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Immigration - Work Permit in Bangladesh

NOTE: The information below is just a general guide. Please refer to the relevant embassy/consulate for updated information.

Work permit for foreign nationals is a pre-requisite for employment in Bangladesh. Private sector industrial enterprises desiring to employ foreign nationals are required to apply in advance in the prescribed form of the relevant authorities.

For expatriate employment, the guidelines are as follows:

• national of the countries recognised by Bangladesh are considered for employment;

• employment of expatriate personnel be considered only in industrial establishments which are sanctioned / registered by the appropriate authority;

• employment of foreign nationals is normally considered for the job for which local experts / technicians are not available and persons below 18 years of age are not eligible for employment;

• decision of the Board of Directors of the concerned company for new employment/ extension is to be furnished;

• number of foreign employees should not exceed 5% of the total employees including top management personnel;

• initially employment of any foreign national is considered for a term of 2 years which may be extended on the basis of merit of the case;

• necessary security clearance has to be obtained from the Ministry of Home Affairs.





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