New Machine-Readable Passport

Do not Apply- this part is under construction

Currently, the Consulate General of Bangladesh in Toronto does not provide Machine Readable Passport related services. The Department of Immigration and Passport, Dhaka is working on the installation of the Machine-Readable Passport (MRP)/e-passport for the Consulate General in Toronto. We expect to commence the MRP/e-passport services soon. Until then, please visit www.bdhcottawa.ca for MRP issue/reissue related services from the High Commission of Bangladesh in Ottawa.

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 New Machine-Readable Passport (MRP)

i) Copy of a filled in DIP Form-1 (www.passport.gov.bd) generated from DIP Online Application portal.
ii) 45mmX35mm recent (not older than 6 months) photograph of the applicant with white background. 
iii) Copy of the National ID card or 17-digit Birth Registration Certificate.
iv) Doctors, Engineers, Motor vehicle Drivers and other professions should submit appropriate certificate in support of their profession.
v) In-person presence at the Consulate General is mandatory for new MRP application.
vi) Minor applicants (under 15 years) must affix parents (father and mother both) photographs with the application. 
vii) Retired Government employees may submit the photocopy of the ‘Pension Book’ for availing ‘Express Service’ with regular fees.
viii) For official passports applicants must submit copy of Government Order (GO) in support of their applications.

ix) Copy of the Canadian photo ID (Passport/PR card/Study Permit/Work Permit/Driver’s License).
x) If the applicant wishes to add any information/comments/documents in support of his/her application, may upload online as an additional document(s).
xi) Online Payment/Bank Draft/Money Order/Certified cheque or to be paid in person by Debit/Credit Card at the Consulate.

Step 1: DIP Online Application

Please click here to fill in Directorate of Immigration and Passport (DIP) Online Application for New Machine Readable Passport (MRP): 

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 then send/submit.

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: DIP online application remains valid for 14 days only. Therefore, applicants are strongly recommended to submit document either in-person or by post to the Consulate General within 14 days of DIP online application for new MRP. Otherwise, applicant has to re-apply online at www.passport.gov.bd and send the digital copy of the ‘Application Form’ to the Consulate General again.  

Step 3: Document Submission

Applicant should submit i) signed confirmation page ii) and iii) Online payment or Bank draft/Money order/Certified cheque or pay by Debit/Credit card at the service counter of the Consulate.

In-Person:  In-person appearance is mandatory for new MRP issuance. Applicant should be present at the Consulate as per the appointment scheduled online. Booked appointment can be rescheduled/managed by login to Your Application and selecting ‘Manage Appointment’.

Special note: If applicant wants to receive his/her MRP by post, may leave a self-addressed trackable (Xpresspost) return envelope at the ‘Service Counter’ of the Consulate. As soon as Consulate receives the new MRP from DIP, Dhaka, Bangladesh, it will be sent to the return address of the applicant.

Step 4: Paying Fees

Government fee for ‘MRP Re-issue/Information Alteration/Correction ’ is C$ 150.00 (Regular) and C$ 300.00 (Express). For Bangladesh students studying in foreign country ‘MRP Re-issue/Information Alteration/Correction fee is C$ 45.00 (Regular) and C$ 150.00 (Express), please see Consular Fees. Applicant 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. 

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

Step 5: Processing

 Consular Agent will examine the new MRP Application and process.

Step 6: Disposal

By post: MRP will be sent to the return address, if the applicant left a trackable return envelop to the Consulate.  

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