Getting Migration Governance Right

Photo of Sheikh HasinaThe Embassy of Bangladesh in Paris is proud to share with you an article titled " Getting Migration Governance Right", authored by H.E. Sheikh Hasina, Hon'ble Prime Minister of Bangladesh. In her article, Hon'ble Prime Minister has called upon the international community to give a closer look at the issue of migration, one of the most serious challenges facing the world today. The article has been published in the Project Syndicate, a prestigious forum that provides original, high-quality commentaries to a global audience by featuring exclusive contributions by prominent political leaders, policymakers, scholars, business leaders, and civic activists from around the world.Link: Getting Migration Governance Right

“No Visa Required (NVR) Sticker to Travel to Bangladesh” Endorsement:

Bangladeshi origin foreign citizens (except SAARC countries) are eligible for obtaining endorsement of “No Visa Required to Travel to Bangladesh” in their foreign passports. Their (foreign born) spouses and children are also eligible for this endorsement, which allows the holder multiple entries into Bangladesh with unlimited duration of stay within the validity of the passport.

Validity of NVR:

The ‘‘No Visa Required to Travel to Bangladesh’’ endorsement is valid as long as the passport remains valid on which it is affixed. The person can enter Bangladesh as many times as he/she wishes and can stay there without any time restriction within the validity of the passport.

How to Apply:

To apply for a ‘‘No Visa Required to Travel to Bangladesh’’ endorsement, the applicant must submit the following documents:

1. Duly filled-in Application Form for “No Visa Required to Travel to Bangladesh

Click here to fill out the NVR Application Form

(Then take a print down of the application. If there occurs problem in uploading your photograph, you may separately attach it with your application.

2. Two 45mm X 35mm photographs taken within the last six months.

3. Original Foreign Passport, valid for at least six months.

4. Photocopy of first 05 (five) pages of Bangladesh Passport (valid/ expired) of the applicant, if the  Applicant is a Bangladeshi by birth.

5. In case of foreign born children: (i) Birth Certificate of the children and (ii) photocopy of first 05 (Five) pages of Bangladeshi passport of father/mother (valid/ expired)

6. In case of foreign spouse: Marriage Certificate and photocopy of first 05 (five) pages of Bangladesh Passport of spouse (valid/ expired).

Transfer of NVR seal from the old passport to a new passport:

In this case, the previous passport has to be submitted (along with a photocopy of first two pages and the page where the seal was endorsed) with the new passport.

Please note that the Embassy of Bangladesh has the right to ask for any additional documents at any stage for scrutiny by the Consular Officer before rendering any services to the applicants.

NVR Fees:

i) Prescribed fee is €80.00 (Euro Eighty)

ii) For transfer of an existing NVR seal from the previous passport to a new passport, the fee is of €50.00 (Euro Fifty).

ii) The payment to be made in the form of  Mandat  compte through the Post Office (La Poste) into Account No of the Embassy of Bangladesh, Paris: 57 57 11 0 J 020.