Visa Center Bangladesh

ESTONIA Tourist Visa

Basic information

Estonia Visa Processing: A Step-by-Step Guide for Bangladeshi Citizens

1. Schengen Visa: Your Gateway to Exploring 27 European States:
Do you want to discover Europe's breathtaking beauty? Your travel dreams might become a reality with a Schengen visa. This article will walk you through the steps of acquiring a Schengen visa for Estonia, one of the 27 Schengen countries. Prepare for a start on an incredible adventure!


2. Understanding the Schengen Visa Process:
Before you can get started on your European vacation, you must first understand the basics of the Schengen visa application process. You can travel freely across any of the 27 Schengen States if you obtain a Schengen visa. It is crucial to note, however, that you must enter and exit the country from which you applied for and received the visa. In the case of Estonia, you must apply for a Schengen visa at the embassy of your primary destination.


3. Estonia: Your Gateway to Schengen:
Estonia, located among Northern Europe's stunning landscapes, entices visitors with its rich history and breathtaking scenery. Bangladeshi citizens who want to visit Estonia can do so with a short-term Schengen visa that allows them to remain for up to three months. While Estonia has a consular presence in Dhaka, the representation of Estonian Schengen visas is handled by the Embassy of Germany in Dhaka. The Germany Visa Application Centre in Dhaka, which is approved by the German Embassy, acts as an intermediary for visa applications.


4. Applying for an Estonia Schengen Visa:
Now that you understand the basics, let's dive into the application process for an Estonia Schengen visa. To begin the application, choose the relevant visa category. Once you've established which visa category best fits your travel needs, you may begin the visa application process.


5. Gathering Required Documents:
Before beginning the application, it is important that you gather all of the required documents in accordance with the embassy's instructions. Remember that if any of your documents are not in English or German, they must be translated into one of these two languages.


6. Completing the Online Application Form:
You can now proceed to fill out the online visa application form after your documents are in order. Go to the German online visa application website and carefully fill out the form. Kindly fill out the application form carefully. Any wrong information can lead to visa rejection. After completing the online application, print a copy of the form for submission to the embassy.


7. Submission and Biometric Appointment:
It's time to submit your printed application form and supporting documentation to the embassy. Schedule an appointment for biometric submission and document handover to expedite the procedure. Remember to arrive at the embassy on time and on the specified date.

8. Paying the Visa Fees:
You will be required to pay the visa fees during your visit to the visa application center. Payment can be paid in cash or via credit/debit card transactions. Make sure you have enough money to complete this step smoothly.


9. Passport Collection and Final Steps:
Once the visa decision is finalized, you can pick up your passport in person from the application facility. Bring any required identification as well as any receipts or documents provided during the application process. With your passport in hand, you are now ready to begin your European adventure!


10. Long-Term Visa Applications for Bangladeshi Citizens:
The application process for Bangladeshi citizens seeking long-term visas to Estonia takes place at the Estonian Embassy in New Delhi, India. It is essential to note that long-term visa applications must be submitted in person. To get a long-term Estonia visa from Bangladesh, candidates must personally visit the embassy, present their documents, and complete the relevant processes.


11. Conclusion:
Obtaining an Estonian visa is a step-by-step process that necessitates close attention to detail and following the embassy's instructions. You may assure a successful visa application and begin your adventure to see the beauty of Estonia with simplicity by following the criteria mentioned in this article. Remember to prepare your paperwork, complete the online application, submit all essential documentation, and meet any additional visa category requirements. Best wishes!

Visa Availability for Bangladeshi Citizens:

Sticker Visa Yes (For all kinds of passport holders).
Stamp Visa N/A
E-Visa N/A
Visa Exemption N/A
On Arrival N/A


File Submission Method:

In Person Submission Mandatory.
Authorized Person Submission Not Accepted.
Submission Through Courier Service Not Accepted.
Submission in Embassy Not Accepted.
Submission in VAC Mandatory.


Estonia provides two types of visas for Bangladeshi citizens.

1. Short-Term (C-Type).

2. Long-Term (D-Type).


The Embassy’s and visa application center's addresses and primary contact details are provided below.


Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany

11 Madani Avenue,
Baridhara Diplomatic Enclave,
Dhaka-1212, Bangladesh.
Phone: +880 2 5566 8650, +8801711 564 588(Emergency Only:
Fax: +880 2 5566 8690, +49 30 1817 672 02

Germany Visa Application Centre

AJ Heights (1st Floor), Cha-72/1/D, Progoti Sarani North Badda,
Dhaka-1212, Bangladesh.
Phone: (+88) 096 065 558 88
General Opening Hours: Sunday to Thursday (8:30 AM to 04:30 AM).


Embassy of Estonia in India

C15, Malcha Marg, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi,
Delhi 110021, India.
Phone: (+91) 11 4948 8650
Visa and consular info line (workdays 14:30 – 16:30): (+91) 11 4948 8659
Visa/TRP/Consular queries:
Opening hours of the Consular Section: Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays.

Note: Please call our hotline Number 01711927919 or mail us at



Eligibility to Apply for Visa

Basic Eligibility

Any Bangladeshi Nationals are Eligible to Apply for Estonia Tourist Visa (having a valid MRP / E-Passport with at least 6 months validity) subject to provide some required Documents.
Also Applicant should,
• be a genuine visitor
• have enough funds to support his/her stay and leave


Processing Time

15 to 18 working days

 VCB is not liable for any further delays in visa processing or for the approval or denial of any visa application, since this entirely depends on the Embassy. The embassy reserves the right to ask for more evidence and to contact the applicant for an interview if required.

Documents Requirements

A valid passport that is original and at least Three / six months validity is essential. Moreover, the passport must have at least two blank pages.
Note: Old passport and Visa’s are required (if any)
Note: Do not glue or staple the pictures to the application form.
Photo Specification
A recent (6-month-old) two-color photo with a white background is necessary. Photos format should be in ICAO standard (3.5 cm x 4.5 cm). The photograph should be printed on matt/semi-matt paper and without a border.
Cover Letter and Tour Plan
A personal letter from the applicant covering personal details, the purpose of the visit, and outlining who will be responsible for the full costs of the trip. The accommodation details also need to include.
Also in a tour plan applicants have to mention the travel Itinerary and places.
Applicants/Sponsors Proof of Occupation and Identity
*Office ID Card/Visiting Card
*Company Letter Pad : A letter from your employer on company letterhead, with contact details, stating that a leave of absence has been granted, the purpose and duration of the trip, and that you will be returning to your current job (if you are a job holder).
*Salary slips for the last 6 months
*Valid Passport, NID, Photo, and Birth certificate.
Applicants / Sponsors Financial Documents
*Personal Bank Statement of the last 6 months & Bank Solvency certificate.
*TIN certificate
*Income Tax certificate (Last 2 years), Tax Return (ITR)
Proof of civil status
Marriage Certificate – if married (also Nikah Nama both in Bangla and English, for Muslim marriage in
A4 size Photocopy)
A. Divorce certificate (“talak namah”) – if applicable
B. Death Certificate – if applicable
C. Birth Certificate of your children –if applicable
Additional Documents
For minors below the age of 18 (if applicable) – proving legal parenthood:
a. copy of either birth certificate / proof of adoption / custody decree in case parents are divorced or
– if applicable – death certificate of parent ( Swedish or English translation is required)
“Letter of consent” from legal guardian, including his / her passport copy – legalized by a notary public
(only required in cases the legal guardian is not present during the visa appointment)
Travel Insurance
Insurance must be valid for the whole Schengen area. The Insurance must cover the repatriation costs up to 30,000 Euros. The Insurance must fully cover the whole period of stay within the Schengen area.
*The conditions must be stated either on the insurance document or on a separate confirmation letter.
Flight and hotel reservation
Valid round trip Air Ticket confirmation and Hotel confirmation for the whole duration of the stay, or other documents proving accommodation is required.
Invitation Letter (If Any)
An original copy of Invitation letter from company/ Organization or Friends and Family with evidence.
NOC from the applicant’s company authority on the company’s letterhead stating the applicant’s name, designation, passport number, purpose, and duration of the visa.
**The NOC letter is highly important for your Schengen visa application.(Pay slips should be included in it.)