How to Apply Visa

Please click here to know your visa category, documents requirements, fee etc.


All the applicants who wants to apply for Bangladesh visa, at first they are requested to fill in the online application form (Manually filled visa application is not acceptable) for Machine Readable Visa (MRV). Please read the guideline to fill in the visa application form carefully before you start your application.

Bangladesh High Commission, Ottawa strongly advise you to ensure the followings at the time of fill in online application for visa:

  • Passport details
  • Address & phone number in Bangladesh,
  • Email address.

After completing all the steps of online visa application form, please check all your information carefully before submit the application online. After submitting the online application, you will get a pdf file of your application for download. Click here for sample copy.

Please note:

  • Do not use MAC pc to fill up the form.
  • The online Bangladesh government application form may not be available for all browsers. If you are unable to access the online form, we recommend that you try another browser such as Google Chrome, Internet Explorer or Microsoft Edge.
  • Please read the instructions carefully before you start your application.

Incomplete application form or application with incorrect information or insufficient supporting papers may be rejected without citing any reason thereof. Applicant may be called for an interview if it is felt necessary by the visa issuing officer.

If the below link is not working, please visit the link and fill in the application:



You need a prior appointment in order to submit your visa application at the consular wing of Bangladesh High Commission, Ottawa.

For Appointment Please click here


Documents Preparation: 

All applicants are requested to visit visa section of this website to know the visa category and documents requirements thereof. Please arrange all the required supporting documents for visa application.

Before coming to the Bangladesh High Commission, Ottawa, you are requested to ensure the followings:

  • Printed copy of the online application form.
  • Signature of applicant in application form within the signature marked area.
  • Original passport for at least 06 months with minimum two blank pages.
  • Two (02) recent passport size photographs with white background.
  • All the supporting documents as mentioned in your respective visa category.


  • You may pay the visa fees at the counter of the consular section of Bangladesh High Commission by Debit/Credit card or
  • Postal order (addressed to Bangladesh High Commission, Ottawa) or
  • Bank draft (addressed to Bangladesh High Commission, Ottawa)



Please collect your passport from the Counter, Consular, Bangladesh High Commission, Ottawa on the suggested date.

Delivery time for visa : 2.30 pm to 4:00pm (Monday - Friday), except holiday.

Please note that the validity of the visa begins from the date of issue by the High Commission of Bangladesh and not from the date of travel on your application form.

Important Notice:

Once the Bangladesh visa has been granted, then a printed copy of visa sticker will be attached on an entire page in your passport. Please check the details carefully for any spelling mistakes and or validity etc. as marked below:

  • Your Surname (Last Name) as stated in your Passport.
  • Your Name (Given Name) including Middle Name, if any, as given in the Passport.
  • Passport Number as in Passport.
  • Correct Photographs.
  • Visa Type: i.e. T = Tourist, B = Business, X = Entry.
  • Number of Entries: Multiple, Double, or Single.
  • Date of Issue.
  • Date of Expiration.