How to Get an Indian Visa from Bangladesh

By Sara . Updated: November 12, 2020
How to Get an Indian Visa from Bangladesh

Lots of people from Bangladesh travel to India regularly either for business or for meeting their family members, because before becoming an independent nation Bangladesh was a part of India. There are many people from Bangladesh whose families live in India or who have business in India or who want to go there to study; for most reasons, people from Bangladesh will need a visa to visit India.

If you too are from Bangladesh and wondering how to get an Indian visa from Bangladesh then keep reading this oneHOWTO article.

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Steps to follow:

Before applying for an Indian visa from Bangladesh, make sure that you have the right documents at hand. If you want to know which documents are required to apply for a visa to visit India, visit this page:


The above page also contains information about the types of visa to visit India you can apply for from Bangladesh. There are 11 different types of Indian visa:

  • Business visa
  • Short–term single journey visa
  • Long–term journey visa
  • Transit single entry visa
  • Transit double entry visa
  • Medical or medical attendant visa
  • Student visa
  • Research visa
  • Conference visa
  • Training visa

Of course, you must choose the type of Indian visa according to your need. If you have any doubts about the right kind of visa for your journey, contact the authorities cited on the page.


While preparing for your visa application from Bangladesh there are some rules and regulations that you must know beforehand. These rules can be found in the official website of the Indian Visa Application Center (IVAC), Bangladesh:

This page also informs you about the centers where you can apply for an Indian visa in person.


In order to get an Indian visa from Bangladesh you need to fill the visa form online. Go to this page:

In this page you can fill up the visa form. Before filling the form make sure that you have one digital photograph and one colored photograph ready. Both photos should be same and not more than three months old.

Other instructions are given on this page which will help you in filling up the form correctly.


If you want to see how the online Indian visa form looks like and how it should be filled up then download the PDF file from this page:


After filling up the visa form you will be provided with a date of appointment. It takes about 10 to 15 days to get the appointment.


On the allotted date you must visit the center within the given time frame. You will need to bring all the documents required according to the type of Indian visa you are applying for from Bangladesh. To view the list of documents, visit the page mentioned in step 1.


After visiting the centre and submitting the documents you need to wait for certain period of time before your Indian visa is ready. You can track the progress online through the page:


This is how to get an Indian visa from Bangladesh. If you have any doubts or questions, please share them in the comments section. Don't miss our article on how to know road conditions in India to find out more.

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