⚠️ COVID-19 Safety Guidelines:
The Consulate General of Bangladesh in Toronto continues ‘in-person’ consular services as an ‘essential service’ amid COVID-19 pandemic. However, as per the precautionary guidelines/measures promulgated by the provincial government, unless it is absolutely necessary, we recommend the applicants not to visit the Consulate General ‘in-person’ for services.
Applicants can always apply online for all consular services ‘online’ followed by both way postal deliveries (except few specified services, which need personal appearance).
If anyone thinks it is an absolute necessity to visit the Consulate General, please adhere to the following guidelines:
i) Visitors may please confirm their prior online appointments for in-person consular service.
ii) Visitors patiently maintain queue to come up to the Consulate General at the 15th floor.
iii) Queue wait-time for the elevator be patiently maintained.
iv) Visitors must wear face mask, please note that Consulate follows ‘NO MASK NO ENTRY’ policy.
v) After entering the consular waiting room visitors must sanitize their hands and
vi) Once inside the consular waiting room, 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.
Applicant’s safety is our priority and help us to ensure it for all.
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.
- Birth Registration
- No-Visa Required (NVR)
- Driver’s License Authentication Certificate
- Power of Attorney
- Travel Permit (only for return to Bangladesh)
- Death Certificate
- Alive Certificate
- Transfer of Residence
- Consular Consultations
- New Machine-Readable Passport (MRP)
- Re-issue Machine-Readable Passport (MRP)
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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
Please book online appointment for ‘in-person’ submission.
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|
|Transfer of Residence||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|
Applicants should e-mail their consular queries to email@example.com 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.
Specification of the photograph:
i) Photograph should be 45mmX35mm.
ii) Must be in white background.
iii) Should show the full front view of the face in the middle.
iv) Should include shoulder top.
v) No background shadow.
vi) Not older than 6 months.
Online Applications do not meet the above requirements shall be withheld from regular processing.
- 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.