China Offers Visa on Arrival to Bangladeshis Now!
The port entry can be availed for
Urgent humanitarian cause,
Other urgent needs.
For tourism purpose, Bangladeshi tourists need to be organised to visit China as tourists by Chinese travel agencies.
For business purpose, repair work or other urgent needs as stated, there has to be an invitation from the Chinese party.
Spokesman of the Chinese embassy, Chen Wei, said the port visa system is available to foreigners, including Bangladeshi citizens.
The port visa system does not impose restrictions on specific countries, but only makes requirements for entry purposes.
The duration of stay for port visas are up to 30 days.
Bangladeshi citizens who are qualified and able to provide relevant supporting documents can apply for port visas at relevant Chinese ports.
According to the Chinese Embassy, the number of Bangladeshi visitors to China is increasing each year. In 2016, the number of visitors was 39,055 and it stood at 47,430 in 2017. As of now, the number of Bangladeshi visitors has already crossed 50,000.
Meanwhile, Chinese Embassy officials said the introduction of visa on arrival will bring a positive impact and greatly help people who need to visit China urgently.
They said Beijing is giving Dhaka a “higher priority” in its diplomatic policies.