Travel Permit

Travel Permit (TP) is a document issued to a Bangladeshi citizen who presently does not possess a valid Bangladesh passport to return to Bangladesh. Applicant’s personal interview at the Consulate General is mandatory for issuing a Travel Permit. Travel Permit is valid for 3 months from date of issuance. Travel Permit can not be mailed to the applicant via postal or courier services.

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 Travel Permit

i) Bangladesh photo ID (Passport/NID/Birth Certificate).
ii) Canadian photo ID (Passport/PR card/Study Permit/Work Permit/G1 Driver’s License).
iii) 45mmX35mm recent photograph with white background (not older than 6 months). A digital copy should be uploaded @ BDCG online application and ONE HARD COPY OF 45mmX35mm PHOTOGRAPH MUST BE SUBMITTED WITH THE CONFIRMATION PAGE FOR PREPARING TRAVEL PERMIT. Please note that without hard copy of the photograph Travel Permit application will not be processed. 
iv) Police report of the lost passport (if lost/stolen).
v) If the applicant wishes to add any information/comments/documents in support of his/her application, may upload online as an additional document.
vi) Online Payment/Bank Draft/Money Order/Certified cheque or to be paid in person by Debit/Credit Card.

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

  • For issuing Travel Permit applicant must come in-person for interview with the Consular Agent.
Step 1: 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.

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. 

Step 2: Document Submission

Applicant should send or submit i) signed confirmation page ii) all required documents and iii) Online payment or Bank draft/Postal order/Certified cheque or Debit/Credit card at the Consulate General.

In-Person: Applicant must be present at the Consulate General as per online appointment scheduled for in-person submission. Booked appointment can be rescheduled/managed by login to Your Application and selecting ‘Manage Appointment’.

Step 3: Paying Fees

Government fee for ‘Travel Permit’ is Regular service C$ 15.00 (3 working days) and Express service C$30.00 (1 full working day). For details please see Consular Fees. Applicants may pay online- a transaction receipt will be e-mailed to cardholder’s email OR through Bank Draft/Postal Order addressed to the “Bangladesh Consulate General in Toronto” OR pay through Debit/Credit card at the service counter of the Consulate. 

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

Step 4: Processing

 Physical presence of the applicant for Travel Permit is compulsory. The Consular Agent will process the application after satisfactory interview.  

Step 5: Disposal

Applicant should collect Travel Permit on the date of delivery mentioned in the payment receipt.

Special note:

  • Incomplete Application will not be processed.
  • Bangladesh Consulate General reserves the right to request for any additional document at any stage of the application process.
  • Bangladesh Consulate General reserves the right to withhold any application for further examination.
  • Bangladesh Consulate General reserves the right to reject/cancel any application at any stage of the processing.
  • If requires, Bangladesh Consulate General may request applicant for in-person interview.
  • Consular fee paid to the Consulate General is non-refundable.