Visa Free Countries for Bangladesh Passport in 2023

Bangladeshi passport is considered one of the weakest in the world in terms of travel freedom. However, it’s still a very strong passport if we compare it to other countries in South Asia and Africa. The Bangladeshi passport has a visa free access or visa on arrival access to around 41 countries right now according to the passport index.

Visa Free Countries for Bangladesh Passport

Bangladesh passport global ranking

Bangladesh passport has a ranking of 97 out of 193 countries according to the Henley and Partners passport index released in 2023. It’s slightly lower than Sri Lanka but more powerful than Pakistan and Nepal in South Asia. It’s also better than many other countries in the world. Bangladeshi citizens can travel to 41 countries around the world.

Visa free countries for Bangladesh passport in 2023

Bangladeshi passport holders can travel to a total of 41 countries in 2023 and here is the list of visa free countries for Bangladeshi citizens.

  1. Bahamas
  2. Barbados
  3. Bhutan
  4. Bolivia *
  5. British Virgin Islands
  6. Burundi *
  7. Cape Verde Islands *
  8. Comoro Islands *
  9. Cook Islands
  10. Dominica
  11. Fiji
  12. Grenada
  13. Guinea-Bissau *
  14. Haiti
  15. Indonesia
  16. Jamaica
  17. Lesotho
  18. Madagascar *
  19. Maldives *
  20. Mauritania *
  21. Micronesia
  22. Montserrat
  23. Mozambique *
  24. Nepal *
  25. Niue
  26. Rwanda *
  27. Samoa *
  28. Senegal *
  29. Seychelles *
  30. Sierra Leone *
  31. Somalia *
  32. Sri Lanka **
  33. St. Kitts and Nevis
  34. St. Vincent and the Grenadines
  35. The Gambia
  36. Timor-Leste *
  37. Togo *
  38. Trinidad and Tobago
  39. Tuvalu *
  40. Uganda *
  41. Vanuatu

The (*) sign means it’s Evisa country for Bangladeshi citizens. This list includes visa free countries for Bangladeshi citizens, visa on arrival for Bangladeshi passport holders, and eVisa countries for Bangladeshi passport holders. I will also share the list separately below.

Visa on arrival countries for Bangladesh passport

Below is the list of countries that offer Bangladeshi citizens visas on arrival. I will also share the requirements to obtain a visa on arrival for a Bangladeshi passport without any problem and to avoid hassle at the airport.

  1. Bolivia
  2. Burundi
  3. Cambodia
  4. Cape Verde
  5. Comoros
  6. Madagascar
  7. Maldives
  8. Mauritania
  9. Nepal
  10. Rwanda
  11. Samoa
  12. Seychelles
  13. Sierra Leone
  14. Somalia
  15. Timor-Leste
  16. Togo
  17. Tuvalu

Evisa countries for Bangladesh passport in 2023

Here is the complete list of countries for Bangladeshi passport holders that offers Evisa to Bangladeshi citizens online and Bangladeshi citizens just need to apply for the electronic travel authorization in advance before traveling to that particular country.

  1. Albania
  2. Antigua and Barbuda
  3. Bahrain
  4. Benin
  5. Botswana
  6. Burkina Faso
  7. Colombia
  8. Congo (Dem. Rep.)
  9. Cote d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast)
  10. Djibouti
  11. Ecuador
  12. Ethiopia
  13. Gabon
  14. Guinea
  15. Kazakhstan
  16. Kenya
  17. Kyrgyzstan
  18. Lesotho
  19. Malawi
  20. Malaysia
  21. Moldova
  22. Mozambique
  23. Myanmar
  24. Oman
  25. Pakistan
  26. Sao Tome and Principe
  27. Singapore
  28. South Sudan
  29. St. Helena
  30. Tajikistan
  31. Tanzania
  32. Turkey
  33. Uganda
  34. United Arab Emirates
  35. Uzbekistan
  36. Zambia
  37. Zimbabwe

This is a huge list for Bangladeshi citizens. However, some countries require you to have a valid US, Schengen, UK, or Canada visa before you can apply for an eVisa.

Documents required for Bangladesh passport

It’s possible to get a visa on arrival on a Bangladeshi passport in many countries and also there are countries that offer visa free access for Bangladeshi citizens. However, you must have a few documents ready before boarding your flight to that particular travel destination. In general, you should have the following documents with you when going to obtain a visa on arrival while holding the Bangladeshi passport in your hands:

  1. Passport valid for at least 6 months
  2. Return or onwards flight ticket
  3. Confirmed hotel booking
  4. $50 USD per day cash
  5. Visa fee (if applicable)

These are a few documents that are mostly identical and required for any visa on arrival or visa free country. However, some countries may have different requirements for visitors and therefore, you should always check the official website of that country for the most recent requirements so you can avoid the hassle of denied entry on your Bangladeshi passport. We hope, you liked our visa guide and you will share it with your friends in Bangladesh.

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