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Welcome to the website of the Embassy of Italy in Dhaka
Embassy of Italy

Embassy of Italy in Dhaka

Plot 2/3, Road 74/79
Gulshan - 2, Dhaka 1212
Tel.  +88-02-8822781/2/3



For Italian citizens assistance:

For consular purposes (excluding visa):

For visas:

Honorary Consulate in Chittagong:

All e-mails sent to the wrong address and/or without text (only with attachments) will be deleted without reading.

Opening hours:

Visa  Section: By appointment with Ag. VFS' e-mail: 
Please note that from November 1st, 2012 visa request booking will be possible through the VFS' website -  - for the following types of visa: L/S (Employment), R/F (Family reunification) and S/R (Internship).
For other kinds of visa enquiries, please contact the VFS counters directly.

'From 20th July, 2014 new online appointment system has been launched for applicants at From now all the applicants have to take appointment with NULLA OSTA protocol number.

The applicants (who has taken appointment already before 17th July, 2014) has to take fresh appointment with the new system to submit applications.'

Consular Section
: all the legalization files will have to be submitted through the VFS agency. Files whose signer's signature must be attested directly by an embassy official can be submitted on Tuesdays 9 am to 1 pm.
Translation and legalization services and visa applications collecting are available at VFS Agency in "Italy Visa Application Centre" (Russul park (1st Floor), House -101, Road - 13/A, Bolck - C, Banani, Dhaka - 123).

The time schedule will be Sunday to Thursday as follows:

Application Submission (All Categories): From 09:00am to 12:00pm

Legalization Submission: From 02:00pm to 04:00pm

Passport Delivery: 04:00pm to 05:00pm

Appointment Scheduling: 09:00am to 12:00pm

Helpline: 9:00am to 3:00pm

We inform that Translation Agency (Bashati Dream, Rd 20, Hs 3, Apt A5, 5th Floor, Gulshan 1, behind Navana Tower) is the only official translator for this Embassy.


University studies 2015-2016

All the info for the Academic Year 2015-2016 can be found in the website of the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research (

Study certificates verification

Due to the huge numbers of students who want to join Italian universities and schools, all applicants for all kind of courses will have to submit their study degrees to IOM in order to have them verified, before submitting them to the Italian Embassy. All the details can be found at the following link: Study certificates verification.

 Italian passport holders can get a “visa on arrival” directly at Dhaka International Airport, if they are spending up to 30 days in Bangladesh. This visa is single entry and can be obtained by paying a 51 USD fee and showing a return ticket with the date of the return flight within the before said time limit.


Important notice
Submitting forged documents and/or seals, stamps and signatures is a criminal offence that will be prosecuted by law.

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