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UK visa refusal letter suggests mix up of applications. What should we do?

Update 29 July 2017 The OP chose "Option 4" from the list below and had a satisfactory result. This option has the advantage of being the most accessible to applicants. I have never been a big fan of ...
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UK visa refusal letter suggests mix up of applications. What should we do?

TL;DR: Approached the international help desk, emailed the New Delhi office at an address I found online. Not sure what worked, but they asked us to resubmit our documents, and we got the visa. Gayot ...
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Are you able to visit the ship breaking yards in Bangladesh?

According to considerable media coverage of the ship breaking industry, including the yards near Chittagong, Bangladesh, it is unlikely that you'd be granted access. Peter Gwin's National Geographic ...
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Transportation from Bangoan to Kolkata Airport

It would be nice to have something more up to date than 2008 and a little more promising than "there may be" but Wikitravel does at least mention: On the Indian side the bus stop is near the ...
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Traveling from Bangladesh to India by train

Nikhil, I believe you can take Maitree Express from Dhaka to Kolkata and vice versa as there are train and frequent bus services available between these two cities. Alternatively you can take the ...
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Can I import electronics from India to Bangladesh while traveling?

Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport provides an explanation of what is dutiable and a detailed list of what is duty free (which includes your shopping list items). Duty and Tax Free Goods You ...
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Avoiding currency exchange in Bangladesh

When you buy local currency from the ATM you are exchanging currency, selling your currency and buying Takas. Generally in countries with currency controls you should save the ATM receipts so you can ...
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Are there "issues" when wanting to travel to, from, between Pakistan, India and Bangladesh?

I have lived in India and Pakistan, even when at war with one another, and made several business trips to each of India and Bangladesh. I have never noticed the slightest issue arising from these ...
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Visa processing for attending company conference at US while working remotely from Bangladesh

I've faced interviews at the US Embassy in Dhaka twice (in a span of five years) and both times it was for attending tech conferences/company retreats in the US. You should present all the documents ...
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Can I hitchhike through Bangladesh from Kolkata to reach North East?

The answer to "can I get On-arrival visa into Bangladesh?" seems to be "No" for an Indian national. This page "How to get Bangladesh overland visa on arrival" (from a tour agency) states Please ...
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Bangladesh Tourist Visa: What does " Group/Order By: FM , ICP , Visa Cell " mean?

The section is titled "Bangladesh Visa Office Information section" and is intended to be filled in by the visa office. You should leave this area blank.
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Suspended SIM in Bangladesh

If you have internet access then visit Grameenphone's (GP) website.There is a Live Chat option to talk with their representative.Use your GP number and Name before starting the chat. Or you can email ...
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Are there "issues" when wanting to travel to, from, between Pakistan, India and Bangladesh?

I am an Indian and haven't been to Bangladesh or Pakistan but from what we see and hear, i can share following: It is lot more easier to travel between India and Bangladesh as they are friendlier ...
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Business visa to Bangladesh for a Canadian citizen residing in the UK

Canadian citizens are allowed to enter Bangladesh for tourism or business purposes, receiving a visa on arrival. No documents need to be produced at the border. The maximum length of stay is 30 days. ...
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Bangladesh Tourist Visa: What does " Group/Order By: FM , ICP , Visa Cell " mean?

FM - Foreign Mission ICP - International Check Post Visa Cell - Visa Cell On click "Group / Order By" "Select from which Bangladesh Visa Office you want to take Visa" should be ...
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Can I import live plants from India to Bangladesh while traveling

I would agree with the commenter above (you should do research about Bangladesh's import rules for plants, as well as common diseases) and add that it all comes down to the declaration and inspection ...
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Transiting in DXB with two different airlines

Just about anyone can transit (including a change of terminals) at Dubai without going through immigration. I was able to do so when all entry into the UAE for foreigners was suspended earlier in the ...
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What type of visa code to use for Visa on Arrival

According to this guide https://bhclondon.org.uk/assets/theme/file/Guideline-to-fill-the-online-NVR-Appllication-Form.pdf the ‘last visa’ information applies only if you have previously visited ...
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Transiting in DXB with two different airlines

The problem is with Bangladesh govt and Biman. They invented their own rules that unless you have a UAE visa, you will not be allowed to board the flight from Dhaka. Hence, I ended up cancelling all ...
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Reference problem for indian tourist visa from Bangladesh

For the reference name in India you can put down the name of a hotel in the area where you are going. You don't necessarily have to book a room. The Visa website than asks for the address and the ...
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Bangladesh Tourist Visa: What does " Group/Order By: FM , ICP , Visa Cell " mean?

If you are applying from outside Bangladesh, select FM. The options ICP and visa cell are for collecting the visa from locations/offices in Bangladesh itself.
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