Tourist Visa


Applicants who wish to apply for a Bangladesh visa, are first requested to fill the online application form for Machine Readable Visa (MRV).

To fill in online application form for visa, please click here

Bangladesh Embassy, Moscow strongly advises 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 in the online visa application form, please check all your information carefully before submitting the online application. 

After submitting the online application, you will receive a PDF file of your application for download.

Before coming to the Bangladesh Embassy, Moscow, 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.

Who are eligible to apply

A foreigner who wants to visit Bangladesh for the purpose of tourism or casual visit to meet friends & relatives or to join in a seminar/conference/workshop/study tour or religious purpose etc, they are eligible to apply for tourist visa. Except the mentioned purposes of the application, no other activity is permissible on a tourist visa.

Duration of tourist visa

A tourist visa may be issued for maximum three (03) months duration with single entry,

Extension of visa

Extension up to one (01) months could be obtained from Department of Immigration and Passport (DIP) in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

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

Documents Requirements

The following documents are required at the time of submission of your application:

  • 1. Printed copy of duly filled in online VISA application form and signed accordingly;
  • 2. Recent passport size colour photo- 2 (Two) copies with white background;
  • 3. Original Passport (valid at least for six months) with photocopy of photo page;
  • 4. Invitation letter from any Bangladeshi citizen along with the copy of his/her valid Bangladesh Passport or National ID Card / invitation letter from any Bangladesh organization / hotel booking confirmation.
  • 5. Evidence that you can support yourself during your trip, such as last three month's bank statements or payslips.
  • 6. Reservation of air ticket (if possible).

Processing Time

Visa application processing times may vary from applicant to applicant, and in some case will require additional administrative processing and we cannot expedite these requirements, therefore we recommend you not to purchase flight ticket until you have your passport along with visa, returned to you.

Standard time to process a visa application, Bangladesh Embassy Moscow requires at least seven (07) working days.

If the Bangladesh Embassy requires an applicant to attend an interview, Consular section of Bangladesh Embassy will contact the applicant and inform the date and time of the interview accordingly.

"Please note that the validity of visa starts from the date of issue and not from the date of travel"