The UK Border Agency in Bangladesh has published a list of financial institutions (Bank) from which it will no longer accept documentation in support of visa applications made under the points-based system (PBS). The UK Border Agency intends to lay changes to the Immigration Rules that will bring the lists into effect for all PBS visa applications submitted from 13 December 2012.
Visa applicants will need to submit evidence from a financial institution that is not listed as being 1 from which the UK Border Agency will not accept documents. Visa applications will be refused if they rely on information from an institution which is listed as 1 from which evidence will not be accepted.
For UK visa applications made under the Points Based System (PBS) on or after 13 December 2012, the UK Border Agency will only accept financial statements in support of applications from an approved list of financial institutions.
Approved list of Financial Bank in Bangladesh:
AB Bank Limited
Eastern Bank Limited
National Credit and Commerce Bank Ltd
Southeast Bank Ltd
One Bank Ltd
Mutual trust Bank Ltd
BRAC Bank Ltd
First Security Islami Bank Ltd
Shahjalal Islami Bank Ltd
Standard Chartered Bank
State Bank of India
Commercial Bank of Ceylon Ltd
The Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation (HSBC) Ltd
NEW FINANCIAL INSTITUTE ADDED: Bangladesh (last updated 03/02/2014)
In addition, the Home Office International Operations and Visas in Bangladesh will also now accept financial statements from the following banks in Bangladesh until further notice:
- Premier Bank Limited
For the list of no approved bank list in Bangladesh please click here. This approved and non approved bank list may change at anytime so keep checking regularly UKBA’s website.
Source: UKBA Website