Birth Registration

Birth Registration Information System (BDRIS) 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. Birth Registration is processed in accordance with the ‘The Birth and Death Registration Act-2018’. Birth Registration applicants MUST read ‘The Birth and Death Registration Act-2018’ carefully prior to initiating the application process.

COVID-19 Safety Guidelines:

The Consulate General of Bangladesh in Toronto renders in-person consular services amid COVID-19 pandemic. Except few specific services (which need personal appearance), applicants can apply online followed by both way postal deliveries (with trackable return envelope). However, applicants are requested to follow the health guidelines/orders/measures promulgated by the provincial and federal government.

Applicants are humbly requested to follow below guidelines during their in-person appointment at the Consulate General:

i) For in-person interview/consular consultations/submission/collection, please be present at the Consulate General according to your appointment slot as scheduled online.
ii) Visitors must wear face mask, please note that Consulate follows ‘NO MASK NO ENTRY’ policy.
iii) After entering to the consular waiting room visitors must sanitize their hands and
iv) Once inside, visitors must respect social distances i.e., sit in designated chairs, stand only on designated red-marked spots, and maintain 6 feet distance with each other.

[Your safety is our priority, help us to ensure it]

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.
* For Machine Readable Passport (MRP) the bio-pages (Page 2 & 3) and for old hand-written Passport the first 6 pages along with any other pages containing endorsement/observation.
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) If the applicant wishes to add any information/comments/documents in support of his/her application, may upload online as an additional document.
vi) Online Payment/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.
* For Machine Readable Passport (MRP) the bio-pages (Page 2 & 3) and for old hand-written Passport the first 6 pages along with any other pages containing endorsement/observation.
v) 45mmX35mm recent photograph with white background (not older than 6 months).
vi) If the applicant wishes to add any information/comments/documents in support of his/her application, may upload online as an additional document.
vii) Online Payment/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: BDRIS Online Application

Please click here to fill in BDRIS Online Application Form.

Application tips:

i) Please select বাংলাদেশ দূতাবাস সমুহ > কানাডা > টরন্টো as your registration office from the dropdown menu.
ii) 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.
iii) Complete the application and save the confirmation page by clicking ‘Print’ and
iv) If the BDRIS link does not open with your current Web Brower/Internet Service Provider, please change to a different one.

Special note: Online Application remains valid in the BDRIS system for 14 days only. Applicant must complete ‘Document Submission’ either in-person or by post to the Consulate General within 14 days of online application. Failure to submit/send document(s) within  14 days will result in automatic expiration/deletion of application from BDRIS system. 

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’s e-mail, please print and sign the confirmation page.

Applicant must submit documents either in-person or by post to the Consulate General within the 90 days of online application. Failure to submit/send document(s) within 90 days will result in automatic expiration/deletion of BDCG Online Application from the Digitised Consular Service System (DCSS). There will be no refund of fees for such expiration/deletion. 

Special note: BDRIS online application remains valid for 14 days only. Therefore, applicant is strongly recommended to submit document either in-person or by post to the Consulate General within 14 days of BDRIS online application. Otherwise, applicant has to re-apply online at the BDRIS System and send the digital copy of the ‘Application Form’ to the Consulate General again.  

Step 3: Document Submission

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

By Post:  Please send a self-addressed trackable return envelope with the documents to Consular Section, Bangladesh Consulate General, 2235 Sheppard Ave. East (Atria II), Suite 3 1505, Toronto, ON M2J 5B5, Canada. Applications sent by post must reach to the Consulate General directly, no application will be collected from the post office or courier service. Applications received without trackable return envelope will not be processed.

In-Person:  Applicant must be present at the Consulate General as per online appointment scheduled for in person submission. Booked appointment can be rescheduled/managed by login to Your Application and selecting ‘Manage Appointment’.

Step 4: Paying Fees

For details of Government fees for ‘Birth Registration’, please see Consular Fees. Applicants may pay online- a transaction receipt will be e-mailed to cardholder’s email OR Bank Draft/Postal Order addressed to the “Bangladesh Consulate General in Toronto” OR Applicant may pay through Debit/Credit card at the service counter of the Consulate General.

[Consulate General of Bangladesh does not accept any cash payment]

Step 5: Processing

Consular Agent will examine the application and process. 

Step 6: Disposal

By post: Birth Certificate will be sent to the return address.

In-person: To collect the Birth Certificate in-person, applicant may come to the Consulate on the date of delivery mentioned in the payment receipt.

  • Bangladesh Consulate General reserves the right to request for any additional document at any stage of the application process.
  • Bangladesh Consulate General reserves the right to withhold any application for further examination.
  • Bangladesh Consulate General reserves the right to reject/cancel any application at any stage of the processing.
  • If requires, Bangladesh Consulate General may request the applicant for in-person interview at the Consulate General.
  • Consular fees paid to the Consulate General is non-refundable.