passport to New Passport):

1.    Duly filled in online NVR application form;

2.    Recent passport size colour photo- 1(one) copy;

3.    New UK/EU Passport (valid at least for six months) with photocopy of photo page; 

4.    Old UK/EU Passport having NVR with photocopy of NVR and photo page; 

5.    Deed poll counter signed by FCO in case of name change in any

       document from the previous one including photocopy.

 

NVR by Post: 

You may send your NVR application by post along with passport and all other required documents mentioned above and a self address written prepaid envelope. In order to obtain NVR by post, you must pay the NVR fee by postal order or bank draft in favour of Bangladesh High Commission, London and allow at least 07 (seven) working days after receiving the post. If you are from Ireland, then please provide additional £10.00 postal order as a postal charges.