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Visa on arrival facility is available for EU citizens when they travel to Bangladesh for some specific purposes such as a) official business b) business/trade c) potential investors, and d) tourist e) members of Defense and security forces with prior clearance from the ministry of Home Affairs of the government of Bangladesh. Please note that this Embassy always encourages visitors to obtain prior visa from Bangladesh Embassies abroad to avoid uncertainties as well as long waiting in the airport. Visa on arrival is entirely at the discretion of the immigration officer at the airport.
Duration: Visa on arrival for eligible travelers will be given for a period of not more than 30 days, single entry. The immigration officer at the port of entry (i.e. airports, land ports etc.) will approve this after examining all relevant documents and after her/his full satisfaction.
The travelers who wish to take visa on arrival at a Bangladeshi port of entry must do the following:
1) Fees have to be submitted in cash in US $/Euro €/Pound sterling £
2) Travelers other than those on government duty must have a minimum of US $500.00 in cash or in credit card.
3) Must possess a return ticket even if they come for a short visit.
EU citizen of above categories are eligible for visa on arrival if they travel to Bangladesh from a country where there is no resident Bangladesh Embassy /Consulate. Wife/husband and children of Bangladeshi origin foreign citizens may also be eligible for visa on arrival upon satisfaction of the immigration officer at the port of entry following submission of proof of that s/he is a Bangladeshi origin (like citizenship certificate, current/expired Bangladeshi passport) foreign citizen.
Visa on arrival may be given to officers/staff of foreign Embassies, UN and subsidiary organizations located in Bangladesh after scrutinizing their appointment letters and other related travel documents.
Please note that visitors who intend to stay more than 30 days or needs multiple entry visa should apply in the Bangladesh Embassy/Consulates prior to their departure for Bangladesh.