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Step-by-step guide

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  • Identify your Requirement

    The first step is to determine which visa type you need, and check whether you’re eligible to apply for it.

    You’ll also need to know the documents that you’ll have to submit along with your application, how long the application might take and fees you’ll have to pay.

    Each application must comply with the guidelines applicable for your visa category.

    If your documents are not in English, you may need to get translations prepared before applying.

  • Begin your application

    Get started with your visa application

    Once you are ready to apply, download the Application form D Type (Long Term) or Application form C Type (Short Term) as applicable, complete it, print the completed form, and bring it with you to the Visa Application Centre for submission. 

    Bring necessary documents as per respective visa categories checklist.

    To know more about the visa application process, you can call us on (+88) 09606 777666, and (+88) 09666 911384 anytime between 09:00 - 17:00 from Sunday to Thursday. Alternatively, you can mail us at info.itbd@vfshelpline.com for further assistance.

    Here’re the timings for the below services:

    • Passport Submission: 9.00-12.00
    • Passport Delivery: 12:00 - 13:00
  • Book an appointment

    Choose a Visa Application Centre and make an appointment

    Once you have filled the application form and arranged the documents as per the checklist, you need to book an appointment to visit the Visa Application Centre to submit your application. Once the appointment is successfully scheduled, you will receive an appointment letter on the registered email ID.

    If you are part of a family or group, you’ll have to book individual appointments for each member of the family or group.

  • Pay your fees

    Find out the amount you need to pay

    Pay visa fee and service fees at the payment counter to the Visa Application Center.

    Visa Fees at a Glance

    VISA TYPE

    VISA FEE (BDT)

    VFS LOGISTIC FEE (BDT)

    BANK CHARGE(BDT)

    Business

    7600

    1935

    270

    Tourism

    7600

    1935

    270

    Medical Treatment

    7600/11020

    1935

    270

    Seamen

    7600/11020

    1935

    270

    Lavoro Autonomo

    11020

    1935

    270

    Religious Event

    7600/11020

    1935

    270

    Skilled Worker and Tiricinio (Within 90 days)

    GRATIS

    1935

    270

    Skilled Worker and Tiricinio (More than 90 days)

    4750

    1935

    270

    EU/EEA Citizen Family Member

    GRATIS

    1935

    270

    Tourism/Medical Treatment -Child (6-12 years)

    3800

    1935

    270

    Tourism/Medical Treatment – Child(0-6 years)

    Gratis

    1935

    270

    Family Re-union

    11020

    1935

    270

    Study (more than 90 days)

    4750

    1935

    270

    Study (within 90 days)

    Gratis

    1935

    270

    Re-Entry Visa

    11020

    1935

    270

     

    Note:

    1. Visa fee Gratis is applicable for few reasons other than clarified in the above list, as for Study and skilled worker and Tiricinio, if the course duration is within 90 days. The exchange rate from EURO to BTD may change in every three months. The applicants are requested to confirm the fee from website before applying.
    2. There are optional value added service fee mentioned in Premium Service option at this site.
    3. All fees payable to be paid in cash (exact amount) at the bank counter in the Italy Visa & Legalization Application Centre (IVLAC) followed by a system generated invoice cum receipt. Charges mentioned above along with visa fees are applicable per applicant.

    Fees once paid, are nonrefundable.

  • Track your application

    Stay informed about the progress of your application

    You will receive a phone call (given you are reachable at your contact number provided by you during application submission) when your decision has been returned to the Visa Application Centre. Would like more detailed tracking information, you may also be able to get updates by SMS and e-mail notification (payable) sent directly to your phone and mail ID.

    You can also track your visa application status online.  Use the Reference Number present on the invoice/receipt issued by the Visa Application Centre along with your last name to access this service.

  • Collect your passport

    Receive your passport from the Visa Application Centre

    Receive your passport from the Application Centre or you may obtain the VFS center to center courier service

    • All adult applicants need to collect the passport by themselves.
    • Legal guardians to collect the passport of under 18 years old applicants.
    • Original receipt and a photo identity document must bring to the center during collection.

    Collection Time: 1200 to 1300hrs

Ready to apply?

Complete your visa application form, get required documents as per respective visa categories checklist and then come to VFS Global.

Start your application

Start your visa process and then come back to VFS Global with your reference number to take advantage of the Premium Services on offer.

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