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Points Based System (PBS) visa applications in Bangladesh: Update

Important update on Points Based System (PBS) visa applications in Bangladesh.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government


All new PBS and PBS dependants visa applications made in Bangladesh from Sunday 13 July 2014 onwards will be processed outside of Bangladesh. To facilitate this process, customers in Bangladesh must provide a duplicate of all documents submitted, together with a full copy (all pages) of all passports submitted with your application. Your original passport/s will stay in Bangladesh and the copy will be sent to the decision making centre outside of Bangladesh with your application form. This is a change in process only. There will be no difference to our customer service standards and your application will still be processed within the current standards for PBS applications made outside of the UK.

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Published 8 July 2014