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Research (R) Visa

The following documents are required while applying for Research (R) 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 and purpose & duration of visit in brief. The letter should include topic/field of research and the place where the research will be conducted. 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. Letters from the concerned institution/organization of both ends,

7. Consent letter/recommendation of the concern Ministry in Bangladesh (Mandatory),

8. Bank Certificate/Statement,

9. Flight Particulars,

10. Copy of Adhaar/PAN card,

11. Utility Bill Copy (Electricity/Gas),

12. Hotel Booking Copy/If visitor(s) reside in the Bangladeshi national’s residence must submit a request letter along with a copy of ID proof of the concerned person,

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

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