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UK visa application process from Bangladesh

UK visa application process from Bangladesh (Updated)

UK visa application process from Bangladesh. UK Border Agency process the UK visa. Visa service agency operate the visa on a commercial basis in partnership with VFS Global Limited. You can do general questions about the visa application process via telephone, VFS Visa Information Helpline: +0088 09666778899 (08.30 am -13.00 pm and 14.00 pm-16.30 ).All calls will be charged as local rates. Click this link to find out the UK visa application process. Follow the bellow steps to complete your UK visa application process online.

1) VFS (http://vfs-uk-bd.com) and
2) The UK Border Agency (http://www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk/countries / bangladesh /? langname = UK% 20English).

Advice for UK visa application process:

For any information about UK visa, you can contact via email, web or telephone. You do not have to pay any type of fee to get advice for VISA. Before applying VISA, you have to know about UK immigration law and their important papers.The applicants seek to be an immigration adviser {http://oisc.homeoffice.gov.uk}. Below there are a few Immigration adviser name and provided some links :

  • The Law Society of England and Wales ( Link : http://www.lawsociety.org.uk/home.law)
  • The Law Society of Scotland ( Link : http://www.lawscot.org.uk)
  • The Law Society of Ireland ( Link:  http://www.lawsoc-ni.org)
  • Institute of Legal Executives (Link: http://www.ilex.org.uk)

UK visa application process:

After passing SSC and completing A level in UK,  a student can apply in the universities of UK. Again with the HSC to enter university in UK, you can take a foundation course. And for post-graduate degrees or PHD degrees, you can apply in different universities directly.
If you have traveled in UK within the last 5 years, you have to apply before two weeks for a non settlement visa. And for other non-settlement visa before 1 month. You have to apply 12 week prior for settlement visa. It process 90% of non settlement application within 15 working days. Statement application is completed within 3 months (12 week) . According the UK Border Agencies, you have to apply for visa within 5-10 weeks before your traveling. To learn more about the application process, please visit-
The UK Border Agencies. (http://www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk/countries/bangladesh/processing-times/?langname=UK%20English)

The required documents and fees for obtaining visas

After getting an invitation from any UK university, students can take to prepare for traveling UK. To go in UK, the students have to show a deposit of 30 million in the bank account. The minimum IELTS score is 5.5 to show. Photocopy of all academic transcripts and certificates, passports, police verification, IELS, bank statements, all documents of college or university admissions and the student visa application required from UK Embassy. The services charges of consultancy firms in Dhaka vary. Visa processing charges by consultancy firm is within 5000 to 50,000 BDT. Read More: How to get tourist visa to travel to India (full process).

Contact information for the UK visa

Interested in UK higher education students have to contact with the British Council first. To study in the UK, the British Council works as a database. British Council provide information about the courses and the necessary qualifications for the students who interested to go in UK. For the students there are trained ‘Student Advisers’ here, who’ve been counseling in free charges. They provide answers to all the questions of students to fill out an application, choosing for the appropriate courses and educational institutions. The British Council has three offices in Dhaka, Chittagong and Sylhet. These are:
1) British Council, Dhaka,
5 Fuller Road, Dhaka, phone: 8618905, fax: 8613375, 8613255.
2) British Council, Sylhet,
Al-Hamra Shopping City (seventh floor), Zindabazar, Sylhet -3100, phone: 880 (821) 814925, Fax: +880 (821) 814924.
3) British Council,Chittagong,
77 / North Nasirabad,Chittagong, Phone: 880 (0) 31 657884-6, Fax: 880 (0) 31 657881.
Students can take advantage of the e-mail counseling.
E-mail: education@bd.britishcouncil.org

Besides, who wants to go to the UK, but did not know any information, or knew a little, their parents can take advantage by PASS. PASS is the Professional Advisory Service for Students. PASS students to take advantage of all the benefits you can get from the British Council. By this PASS service, British Council experienced adviser help you to fill out forms in UK universities and visa application process. For the benefit of PASS, the students will have to pay minimum 20,000 BDT.

Student visa policy changed

In case of Visa, the government will follow the more stringent visa policy. The UK immigration minister, said about new visa policy. At the end of the study, the foreign students will be forced to get back in the own country. If you want to place more than one time in the UK, you will get the appointment from UK Border Agency or approved organization in a skills (professional) category . In fact, according the current rules, at the end of study, the foreigners students have a opportunities to get a job for 2 years. In the new rules, Visa duration has been fixed for highest 5 years for the students enrolled in the Bachelor’s level. On the other hand, for professional diploma course students have been applied a condition for part-time work.

Causes to refuse visa application

  • If Applicant’s requirement IELTS, TOEFL, GRE or SAT test score are not enough.
  • Applicants are going to study in abroad, if it is not guaranteed.
  • Students who are going to abroad to make money create doubt among the authority.
  • It is not guaranteed to carry tuition fees, lodging and other expenses.
  • If the visa officer doubt that the student will not have to come back to the country at the end of the study.
  • If any proof of the applicant’s legal troubles.
  • Giving false information to Visa officers.
  • If the university hasn’t approval, where the applicant received permission to attend.

In most cases visa interview questions are in English. Don’t give wrong answer if you don’t know. Give the answer in short. Then the visa officer can annoy and it will increase the number of question. We think this post on UK visa application process is helpful for you. If you have any question, you can put your question in bellow comment box.

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