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Passport Six Month Valid Rule

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1. Posted by ArifM (First Time Poster 1 posts) 4y Star this if you like it!

Hi, I am a Bangladeshi and planning to visit Bangladesh.
My passport will expire in 5 months.

Will I be denied to travel?
I believe "Passport valid for six month prior the travelling date" does not apply to me as I am traveling to my own country.

I will appreciate if someone can verify my assumption.

2. Posted by Degolasse (Travel Guru 823 posts) 4y Star this if you like it!

I don't know anything about the specific rules of Bangladesh, and you would be best to talk to someone from your own country - like the Bangladeshi embassy of the country you are currently in.
But, I can only imagine that you will have no problem. As a citizen of Bangladesh I assume you don't need a visa or any sort of permit, and you are permitted to stay for the rest of your life if you wish. As a Canadian, I would be allowed back in Canada with one day left on my passport, because it's my country and I don't really need a passport to enter. I would be more concerned with getting back into whatever country you currently live in and will be returning to. If you have permanent residency than it's probably not a problem, though I would give immigration a call just to double check.

3. Posted by opospa (Travel Guru 1837 posts) 4y Star this if you like it!

Well... since you are Bangladeshi and you are travelling back there then it should not be a problem. Last week, I found a Malaysian travelling from Singapore (she works and live there) entering Malaysia. When she present me her passport, it was already expired. I got no choice but to ask for her identity card to reconfirm that she is a Malaysian and let her enter because she is a Malaysian.