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Journalist (J) Visa

The following documents are required while applying for Journalist (J) Visa:

1. Printed copy of duly filled in application form (Apply online on https://www.visa.gov.bd/ link)

2. Original passport with one photocopy valid for minimum 06 months and minimum two blank pages for visa stamping

3. Old Passport(s) (if any)

4. 02(two) recent passport-size photos in white background (35*45 mm)

5. Cover letter from applicant stating his/her name, designation, passport number, purpose and duration of visit in brief. The letter should be duly signed by the applicant and addressed to-The Visa Officer, Deputy High Commission for the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, Chennai,

6. Filled in FF1, FF2 Form (Downloadable from the website)

7. Invitation letter from the concerned organization/Ministry in Bangladesh

8. A letter from the Organization/Media House where the applicant is currently working,

9. Declaration letter with the description of the purpose of shooting (story line), shooting spot and draft shooting schedule,

10. Official ID Card,

11. Press card provided by concerned media organization,

12. Copy of Adhaar/PAN card,

13. Utility Bill Copy (Electricity/Gas),

14. Bank Statement,

15. Mission reserves the right to ask for additional documents not mentioned above if required,

16. Visa fee: Visa fee is not applicable for Indian Nationals. For Nationals from Other Countries please visit the Visa Fees page.