According to the new arrangement made by the Immigration Department of the HKSAR, from December 11, 2006, nationals of Bangladesh must have a visa to enter the HKSAR for any purposes, such as direct transit (not go out of airport), ordinary transit (go out of airport) and visit.

1.The following Bangladeshis are still exempted from visa to enter the HKSAR:

Diplomatic/service (official) passport holders are free of a visa for a stay up to 14 days.

United Nations Laissez Passport holders go to Hong Kong or transit Hong Kong to/from a third place for official purposes.

Operating aircrew and operating seaman in work go to Hong Kong.

2. The following Bangladeshis including their accompanying spouse and children can apply for Visit Visa for a stay up to 14 days and Single-Entry or Double-Entry Transit Visa for a stay up to 7 days.

A. Government officials holding ordinary passport
Celebrities in Bangladeshi society and
business circles
Employees of famous large-scale enterprise in Bangladesh, including multinational companies, international airlines and shipping enterprises, financial entities, banks, insurance entities and foreign representative in Bangladesh. Moreover, they are required to show the Certificate Letter (go to Hong Kong for Business) issued by their company.

3. The other Bangladeshi citizens should directly post their applications to the Immigration Department of the HKSAR. Its address is Floor 6, Immigration Tower, No.7 Gloucester Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong.


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