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Visa on Arrival (VOA)

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The Government of Bangladesh has resumed to issue "On Arrival Visa" from 01 December 2021. 

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“Visa on Arrival” in Bangladesh resumed

This is to notify that on arrival visa in Bangladesh which was suspended since June 2020 has been resumed by the Government of Bangladesh on a limited scale. According to the latest circular, the following individuals are eligible for the on-arrival visa upon approaching Hazrat Shah Jalal International Airport, Dhaka:

1.     Foreign Nationals of Bangladeshi descent and their spouse and children;

2.     Foreign diplomats and Government officials;

3.     Foreign Investors and Businessman;

4.     Foreign nationals invited by the Government of Bangladesh to participate in any government meeting, seminar, conference, or other event.

All travellers must follow the local COVID-19 health and safety protocols, applicable quarantine requirements irrespective of the status of the visa.