High Commission of India
No Appointment Date required for Submission of Visa Applications at the Indian Visa Application Centres (IVACs) in Khulna and Jashore
1. As part of the ongoing initiatives by the High Commission of India to further liberalize, streamline and ease access to the Indian visa for Bangladesh nationals, it has been decided that applicants for tourist visas can walk-in and submit their applications at the IVACs in Khulna and Jashore without prior appointment from 11th June onwards. Applications will be accepted from 0800hrs to 1200hrs at the respective IVACs.
2. The other existing walk-in schemes of submission of visa applications for non-tourist visas viz., Medical, Business, Conference and other types of visas will continue as before. Separate counters for walk-in tourist visas for senior citizens and Muktijodhas will also continue.
3. This is further to the pilot initiatives started at IVACs in Chattogram on 9 July, 2017, Rajshahi and Rangpur on 10 September, 2017, Mirpur Road, Dhaka on 10 October 2017, Sylhet, Mymensingh and Barishal on 20thMay 2018 and is being extended to IVACs at Khulna and Jashore on a similar trial basis.
4. These measures are aimed at easing access to the Indian visa and strengthening people-to-people contacts between India and Bangladesh.
May 31, 2018