In compliance with Nationwide Lockdown the Assistant High Commission(AHC) in Birmingham temporarily suspends providing over-the-counter services with effect from 04 January 2021(Monday).

However, the AHC will remain open and answer your queries over telephone. 

We shall be providing following services by post only:

# No Visa Required(NVR)

# Passport Re-issue (only if change of photo or taking fingerprints is not required) 

# Attestation (not Power of Attorney)

Following services, for which phisical presence is required, will remain suspended until the situation improves:

# New Passport (if the current passport is hand-written/applicant is below 20 and change of photo is required/lost passport)

# Power of Attorney( Or of this kind, for which physical presence of the applicant(s) in the Mission is required)

Please call 0121 622 3650 (Monday to Friday from 10:00 am to 4:30 pm) for assistance.

Incomplete Application could delay the processing time. Please submit the complete application.


Applicants living in the following areas can apply for Visa in Birmingham. 



Staffordshire, Nottinghamshire, Lincolnshire, West Midlands, Leicestershire, Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire, Northamptonshire, Warwickshire, Hereford and Worchester, Salop, Gloucestershire. 


South Wales: 

Cardiff, Newport, Swansea, Powys, Mid Glamorgan, South Glamorgan, Dyfed, Gwent. 


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


  1. Duly filled in Visa Application Form.                                                                

  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 applications. (Please see the requirement section).

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


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




Requirements :


 Business Visa

  1. Letter from the concerning business organization in the UK.

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

  3. Proof of Address in UK. ( 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. Invitation letter from Bangladesh.

  2. Valid Passport Photocopy/ Voter ID card of the sponsor. 

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

  4. Proof of employment. 

  5. Photocopy of previous Visa ( if any).


Employment Visa

  1. A 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 in attending Research/training / Internship.

  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 duly attested by NGO affairs bureau, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

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

  3. Letter from the 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 the UK and one letter from tablig markaz, Bangladesh.

  2. Proof of Address.


Visa Application Fees:


Payment Method:


  • Only debit card / postal order accepted

  • Debit card ( In-person Submission).

  • Postal Order Payable to “ Bangladesh Assistant High Commission, Birmingham” or via telephone by debit card to receive services by post. 


By Post:

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

  • Postal Addrss: 

Bangladesh Assistant High Commission

The Southside Building

31 Hurst Street


B5 4BD



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

Bangladesh Assistant High Commission

The Southside Building (4th Floor)

31 Hurst Street 

Birmingham, B5  4BD

Tel: 0121 622 3650
Fax : 0121 692 1606

Emergency 24/7 Hotline: 07707731506.