South Korea

Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman

Hon’ble President of Bangladesh

Bangladesh Time


May 2018
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Digital Bangladesh

Vision & Mission

Reliable and secure Information and Communication Technology (ICT) towards sustainable Development.

Support attainment of overall socio economic development of the country by establishing universal access to ICT for all through research, development successful utilization and digital management of ICT.

General Information


The Consular Section takes care of passport, travel permit, attestation, dual citizenship, birth and death registration and other services needed by the citizens of Bangladesh. It also issues visas and NVR for foreign citizens and Bangladesh born naturalized foreigners.

Operating hours:

Application receiving time: 9.30 AM to 12.00 PM

Delivery Time: 4.30 to 5.00 PM

Address: 17, Jangmun-ro 6-gil, Yongsan-gu, Seoul-04393, Republic of Korea

Phone: +82-2-796-4056-7/9


Bank account for consular fee submission:

KEB hana Bank, A/C ……………………………..


General Instructions

  1. Attach a colour photograph (45mm x 35mm) with glue at the top left corner of the form. Photograph has to be in white background.
  2. Personal details, Travel Document details, Payment details (as applicable) must be filled up.
  3. Apply according to your necessity and fill up the required option of New visa/ Extention of visa/ Transit permit/ On arrrival visa/ No Visa Required (N.V.R)
  4. Apply with essential documents, otherwise, the application would not be received for consideration.
  5. Use Tick mark (√) in the check Box.
  6. Deposit the visa fee (if applicable) to the respective bank counter and attach payment receipt on the top of the application form.
  7. Receive delivery slip after the submission of application form and check the content of the delivery slip before going out from the visa office.
  8. Paid visa fee is non-refundable.
  9. In some cases, visa delivery date may be subject to Police Verification Report, Security Clearance from Ministry of Home Affairs (MOHA), Work Permit from Bangladesh Investment Development Authority (BIDA), Bangladesh Export Processing Zones Authority (BEPZA), NGO Affairs Bureau and Recommendation from Ministry Or organizations concerned,
  10. The authority’s decision regarding visa is final.

General information:

To apply for Bangladesh visa, the applicant has to submit original passport valid for at least 06 months with minimum two blank pages. Visa application must be submitted first online at and then in hard copy along with 2 (two) recent passport size photographs with white background. Only online visa application form will be accepted. Incomplete application form or application with incorrect information or insufficient supporting papers may be rejected without citing any reason thereof. Applicant may be called for an interview if it is felt necessary by the visa issuing officer. Visa fees are non-refundable.

Working hours for visa application:

Application receiving time: 9.30 AM to 12.00 PM (weekdays)

Processing time: 3 working days

Delivery Time: Weekdays 4.30 to 5.00 PM


For Korean citizens: KRW36,000 (Single entry); KRW 60,000 (multiple entry). No fee for diplomatic or official passport holders.

For others: Please contact the consular section of the Embassy.

Required documents for visa:

Business Visa:

  1. A letter from concerned business organization in Korea introducing the applicant, his employment status in the organization and the purpose of visit to Bangladesh.
  2. A letter of invitation from Bangladeshi organization mentioning the applicant’s name, passport number, the purpose of visit and duration for which visa is required. It should be addressed to Bangladesh Embassy, Seoul.

Maximum duration of stay: six (06) months.

Tourist visa: 

  1. Invitation letter from any Bangladeshi citizen along with the copy of his/her valid Bangladesh Passport or National ID Card / invitation letter from any Bangladesh organization / hotel booking confirmation.
  2. Reservation of air ticket.

Maximum duration of stay: three (03) months.

 NGO visa:

  1. A letter from concern NGO duly attested by the NGO Affairs Bureau, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  2. Appointment letter with full terms, conditions and salary details from the NGO (where the applicant is going to join).
  3. A letter from concerned organization in Korea mentioning the applicant’s position in the organization and the purpose of visit to Bangladesh

Maximum duration: three (03) months. Visa may be extended from Bangladesh.

Journalist Visa:

  1. Filled up FF1 and FF2 form with signature.
  2. Storyline.
  3. Equipment list.
  4. A Letter from the Organization / Media House where the applicant is currently working.

Duration of Journalist Visa: Maximum one (01) month.

Employment Visa:

  1. A letter from concerned employer in Bangladesh mentioning the applicant’s position in the organization.
  2. Approval letter from relevant Ministry or Board of Investment (BOI) or Export Processing Zone of Bangladesh.
  3. Appointment letter and contract papers with full terms and conditions including salary details.

Duration of Employment Visa issued by the Embassy is three (03) months. To be further extended from Bangladesh.

Diplomatic Visa / Official Visa:

Note Verbal or official letter from the  concern Ministry / Office  of the ROK government mentioning the applicant’s position, duration of stay and the date of joining in the concerned embassy/ office/organization in Bangladesh.

Duration of Diplomatic / Official Visa: As required.

Student Visa:

  1. A letter from Government approved Educational Institution of Bangladesh where the applicant has got admission or is going to be admitted.
  2. Sponsorship letter from the concern Educational Institutions of Bangladesh.
  3. Last three month’s bank statements of the financial sponsor.

Duration of Student Visa is Maximum one (01) year. Visa may be further extended from Bangladesh.

Research / Internee Visa:

  1. An approval letter from the respective Ministry of Bangladesh.
  2. A Letter from concern Organization / Institution of Bangladesh mentioning the applicant’s purpose of visit with details of the Research / Training / Internship program.
  3. A letter from the present Employer/ Organization where the applicant belongs to.

Duration of Employment Visa is Maximum three (03) months. Visa may be further extended from Bangladesh.

Tablig (T1) Visa:

  1. A letter from the Central Tablig Markus in the ROK.
  2. A letter from Tablig Markus of Dhaka, Bangladesh.

NVR: ( No Visa Required) 

To apply for NVR, applications must be submitted online at and a printed and signed copy with one passport size photo has to be submitted at the Embassy. Incomplete application form or application with incorrect information or insufficient supporting papers may be rejected without citing any reason.

Additional documents required for NVR:

Any of the following documents:

  • Valid Bangladeshi Passport.


  • Copy of last Bangladesh passport held.
  • Bangladeshi Citizenship Certificate issued from the Ministry of Home Affairs, Bangladesh and attested by Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Bangladesh.
  • Nationality Certificate issued by appropriate authority in Bangladesh attested by Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Bangladesh.
  • Police Clearance Certificate from Bangladesh Attested by MOFA, Dhaka.


Previous Korean passport having ”NVR” stamping.

Additional requirement for child’s NVR:

1) Child’s Birth Registration/ family relations Certificate having parents name on it.

3) Father’s/Mother’s valid Bangladeshi Passport or copy of last Bangladeshi passport held.


Police Clearance Certificate from Bangladesh Attested by MOFA, Dhaka.

Additional requirement for NVR for non-Bangladeshi spouse:

1) Valid Bangladeshi Passport

OR     past Bangladeshi passport of spouse.

2) Applicant’s Passport.

3) Bangladeshi Marriage Certificate attested by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Bangladesh

OR   Korean Marriage Certificate attested by the Korean Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

OR   Police Clearance Certificate from Bangladesh Attested by MOFA, Dhaka.

  • Birth/Death Registration

1.4.1 Birth Registration

The Birth Certificate can be provided to an MRP applicant or someone having a Bangladeshi passport but does not have Birth Certificate and intends to have it, and to children born of Bangladeshi parents in Korea.

  1. Requirements for Birth Registration:
  2. a) Duly filled in Birth Registration form. Please click here to find the Birth Registration form.

Please download it and fill in the same manually.

  1. b) Original Bangladeshi passport along with photocopy (page 1-5)/ Birth certificate from Korean hospital (where parents name and details are included)
  2. c) One recent passport size photograph.
  1. Fee: KRW6,000

1.4.2 Death Registration

Requirements for Death Certificate:

  1. Passport of the deceased person;
  2. Death/Medical certificate issued by local health authorities;
  3. Filled up Death Registration application Form; Please click here to find the Death Registration form. Attach passport size photo, if available.


Hon’ble Prime Minister of Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina

Hon’ble Ambassador

Ambassador’s Message

Welcome to the official website of the Embassy of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh in Seoul, Republic of Korea.
Bangladesh deeply values its relationship with the Republic of Korea, which continues to grow in depth and dimension.
We have incorporated in this website the links to all important and relevant websites of Bangladesh and Republic of Korea.
We hope that you will find this website useful. We would welcome your feedback, thoughts, ideas, and recommendations, if any, to make this website more useful and user-friendly. You may send your inputs to the following e-mail addresses:
I look forward to working closely with all our friends in the Republic of Korea for the mutual benefit of the peoples of our two countries.

I wish you all the best,
Abida Islam

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