Dhaka, Feb. 12 -- Visa applications from Bangladesh in 2023 continued to remain strong.

According to VFS Global, the world's largest outsourcing and technology services specialist for governments and diplomatic missions, visa applications from Bangladesh in 2023 rose by 195% compared to 2022.

Even in comparison to the pre-pandemic period of 2019, visa application volumes last year rose by two-fold (233%).

"We continued to witness unprecedented demand from Bangladesh and the entire South Asia region as a whole in 2022, which led to an extended peak outbound travel season with steady volumes witnessed until December. We remain committed to providing exceptional customer service through technology-led, seamless, highly secure, and reliabl...