Bangladeshi visa for Japanese citizens

A visa is REQUIRED for Japanese 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 Japanese citizens to enter Bangladesh for a short-term tourism purpose. Visa required N/A
Evisa Bangladesh e-visa for Japanese citizens Not Available
Visa on arrival Bangladesh visa on arrival for Japanese citizens Eligible

Bangladesh tourist visa requirements:

  • Holding Japanese 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 Japan, we recommend you visit or contact the embassy or consulate of Bangladesh nearest your place of residence.

  • Tokyo: The Embassy of Bangladesh in Tokyo, Japan (Working hours: Close now. Open in 2 hours 14 minutes)
  • Kobe: The Honorary Consulate General of Bangladesh in Kobe, Japan (Working hours: Close now. Open in 2 hours 14 minutes)
  • Nagoya: The Honorary Consulate General of Bangladesh in Nagoya, Japan (Working hours: Close now. Open in 2 hours 14 minutes)

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

Tourism Statistics Chart

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

Year Number of visitors (Japan) estimated Change (%)
2008 31,476 N/A
2009 17,996 -42.83%
2010 20,422 13.48%
2011 10,447 -48.84%
2012 8,425 -19.35%
2013 9,975 18.40%
2014 8,425 -15.54%
2015 43,338 414.40%
2016 55,942 29.08%
2017 69,152 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 & Japan comparison

Bangladesh's area is approximately 130,170 km2 (50,258 sq mi), while the area of Japan is approximately 364,555 km2 (140,755 sq mi). This means Japan is 2.80 times bigger than Bangladesh.

As of December 2021, Bangladesh's population is ~317.4 million people - 225,702,065 more people than the population of Japan.

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

Bangladesh Japan Difference
Population (est 2021) 317,354,185 91,652,120 225.7 million more people live in Bangladesh than Japan
Number of diplomatic missions abroad (est) 75 247 Bangladesh has 172 fewer diplomatic representations abroad compared with Japan.
Travel freedom (2021) 19 142 Bangladesh passport holders visit 123 fewer countries and territories without a visa.
Number of foreign missions hosted 67 421 Bangladeshi hosts 354 fewer foreign missions than Japan.

Frequently asked questions, answered

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

The number of visitors from Japan visiting Bangladesh in 2017 was approximately 69,152.

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