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India extends walk-in tourist visa facility for BD

29 Jan, 2017 19:58:12

Staff Correspondent:Indian High Commission in Dhaka has widened the scheme for walk-in tourist visas for Bangladesh travelers to its all visa application centers.

All Bangladesh travelers or visitors who have confirmed air, bus or train tickets can avail this facility of walk-in tourist visa without appointment dates from 1 February at the Indian Visa Application Centres (IVACs) in Rajshahi, Rangpur, Sylhet, Chittagong, Khulna, Jessore, Mymensingh, and Barisal,” said a press release of Indian High Commission.

It said applicants in Dhaka with confirmed journey tickets could continue to submit their Tourist visa applications on a walk-in basis at IVAC Mirpur.

The walk-in tourist visa scheme was launched in October 2016 for women travelers and their family members and thereafter extended to all Bangladesh travelers from 1 January 2017.

The scheme has eased access to Indian visas for Bangladesh nationals.