Bangladeshi visa for South Korean citizens

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

Bangladesh tourist visa requirements:

  • Holding South Korean 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 South Korea, we recommend you visit or contact the embassy or consulate of Bangladesh nearest your place of residence.

  • Seoul: The Embassy of Bangladesh in Seoul, South Korea (Working hours: Close now Lunch time )

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

Tourism Statistics Chart

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

Year Number of visitors (South Korea) estimated Change (%)
2008 30,355 N/A
2009 17,355 -42.83%
2010 19,695 13.48%
2011 10,075 -48.84%
2012 8,125 -19.35%
2013 9,620 18.40%
2014 8,125 -15.54%
2015 41,795 414.40%
2016 53,950 29.08%
2017 66,690 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 & South Korea comparison

Bangladesh's area is approximately 130,170 km2 (50,258 sq mi), while the area of South Korea is approximately 97,230 km2 (37,540 sq mi). This means South Korea is 33.88% smaller than Bangladesh.

As of December 2021, Bangladesh's population is ~317.8 million people - 262,293,099 more people than the population of South Korea.

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

Bangladesh South Korea Difference
Population (est 2021) 317,809,900 55,516,801 262.3 million more people live in Bangladesh than South Korea
Number of diplomatic missions abroad (est) 75 183 Bangladesh has 108 fewer diplomatic representations abroad compared with South Korea.
Travel freedom (2021) 19 138 Bangladesh passport holders visit 119 fewer countries and territories without a visa.
Number of foreign missions hosted 67 129 Bangladeshi hosts 62 fewer foreign missions than South Korea.

Frequently asked questions, answered

How many visitors from South Korea travel to Bangladesh in one year?

The number of visitors from South Korea visiting Bangladesh in 2017 was approximately 66,690.

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