Important Notice
Standard time to process a NVR application, Bangladesh High Commission London requires at least four (04) working days.

Research Visa

A. Who are eligible to apply

An individual who is participating in research/training/ Internship program in any government approved agency/ organization in Bangladesh, he /she is eligible to apply for Research visa.

B. Duration of research visa

A Research visa may be issued for maximum three (03) months with single, double or multiple entries. Duration of stay in this category is maximum 90 days in each visit.

C. Extension of visa

Extension up to three (03) years could be obtained from Department of Immigration and Passport (DIP) in Bangladesh.

Please note that the validity of the visa begins from the date of issue and not from the date of travel on your application form.

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 Please note that visa fee is non-refundable even if visa is denied or if visa application is withdrawn.

You may send your visa application by post along with passport and all other required documents and a self address written prepaid envelope. In order to receive visa by post you must pay the visa fee by postal order or bank draft in favour of 'Bangladesh High Commission, London' and allow at least 10 (Ten) working days from the date of receiving the application. If you are from Ireland, then please provide additional £10.00 postal order as a postal charges.

Visa fees:
Country Single Double-Entry Multiple  
Australia (AUD) £103.00 £103.00 £103.00  
Austria £37.00 £37.00 £66.00  
Belgium £50.00 £50.00 £60.00  
Bulgaria £53.00 £53.00 £70.00  
Canada £53.00 £53.00 £103.00  
China £27.00 £34.00 £77.00  
Colombia £38.00 £38.00 £160.00  
Croatia £23.00 £44.00 £44.00  
Cyprus £6.00 £6.00 £10.00  
Czech Republic £20.00 £20.00 £38.00  
Denmark (SEK) £72.00 £72.00 £72.00  
Egypt £28.00 £28.00 £53.00  
France £60.00 £60.00 £97.00  
Germany £60.00 £60.00 £60.00  
Greece £60.00 £60.00 £60.00  
Hong Kong(HKD) £20.00 £20.00 £20.00  
Hungary £52.00 £52.00 £95.00  
India Visa required without fees
Ireland £47.00 £60.00 £60.00  
Iran £28.00 £34.00 £48.00  
Italy £60.00 £60.00 £60.00  
Indonesia £43.00 £47.00 £92.00  
Japan Visa required without fees
Lithuania £19.00 £19.00  £56.00  
Mauritius  £15.00 £15.00 £28.00  
Mexico £34.00 £88.00 £88.00  
Myanmar £33.00 £65.00 £65.00  
Malaysia £12.00 £12.00 £24.00  
Nepal £28.00 £52.00 £92.00  
Netherlands £37.00 £74.00 £74.00  
New Zealand £103.00 £103.00 £103.00  
Nigeria £92.00 £230 £230.00  
Norway (SEK) £72.00 £72.00 £72.00  
Oman £27.00 £27.00 £27.00  
Pakistan £04.00 £07.00 £07.00  
Philippines £56.00 £74.00 £110.00  
Poland £16.00 £30.00 £30.00  
Portugal £16.00   £30.00  
Romania £32.00   £64.00  
Russia £47.00 £47.00 £92.00  
Spain £60.00 £60.00 £87.00  
Senegal £22.00 £22.00 £134.00  
Singapore £23.00 £23.00 £23.00  
South Africa £38.00 £165.00 £165.00  
Sudan £47.00 £90.00 £90.00  
Sri lanka £10.00 £10.00 £19.00  
Sweden (SEK) £72.00 £72.00 £72.00  
Switzerland (SHF) Visa on arrival  
Thailand £32.00 £67.00 £150.00  
Tunisia £18.00 £18.00 £36.00  
Trinidad & Tobago £12.00 £12.00 £12.00  
Turkey £54.00 £106.00 £177.00  
UAE (AED) £164.00 £164.00 £653.00  
Uganda £47.00 £47.00 £47.00  
United Kingdom £105.00 £105.00 £105.00 (Up to 6 Months)  
      £300.00
(Up to 01 Year)
 
      £400.00
(Up to 02 Years)
 
      £695.00
(Up to 05 Years)
 
USA £146.00 £146.00 £146.00  
Vietnam £43.00 £47.00 £60.00  
Yemen (KWD) £12.00 £12.00 £12.00  
Zimbabwe £24.00 £38.00 £47.00  
Visa fee against all countries are available here.  
  • a) Printed copy of duly filled in online VISA application form and signed accordingly;
  • b) Recent passport size colour photo- 2 (Two) copies with white background;
  • c) Original Passport (valid at least for six months) with photocopy of photo page;
  • d) Letters from the concerned institution of the both ends
  • e) Consent letter of the concern Ministry in Bangladesh

Visa application processing times may vary from applicant to applicant, and in some case will require additional administrative processing and we cannot expedite these requirements, therefore we recommend you not to purchase flight ticket until you have your passport along with visa, returned to you.

Standard time to process a visa application, Bangladesh High Commission London requires at least seven (07) working days.

If the Bangladesh High Commission requires an applicant to attend an interview, Consular section of Bangladesh High Commission will contact the applicant and inform the date and time of the interview accordingly.

"Please note that the validity of visa starts from the date of issue and not from the date of travel"

Visa by Post:

You may send your visa application by post along with passport and all other required documents and a self address written prepaid envelope. In order to receive visa by post you must pay the visa fee by postal order or bank draft in favour of 'Bangladesh High Commission, London' and allow at least 10 (Ten) working days from the date of receiving the application. If you are from Ireland, then please provide additional £10.00 postal order as a postal charges.

All the applicants are requested to follow the four (04) steps of application process to get your visa in time.

STEP-1: ONLINE APPLICATION SUBMISSION

Documents Preparation: All applicants are requested to visit visa section of this website to know the visa category. After that please select the documents requirement section of your respective visa category., arrange all the required supporting documents for visa application.

To fill in online application form for visa, please click here

Before coming to consular section of Bangladesh High Commission London to submit your application, all applicants are requested to ensure:

 

  • Printed copy of the online application form.
  • Signature of applicant in application form within the signature marked area.
  • Printed copy of the appointment confirmation letter.
  • Original passport for at least 06 months with minimum two blank pages.
  • Two (02) recent passport size photographs with white background.
  • All the supporting documents as mentioned in your respective visa category.

Fee: You may pay the visa fees by postal order / bank draft (address to Bangladesh High Commission, London)/Debit/Credit card at the counter of the consular section of Bangladesh High Commission.

Please click here to know your visa category, documents requirements, fee etc.

STEP-2: APPOINTMENT BOOKING FOR SUBMISSION

You need a prior appointment in order to submit your visa application at the consular wing of Bangladesh High Commission, London.

Please note that without prior appointment, no visa application will be accepted.

For appointment booking, please click here.

STEP-3: DOCUMENTS PREPARATION & PAYMENT FOR APPLICATION

After your step 1 & 2 complete, Please arrange all the required supporting documents for visa application as mentioned in your visa category.

To know your visa category, please click here

Before coming to the Bangladesh High Commission, London, you are requested to ensure the followings:

  • Printed copy of the online application form.
  • Signature of applicant in application form within the signature marked area.
  • Printed copy of the appointment confirmation letter.
  • Original passport for at least 06 months with minimum two blank pages.
  • Two (02) recent passport size photographs with white background.
  • All the supporting documents as mentioned in your respective visa category.

You may pay the visa fees at the counter of the consular section of Bangladesh High Commission by

  • Debit/Credit card or
  • Postal order (addressed to Bangladesh High Commission, London) or
  • Bank draft (addressed to Bangladesh High Commission, London)

STEP-4: AFTER SUBMISSION AND COLLECTION

Collection

Please collect your passport from the Counter-5, Consular Wing, Bangladesh High Commission London on mentioned date in your payment slip.

Delivery time for visa : 2:30pm to 4:00pm (Monday - Friday), except Holiday list 2017

Please note that the validity of the visa begins from the date of issue by the High Commission of Bangladesh and not from the date of travel on your application form.

Important Notice:

Once the Bangladesh visa has been granted, then a printed copy of visa sticker will be attached on an entire page in your passport. Please check the details carefully for any spelling mistakes and or validity etc. as marked below:

  • Your Surname (Last Name) as stated in your Passport.
  • Your Name (Given Name) including Middle Name, if any, as given in the Passport.
  • Passport Number as in Passport.
  • Correct Photographs.
  • Visa Type: i.e. T = Tourist, B = Business, X = Entry.
  • Number of Entries: Multiple, Double, or Single.
  • Date of Issue.
  • Date of Expiration.