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Visa Services

Information about various Consular Services

Visa Information
General: Until further notice, none will receive on-arrival visa. If you have any query regarding consular services, please contact the following e-mail ID: mission.abuja@mofa.gov.bd


REQUIREMENTS:
* A Letter of introduction/ Certificate from the local Chamber of Commerce is a mandatory requirement for Business Visa;
* A letter from concerned business organization in Nigeria introducing the applicant, his employment status in the organization and the purpose of visit to Bangladesh;
* A letter of invitation from the inviting organisation in Bangladesh mentioning the applicant's name, passport number, the purpose of visit and duration for which visa is required. It should be addressed to Bangladesh High Commission, Nigeria.
* The National ID Card of the invitee;
* Two(2) Passport Photographs of the applicant;
* Letter from local chamber of commerce;
* Application Form: Please download the form from www.dip.gov.bd;
* Fees: For the citizens of Nigerian
* Single entry: USD100.00
* Multiple entry:USD250.00
* Fees: For the citizens of Angola
* Single entry: USD11.00
* Multiple entry:USD22.00
* Fees: For the citizens of Republic of Congo
* Single entry: USD50.00 (Visa on Arrival)
* Multiple entry:USD50.00 (Visa on Arrival)
* Fees: For the citizens of Gambia
* Single entry: USD50.00 (Visa on Arrival)
* Multiple entry:USD50.00 (Visa on Arrival)
* Fees: For the citizens of Liberia
* Single entry: Visa required without fees
* Multiple entry: Visa required without fees
* All service seekers are requested NOT to deposit fees to the Mission’s Bank Account without approval by Mission’s Consular Section (Telephone : +234-9073-859-213, E-mail : mission.abuja@mofa.gov.bd);
* MODE OF PAYMENT OF CONSULAR FEES: Bank transfer to the following Bank Account of the High Commission:
* Account Holder's Name: High Commission for the People's Republic of Bangladesh
* Account Number: 5070563147 (USD)
* Name of the Bank: Zenith Bank
* Branch : Transcorp Hilton, Abuja, Nigeria.
* NO REFUNDS: Fees, once received, cannot be refunded, even if the application is withdrawn or service cannot be rendered.
* PROCESSING TIME: Once approved/refused, the service seekers would be communicated by email. The High Commission will get in touch with applicants in cases where the applications are incomplete/incorrect, the fees sent are not adequate or not paid in the acceptable manner or where there are other deficiencies.
* Application Submission hour: 0900 hrs- 1145hrs (at the counter)
* Delivery hours: 0900 hrs- 1145hrs (from the counter)

REQUIREMENTS:
* Invitation letter from any Bangladeshi citizen along with the copy of his/her valid
* Bangladesh Passport or National ID Card / invitation letter from any Bangladesh organization / hotel booking confirmation;
* Evidence that you can support yourself during your trip, such as last three month's bank statements or payslips;
* Reservation of air ticket;
* Two(2) Passport-sized Photographs;
* National ID, Driver's License, or Certificate of origin of the Applicant;
* Letter of Introduction from your current place of employment;
* Application Form: Please download the form from www.dip.gov.bd;
* Fees: For the citizens of Nigerian
* Single entry: USD100.00
* Multiple entry:USD250.00
* Fees: For the citizens of Angola
* Single entry: USD11.00
* Multiple entry:USD22.00
* Fees: For the citizens of Republic of Congo
* Single entry: USD50.00 (Visa on Arrival)
* Multiple entry:USD50.00 (Visa on Arrival)
* Fees: For the citizens of Gambia
* Single entry: USD50.00 (Visa on Arrival)
* Multiple entry:USD50.00 (Visa on Arrival)
* Fees: For the citizens of Liberia
* Single entry: Visa required without fees
* Multiple entry: Visa required without fees
* All service seekers are requested NOT to deposit fees to the Mission’s Bank Account without approval by Mission’s Consular Section (Telephone : +234-9073-859-213, E-mail : mission.abuja@mofa.gov.bd);
* MODE OF PAYMENT OF CONSULAR FEES: Bank transfer to the following Bank Account of the High Commission:
* Account Holder's Name: High Commission for the People's Republic of Bangladesh
* Account Number: 5070563147 (USD)
* Name of the Bank: Zenith Bank
* Branch : Transcorp Hilton, Abuja, Nigeria.
* NO REFUNDS: Fees, once received, cannot be refunded, even if the application is withdrawn or service cannot be rendered.
* PROCESSING TIME: Once approved/refused, the service seekers would be communicated by email. The High Commission will get in touch with applicants in cases where the applications are incomplete/incorrect, the fees sent are not adequate or not paid in the acceptable manner or where there are other deficiencies.
* Application Submission hour: 0900 hrs- 1145hrs (at the counter)
* Delivery hours: 0900 hrs- 1145hrs (from the counter)

REQUIREMENTS:
* A letter from relevant NGO duly attested by the NGO Affairs Bureau, Dhaka, Bangladesh;
* Appointment letter with full terms, co* itions and salary details from the NGO (where the applicant is going to join);
* A letter from relevant organization in Nigeria mentioning the applicant's position in the organization and the purpose of visit to Bangladesh;
* Two(2) Passport- sized Photographs;
* Application Form: Please download the form from www.dip.gov.bd;
* Fees: For the citizens of Nigerian
* Single entry: USD100.00
* Multiple entry:USD250.00
* Fees: For the citizens of Angola
* Single entry: USD11.00
* Multiple entry:USD22.00
* Fees: For the citizens of Republic of Congo
* Single entry: USD50.00 (Visa on Arrival)
* Multiple entry:USD50.00 (Visa on Arrival)
* Fees: For the citizens of Gambia
* Single entry: USD50.00 (Visa on Arrival)
* Multiple entry:USD50.00 (Visa on Arrival)
* Fees: For the citizens of Liberia
* Single entry: Visa required without fees
* Multiple entry: Visa required without fees
* All service seekers are requested NOT to deposit fees to the Mission’s Bank Account without approval by Mission’s Consular Section (Telephone : +234-9073-859-213, E-mail : mission.abuja@mofa.gov.bd);
* MODE OF PAYMENT OF CONSULAR FEES: Bank transfer to the following Bank Account of the High Commission:
* Account Holder's Name: High Commission for the People's Republic of Bangladesh
* Account Number: 5070563147 (USD)
* Name of the Bank: Zenith Bank
* Branch : Transcorp Hilton, Abuja, Nigeria.
* NO REFUNDS: Fees, once received, cannot be refunded, even if the application is withdrawn or service cannot be rendered.
* PROCESSING TIME: Once approved/refused, the service seekers would be communicated by email. The High Commission will get in touch with applicants in cases where the applications are incomplete/incorrect, the fees sent are not adequate or not paid in the acceptable manner or where there are other deficiencies.
* Application Submission hour: 0900 hrs- 1145hrs (at the counter)
* Delivery hours: 0900 hrs- 1145hrs (from the counter)

REQUIREMENTS:
* Application to the High Commission specifying the need of such document;
* Supporting documents for the need of such Certificate;
* Copy as well as Original Passport;
* Application Form: Please download the form from www.dip.gov.bd;
* Fees: For the citizens of Nigerian
* Single entry: USD100.00
* Multiple entry:USD250.00
* Fees: For the citizens of Angola
* Single entry: USD11.00
* Multiple entry:USD22.00
* Fees: For the citizens of Republic of Congo
* Single entry: USD50.00 (Visa on Arrival)
* Multiple entry:USD50.00 (Visa on Arrival)
* Fees: For the citizens of Gambia
* Single entry: USD50.00 (Visa on Arrival)
* Multiple entry:USD50.00 (Visa on Arrival)
* Fees: For the citizens of Liberia
* Single entry: Visa required without fees
* Multiple entry: Visa required without fees
* All service seekers are requested NOT to deposit fees to the Mission’s Bank Account without approval by Mission’s Consular Section (Telephone : +234-9073-859-213, E-mail : mission.abuja@mofa.gov.bd);
* MODE OF PAYMENT OF CONSULAR FEES: Bank transfer to the following Bank Account of the High Commission:
* Account Holder's Name: High Commission for the People's Republic of Bangladesh
* Account Number: 5070563147 (USD)
* Name of the Bank: Zenith Bank
* Branch : Transcorp Hilton, Abuja, Nigeria.
* NO REFUNDS: Fees, once received, cannot be refunded, even if the application is withdrawn or service cannot be rendered.
* PROCESSING TIME: Once approved/refused, the service seekers would be communicated by email. The High Commission will get in touch with applicants in cases where the applications are incomplete/incorrect, the fees sent are not adequate or not paid in the acceptable manner or where there are other deficiencies.
* Application Submission hour: 0900 hrs- 1145hrs (at the counter)
* Delivery hours: 0900 hrs- 1145hrs (from the counter)

REQUIREMENTS:
* A letter from relevant employer of Bangladesh mentioning the applicant's position in the organization;
* Approval letter from relevant Ministry or Board of Investment (BOI) or Export Processing Zone of Bangladesh;
* Appointment letter and contract papers with full terms and conditions including salary details;
* Two(2) Passport-sized Photographs;
* Application Form: Please download the form from www.dip.gov.bd;
* Fees: For the citizens of Nigerian
* Single entry: USD100.00
* Multiple entry:USD250.00
* Fees: For the citizens of Angola
* Single entry: USD11.00
* Multiple entry:USD22.00
* Fees: For the citizens of Republic of Congo
* Single entry: USD50.00 (Visa on Arrival)
* Multiple entry:USD50.00 (Visa on Arrival)
* Fees: For the citizens of Gambia
* Single entry: USD50.00 (Visa on Arrival)
* Multiple entry:USD50.00 (Visa on Arrival)
* Fees: For the citizens of Liberia
* Single entry: Visa required without fees
* Multiple entry: Visa required without fees
* All service seekers are requested NOT to deposit fees to the Mission’s Bank Account without approval by Mission’s Consular Section (Telephone : +234-9073-859-213, E-mail : mission.abuja@mofa.gov.bd);
* MODE OF PAYMENT OF CONSULAR FEES: Bank transfer to the following Bank Account of the High Commission:
* Account Holder's Name: High Commission for the People's Republic of Bangladesh
* Account Number: 5070563147 (USD)
* Name of the Bank: Zenith Bank
* Branch : Transcorp Hilton, Abuja, Nigeria.
* NO REFUNDS: Fees, once received, cannot be refunded, even if the application is withdrawn or service cannot be rendered.
* PROCESSING TIME: Once approved/refused, the service seekers would be communicated by email. The High Commission will get in touch with applicants in cases where the applications are incomplete/incorrect, the fees sent are not adequate or not paid in the acceptable manner or where there are other deficiencies.
* Application Submission hour: 0900 hrs- 1145hrs (at the counter)
* Delivery hours: 0900 hrs- 1145hrs (from the counter)

REQUIREMENTS:
* Original Note Verbale or official letter from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Nigeria mentioning the applicant's position, duration of stay and the date of joining in the relevant office/organization in Bangladesh;
* Two(2) Passport-sized Photographs;
* Application Form: Please download the form from www.dip.gov.bd
* Fees: Gratis
* All service seekers are requested NOT to deposit fees to the Mission’s Bank Account without approval by Mission’s Consular Section (Telephone : +234-9073-859-213, E-mail : mission.abuja@mofa.gov.bd);
* MODE OF PAYMENT OF CONSULAR FEES: Bank transfer to the following Bank Account of the High Commission:
* Account Holder's Name: High Commission for the People's Republic of Bangladesh
* Account Number: 5070563147 (USD)
* Name of the Bank: Zenith Bank
* Branch : Transcorp Hilton, Abuja, Nigeria.
* NO REFUNDS: Fees, once received, cannot be refunded, even if the application is withdrawn or service cannot be rendered.
* PROCESSING TIME: Once approved/refused, the service seekers would be communicated by email. The High Commission will get in touch with applicants in cases where the applications are incomplete/incorrect, the fees sent are not adequate or not paid in the acceptable manner or where there are other deficiencies.
* Application Submission hour: 0900 hrs- 1145hrs (at the counter)
* Delivery hours: 0900 hrs- 1145hrs (from the counter)

REQUIREMENTS:
* A letter from Government -approved Educational Institution of Bangladesh where the applicant has gotten admission or is going to be admitted;
* Sponsorship letter from the relevant Educational Institutions of Bangladesh;
* Last three months bank statements of Applicant/Sponsor;
* Applicant must bring a copies of all educational certificates as well as Student ID Card;
* Two (2) Passports -sized Photographs;
* Application Form: Please download the form from www.dip.gov.bd;
* Fees: For the citizens of Nigerian
* Single entry: USD100.00
* Multiple entry:USD250.00
* Fees: For the citizens of Angola
* Single entry: USD11.00
* Multiple entry:USD22.00
* Fees: For the citizens of Republic of Congo
* Single entry: USD50.00 (Visa on Arrival)
* Multiple entry:USD50.00 (Visa on Arrival)
* Fees: For the citizens of Gambia
* Single entry: USD50.00 (Visa on Arrival)
* Multiple entry:USD50.00 (Visa on Arrival)
* Fees: For the citizens of Liberia
* Single entry: Visa required without fees
* Multiple entry: Visa required without fees
* All service seekers are requested NOT to deposit fees to the Mission’s Bank Account without approval by Mission’s Consular Section (Telephone : +234-9073-859-213, E-mail : mission.abuja@mofa.gov.bd);
* MODE OF PAYMENT OF CONSULAR FEES: Bank transfer to the following Bank Account of the High Commission:
* Account Holder's Name: High Commission for the People's Republic of Bangladesh
* Account Number: 5070563147 (USD)
* Name of the Bank: Zenith Bank
* Branch : Transcorp Hilton, Abuja, Nigeria.
* NO REFUNDS: Fees, once received, cannot be refunded, even if the application is withdrawn or service cannot be rendered.
* PROCESSING TIME: Once approved/refused, the service seekers would be communicated by email. The High Commission will get in touch with applicants in cases where the applications are incomplete/incorrect, the fees sent are not adequate or not paid in the acceptable manner or where there are other deficiencies.
* Application Submission hour: 0900 hrs- 1145hrs (at the counter)
* Delivery hours: 0900 hrs- 1145hrs (from the counter)

REQUIREMENTS:
* A letter from Government- approved Educational Institution of Bangladesh where the applicant has gotten admission or is going to be admitted;
* Sponsorship letter from the relevant Educational Institutions of Bangladesh;
* Last three months bank statements of Applicant/Sponsor;
* Applicant must bring copies of all educational certificates as well as Student ID Card;
* Two(2) Passports -sized Photographs;
* Application Form: Please download the form from www.dip.gov.bd;
* Fees: For the citizens of Nigerian
* Single entry: USD100.00
* Multiple entry:USD250.00
* Fees: For the citizens of Angola
* Single entry: USD11.00
* Multiple entry:USD22.00
* Fees: For the citizens of Republic of Congo
* Single entry: USD50.00 (Visa on Arrival)
* Multiple entry:USD50.00 (Visa on Arrival)
* Fees: For the citizens of Gambia
* Single entry: USD50.00 (Visa on Arrival)
* Multiple entry:USD50.00 (Visa on Arrival)
* Fees: For the citizens of Liberia
* Single entry: Visa required without fees
* Multiple entry: Visa required without fees
* All service seekers are requested NOT to deposit fees to the Mission’s Bank Account without approval by Mission’s Consular Section (Telephone : +234-9073-859-213, E-mail : mission.abuja@mofa.gov.bd);
* MODE OF PAYMENT OF CONSULAR FEES: Bank transfer to the following Bank Account of the High Commission:
* Account Holder's Name: High Commission for the People's Republic of Bangladesh
* Account Number: 5070563147 (USD)
* Name of the Bank: Zenith Bank
* Branch : Transcorp Hilton, Abuja, Nigeria.
* NO REFUNDS: Fees, once received, cannot be refunded, even if the application is withdrawn or service cannot be rendered.
* PROCESSING TIME: Once approved/refused, the service seekers would be communicated by email. The High Commission will get in touch with applicants in cases where the applications are incomplete/incorrect, the fees sent are not adequate or not paid in the acceptable manner or where there are other deficiencies.
* Application Submission hour: 0900 hrs- 1145hrs (at the counter)
* Delivery hours: 0900 hrs- 1145hrs (from the counter)

REQUIREMENTS:
* An approval letter from the respective Ministry or Authorities of Bangladesh;
* A Letter from relevant Organization / Institution of Bangladesh mentioning the applicant's purpose of visit with details of the Research / Training / Internship program;
* A letter from the present Employer/ Organization where the applicant belongs to;
* Two(2) Passports-sized Photographs;
* Application Form: Please download the form from www.dip.gov.bd;
* Fees: For the citizens of Nigerian
* Single entry: USD100.00
* Multiple entry:USD250.00
* Fees: For the citizens of Angola
* Single entry: USD11.00
* Multiple entry:USD22.00
* Fees: For the citizens of Republic of Congo
* Single entry: USD50.00 (Visa on Arrival)
* Multiple entry:USD50.00 (Visa on Arrival)
* Fees: For the citizens of Gambia
* Single entry: USD50.00 (Visa on Arrival)
* Multiple entry:USD50.00 (Visa on Arrival)
* Fees: For the citizens of Liberia
* Single entry: Visa required without fees
* Multiple entry: Visa required without fees
* All service seekers are requested NOT to deposit fees to the Mission’s Bank Account without approval by Mission’s Consular Section (Telephone : +234-9073-859-213, E-mail : mission.abuja@mofa.gov.bd);
* MODE OF PAYMENT OF CONSULAR FEES: Bank transfer to the following Bank Account of the High Commission:
* Account Holder's Name: High Commission for the People's Republic of Bangladesh
* Account Number: 5070563147 (USD)
* Name of the Bank: Zenith Bank
* Branch : Transcorp Hilton, Abuja, Nigeria.
* NO REFUNDS: Fees, once received, cannot be refunded, even if the application is withdrawn or service cannot be rendered.
* PROCESSING TIME: Once approved/refused, the service seekers would be communicated by email. The High Commission will get in touch with applicants in cases where the applications are incomplete/incorrect, the fees sent are not adequate or not paid in the acceptable manner or where there are other deficiencies.
* Application Submission hour: 0900 hrs- 1145hrs (at the counter)
* Delivery hours: 0900 hrs- 1145hrs (from the counter)


Endorsement of No Visa Required (NVR):
Who are eligible:

Foreign nationals of Bangladesh origin (except SAARC countries) are eligible for endorsement of “No Visa Required to Travel to Bangladesh” stamp on their foreign passports. Their (foreign born) spouses and children are also eligible for such endorsement.
Endorsement of NVR allows the holder multiple entries into Bangladesh with unlimited duration of stay within the validity of the passport.
Requirements:
Filled-in application form www.dip.gov.bd
Basic Documents Required for All NVR Seekers:
i. Nigerian/Angolan/Congolese Republic/Gambian/Liberian Passport (Original, having at least 6 months’ validity) on which NVR endorsement is desired;
ii. Photocopy of the information page of the current passport;
iii. Two recent ‘Passport Size’ photographs (No older than 6 months);
In addition, following documents have to be enclosed with the application form:

A: For transferring “No Visa Required” stamp from expired passport to a new passport
Previous passport with a photocopy of the information page as well as of the page having NVR seal;
B. For obtaining the endorsement of NVR for the first time:

a. In case of a Bangladesh origin applicant:
Original Bangladesh Passport (Valid/Expired) along with a photocopy of information page, or
Birth Certificate issued by the competent authorities of Bangladesh carrying 17 digit birth registration number along with a photocopy; or
Dual nationality certificate along with a photocopy; or
Original National ID card along with a photocopy.
b. In case of a child born abroad:
– Original Birth Certificate of the Child with a copy and
– Original Bangladesh passport of the Father/Mother (valid or expired) with a photocopy, Or, original Bangladesh NID with a photocopy.
c. In case of foreign-born spouse of a Bangladesh Citizen
– Original marriage certificate with a copy and
– Original Bangladesh passport (valid or expired) of the spouse with a photocopy, or, original Bangladesh NID with a photocopy.
* Fees: USD 50.00
* All service seekers are requested NOT to deposit fees to the Mission’s Bank Account without approval by Mission’s Consular Section (Telephone : +234-9073-859-213, E-mail : mission.abuja@mofa.gov.bd)
* MODE OF PAYMENT OF CONSULAR FEES: Bank transfer to the following Bank Account of the High Commission:
* Account Holder's Name: High Commission for the People's Republic of Bangladesh
* Account Number: 5070563147 (USD)
* Name of the Bank: Zenith Bank
* Branch : Transcorp Hilton, Abuja, Nigeria.
* NO REFUNDS: Fees, once received, cannot be refunded, even if the application is withdrawn or service cannot be rendered.
* PROCESSING TIME: Once approved/refused, the service seekers would be communicated by email. The High Commission will get in touch with applicants in cases where the applications are incomplete/incorrect, the fees sent are not adequate or not paid in the acceptable manner or where there are other deficiencies.
* Application Submission hour: 0900 hrs- 1145hrs (at the counter)
* Delivery hours: 0900 hrs- 1145hrs (from the counter)

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Last Update 12 July 2021

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