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Business Visa
Basic Requirements


Visa Fee

Who are eligible to apply:

A business person who wants to visit Bangladesh for the purpose of trade, commerce, and investment. 

Applicant needs to submit:

  1. An invitation letter from the recognized business organization or a local sponsor from Bangladesh;
  2. A letter from the company, who is sending the applicant to Bangladesh;
  3. A copy of Trade License/Registration Paper or any Government issued Certificate in favor of the host organization.

If applicants are interested to include their name in the list of interested importers from Bangladesh, please contact the Commerce Wing of the Embassy at +1-202-244-0183, Ext 324. 

Duration of visa:

A Business "B" Visa may be issued for a maximum of 1 (one) year with single/double/multiple entries. Please note that the duration of stay for each visit should be a maximum of 60 days.

Extension of visa:

If it is necessary to extend the duration of the visa, the Department of Immigration and Passport (DIP) may extend the visa for a period of 3 (three) years with multiple entry, but the duration of stay not exceeding 6 (six) months on the basis of relevant certificates on his/her business, a tax payment certificate, if applicable. Local sponsor's recommendation and favorable police report are also required. However, if the applicant comes to Bangladesh frequently for business-related work and has a certificate stating that s/he has performed business/trade work in accordance with the prevailing regulations, the visa period can be extended up to 5 (five) years under the same conditions.

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