How to get Student visa for Bangladesh

Are you going to join a Medical College in Bangladesh, but do not have idea how to apply for Student visa? Don't worry. This article provides all necessary details regarding Stuedent visa for Bangladesh. Read on. You will find this article very useful.

Bangladesh is an important neighbor of India. Bangladesh mainly attracts Indian student for the study of medicine in various medical and dental colleges. Around thirteen seats are reserved for Indian students at Under Graduate level in Government Medical and Dental Colleges in Bangladesh. In addition, many hundreds of Indian students have been studying in private Medical Colleges in Bangladesh (Reference: Medical study in Bangladesh). Due to the positive environment existing between two countries, it is expected that more and more students from both countries will study in one another's country. For the convenience of Indian students interested in studying in Bangladesh, the procedures of getting student visa to study in Bangladesh are being discussed here. For other complete information like the cost of living, selecting the best college & university in Bangladesh, admission procedure, etc. you can check out our detailed guide for studying abroad in Bangladesh.

Student visa for Bangladesh

Different types of visa

Bangladesh Government issues different types of visa. These are: (a) Tourist visa, (b) Business visa, (c) Employment visa, (d) Diplomatic, UN and Official visas, (e) Investor visa, (f) Missionaries visa, (g) Student visa and (h) Other categories visa. There are some common requirements for getting these visas.

Common requirements

(a) Passport with at least three months validity
(b) Two recent passport size photographs
(c) Photo copy of pages of passport having detail particulars
(d) Two filled-up visa application forms (available at High Commission, Deputy High Commissions and website: For Employment visa and student visa, three sets of application forms are required.
(e) Invitation and covering letters (preferably the original or fax copies)
(f) Exact amount of visa fee in cash. However, it may be noted that Indian nationals are exempted to pay visa fee for visiting Bangladesh.

Other requirements for Student visa

(i) Offer letter from the concerned Government recognized education institution in Bangladesh.
(ii) Bank solvency certificate of the guardian of the student.
(iii) Sponsoring certificate provide by the guardian confirming the commitment to bear the educational expenses.

Where to submit the application

The filled-in visa application forms (in triplicate for Student visa) along with other documents are require to be submitted to the High Commission, Deputy High Commissions and Representative Office of Bangladesh in India.

High Commissions, Deputy High Commissions and Representative Office of Bangladesh

The High Commission of Bangladesh is in New Delhi. In addition, Bangladesh has two Deputy High Commissions in Kolkata and in Mumbai and a Representative Office at Agartala. The addresses of these offices are given below:-
(a) Bangladeshi High Commission in New Delhi
EP-39, Dr. Radhakrishana Marg
New Delhi-110024
TELEPHONE: (+91) 11-2412 1389 to 94
FAX: (+91) 11-2687 8953 / 5
(b) Bangladeshi Deputy High Commission in Kolkata
9 Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Sarani
Kolkata -700017
TELEPHONE: (+91) 33 4012 7500
FAX: (+91) 33 4012 7555
(c) Bangladeshi Deputy High Commission in Mumbai
Temporary address: Joly Maker Bungalow no. 8
Cuffe Parade
Mumbai- 400005
ITELEPHONE: (+91) 22-2218 0101
FAX: (+91) 22-2218 1392
(d) Bangladeshi Representative Office in Agartala
Assistant High Commission
Kunjaban, Near Circuit House
Agartala, Tripura
TELEPHONE: (+91) 381 232-4807, (+91) 381 222-5260
FAX: (+91) 381 232 4807

It is expected that more and more Indian students will visit Bangladesh for studying medicine and for doing research in some other areas of study like Bengali literature and tribal society. The prospective students will find the information provided in this article, helpful.

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