Consular Service

[ IMPORTANT: Please note that Bangladesh Embassy does not receive any visa application by post. Applicants must submit their applications either by themselves or by any authorized persons / organizations being physically present at the embassy ]

  1. Japanese nationals and other foreign nationals holding residence permit in Japan may apply for Bangladesh visa. Please visit www.visa.gov.bd for online application for Machine Readable Visa (MRV). You may face problem in logging-on the website if you are using an earlier version than 9.0 of Internet Explorer (Windows) or an earlier version than 3.5 of Mozilla Firefox or due to server maintenance. Please read the instructions carefully before you start your application.
  2. After completing the online application,a pdf form with barcode will be generated. The applicant will need to get a print-out of the filled-in application form with barcodeand submit it to the consular section of the Embassy.

[Note: Applicants under-18 years old must submit written permission from his/her parents along with the copies of Passport/ID card and birth certificate/municipality declaration

3.     The applicants are required to submit the following documents depending on the purpose of the visit. However, it may also be noted that additional documents may be asked for by the Embassy as applicable.

A. Tourist Visa (Category: T. Also applicable for academic seminar, workshop etc.):

  • Duly filled-out online application
  • Original passport and copy of the information page of the passport
  • One recent passport size photograph
  • Hotel reservation in Bangladesh
  • Flight Particulars
  • Copy of alien registration card (for non-Japanese nationals only)

B. Visa for Businessmen (Category: B):

  • Duly filled-out online application
  • Original passport and copy of the information page of the passport
  • One recent passport size photograph
  • Hotel reservation in Bangladesh
  • Flight Particulars
  • Letter from concerned business organization in Japan and the invitation letter from Bangladesh.
  • Recommendation letter from Chamber of Commerce/ local employment company with the endorsement from the concerned Chamber of Commerce; incase if the company is not the member of the Chamber of Commerce, then complete profile of the company.
  • Copy of alien registration card (for non-Japanese nationals only)

C. Visa for Investors (Category: PI):

  • Duly filled-out online application
  • Original passport and copy of the information page of the passport
  • One recent passport size photograph
  • Hotel reservation in Bangladesh
  • Flight Particulars
  • Letter from concerned business organization in Japan and the invitation letter from Bangladesh.
  • Recommendation letter from Chamber of Commerce/ local employment company with the endorsement from the concerned Chamber of Commerce; incase if the company is not the member of the Chamber of Commerce, then complete profile of the company.
  • Letter of approval from BIDA/BEZA or concerned Ministry in Bangladesh

D. Visa for Study Purpose (Category: S):

  • Duly filled-out online application
  • Original passport and copy of the information page of the passport
  • One recent passport size photograph
  • Hotel reservation in Bangladesh
  • Flight Particulars
  • Invitation/ offer letter from the approved university/ college/ school in Bangladesh (educational institutions in Bangladesh approved by UGC/ Ministry of Education)
  • Declaration/ recommendation letter from university/ college/ school in Japan
  • Bank guarantee documents

[Note: Non-Japanese nationals are requested to apply for N visa through their respective country of origin]

E. Visa for Japanese Government representatives and Officials (Category: A, A-1 and A-2)

  • Duly filled-out online application
  • Original passport and copy of the information page of the passport
  • One recent passport size photograph
  • Hotel reservation in Bangladesh
  • Flight Particulars
  • Original Note Verbale from the concerned Ministry/Organization
  • Letter of invitation/appointment from Bangladesh (if applicable)

F. Visa for Non-Government Organization (NGO) related visit (Category: N):

  • Duly filled-out online application
  • Original passport and copy of the information page of the passport
  • One recent passport size photograph
  • Hotel reservation in Bangladesh
  • Flight Particulars
  • Original approval letter from the NGO Affairs Bureau in Bangladesh
  • Contract letter between the employing organization in Bangladesh and the applicant
  • Letter from the sending organization in Japan (if applicable)

[Note: Non-Japanese nationals are requested to apply for N visa through their respective country of origin]

G. Visa for accompanying family members:

  • Duly filled-out online application
  • Original passport and copy of the information page of the passport
  • One recent passport size photograph
  • Hotel reservation in Bangladesh
  • Flight Particulars
  • Copies of all documents of the spouse/parents
  • Original family certificate showing relationship with spouse/parents
  • Note verbale from from the concerned Ministry/Organization (if applicable)
  • Letter of approval from BIDA/BEZA or concerned Ministry in Bangladesh (if applicable)

H. For Journalist/ Media personnel (Category: J):

  • Duly filled-out online application
  • Original passport and copy of the information page of the passport
  • One recent passport size photograph
  • Hotel reservation in Bangladesh
  • Flight Particulars
  • Filled out FF-I, FF-II forms (please check with Embassy beforehand to collect the forms)
  • List of equipment to be carried
  • Synopsis of the story to be covered
  • CV of all members in the team
  • Letter of introduction from the concerned organization containing purpose of the shooting, shooting spot and draft shooting schedule
  • Invitation letter from the concern organization in Bangladesh
  • Complete date-wise shooting schedule
  • Special application form to obtain permission to bring drone into Bangladesh (please check with Embassy beforehand to collect the permission form)

[Note: Non-Japanese nationals are requested to apply for J visa through their respective country of origin

I.  For persons who intend to work in Bangladesh (Category E and E1):

  • Duly filled-out online application
  • Original passport and copy of the information page of the passport
  • One recent passport size photograph
  • Hotel reservation in Bangladesh
  • Flight Particulars
  • Letter of appointment from concerned organizations in Japan and Bangladesh
  • Letter of approval from BIDA/BEZA or concerned Ministry in Bangladesh
  • Copy of alien registration card (for non-Japanese nationals only)

If applicants want to visit for any other purpose not mentioned above, please contact Embassy by email at: consular.bdembjp@mofa.gov.bd

4. Visa Fees:

For Japanese Nationals, No Visa Fee required
For applicants other than Japanese Nationals: Applicable visa fee is available at www.visa.gov.bd. The applicant must deposit the required amount to the account of Bangladesh Embassy in terms of equivalent JPY. Applicants are requested NOT to transfer fee over internet. After depositing the required amount, the applicant must bring the original money transfer receipt to Embassy and submit along with other documents. The fee must be deposited in the following account of the Embassy:

Bank:                    Japan Post Bank
Account Name:   Embassy of Bangladesh
Account No.         10080-73796751

Note: All service recipients are requested to take utmost care while transferring money to the designated account of the Embassy of Bangladesh, Tokyo. In case of any discrepancy, service recipients are requested to submit request for refund to the Embassy of Bangladesh, Tokyo within 7 (seven) days of the associated transaction, failing which the Embassy will not be liable or bound to refund any claim.

5. Visa Processing Time:

Applications are received from 09:30-11:30 hours on every work day. Visas are delivered from 15:00-16:00 hours.
Visa processing takes at least 3 (three) workdays, subject to receipt of all required documents/information. Some Visa categories that are required to be referred to the concerned authorities in Bangladesh may need more time.

For any query please send e-mail to: consular.bdembjp@mofa.gov.bd.

You may also dial – 03 32345801 Ext. 106

機械読み取り可能ビザ(MRV)

東京のバングラデシュ大使館は、2014年3月に機械読み取り可能ビザ(MRV)を導入しました。日本で居住許可証を持っている日本国民並びに外国国籍の方で、バングラデシュのビザ申請を希望する方は、www.visa.gov.bd にアクセスし、機械読み取り可能ビザ(MRV)へのオンライン申請をしてください。Internet Explorer(Windows)9.0、またはMozilla Firefox3.5より前のバージョンをお使いの場合は、ウェブサイトにログオンする際に問題が生じる可能性があります。
申請を始める前に、必ず説明をよくお読みください。

オンライン申請書を提出した後に、申請者は記入したオンライン申請用紙をプリントアウトし、以下の文書に加えて大使館の領事部に提出しなければなりません。

• 6ヵ月以上の残存有効期間と2ページ以上の空白ページがある申請者のパスポート
•最近撮影されたパスポート用写真 2枚
• フライト/ホテルの予約の詳細
• 必要料金の支払い受領証
• 18才未満の申請者は、PPやIDと出生証明書または自治体申告書のコピーに加えて、両親の許諾書を提出しなければなりません

上述の文書に加えて、申請者は訪問の目的に従って以下の文書を提出することが必要です。

A. 観光ビザ(一回入国のみ):
– 正しく記入されたオンライン申請書
– パスポートのコピー
-最近撮影されたパスポート用写真 1枚
-バングラデシュのホテルの予約/フライトの詳細

B. ビジネスマンと外国人投資家用のビザ:
-関連しているビジネス組織からの証書/バングラデシュからの招待状
-商工会議所/地方雇用企業からの推薦状
– バングラデシュのホテルの予約/フライトの詳細

C. 勉強目的のビザ:
– 関連する大学/大学院/学校(バングラデシュの教育機関)からの招待状/合格通知書
– バングラデシュの大学/大学院/学校からの申請書/推薦状
– 銀行保証状

D. 会合、セミナー、会議(プロジェクト)などの短期間用のビザ(一回入国のみ):
– バングラデシュの組織からの招待状ならびに日本の会社/組織からの申請書

E.非政府組織(NGO)関連のビザ:
– バングラデシュのNGO情勢局からの証書
-バングラデシュの組織と申請者/(所属する)組織間の契約書

F.ソーシャル・ワーカー用のビザ:(NGO勤務者、その他)
– 関連している機構とバングラデシュのNGO局からの証書

G.外交官と官僚用のビザ:
-外務省からの口上書

H. 同行する家族用のビザ:
– 申請者のパスポートと最新のビザページのコピー
– 自治体や関連する機関による家族証明書/申告書

I. 国連関連または、他の国際機関(ADB,その他)職員用のビザ:
– 各々のバングラデシュの関連組織からの招待状
– 日本の組織からの証書または口上書

J. ジャーナリスト/メディア人員用のビザ:
– F-I、FIIと持ち込み機材のリストを記入する必要があります
– バングラデシュの関連組織からの招待状
– 撮影目的、撮影地、撮影スケジュールを説明する申告書

ビザ申請料金:
日本国民:必要ありません
日本国民以外の申請者:米ドルまたは他の通貨でビザ申請料金をお支払いいただけます。詳しくはwww.visa.gov.bdより確認してください。
申請者は、上記のウェブサイトの表に記載されている日本円での金額と同額を支払う必要があります。料金は、以下にあります大使館の口座にてお支払いください。

銀行:ゆうちょ銀行
口座名:バングラデシュ大使館
口座番号:10080-73796751

ビザ手続き時間:
すべての必要書類や情報の受領には、少なくとも3営業日かかります。バングラデシュ関連の機関に委託されるものは、より時間がかかる場合があります。

ご質問などは電子メールまたは電話でお願いいたします:consular.bdembjp@mofa.gov.bd
電話-03 3234 5801

ビザ申請時の記入例はこちらをご参照ください。(日本国籍の方向け)