Bangladesh to give Omani citizens visa on arrival

The government of Bangladesh will now extend visa on arrival facility to Omani citizens, a statement issued by the country’s embassy here said.

“Considering the existing excellent bilateral relations and the growing friendship and interaction between the people of the two brotherly Muslim countries, the government of Bangladesh has unilaterally decided to extend visa on arrival facilities for all Omani citizens,” the statement said.

visa omanCitizens of Oman holding diplomatic, official or regular passport, who intend to visit Bangladesh on official, business, investment or tourism purposes, would be issued visa on arrival (after examining the relevant papers subject to the satisfaction of the immigration official), for a maximum of 30 days and single entry, at the international airports and land ports of Bangladesh.

“If the visitors require extension of visa on arrival, the Department of Immigration and Passports of Bangladesh will take necessary measures in the light of the existing visa policy,” the release said.

To avail of visa on arrival, visa fee has to be paid in foreign currency (US dollar/GB Pound/Euro) [currently $50.00], visitors must possess a minimum $500 or equivalent amount of foreign currency in cash or credit card and visitors must have appropriate return ticket at the time of arrival.

The immigration authority concerned will collect complete information of the visitors, immigration officials at the airport and land port will stamp the passport of the visitors and passport or visitors should remain valid for six months with available blank pages.

– Times News Service