The Omani government withdrew restrictions from a few categories of visas for Bangladeshi citizens.

Bangladesh Government welcomes the Omani government’s decision to withdraw restrictions from a few categories of visas for Bangladeshi citizens

Referring to the decision of the government of the Sultanate of Oman, the local Omani Embassy in Dhaka, in its self-explanatory Note states that the the concerned authority has withdrawn the temporary restrictions imposed on Bangladeshi nationals. The exempted visa categories include all official visas, family visas, visitor visas for Bangladeshi nationals living in the GCC countries, engineers, doctors, nurses, teachers, accountants, investors, and high-income tourists.

The Note also states that from now on, the local Embassy will receive and process all applications and related documents in these categories in coordination with the Royal Omani Police authority. The Embassy Note further assures that both concerned authorities in Oman and Bangladesh are working towards lifting the ban on work visas which is in progress.

It may be noted that the Omani Royal Police imposed in last October 2023 a temporary ban on all categories of visas except for official purposes from Bangladesh in a bid to review their overall migration policy.




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