FAQs - Frequently Asked Questions

FAQs - Frequently Asked Question

 * Please note that incomplete application will not be processed and returned to the applicant.
Sl. No. Question Answer
1 Do I need to fill up the form on line for passport, visa or No-Visa Required (NVR)?

Yes.

1. On-line submission of application should first be made by the applicant: 

a. For passport, http://www.passport.gov.bd 

b. For Visa & No Visa www.visa.gov.bd 

2. Then Print the application (after submitting on-line)

3. Submit print out of the filled-in form and supporting documents to the High Commission. 

2 How long do I have to wait after sending my Foreign passport for getting my No-Visa Required Sticker? 5 (Five) business days from the date of receiving by Bangladesh High Commission (+ postal time if done by Canada Post).
3 How long is the passport processing time? 

Up to 8 (Eight) weeks (in case of new passport and re-issue) for regular service depending on arrival of the passport from Dhaka.

Up to 4 (Four) weeks (in case of new passport and re-issue) for Express service depending on arrival of the passport from Dhaka.

(+ postal time as done by Canada Post, in both cases).

4 When should I send my passport for re-issue?  At least one month before expiry of the existing passport. 
5 What is the fee for MRP passport, Re-issue and Visa / No-Visa? 

New passport & Reissue: 150 CAD (Regular service) 

300 CAD (Express service)

No-Visa Required Endorsement: 80 CAD.

Visa for Canadian nationals:

100 CAD or Single Entry;

200 CAD for Multiple /Double Entry.

(However, separate visa fees are applicable for nationals of other countries) 

6 For more than one services, can I pay fees by one bank draft?  No. For different types of services separate fees should be provided.   
7 What documents should I include with my child's No-Visa Required application when I send application via mail?

* Printed copy of the visa form completely filled up on line. Form is available at www.visa.gov.bd and the same form is valid for visa and No Visa Required endorsement

* Original Canadian passport of the child

* Parents’ BD Passport photocopy

* Child’s Canadian Birth Certificate that has parent’s name/s on it

*1 photo

* 80 CAD bank draft

*paid return envelops (if you want delivery via mail).

8 Which numbers should I call to know my application status or convey my concerns? Any e-mail address to contact?

+1 613 236 0138

*Extn. 221

[for Appointments (MRP and Reissue only). No appointments needed For Visa, No Visa and attestation]

*Extn. 242, 230 and 231

[for MRP, Visa and No Visa] 

*Extn. 229

[for Attestation and Birth Registration]

E-mail: 

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[for visa and no-visa related queries]

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[for passport related queries]

9 Can I get new passport or get my passport re-issue in Bangladesh Consulate Office in Toronto? No, at present Passport service is only provided at the High Commission in Ottawa.
10 What is the address of Bangladesh Consulate in Toronto? 1505-2235 Sheppard Avenue East, Atria II
Toronto, Ontario M2J 5B5, Canada
Switchboard: +1-647-812-2791-2, Fax: +1-416-492-3171 
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11 The Form says USD. There is also Mission/Bank and Branch section. How do I fill the form and make payment?

*USD and CAD are the same. Delete USD and Write CAD.

*Bank/Mission is the Institution you may order a Bank Draft from. (TD Bank, RBC, Canada Post,etc...)

*Branch is the branch name or number where the draft is prepared.

*All information to fill under payment of fee section of the form will be available on your Bank/postal Draft.

12 For Passport reissue, do I have to fill the online application form too?

No, for reissue of MRP, there is only a one page application form that the application has to fill in saying’’ reissue/correction/alteration’’ -DIP Form 2.