Tourist Visa Requirement

This a basic checklist for visa documents according to the designated embassy/visa office. To escalate the chance of visa grant, you may add other supporting documents based on your nature and purpose of travel/visa type.VISAThing provides Consultancy Service where we take care you have all the necessary documents for a comprehensive visa application approach.

1) Passport:

Original Passport with validity of minimum six months after the intended date of departure and minimum two blank pages for visa stamp.
a) Copy of previous passports and visas issued.
b) Attach all your old passports (if any).
c) If any visa request was refused, details of original letter issued by the authorities of that country would be preferred.

2) Belgium Visa Application Form:

Visa application form must be filled and signed by the applicant.

3) Photo Specification:

Two recent passport size photographs with matt or semi matt finish, 60-80% face coverage, white background and without border (Size: 35mm x 45mm)
Please Note: Photograph should not be more than 3 months old, scanned/stapled and should not be used in any of the previous visas.

4) Covering-Letter:

Covering Letter from applicant including name, designation, Passport Number, purpose and outlining who will be responsible for the full costs of the trip – travel, accommodation, expenses etc. Addressed to – The Visa Officer, Embassy of Belgium, Dhaka.

5) Invitation Letter:

stating the date, duration and purpose of your stay, proof of a family tie to the host, information about your relationship with the person / organization inviting you. (If Any)

6) Forwarding-Letter:

a) Forwarding Letter / NOC from the applicant’s company authority on the company’s letter head stating applicant’s name, designation, passport number, purpose and duration of visit.
b) Visa request letter from the educational institute or student card/evidence of school enrollment (if student)

7) Proof of Occupation:

a) Company registration certificate (original notarized English translated and photocopy of the original) if the applicant is a first time traveler or a proprietor.
b) Office ID card copy & Visiting cards.

8) Financials:

a) Personal Bank Statement for last six months mentioning the Bank’s name, Bank’s Telephone Number clearly.
b) Salary slip for the last six months. (If Any)

9) Airline & Hotel Reservation: 

Ticket Itinerary & Hotel Booking.

10) Documents related to civil status of the applicant: 

For married applicants: marriage certificate (e.g. “Nika Namah” for Muslims or marriage act for Hindus, both translated in English)

11) Travel Insurance: 

Insurance must be valid for the whole Schengen area. The insurance must cover medical fees, hospitalization and repatriation costs up to 30,000 Euros. The insurance must fully cover the whole period of stay within the Schengen area.

Basic information

For Belgium, VISAThing provides
✔ Visa Consultancy

For Bangladeshi visa seekers who want to travel to the Belgium are issued visas in varies categories such as:

✔ Visit visa                ✔  Tourist visa               ✔ Business visa               ✔ Family visa               ✔Others

Belgian Consulate in Dhaka, Bangladesh
Honorary Consulate of Belgium in Dhaka, Bangladesh
House # 24A, Suite #2A, Road# 42
Gulshan-2, Dhaka – 1212
Fax: (+88) (02) 9896985

Office Hours: The consulate is open to the public from Sundays through Thursday between 9.00 and 12.00 and on appointment between 14.00 and 15.30

Belgium is a Schengen state. Therefore, you must apply for Schengen visa. Application must be lodged at Embassy of Sweden for Schengen visa of Belgium.

The Embassy of Sweden in Dhaka is representing Belgium in Schengen visa cases.

The Swedish Embassy has an appointment system. In order to get an appointment you are required to visit the following external service provider (not applicable for online applications).

Sweden Visa Application Centre
Delta Life Tower, Plot 37, Road 90,
Gulshan North, Gulshan-2, Dhaka
Helpline No: (+88) 09 606 777 333, (Sunday to Thursday 09:00 to 17:00)

Long stay visa applications (more than 90 days) or short stay visa applications aiming at a longer stay in Belgium (e.g. marriage in Belgium) must be lodged at Belgian embassy in New Delhi.

 Fees & Processing Time

Belgium VISA PROCESSING FEE from Bangladesh

Visa Type Visa Fee(BDT) Consultancy fee (BDT) Total (BDT)
Long Term 9605 10000 19605

** 15% VAT is applicable on ITC service (logistic) charge.


Total approximate processing time is 10 to 15 working days (Time may vary depending on applicant’s profile and embassy actually processing time)

 Visa Consultancy Fee

** 15% VAT is applicable on ITC Express’ service (consultancy) charge.

 Consultancy Fee

Service                    Fee (BDT)

Consultancy           10,000/-

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