Bangladeshi visa for Indian citizens

A visa is REQUIRED for Indian passport holders visiting Bangladesh for tourism and business purposes. See detailed requirements below:

Visa requirements:

Visa type Purposes Visa requirements Allowed stay
Tourist visa For Indian citizens to enter Bangladesh for a short-term tourism purpose. Visa required N/A
Evisa Bangladesh e-visa for Indian citizens Not Available
Visa on arrival Bangladesh visa on arrival for Indian citizens Not Available

Bangladesh tourist visa requirements:

  • Holding Indian passport that is valid for six months beyond the period of the intended stay in Bangladesh.
  • Proof of onward travel (departure) from Bangladesh.

If you are looking for Bangladesh visa information, such as available types of visas, or how to apply from India, we recommend you visit or contact the embassy or consulate of Bangladesh nearest your place of residence.

  • Guwahati: The High Commission of Bangladesh in Guwahati, India (Working hours: Close now. Open in 51 minutes)
  • Mumbai: The High Commission of Bangladesh in Mumbai, India (Working hours: Close now. Open in 51 minutes)
  • Kolkata: The High Commission of Bangladesh in Kolkata, India (Working hours: Close now. Open in 51 minutes)
  • New Delhi: The High Commission of Bangladesh in New Delhi, India (Working hours: Close now. Open in 51 minutes)
  • Agartala: The High Commission of Bangladesh in Agartala, India (Working hours: Close now. Open in 51 minutes)

Bangladesh visa applications & requirements (For reference purposes only, please visit the nearest Bangladesh diplomatic mission offices to India for guidance)

Tourism Statistics Chart

The line chart shows the number of visitors from India traveling to Bangladesh from 2008 to 2018.

Year Number of visitors (India) estimated Change (%)
2008 13,543 N/A
2009 7,743 -42.83%
2010 8,787 13.48%
2011 4,495 -48.84%
2012 3,625 -19.35%
2013 4,292 18.40%
2014 3,625 -15.54%
2015 18,647 414.40%
2016 24,070 29.08%
2017 29,754 23.61%

References: UNWTO.org, World Bank and multiple sources. (This data is for informational purposes only. Please see our disclaimer page for more information.)

Bangladesh & India comparison

Bangladesh's area is approximately 130,170 km2 (50,258 sq mi), while the area of India is approximately 2,973,190 km2 (1,147,954 sq mi). This means India is 22.84 times bigger than Bangladesh.

As of December 2021, Bangladesh's population is ~317.8 million people - 2,319,851,083 fewer people than the population of India.

We have highlighted Bangladesh & India’s relative positions on world's map for your reference.

Bangladesh India Difference
Population (est 2021) 317,809,900 2,637,660,983 2.3 billion fewer people live in Bangladesh than India
Number of diplomatic missions abroad (est) 75 186 Bangladesh has 111 fewer diplomatic representations abroad compared with India.
Travel freedom (2021) 19 28 Bangladesh passport holders visit 9 fewer countries and territories without a visa.
Number of foreign missions hosted 67 466 Bangladeshi hosts 399 fewer foreign missions than India.

Frequently asked questions, answered

How many visitors from India travel to Bangladesh in one year?

The number of visitors from India visiting Bangladesh in 2017 was approximately 29,754.

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