Bangladesh Visa & Work Permit


Business visitors to Bangladesh will require a visa. The visa has to be obtained from the Bangladeshi diplomatic mission in the visa applicants country. Bangladesh issues the following categories of business visas:

☯  Single-entry for three months

☯  Multiple-entry for three months

☯  Multiple-entry for six months

☯  Multiple-entry for one year


Landing Permit / Visa on Arrival (LP/VOA)

Foreign investors and businesspersons can apply for a LP/VOA on arrival at the Zia International Airport for a duration of 30 days provided:

☯ LP/VOA cannot be extended under any circumstances.

☯ The LP/VOA applicant must have $500 endorsed in his/her passport or in cash.

☯ The LP/VOA applicant must have a return ticket.


Work Permits

In order to employ a foreign national, it is imperative that the employer obtain a work permit. Required conditions of the relevant authority of Bangladesh Government need to be fulfilled before applying for a work permit.

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