Dhaka, 17-08-2022: State Bank of India will operate the Indian Visa Application Center in Bangladesh for more two years. Wednesday in Dhaka, an agreement was signed between SBI and Indian High Commission officials to extend the activities for more two years.
SBI Bangladesh country head of operations Amit Kumar represented the SBI while the Deputy High Commissioner of India to Bangladesh Dr. Binoy George represented the High Commission of India. Speaking on the occasion, High Commissioner Vikram Doraiswami expressed satisfaction at the functioning of the IVAC centres in Bangladesh.
Indian Visa Application Center will also be starting a few additional services soon which include facilitation for online form filling and submission of form, slot booking and launching of a mobile app. A priority lounge was also inaugurated at the centre in Dhaka.
SBI runs a total of 15 Indian Visa Application Center's across Bangladesh. The IVAC centre at the Jamuna Future Park in Dhaka was opened in 2018. It is the largest Indian visa application centre. The first IVAC was started by SBI in 2005 in Dhaka.