Birth Registration

Birth Registration Information System (BRIS) allows Bangladeshi citizens to apply for Birth Certificate through the Consulate General of Bangladesh in Toronto, Canada. Bangladesh citizens not having Birth Certificate can apply online for Birth Registration & Certificate.

Required Documents for Birth Registration

Applicants born in Bangladesh:

i) Confirmation page of the BRIS online application.
ii) Bangladesh Passport or NID or older version of Birth Registration Certificate or SSC Certificate or Hospital Document.
iii) Canadian photo ID (Passport/PR card/Study Permit/Work Permit/Driver’s License).
iv) 45mmX35mm recent photograph with white background (not older than 6 months).
v) Bank Draft/Money Order/Certified cheque or to be paid in person by Debit/Credit Card.

Applicants born abroad:

i) Confirmation page of the BRIS online application.
ii) Birth Certificate issued by the host government or local authority (where parents’ names are clearly written).
iii) Non-Canadian applicant must submit proof of their legal status in Canada.
iv) Parents’ Bangladesh Passport or NID or older version of Birth Registration Certificate or SSC Certificate.
v) 45mmX35mm recent photograph with white background (not older than 6 months).
vi) Bank Draft/Money Order/Certified cheque or to be paid in person by Debit/Credit Card.

[Please prepare digital copies (scanned or clear photograph) of the above documents for Online submission.]

Step 1: BRIS - Online Application

Please click here to fill in BRIS Online Application Form.

Application tips:

i) Please select ‘Toronto’ as your registration office from the dropdown menu.
ii) Fill in all the fields, first page in ‘বাংলা’ followed by in ‘English’.
iii) Please enter the City of birth under ‘জন্ম স্থান’, do not enter full address in this field.
iv) Under the section titled ‘Passport’, in case the applicant does not have a valid Bangladesh or Canadian Passport, should use long version of Canadian Birth Certificate number as the passport number and the date of issue should be the issuance date of the Canadian Birth Certificate.
v) Complete the application and save the confirmation page by clicking ‘Print’.

Step 2: BDCG - Online Application

Click here »» Create profile »» Choose service »» Upload photograph »» Complete online application »»  Upload all required Documents »» Save & Submit.

A ‘Confirmation Page’ will be generated and a copy of that will be sent to the applicant via e-mail. Please print and sign the Confirmation Page.

Step 3: Document Submission

Applicant should send or submit i) signed Confirmation page and ii) Bank draft/Money order/Certified cheque or payment by Debit/Credit card to the Consulate General of Bangladesh in Toronto within 2 weeks of BRIS Online Application.

By Post:

Please send a self-address ‘Xpresspost’ return envelope with the documents to:

Consular Section
Consulate General of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh
1505-2235 Sheppard Ave. East (Atria II)
Toronto, ON M2J 5B5, Canada

(The Consulate General encourages postal service for Attestation)

In-Person:

Please book online appointment; for in-person submission, payment can be made by Debit/Credit card at the ‘Service Desks’ of the Consulate General.

Step 4: Paying Fees

Government fee for ‘Birth Registration’ is C$ 10.00. Bank draft/Money order/Certified cheque should be addressed to ‘Bangladesh Consulate General in Toronto‘. Payment can also be made by Debit/Credit card at the ‘Service Desks’ of the Consulate General, please see Consular Fees.

The Consulate General of Bangladesh does not accept any cash payment.

Step 5: Processing

Consular Agent will examine the application and process the Birth Registration.

Step 6: Disposal

‘Birth Certificate’ will be sent to the return address. If applicant wants to collect the Birth Certificate in-person, may approach the Consulate General on the ‘date of delivery’ as indicated on the payment receipt.

  • The Consulate General of Bangladesh reserves the right to request for any additional document at any stage of the Authentication process.
  • The Consulate General of Bangladesh reserves the right to withhold any application for further examination.
  • If requires, the applicant may be requested for an interview with the Consulate General of Bangladesh.
  • All payment made to the Consulate General of Bangladesh in Toronto is non-refundable.