Death Certificate

Death certificate is issued to a person who held valid Bangladesh citizenship. However, if any next to kin of deceased wishes, a certificate can be issued to facilitate carrying and receiving the deceased body to Bangladesh for burial.

Requirements for issuing a Death Certificate:

i) Death Certificate from the hospital
ii) Copy of the valid Bangladesh passport of the deceased,
iii) 1 passport size photograph (45mmX35mm) of the deceased
iv) Certificate of embalm (if needed)
v) Transit permit (if needed)
vi) Letter of non-communicable disease (if needed)
vii) Copy of any proof of Canadian photo ID i.e. PR card / Driver’s License of the next to kin/relative/custodian of the deceased
viii) Particulars & National ID of the next of kin in Bangladesh to receive the dead body
ix) Payment by money order/bank draft/certified cheque or by credit/debit card at the consulate General.

Step 1:

Download and print the Death Certificate Application Form; complete each part of the application and sign.

General Instructions for filling up the Death Certificate Form:

  1. Attach a colour photograph (45mm x 35mm) of the deceased
  2. Personal details of the deceased and payment details must be filled in.
  3. Use Tick mark (√) in the check Box.
  4. Deposit the Death Certificate fee to the bank and attach the Bank Draft/Money Order/Certified Cheque with the application form.
  5. Death Certificate fee once paid is non-refundable.
Step 2:

Pay an amount of C$ 10 (ten) by debit/credit card at the Consulate or Bank Draft/Money Order/Certified Cheque addressed to the “Bangladesh Consulate General in Toronto” please see Consular Fees. The Consulate General of Bangladesh does not accept any cash.

Step 3:

Send i) Death Certificate Application Form ii) Death Certificate from the hospital iii) Copy of the Bangladesh passport of the deceased iv) 1 passport size photograph of the deceased v) Certificate of Embalm vi) Transit Permit (if needed) vii) Certificate of non-communicable disease (if needed) viii) Copy of any Canadian photo ID i.e. PR card or Driver’s License of the next to kin/relative/custodian of the deceased ix) copy of the Bangladesh Passport or National ID of the next to kin of the deceased in Bangladesh to receive the dead body and x) Payment by Bank Draft/Money Order/Certified Cheque by post to:

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

If the applicant wants to submit the Death Certificate Application in person, needs to book an appointment with the Consulate General. Please click https://service.bdcgtoronto.ca to book your appointment.

The Applicant should bring all required documents as mentioned above during his/her presence at the Consulate General. In case of in-person submission, applicant may pay through the debit/credit card at the Consulate General, please see Consular Fees.

Step 4:

If all papers are satisfactory the Death Certificate will be issued instantly.