UK visa from Bangladesh

Now’s the perfect time to travel to the United Kingdom. The UK is one of the most frequently visited destinations for travelers in the world. The country has a lot to offer to travelers! 

Visitors enjoy the tour of London’s amazing milestones to finding centuries of history at one of the many castles and museums or enjoying an old-style evening tea, the opportunities are boundless.

The UK visitor visa, also known as the UK Standard Visitor Visa, has replaced several short-term visa categories: 

  • Business Visitor visa;
  • Prospective Entrepreneur visa;
  • Family Visitor visa;
  • Child Visitor visa;
  • Private Medical Treatment Visitor visa;
  • Entertainer Visitor visa and;
  • Sports Visitor visa.

The UK visa will cover a wide range of your travel purposes previously spread out among distinct visa categories. This is exactly why you need a UK visa from Bangladesh!

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Why you need a UK visa

UK Visitor visa or “UK Standard Visitor Visa” is now the ultimate visa type that serves a number of visa purposes. 

You can apply for a UK Standard Visitor Visa if:

  • You can travel to UK for sightseeing with your family and friends
  • You can travel and meet your friends, family, or relatives living in the UK.
  • You are volunteering with a listed charity for up to 30 days.
  • You are stopping at the UK on the way to another country (‘in transit’).
  • You have some sort of medical emergency that needs private treatment in the UK
  • You need to attend a conference or workshop
  • You need to meet your clients, buyers, or others in the UK which would help improve your local business(s).
  • You are attending a special sports event
  • You are arriving in the UK as a performance artist or musician to demonstrate in a big cultural program or a concert
  • You are coming to the UK as a medical representative
  •  You are participating in exams like the Professional and Linguistic Assessment Board (PLAB) test or the Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE).

UK visa requirements

If you want to get a UK visa, you must meet the following:

  • You have logical grounds for visiting the UK
  • You will leave the UK before your visa expires.
  • You can demonstrate enough money to support yourself and your family members during your visit.
  • You have enough liquid money or movable funds to pay for your return or onward journey if you are passing through the UK to another country.
  • You do not have the intention to settle in the UK
  • You will only do the acceptable actions if you are arriving in the UK on a short-term business trip.

Documents requirements for UK visa

  • All Current and previous passports with visa pages and all visa refusal copies
  • Birth Certificate
  • National ID Card
  • 2 Copies of recent photographs (35X45 mm)
  • Marriage documents
  • Current trade license of your businesses
  • Dolil/deeds of assets or asset survey report
  • Original bank statement-personal and business (last 6 months)
  • Income tax certificate for last 3 Years.
  • FDR/savings statement
  • Memorandum of association or partnership deed (If applicable)
  • Filled up family information form.
  • UK Visa application form

How to apply for a UK visa (step-by-step)

  • Step 1: Eligibility Assessment
  • Step 2: Apply for your Visa Online
  • Step 3: Pay the visa fees
  • Step 4: Choose your services
  • Step 5: Upload your documents

UK visitor visas are submitted online. There will be no visa interview. Based on the documents and information you provide, your visa will be granted or refused. So, submitting an inappropriate visa application will lead you to UK visa refusals. If you’re planning to travel to Europe, you must get a Schengen visa.

You may consult with UK visa agency in Dhaka before submitting your UK visa application.

UK visa fee from Bangladesh

UK visa fee from Bangladesh: 

  • Short-term (up to 6 months, single or multiple entry) 10745/- BDT
  • Longer-term (valid for up to 2 years) 40831/- BDT
  • Longer-term (valid for up to 5 years) 74084/- BDT
  • Longer-term (valid for up to 10 years) 92973/- BDT

***Note that this fee may not be an up-to-date fee. Contact us for the updated fee.

British High Commission in Dhaka

United Nations Road Baridhara.

P O Box 6079 Dhaka – 1212, Bangladesh 


Telephone: +88 02 882 2705 Consular fax / email: +880 2 988 2819 /  

UK Visa Support in Dhaka