Bangladesh travel alerts

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Bangladesh 🇧🇩

The travel advice is Do not travel to Bangladesh. Get travel alerts and advice before travelling to Bangladesh. Bangladesh is part of Asia with main city at Dhaka. Its Least Developed country with a population of 161M people. The main currency is Taka. The languages spoken are Bengali.
👍 Least Developed   👨‍👩‍👦‍👦 161M people

🛡️ Travel safety for Bangladesh

Do not travel

March 29, 2020

Bangladesh has imposed nation-wide movement restrictions from 26 March to 4 April 2020. Flights in and out of Bangladesh have reduced significantly. From 25 March, there will be no direct flights to Australia. Other restrictions on travel and business operations may be imposed at short notice. Check with your airline or tour operator for updates on your departure options including for transit hub requirements. If you can't or don't want to leave Bangladesh, follow the advice of local authorities and minimise your risk of exposure to COVID-19. Stay in touch with family and friends so they know you're safe and well. Note our ability to provide consular assistance in Bangladesh may be limited due to restrictions on movement and other services. We now advise you to: Do not travel to Bangladesh.

🚨 Travel Alert for Bangladesh

Issued date: April 6, 2020

1. The visa on arrival facility has been suspended for all nationalities.

2. All international flights arriving from Bahrain, Bhutan, Hong Kong (SAR China), India, Kuwait, Malaysia, Maldives, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sri Lanka, Singapore, Thailand, Turkey, United Arab Emirates or United Kingdom are suspended until 14 April 2020.

3. Passengers who have been Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Iran, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden or Switzerland since the 1 March 2020 are not allowed to enter Bangladesh until 15 April 2020.

- This does not apply to passengers traveling on diplomatic missions and their family members.

4. Nationals of Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Iran, Ireland (Rep.), Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland who reside outside the EU region or Iran since 29 February 2020 can travel to Bangladesh. They must have a visa.

5. Passengers who have a valid visa must show a medical certificate (with English translation) obtained within 72 hours of travel. The medical certificate must be submitted upon arrival and must indicate that the passenger does not have any symptoms of COVID-19.

6. Passengers with Bangladesh origin who do not submit a medical certificate stating that the passenger does not have any symptoms of COVID-19, will be institutionally quarantined in Dhaka for 14 days.

7. Passengers with Bangladesh origin who submits a medical certificate stating that the passenger does not have any symptoms of COVID-19, will be home quarantined in Dhaka for 14 days. If the medical certificate shows that the passenger has symptoms of COVID-19, they will be institutionally quarantined in Dhaka for 14 days.

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Last updated: April 6, 2020