The Consulate General of Bangladesh in New York already started to enroll Machine Readable Passport (MRP).
To apply for Machine Readable Passport (MRP), the applicant must come in person and submit a completed Machine Readable Passport (MRP) Application Form.
The applicant who is only under the jurisdiction of Bangladesh Consulate General in New York such as the States of New York, New Jersey, New Hampshire, Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Vermont can apply to this Consulate and needs the following:
- Duly filled-in 04(four) pages application Form in English (capital letters);
- One copy recent photograph (2”x2”);
- Copy of previous Bangladesh Passport (1-7 pages);
- Copy of 17-digit Birth Registration Certificate or National ID Card; and
- Payment of applicable fees through Money Order or Bank Certified Cheque.
For obtaining MRP, the possession of National ID Card or Birth Registration Certificate is mandatory. Those who are not in possession of either of the both documents may procure the same by sending the copy of their valid Bangladesh Passports to the respective City Corporation/Municipality/Union Parishad. Option for applying online at http://bris.lgd.gov.bd/pub may also be availed.
The applicant will come in person to drop the application for MRP. Applicant’s physical appearance is required to capture his/her picture, thumb impression and signature electronically. The applicant must bring his/her existing passport during the time of drop off the application.
After completion of the enrollment process, the applicant will be given a tentative date of delivery of Machine Readable Passport. Since, all the information will be sent to the Department of Immigration & Passport in Dhaka and the passport will be printed in there, there might be a change in the tentative date of delivery. All concerned are requested to follow the Notifications posted in the website of the Consulate General.
Application form must be filled in fully, legibly and accurately typed or filled in Capital letters). The form must be signed at all requested places. Incomplete application form will not be processed please click here for details.....