Bangladesh (Travel Restrictions, COVID Tests & Quarantine Requirements)

This page was last updated on 27 October, 2021.


At a Glance

Travel Restrictions

Entry For Vaccinated Travelers: Partially Allowed
Vaccination Requirements: Passengers who have received the full dose of a COVID‑19 vaccine 14 days before travel will be allowed entry to Bangladesh but must undergo a 14‑day home quarantine on arrival
Tourist Entry: Partially Allowed
Testing: Negative PCR test results is required for all countries.
Quarantine Required: Depends
Quarantine Details: Quarantine for 14 days required for all countries.

Local Restrictions

Lockdown in Effect: Partial
Events: Partially Allowed
Transport: Operational with restrictions
Shopping: Open
Restaurants and Bars: Open with restrictions

Detailed Travel Advisory

Published 19.10.2021
1. Passengers arriving from Argentina, Botswana, Cuba, Cyprus, Eswatini, Georgia, Iran, Libya, Malaysia, Mongolia or Spain are not allowed to enter.
– This does not apply to passengers with a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated at least 14 days before departure, and their accompanying children younger than 18 years.
2. Passengers must have a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point.
– This does not apply to passengers younger than 10 years.
3. A completed “Health Declaration Form” must be presented upon arrival. The form can be found at .
4. Passengers are subject to medical screening.
5. Passengers are subject to quarantine for up to 14 days.
6. Suspension of visa on arrival facilities.


Detailed Tourist Information

Bangladesh is open for travel from some countries, while travel from high-risk countries remains banned, except for returning citizens.

Lockdown Details

Public transport is operating but as part of COVID-19 measures, the Government of Bangladesh has introduced service restrictions.

Face masks must be worn at all times when moving in and around Bangladesh. You should also wear a mask at home if anyone in your household is displaying COVID-19 symptoms.

Offices and banking services are permitted to open. Emergency services including hospitals remain open. All shopping malls, markets and shops can open, with controlled hours, closing by 8pm. At short notice local authorities may lock down buildings, streets and areas in order to control the spread of Coronavirus.

You should follow all public health regulations. Anyone not complying with these requests risks legal action.

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