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To apply for Bangladesh visa, applicant must submit following documents to the Assistant High Commission, Birmingham:


  1. Machine Readable Visa application Form.                                                                 Please find the online visa application form here.

  2. Valid Passport. The validity of your passport has to be more than six months.

  3. (One) recent passport size photograph.

  4. Documentary evidence of identification in support of various types of application.

  5. To submit you application in person please visit us on any working day from 10.00 am to 12.30 pm.


(Note that: Applicant(s) living United Kindom holding other countries passport need to submit their resident permit and proof of address along with photocopy while submitting the application in the Mission).


Requirements :


 Business Visa

  1. Letter from concerning business organisation in the UK.

  2. Invitation letter from Bangladeshi organisation mentoring applicant’s Identity.

  3. Proof of Address ( e.g. Driving License or any Utility Bill)

  4. Photocopy of previous Visa ( if any)

  5. Letter from related Ministry’s Authorisation in the case of Multiple Entry


Tourist Visa

  1. Confirmation of Hotel Booking/ Ticket Booking.

  2. Invitation letter from Bangladesh (if you are visiting friend’s or extended family)

  3. Valid Passport Photocopy/ Voter ID card of sponsor (If you are visiting friend's or extended family). 

  4. Proof of Address in UK ( e.g. Driving License or any Utility Bill)

  5. Photocopy of previous Visa ( if any)


Employment Visa

  1. Confirmation letter from the Employer.

  2. Approval letter from relevant Ministry or Board of Investment or Export Processing Zone in Bangladesh

  3. Proof of Address ( e.g. Driving License or any Utility Bill)

  4. Photocopy of previous Visa ( if any)

  5. Appointment letter or Contract papers with full terms and conditions


Student Visa

  1. Proof of Letter from Govt. approved educational Institution where the applicant has got admitted or going to be admitted in Bangladesh.

  2. Sponsorship letter from concern educational institute of Bangladesh.

  3. Bank Statement (Last three months).

  4. Applicant must bring the Student ID with a photocopy.


Research Visa

  1. A letter of concerned organization / institution from Bangladesh with the approval letter from respective ministry.

  2. Letter from concerned organization / institution mentioning in what purpose the applicant is interested to attend Research / training / Intern ship.

  3. Letter from Employer/ organization where the applicant belongs to.


Visa for Journalists

  1. Support letter from related organization desiring the purpose of his visit.

  2. Documents for which the Press Section will be in a position to guide time to time. Please contact us before submission of the Visa.


Visa for NGO

  1. A certified letter from concern NGO of Bangladesh which should be dully attested by NGO affairs bureau, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

  2. Appointment letter with full terms and conditions from the NGO where the applicant is going to join.

  3. Letter from present employer where the applicant belongs to.


Diplomatic Visa

Note Verbal or official letter from concern Embassy/ office/organization.


Tablig/ Markaz Visa

  1. Letter from tablig markaz in UK and one letter from tablig markaz, Bangladesh.

  2. Proof of Address.


Visa Application Fees:


  • To check visa application fees, please contact to consular service or click here to view Visa Fees.


Payment Method:


  • Only debit card / postal order accepted

  • Debit card ( In person Submission).

  • Postal Order Payable to “ Bangladesh Assistant High Commission, Birmingham”.


By Post:

  • Please send prepaid Next Day recorded delivery return envelope along with your application. Only postal orders accepted by post.



The authority reserves the right to reject any application or document at any time without ascertaining any reason.

Consular Services

Bangladesh Assistant High Commission

Albany House (4th Floor)

31 Hurst Street 

Birmingham, B5  4BD

Tel: 0121 622 3650
Fax : 0121 692 1606

Emergency 24/7 Hotline: 07707731506.