It has been decided that Tourist visa applicants from Rajshahi & Rangpur can walk-in and submit their applications at Indian Visa Application Center - IVAC Rajshahi & Rangpur without a prior appointment from 10th September, 2017 onwards. IVAC, Rajshahi & Rangpur will accept the applications from 08.00hrs to 1.00hrs.
2. The other existing walk-in schemes of submission of visa applications for non-tourist visas viz., Medical Visa, Business, Conference and other types of visas will continue as before. Further, separate counters for walk-in Tourist visas for senior citizens and Muktijodhas will also continue. Tourist Visa applicants will not be required to submit confirmed tickets to India.
3. This new system is a pilot initiative and also available in Chittagong on a trial basis.
4. This measure is aimed at easing access to Indian visa and strengthening people-to-people contacts between India and Bangladesh.