* New Visa processing fees, * SMS Base Appointment Date *Instructions for Visa Camp *Visa Notice *From 01 March 2016 all Medical & Medical Attendants Visa applications will be accepted at IVAC, Gulshan only, No application will be received at IVAC Uttara , Motijheel & Dhanmondi. * From 14 February 2016 all Business Visa & Entry Visa will be accepted only at IVAC, Uttara. * VISA processing fee is accepted at all ahe outlets of ucash all over Bangladesh, * Medical visa application will be accepted on walk-in basis from 9:30 am. w.ef. 10th January , 2016. * Tourist Visa applications can be deposited at any IVAC in Dhaka as per the appointment date and time between 08 am to 01 pm. * New Indian Visa Application Center in Uttara. Address: Sector-7, House No-56, Road-18, Uttara Dhaka, *Kindly deposit your visa application in the nearest IVAC Centre. * Only Machine readable passports are accepted along with visa application . * All old passports must be submitted along with the application, without all old passports the application will be treated as incomplete. *Do not pay bribe. In case anyone asks for a bribe, please bring it to the notice of duty manager at immediately. *Beware of agents and middlemen. *For queries, call our visa hotline 09612 333 666, 09614 333 666.
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There are six Indian Visa Application Centres (IVAC) managed by State Bank of India in Bangladesh. These are located at Gulshan( Dhaka), Motijheel (Dhaka), Chittagong, Sylhet, Khulna, Rajshahi.

  • Holders of Bangladeshi passports who are residing in other divisions of Bangladesh except Chittagong division and Rajshahi division may apply for visa with IVAC, Gulshan (Dhaka) / IVAC, Motijheel (Dhaka) / IVAC, Sylhet / IVAC, Khulna. Holders who are residents of Chittagong divisions may apply for visa with IVAC, Chittagong. Bangladeshi nationals residing in Rajshahi division may apply for visa with IVAC, Rajshahi.
  • Other foreign nationals can apply for visa at IVAC,Gulshan, Dhaka and at Assistant High Commission of India, Chittagong.
  • There is no visa fee for Bangladeshi passport holders applying for Indian visa.
  • Other foreign nationals are required to pay visa fee unless they are exempt from payment of visa fee under orders of Government of India.
  • All persons applying for visa at any IVAC in Bangladesh is required to pay Visa Processing Fee (VPF).

Your Visa application is liable to be rejected if you:-

  • Suffer from any life threatening contagious disease.
  • Suffer from mental illness and travelling to India for purposes other than medical treatment.
  • are addicted to or have trafficked in narcotics.
  • have been convicted for or have criminal charges outstanding in any country.
  • have been deported or expelled from any country.
  • have submitted insufficient/incomplete/ false documents
  • are found to be in possession of unauthorised travel documents
  • have suppressed any material information
  • or any other grounds as in the opinion of concerned authorities that would render the applicant ineligible for visa, not necessarily to be conveyed to the applicant orally or to be recorded in writing.

Conditions for entry into India:-

  • Your entry into India even after holding a valid visa may be prohibited if the visa was obtained by false representation or by concealment of relevant facts, whether or not you were aware of those facts.
  • A change in circumstances has occurred between the date of your application and the date of your arrival in India.
  • An immigration officer can ask anyone to be medically examined on arrival in India, if he considers it necessary.
  • You must not undertake employment or formal study/research in India unless employment visa or appropriate visa is granted to you.
  • You must leave India on expiry of the authorised period of stay unless the period is extended by the concerned authority in India.
  • You must register yourself with the nearest Foreigners Regional Registration Office (FRRO) in case your stay in India exceeds a period of six months for all categories of visas except medical/ medical attendant visas. For medical / medical attendant visas, registration with nearest FRRO within 14 days of arrival in India is mandatory.
  • or any other grounds as in the opinion of concerned authorities that would render the applicant ineligible for entry to India, not necessarily to be conveyed to the person orally or recorded in writing.

Diplomatic/ Official Passport Holders / UN Personnel

Holders of Diplomatic Passports issued by Government of People's Republic of Bangladesh do not require visa to travel to India and stay in India upto 30 days.

The following categories of applicants may apply for visa online and submit their online visa applications in person or through authorised representative at the High Commission of India, Dhaka between 1000 hrs to 1300 hrs on working days. The applicants must select a date of appointment on online and such applications will be admitted even if the date of appointment falls later than the date of submitting the application at the High Commission.

(i) Officials of Government of People's Republic of Bangladesh travelling to India for official purpose- Their applications must be accompanied by Note Verbal from Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Government of People's Republic of Bangladesh.
(ii) Diplomatic /Official Passport holders of other Countries (who are otherwise required to obtain visa for travel to India) travelling to India for official purpose - Their applications must be accompanied by a Note Verbal from the respective Diplomatic Mission.
(iii) Personnel working in United Nations and other International organisations travelling to India for official purpose- Their applications must be accompanied by a Note Verbal from the respective Office.

Where to apply for Visa?

  • Foreign nationals, other than those who are employed/residing in Bangladesh, are advised to obtain visa from the Indian Mission /Post located in their country of origin or normal residence. High Commission of India, Dhaka/Assistant High Commission of India, Chittagong will normally accept request for visa from foreign nationals who are employed /residing in Bangladesh.
  • Pakistani nationals are required to submit 3 copies of the visa application besides the original application along with 4 photographs.
  • Visa fee, once paid, cannot be refunded even if the application is withdrawn or the visa is refused (Click here for Visa Fee Schedule).
  • Need to fill up Bangladeshi address in Present address columns & in Permanent address columns of Online Visa Application fill up as per passport. to be submitted.
  • Bring Photocopy of Bangladeshi Visa, First page of Passport & Last Indian Visa (if) along with Online Visa Application.
  • Passport Deposit time - 08.00 to 13.00 hrs & Delivery time - 15.30 to 17.00 hrs.
  • Online Application required documents may be submitted at the following addresses in person:

Indian Visa Application Centre (Gulshan, Dhaka)

" Lake View "
House # 12, Road # 137, Gulshan-1
Dhaka -1212, Bangladesh.

Tel: 00-88-02-9893006, 8833632
Fax: 00-88-02-9863229
Cell: 0171 3389499
Receipt of application: 0800-1200 hrs
VPF(Per applicant): BDT 400
Delivery of passport(On specifed date): 1600 hrs-19:30 hrs
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Indian Visa Application Centre (Chittagong)

2111, Zakir Hossain Road, Habib Lane,
Opposite Holy Crescent Hospital, Chittaghong

Tel :00-88 -031-2551100
Fax: 00-88-031-2524492
Receipt of application:0800-1100hrs
VPF(Per applicant): BDT 400
Delivery of passport(On specifed date):1600-1700 hrs
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