Bangladeshi High Commission in Pretoria

The Embassy of Bangladesh is located in Pretoria which is the city of South Africa.

Moving towards the Head of Mission of the embassy of Bangladesh located in South Africa is Shabbir Ahmad Chowdhury, High Commissioner. The primary purpose of an Embassy is to provide assistance to the citizens who travel or want to live in the host country. You need to have several documents for this purpose, and an embassy provides you all of the consulate services. To visit the embassy, you must make your appointment and choose the date/time that is available on the schedule.

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Head of Mission: Shabbir Ahmad Chowdhury, High Commissioner

COVID-19 Statistics - Bangladesh
Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) disease the Bangladeshi High Commission in Pretoria could have adjusted its office hours or services. Please do confirm personally.

Bangladesh Tourists Details
Bangladesh is a beautiful place to visit. It is quite popular for tourism as it has a number of historical places, and many other spots for tourists. Every year, a number of tourists visit Bangladesh.

Consular Services
Several consular services are provided by the embassy of Bangladesh situated in South Africa. These may include visa or passport processing, marriage registration along with document legalization as well. Apart from this, South Africa has a representation in Bangladesh. The consulate services are granted to visitors from South Africa to Bangladesh as well as to Afghan citizens in South Africa. These consulate services are listed below:

  • Process passport applications
  • Process visa applications
  • Notarizing documents
  • Legalization of documents
  • Absentee Tazkera
  • Issuing emergency travel documents
  • Power of attorney
  • Birth Certificate
  • Criminal Record Check
  • Application forms
  • Authentication of documents

Visa types granted by Bangladesh are;

  • Bangladesh Government Delegates
  • Bangladesh Diplomatic / other Embassy officials Visa
  • Bangladesh UN and other International Organizations visa
  • Bangladesh Business visa
  • Bangladesh Invitation letter from Bangladesh
  • Bangladesh Letter from the company that is sending the applicant to Bangladesh
  • Bangladesh Investor visa
  • Bangladesh Recommendation letter from BOI/BEPZA
  • Bangladesh Work / Employment visa
  • Bangladesh Letter of appointment from the employer in Bangladesh
  • Bangladesh Recommendation letter from BEPZA/BOI
  • Bangladesh NGO workers’ visa
  • Bangladesh Permission Letter from NGO Affairs Bureau, Bangladesh
  • Bangladesh Expert Visa
  • Bangladesh Recommendation letter from BEPZA/BOI
  • Bangladesh Invitation Letter from the concerned company in Bangladesh
  • Bangladesh Student visa
  • Bangladesh Letter from Educational Institution
  • Bangladesh Bank solvency certificate
  • Bangladesh Research Visa
  • Bangladesh Letters from the concerned institutions of the both ends
  • Bangladesh Consent letter of the concerned Ministry in Bangladesh
  • Bangladesh Tourist visa
  • Bangladesh Invitation letter from Dhaka/Hotel Booking
  • Bangladesh Tentative flight itineraries
  • Bangladesh TabligJamaat visa
  • Bangladesh Letter from central Markas of the country
  • Bangladesh Letter from Bangladesh Tablig Markas
  • Bangladesh Journalist visa
  • Bangladesh Filled in FF-1 and FF-2 forms
  • Bangladesh Photocopy of the first five pages of the passport
  • Bangladesh Original passport and necessary payment receipt only after Embassy’s clearance
  • Bangladesh Flight particulars when clearance is conveyed
  • Bangladesh Spouses and dependents of all categories (except the person attending TabligJamaat and Tourists Visa)
  • Bangladesh Certification/necessary letter in support of relations

You can book your appointments to visit the embassy by contacting them through phone call/ email or check schedules on their official website. It is mandatory to contact before visiting the embassy because the office hours may vary.



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