No Visa Required

No Visa Required to Travel to Bangladesh NVR

British nationals of Bangladesh origin their children and eligible persons living in the following areas may apply for NVR to the Assistant High Commission for Bangladesh in Birmingham:

Midlands: Staffordshire, Nottinghamshire, Lincolnshire, West Midlands, Leicestershire, Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire, Northamptonshire, Warwickshire, Hereford and Worchester, Salop, Gloucestershire. 

South Wales: Cardiff, Newport, Swansea, Powys, Mid Glamorgan, South Glamorgan, Dyfed, Gwent. 

Four easy steps to obtain NVR:

  • Complete and take a printout of the online application form.
  • Book an appointment to visit the Assistant High Commission in Birmingham.
  • Submit your application form with all the supporting documents on the appointment date. 
  • Collect your documents on the given date.

Who is eligible?

  • British citizens with Bangladeshi heritage
  • Children of eligible British citizens with Bangladeshi heritage

Document Requirements

Everyone needs:

Additional requirements based on how you qualify:

  • Bangladeshi origin: One of the following:
    • Bangladeshi passport (or old passport with NVR stamp)
    • Bangladesh Citizenship Certificate
    • Online birth certificate (17-digit)
    • Education certificate issued in Bangladesh.
  • Applying as a child of a Bangladeshi Citizen:
    • Your birth certificate showing parent's name.
    • Your parent's Bangladeshi passport or passport with NVR stamp
  • Applying as the spouse of Bangladeshi Citizen:
    • UK marriage certificate Legalized by the Foreign and Commonwealth Development Office (FCDO).
    • DBS certificate (police background check).
    • Spouse's valid Bangladesh passport.

Please note: Any name change must be supported by a name change deed attested by the Foreign and Commonwealth Development Office (FCDO).

How to Apply

Processing time:

  • Standard: 10 working days
  • Urgent: Possible in special cases (family emergency, illness, etc.) - provide travel tickets with the application