Citizens of most countries require valid VISA to enter Bangladesh. The Consulate General determines the type and category of visa and duration of stay upon receiving an application. The types and categories differ according to the purpose of visit, length of stay and bilateral arrangement with the country of the foreign national.

All persons need valid national passports to visit Bangladesh. Passports are not required for holders of CERTIFICATE /Laissez-passer issued by the United Nations and its Specialized Agencies; Continuous Discharge Certificate/Nullies/Seaman book (when traveling on duty).