Current travel vaccine advice and how to prevent infections when travelling to Bangladesh.
The recommendations and advice on this page can never replace a medical consultation. To get the best effect from the vaccines, you should begin vaccination well before departure. You can check which vaccines you have received in Norway at helsenorge.no/en/vaccinations/. You have to pay for travel vaccines and malaria protection.
Vaccine recommendations for all travellers
Travellers should be up to date with vaccinations and boosters as recommended in Norway. You can check which vaccines you have received on helsenorge.no.
Vaccine recommendations for most travellers
These vaccines are recommended for most travellers visiting this country. The recommendation depends on the duration of the stay, type of travel/activity, the traveller's health etc., and should be assessed by a doctor.
Vaccine recommendations for some travellers
These vaccines are recommended for some travellers visiting this country. The recommendation depends on the duration of the stay, type of travel/activity, the traveller's health etc., and should be assessed by a doctor.
Yellow fever certificate
This country requires a yellow fever certificate (proof of yellow fever vaccination) for everyone/some people upon entry. Often the requirement only applies to people arriving from (including transit in) countries with a risk of yellow fever.
Contact a doctor or vaccination centre to assess your needs.
Mosquito-bite prevention and chemoprofylaxis recommended.
Malaria risk exists throughout the year with a peak during monsoon (May–October); transmission occurs only in 13 of 64 districts (both in rural and urban areas). The risk is high in Chittagong Hill Tracts (Bandarban, Rangamati, and Khagrachari), Chittogram, and Cox's Bazar districts. Low risk exists in the districts of Hobigonj, Kurigram, Moulvibazar, Mymensingh, Netrakona, Sherpur, Sunamgonj, and Sylhet. Mosquito-bite prevention and chemoprophylaxis recommended in risk areas.
Most parts of the country, including Dhaka City, have no risk of malaria.