Education Hub May 07, 2023 - BY Admin

UKVI Approved Bank List in Bangladesh 2023 : Know Financial Requirements for UK Visa Application

UKVI stands for UK Visas and Immigration, which is the UK government department responsible for managing visa applications and immigration services. UKVI's role is to decide who can come to the UK and for how long, and to ensure that the immigration system is safe and transparent.

To approve the financial institutions and banks that may be used to offer financial evidence for a visa application, UKVI also establishes the rules and specifications for getting a UK visa. Applicants can be ensured that their financial documentation meets the requirements and will be accepted by UKVI by using a bank that has been approved by UKVI.

To make this procedure easier for Bangladeshi applicants, the UK Visas and Immigration( UKVI) has published a list of approved banks in Bangladesh that can be used to supply financial documentation for a UK visa application. These banks have been approved by the UKVI to assure that they meet the required standards for financial regulation and obedience.

Check out the list of UKVI approved banks in Bangladesh below

  1.   AB Bank Limited

  2.   BRAC Bank Ltd

  3.   Citi Bank Ltd

  4.   Commercial Bank of Ceylon Ltd

  5.   Dhaka Bank Ltd

  6.   Eastern Bank Limited

  7.   First Security Islami Bank Ltd

  8.   Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Ltd (HSBC)

  9.   Mutual Trust Bank Ltd

  10. One Bank Ltd

  11.   Shahjalal Islami Bank Ltd

  12. Southeast Bank Ltd

  13. Standard Chartered Bank

  14. State Bank of India

  15. Prime Bank Ltd

  16. Pubali Bank Ltd

  17. Woori Bank Ltd

  18. Bank Alfalah Limited

  19. The City Bank Ltd

  20. Trust Bank Ltd

  21. Premier Bank Limited

  22. Standard Bank Limited

  23. IFIC Bank Limited

  24. National Credit and Commerce Bank Ltd

It is important to note that not all branches of these banks may be authorized by UKVI. Before submitting your visa application, you should confirm with your bank that the branch you are using is authorized by UKVI to provide financial evidence for a UK visa application. Additionally, you should ensure that the funds in your account meet the financial requirements for your visa category.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

What is the bank statement for UK visa?

A: Your bank statement for a visa application is a document that shows your financial status and transactions in your bank account over a certain period of time, typically covering the last 3 to 6 months. It is required to show that you have enough funds to support yourself during your stay in the destination country and that the funds in your account have been obtained legally.

What is required in the bank statement?

In the bank statement, you need to include the following information:

  1. Name and address of account holder

  2. Account number

  3. Account type (e.g. savings or checking)

  4. Statement date range

  5. Beginning and ending balance during the statement period

  6. A list of all transactions, including deposits, withdrawals, and transfers

  7. Details of any overdrafts or negative balances

  8. The bank's name, address, and contact information