Personal Covering letter (For Employed - Plain paper/ For Self-Employed – Company Letterhead);
Original updated Bank Statement with sufficient balance (last 6 months);
Tentative flight Itinerary / Air ticket reservation;
A self-addressed, pre-paid special delivery envelope.
Supporting documents as per your occupation, type of visit:
1. If Employed:
Original Leave sanctioned certificate with company seal and signature;
Last 3 months salary slip.
2. If Self Employed:
Business Registration License / MOA / Partnership deed;
Company’s updated bank statement of last 6 months;
Company’s IT returns for last 3 years.
3. If Retired:
Proof of retirement like pension book, statement etc.
4. If Student:
School / College / Institute ID Card;
Letter from School / University for grant of leave
5. If Minor:
No Objection Certificate from the parents / non-accompanying parent on Rs 100/- stamp paper;
ID proof of parent like passport or PAN card.
6. If Visiting friend or relative:
Invitation letter from the Inviter;
Inviter’s ID proof like Passport or Resident Permit;
Address proof like any Electricity bill, any Utility bill etc.
7. If Sponsored:
Sponsor’s national ID proof like Passport, PAN card or Resident permit;
Updated bank statement of last 6 months;
8. For Business Visa:
Invitation letter from the business organisation in Bangladesh;
Covering letter from Indian company confirming position in the company.
Applying for Bangladesh Visa through us is this simple
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Bangldesh Visa FAQs
Do I need a Bangladesh visa?
All Indian nationals require a visa for Bangladesh which should be applied prior to the intended
What is the purpose of the Bangladesh Tourist visa?
The Bangladesh tourist visa can only be used for leisure and recreational purposes in Bangladesh.
You are not entitled to work or seek employment.
What are the rights granted by the Bangladesh Business visa?
The Bangladesh business visa is mainly for people who want to participate in business meetings,
conferences, etc in Bangladesh. Visa holders are not allowed to work or seek employment in
Is the Bangladesh Tourist Visa a multiple entry visa?
No. Tourist visas for Bangladesh are issued for single or double entry only. Only Business visas
have a multiple entry option.
What is the validity of a Bangladesh Tourist visa?
The tourist visa grants you the right to stay in Bangladesh for a maximum of 60 days for leisure
or recreational purposes.
How long can I stay in Bangladesh on a business visa?
The business visa grants you the right to stay in Bangladesh for a maximum of 180 days.
Can I obtain my Bangladesh visa on arrival?
Indians are not eligible for a Visa on Arrival and need to apply for the Bangladesh Visa at the
High Commission, New Delhi. We are happy to assist you in obtaining your visa prior to your
travel to Bangladesh.
How long does it take to obtain a Bangladesh visa?
The Bangladesh visa normally takes upto 7 working days to process in the Bangladesh High Commission.
The processing time for a visa is dependent on several factors and can change without prior
notice at the High Commission’s discretion.
What is the Bangladesh Visa cover letter?
The Bangladesh Visa cover letter is a letter which summarizes your intent to travel to Bangladesh.
In your cover letter you should explain:
the purpose of your trip
when and where you intend to travel
how your trip is going to be funded
day-by-day itinerary for your trip
duration of the trip
Do I have to apply in person for a Bangladesh Visa?
No. You do not need to apply in person. We will take care of the complete visa process right
from verifying your documents to stamping of your visa.
What is the mode of receiving the visa?
Once your visa is processed, it will be stamped on your passport.
What are the benefits of applying for visa through Akbar Travels?
By contacting Akbar Travels for your visa application, you can eliminate the need for personally
visiting the Embassy for your application. All you will have to do is apply online on our
website and get your visa processed within the set timeframe. Minimal documentation and quick
processing is another of the key highlights. In most case, the visa processing takes about
seven working days.
Do I need to take a health/travel insurance?
You are strongly advised to purchase a health / travel insurance to cover yourself in Bangladesh
as medical treatment can be very expensive in Bangladesh. Your travel insurance offers protection
against unexpected emergencies on international travel such as coverage of medical expenses,
flight delay and cancellations, passport and baggage loss or personal accident. For financial
safety and security on your international trip we highly recommend you to purchase travel
insurance and avail our special offer.
What is the easiest way to apply for a Bangladesh Visa?
The easiest way to apply for a Bangladesh Visa is to contact us. We are experts in the travel
and tourism sector with over 40 years of experience. Through our expertise, in-depth knowledge
and integrity, we commit to delivering an exceptional experience to our customers each and
every time you use our service. We are available by phone and e-mail on all 7 days of the
week. In order to help us understand your unique visa needs, please drop in your query and
our Expert will get in touch with you.
Are you still having doubts about the Visa process?
We have you covered across India with presence in all the major cities like Mumbai, Pune, Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, Lucknow and many more.
Akbar Travels has been a part of more than one million travel dreams. We offer a superior, quick and hassle-free
Visa Facilitation service.
With a highly professional and dedicated team of Visa Experts, we are here to cater to all your Bangladesh
visa application requirements. Throughout your visa process, you will have a dedicated Visa Expert handling
Here are the steps to apply for a Bangladesh Visa through Akbar Travels:
Step 1: Provide your travel details to our Visa Expert and get all your queries answered.
Step 2: Pay your visa fee online and get your documents picked by us from the comfort of your
home or place of convenience.
Step 3: Our Visa Expert will verify the documents and submit your application to the Embassy.
Keep your Declaration form in hand (provided to you on the flight);
Keep all travel documents (passport, valid Bangladesh Visa, return ticket, hotel bookings etc.)
ready in case the immigration officer asks to produce any document;
If you are an unaccompanied minor, make sure you stay with the flight attendant who is in charge
of your safety. Additionally, you must recognise the adult picking you up at the airport.
If you have any doubts, you must inform the airline staff immediately.
A land dotted with a lush, green landscape, rustic villages and throbbing with humanity, Bangladesh is
a South Asian country that has plenty to offer to visitors with its diverse wildlife, charming temples,
dense forests, meandering tea plantations and an array of beaches.
It's a land of enormous beauty, hundreds of serpentine rivers, crystal clear water lakes surrounded by
ever green hills, luxuriant tropical rain forests, beautiful cascades of green tea gardens, world's
largest mangrove forest preserved as World Heritage, home of the Royal Bengal Tiger and the wild
lives, warbling of birds in green trees, wind in the paddy fields, abundance of sunshine, world's
longest natural sea beach, rich cultural heritage, relics of ancient Buddhist civilizations and colourful
tribal lives, - Bangladesh creates an unforgettable impression of a land of peace. The country shares
borders with India on the West and Myanmar on the Southeast. On the south of Bangladesh, there lies
Bay of Bengal.
Above all else, Bangladesh is a place to leave the mainstream travel map. Let the crowds mob the
beaches of Goa and the forts of Rajasthan; in Bangladesh, you wont have to be queue to be amazed.
Places to visit in Bangladesh
1. Sundarbans of Bangladesh
Well-renowned as the home of the Royal Bengal Tiger, this UNESCO World Heritage Site is a major tourist
attraction of Bangladesh. It is one of the largest mangrove forests in the world located on the
coasts of the Bay of Bengal. There are a number of islands in the Bay of Bengal adjacent to the
coast, forming an archipelago. he Sundarbans exhibit a wide range of wildlife species such as
the Chital deer, tigers, crocodile species and snakes. They also have a number of plant species,
with the Sundari trees being the most common. It is said that the Sundarbans got its name from
the Sundari trees. An alternate belief is that the Sundarbans translates to “Sea Forest”.
2. St. Martin’s Island and Cox’s Bazar
The St. Martin’s Island, popularly called as the “Coconut Island” is a beautiful place to visit in
Bangladesh. The only coral island of Bangladesh may be easily accessed by the Keari Sindbad cruiser
which can be boarded from Teknaf.
The island offers a pleasant and relaxed ambience. The island is filled with coconut trees and you’ll
find most locals and tourists lying by the sandy beaches sipping onto refreshing drinks. It is
amusing that there are no motored vehicles on the island. Either you can walk within the island
or take one of the many cycle rickshaws commonly seen about.
One of the major Asian destinations is the Sunset Point on the St. Martin’s Island. The island is
also famous for its Sea Turtle Conservation Program Site at Cox Bazar. They are known to mainly
breed the Green and Olive Ridley species of sea-turtles.
Another major tourist attraction of Bangladesh is the beach in the small fishing town of Cox Bazar,
known to be the world’s longest unbroken stretch of sandy beach.
3. Dhaka, the capital city
The capital city has quite many places to go sight-seeing. Tourists may even take walking day tours
to explore the city.
The Lalbagh Fort also known as the Fort Aurangabad is a fort complex that was built during the rule
of the Mughals. The construction of the fort was however never completed. There are three main
monuments within the complex – the tomb of Bibi Pari, the Diwan-i-Aam and a mosque.
4. Sixty Dome Mosque
The Sixty Dome Mosque of Dhaka which has been recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site is one of
the largest mosques in the country, built during the era of the Sultanate. It is a building of
architectural brilliance with its low domes and huge towers, built in the Tughlaq style.
The architectural work of both the interior and exterior of the building are exceptional. The
building is a part of the 15th century architecture.
Despite the mosque having 77 domes and 60 pillars, it was named as the Sixty Dome mosque.
One of the most popular destinations of Bangladesh tourism is the hill station at Jaflong. The region
is hidden within the tropical rainforest and mountain peaks bordering Bangladesh and the Indian
state of Meghalaya.
The hill station is inhabited by the people of the Khasi tribe. Their villages and lifestyle is of
great interest to tourists.
The locals engage themselves mainly in agriculture and you’ll find that the hill station is filled
with many fruit gardens, nut gardens and tea plantations. Orange and jackfruit are the main fruits
Two rivers flow through the region, namely the River Dauki and the River Piyain. Some other attractions
of Bangladesh are the Aakhta Falls and the rolling stones in the region. The Dauki Bazaar is
one of the busiest markets in the region and it is interesting to see the countless shops with
locals selling items of daily use.
6. Lawachara National Park
The Lawachara National Park located in Sreemangal is one of the most significant natural reserves
of Bangladesh. The forests here are mainly evergreen; however deciduous trees are common too.
The Lawachara National Park is home to a number of endangered wildlife species as well.
There are many villages located near the national park. It is amusing to see that the railways
of Bangladesh pass through the Lawachara National Park.
Some other places to visit in Bangladesh are the Madhabpur Lake located near the national park,
and the picturesque Ham Ham waterfalls.
7. Somapura Mahavihara
Bangladesh has a number of religious complexes that are devoted to Buddhism. One such site is the
Somapura Mahavihara. It is a famous Buddhist monastery, located in the Naogaon district of Bangladesh.
It is an 8th century monastery, built during the reign of the Pala Kingdom.
It has been recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The ruins of the Somapura Mahavihara
are of great archaeological significance.
8. Tanguar Haor
Known to play the role of “mother fishery” of the country, due to the large scale fish production,
Tanguar Haor is an important wetland ecosystem of Bangladesh. Bangladesh being a country of people
whose staple diet is fish and rice, the demand for fish production is high
It is interesting that the region includes nearly 46 villages that depend on the wetlands for
their source of livelihood.
The Tanguar Haor basin has been declared as a wetland of international importance and an ecologically
important area. So many different varieties of fish species can be found here. There are some
rare tree species as well.
9. Buddha Dhatu Jadi
The Buddha Dhatu Jadi, also known as the Bandarban Golden Temple is located in the Bandarban City
in Bangladesh. “Dhatu” means the material remains of a holy person and here, it translates to
the “holy remains of Lord Buddha”. The temple contains a number of relics that belonged to Buddha.
The Buddha Dhatu Jadi is a significant historic destination that makes among the major places to
visit in Bangladesh. The temple, built in Arakanese style of architecture is the largest Theravada
Buddhist temple. A “Therevada” is a school of elder monks. It also has the second-largest Buddhist
statue in the country, the largest being the 100 feet Buddhist statue in Dhaka.
10. Keokradong and Bandarban
nother beautiful spot among the interesting places to visit in Bangladesh is the Keokradong peak,
located in Bandarban. It is one of the highest mountain peaks found in Bangladesh. The Keokradong
peak is an ideal place for tourists who love to trek. The region is filled with colourful flowers.
There is a magnificent lake, the Lake Boga (which means, “Dragon Lake”) situated near the peak.
Travellers can also set up camp and stay overnight, under the beautiful starry night. The 5-hour
long trek allows the travellers to enjoy many some beautiful waterfalls as they climb hills of
varying sizes. Some of the spellbinding waterfalls in this region are the Rijuk waterfalls, Jadipai
waterfalls and the Baklai waterfalls.
We currently only process Tourist and Business Visas. Kindly contact the Embassy for other Bangladesh
1. Student Visa:
Regular students / students seeking admission / researchers in any government-approved educational
institution would be eligible for student visa.
2. Employment Visa:
Experts / advisers / employees / Individuals appointed in government / semi-government/ autonomous
bodies / projects and equivalent organizations, individuals employed in local/ foreign government
/ semi-government/ liaison / industrial / commercial organizations or other equivalent organizations,
and individuals appointed under local / foreign government / semi-government contractor-ship
and in equivalent organizations would be eligible for employment Visa.
3. Investor Visa:
Investors in existing / new/ under construction/ upcoming industrial /commercial entity in the private
sector under joint venture or 100% foreign owned company are eligible for investor visa.
4. NGO visa:
Individuals appointed in an NGO registered in Bangladesh would be eligible for NGO visa for employment/service.
5. Journalist Visa:
Journalists of newspapers / magazines /TV or radio networks / news agencies /representatives of print,
electronic or satellite media / freelance journalists would be eligible for journalist visa for
the purpose of professional duty in Bangladesh.