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Travel to Bangladesh

Passengers must submit a health card to the Health Authorities in the arrival hall.  

Read through the guideline for all arriving passengers on the Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh portal.  

Bangladeshi nationals or Bangladeshi origin foreign passport holders with a ‘No visa require for Bangladesh’ stamp or sticker in their passport must carry a negative COVID-19 PCR test certificate or COVID-19 symptom free certificate in English issued within 72 hours of travel. Without this certificate there will be a mandatory 14-day quarantine in a government-approved quarantine centre. 

All foreign passport holders must have BD visa on their passports to enter Bangladesh. All foreign nationals with a valid visa for Bangladesh must have a negative COVID-19 PCR test certificate issued within 72 hours of travel. Visa on arrival is currently restricted and only allowed for foreign investors with the necessary documentation and a negative COVID-19 PCR test certificate issued within 72 hours of travel.

Travel from Bangladesh

If you are a UAE resident flying to Dubai from Bangladesh, you must first check you are eligible to travel to the UAE on ICA Smart Services website. This is in addition to GDRFA approval for Dubai residence visa holders. If you are not eligible you will not be able to travel. If you have already booked your flight, speak to your travel agent and check our flexible ticket options to find out what you can do with your ticket.

Effective 26 July 2020, all passengers (foreign passport holders and Bangladeshi citizens) travelling to international destinations from any airport in Bangladesh must obtain a COVID-19 PCR test certificate from the approved hospitals or organisations listed by division below. The test must be conducted 72 hours before departure. Passengers must carry a copy of the negative COVID-19 PCR test result certificate and will also be required to undergo a COVID-19 PCR test on arrival in Dubai. Bring an official printed certificate – SMS and digital certificates are not accepted.


Sher E Bangla Medical College (SBMC)


Bangladesh Institute of Tropical & Infectious Diseases (BITID)

Chattogram Medical College Lab

Cox’s Bazar Medical College (CoxMC) (IEDCR Field Laboratory)

Cumilla Medical College (CuMC) 


AFIP (Armed Forces Institute of Pathology)

Combined Military Hospital CMH (Only for Armed forces personal and family)

International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh (ICDDRB)

National Institute of Laboratory Medicine & Referral Centre (NILMRC) 

Institute of Public Health (NPML-IPH)

National Institute of Preventive & Social Medicine (NIPSOM) 

Narayanganj 300 Bed Hospital


Khulna Medical college (KMC) 

Kustia Medical College (KuMC)


Mymensingh Medical College (MMC) 


Abdul Malek Ukil Medical College


Shahid Ziaur Rahman Medical College (SZRMC) 

Rahshahi Medical College (RMC) 


M Abdur Rahim Medical College

Rangpur Medical College (RpMC) 


Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College (SOMC)