Please read carefully before submitting your visa application:
Applicants living only in NSW & Queensland are eligible to apply for visa to the Consulate General of Bangladesh in Sydney. Applicants from all other states and territories are advised to submit visa applications to the Bangladesh High Commission in Canberra.
It is important that you lodge a complete application. If you do not provide a complete application or do not meet the visa requirements, your visa application may not be processed.
You may be called for an interview, if required, by the consular officer.
‘Visa Application Form’ (D.I.P. Form-4) is available at the following link:
The following documents are required to apply for a visa:
In addition to the above, the following documents shall be required depending on the visa category or the purpose of the visit:
A businessman/business representative planning to visit Bangladesh for the purpose of trade or commerce is eligible to apply for Business visa. The requirement in this regard is as follows:
A recommendation letter from one of the following authorities:
Diplomatic and official visa:
A diplomatic note/letter from the concerned government office/Mission.
Media Personnel/Journalist visa:
If a visa applicant would like to visit Bangladesh as a Journalist to produce video/TV/film/documentary or to make any report/interview for print or electronic media or other purposes, the following documents shall be required:
The minimum processing time for this category of visa is 2/3 weeks.
For any other category of visa, relevant supporting papers shall be submitted along with the visa application form. Any misrepresentation of facts may lead to the cancellation of the visa at any time.
Please read carefully prior to proceeding further:
A list of the visa fees for different countries may be accessed by clicking the following weblink:
Mode of payment
Visa fees may be paid in one of the following ways:
Details for EFT are as follows:
Account Name: Consulate General of Bangladesh
If paid in adavance, please attach a copy of the payment transaction receipt with the visa application.
Please note that pre-booked appointments are required for visa applications. Please book your appointment from the following link https://services.cgbdsydney.gov.bd/ .
The Consulate does not provide any appointment over the phone or email.
The applications along with other necessary documents may be sent by registered mail/courier to, or, may be submitted in person at the following address:
Consulate General of Bangladesh in Sydney
Suite 2, Level 1
N.B.: The Consulate General of Bangladesh is not responsible for documents lost or delayed in mail / Courier.
Visa processing time may vary and depends on the category of visa. Therefore, visa seekers are strongly encouraged to apply at least three weeks before the scheduled travel. However, depending on the circumstances, granting of visa may take longer than expected.
You should not make non-changeable or non-refundable travel arrangements until you get confirmation that your visa application has been granted. The Consulate is not liable for any financial damage sustained by visa applicants whose applications were processed later than anticipated or were rejected.
Incomplete applications are not received and processed.
The delivery of the visa may be obtained in one of the following ways: