All foreign nationals who wants to visit Bandarban are required to obtain an official permission before to enter the Bandarban town.
Bangladeshi nationals has no need to take any permission to visit Bandarban. But if anyone has a foreign guest with him, that case he has to take the necessary permission from the DC office of Bandarban. For the foreign visitors they need the necessary permission from the District Authority of Bandarban to entry the Hill Tracts.
Bandarban visit permission will obtained from the District Commissioner’s (DC) office at Bandarban.
The relevant permission copy will forward to the Bandarbar checkpoints, but it doesn’t always happen.
There are some information of the visitor is require like his Name, Passport Number, Visa Number, Nationality, Departure and Arival Time, District he Intend to Visit, Purpose of Visit, Activities Detail, Duration of Stay, Mode of Travel, Probable Date of Visit, Expected Date of Return, Tour Operator Name, Present Address, Contact Number, Signature etc.
Whole process is take arround a week. So if a foreigner wants to get the permission he should submit the papers within a week ago.
Bandarban Tours can process the whole services for the foreigners who wants to visit Bandarban Hill Districts.