General Information

⚠️ 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 and strictly maintain queue to come up to the Consulate General.
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.

Consular Services:

The Consulate General of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh in Toronto shall render the following Consular Services to the Bangladesh diaspora and Canadian citizens living in Ontario, Saskatchewan, British Columbia, Alberta and Manitoba.

Online Application process:

On the 100th Birth Anniversary (17 March 2020) of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, Bangladesh Consulate General in Toronto proudly opens digitalised consular services EXCEPT Machine-Readable Passport (MRP) for the Bangladesh diaspora and Canadians living in Canada. Please carefully upload all required documents; applicant does not need to send or submit hard copies of the documents except signed confirmation page and in applicable case Passport, original copy(s) and photocopy (s) for attestation/endorsement, and payment document (bank draft/money order/certified cheque).

Irrespective of age, each applicant must submit separate application for each consular service; for minors’ parents/guardians should apply on their behalf.

Police Clearance Certificate:

Apply directly to www.police.gov.bd for obtaining ‘Police Clearance Certificate’ from Bangladesh. Applicants may attest copy of the passport from the Consulate General of Bangladesh in Toronto for onward upload with the online application package to Bangladesh Police.

Applicant may attest ‘Authorisation Letter’ for collecting ‘Police Clearance Certificate’ on his/her behalf in Bangladesh.

This service falls under ‘Attestation’ at the BDCG online application process.

Consular Hours:

Consulate General of Bangladesh in Toronto remains open from Monday to Friday from 0900-1700 hrs. and closed on Saturday and Sunday and government holidays. Consular Service rendered from 10:00 to 13:00 hrs. and 14:00 to 16:00 hrs.

Processing time:

All consular services EXCEPT Machine Readable Passport (MRP):

  • Regular service: 3 business days + postal delivery time
  • Express service: 1 full business day + postal delivery time

Machine-Readable Passport (MRP) delivery: (Completely depends on DIP, Dhaka)

  • Regular service: 6 to 8 weeks + postal delivery time
  • Express service: 3 to 4 weeks + postal delivery time

Document Submission:

By post:

Send a self-addressed ‘Xpresspost’ return envelope with the documents. Consulate General of Bangladesh encourages services through postal delivery. It is recommended to use the registered/express post for sending and receipt. Self-addressed return envelope must contain enough postage for uninterrupted delivery. Applications by post should be addressed to:

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

In-Person:

Please book online appointment for ‘in-person’ submission.

Consular Fees:

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. Bangladesh Consulate General does not accept any cash payment. Consular fees once received cannot be refunded at any stage of service.

Services Regular fees Express fees
Machine Readable Passport (MRP) New & Re-issue (not yet started) C$150 C$300
Visa C$100 (Single Entry) N/A
C$200 (Multiple Entry) N/A
No Visa Required (NVR) C$80 N/A
Driving License Authentication Certificate C$40 C$60
Travel Permit C$60 N/A
Birth Registration C$10 N/A
Alive Certificate C$40 C$60
Certificate for Transportation of Mortal Remains C$10 N/A
Attestation/Endorsement/POA (1-5 pages) C$40 C$60
Attestation/Endorsement/POA (6-8 pages) C$70 C$100
Attestation/Endorsement/POA over 8 pages each page C$5 C$5

Contact Us:

Applicants should e-mail their consular queries to consular@bdcgtoronto.ca or Fax to +1-416-492-3171. In case of emergency applicants may call +1-647-812-2791 or e-mail to us through ‘Contact Us’ option in the website. 

Consular related e-mails sent to any other address(s) will not be replied.

Appointment:

For interview, consular consultations or in-person submission, please click https://service.bdcgtoronto.ca to book your appointment with the Consulate General. 

Photographs:

The passport size photograph (45mmX35mm) should be in white background; not older than 6 months.

  • 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.