Certificate for Transportation of Mortal Remains

Consulate General of Bangladesh in Toronto issues Certificate for transportation of Mortal the Remains of Bangladeshi citizen to Bangladesh. This certificate is issued to the next of kin of the deceased to facilitate transportation of the Mortal Remains for burial in Bangladesh.

⚠️ COVID-19 Safety Guidelines:

Toronto entered the stage-3 of reopening following the end of provincial ‘State of Emergency’ in view of Covid-19. Accordingly, the Consulate General of Bangladesh has resumed ‘in-person consular services’. However, as per the general precautionary guidelines/measures in stage-3, unless it is absolutely necessary, we urge you not to visit the Consulate General for ‘in-person’ consular services. You may avail all our consular services digitally through online following postal delivery.

If you think it is an absolute necessity for you to visit the Consulate General for any consular service, please adhere to the following guidelines:

i) Visitors may please confirm their prior appointments for ‘in-person consular service’ with Consulate.
ii) Visitors must approach to the concierge/reception at the downstairs lobby, fill in the Covid-19 symptom Form provide by the building management and patiently maintain queue to come up to the Consulate General at the 15th floor.
iii) Queue wait time in the elevator must be patiently maintained.
iv) Visitors must wear face mask.
v) Visitors must wear hand gloves.
vi) After entering the consular waiting room visitors must sanitize their hands.
vii) Once inside the consular waiting room, visitors must respect social distancing 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 and help us to ensure it for all.

Required Documents for Transportation of Mortal Remains

i) Notarized copy of Death Certificate issued by Hospital or City Corporation.
ii) Copy of the Bangladesh passport of the deceased.
iii) Canadian photo ID of the deceased.
iv) 45mmX35mm recent photograph of the deceased.
v) Certificate of Embalm.
vi) Transit permit (if required).
vii) Letter of non-communicable disease (if required).
viii) Copy of the Canadian photo of the next of kin or custodian of the deceased.
ix) Copy of the NID/passport of the receiver of the mortal remains in Bangladesh.
x) Online Payment/Bank draft/Money order/Certified cheque or to be paid in person by Debit/Credit card at the Consulate General

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

Step 1: 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.

Applicants must complete ‘Document Submission’ either in-person or by post to the Consulate General within the 60 days of online application. Failure to submit/send document(s) within 60 days will result in automatic expiration/deletion of online application from the system. There will be no refund of payment for such expiration/deletion of application.

Step 2: Document Submission

Applicant should send or submit i) signed Confirmation page ii) passport of the deceased(original) and iii) Bank draft/Postal order/Certified cheque or payment by Debit/Credit card to the Consulate General of Bangladesh in Toronto.

By Post:

Please send a self-address ‘Xpresspost (Trackable)’ 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 Certificate for Transportation of Mortal Remains. Any application received with regular mail return envelope will not be processed.)

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 3: Paying Fees

Government fee for ‘Certificate for Transportation of Mortal Remain’ is C$ 10.00. Applicants may choose to Pay Online using Cards; a Transaction Receipt will be e-mailed to the Cardholder’s email address OR through Bank Draft/Postal Order addressed to the “Bangladesh Consulate General in Toronto”.

In case of In-person submission applicants may pay through Debit/Credit cards at the ‘Service Desk’ of the Consulate General. For details please see Consular Fees.

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

Step 4: Processing

Consular Agent will examine the documents and process the application. Please note that the passport of the deceased will be cancelled and returned to the applicant.

Step 5: Disposal

If all required documents are submitted the Certificate for Transportation of Mortal Remains will be issued on the same day.

  • 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.