Bangladesh High Commission Canberra 23 June 2008 Press Release

Bangladesh High Commission Canberra 23 June 2008 Press Release

This is to inform that the Consular Camp in Sydney (5/9 Rochester Street, Homebush, NSW 2140 Phone: 9764 5882) for July – September 2008 period will be held according to the following schedule:

July 2008


July 2008


August 2008


August 2008


September 2008


September 2008


Consular services will be provided from 0900 hrs to 1700 hrs on the first day and from 0900 hrs to 1300 hrs on the second day. The High Commission may amend the schedule, if necessary. Urgent fee, as mentioned in the following table, is charged for rendering different types of consular services at the consular camp as these are rendered the same day.

The following consular services are available from the consular camp:

Name of Consular Service

Fee (in Australian Dollar)

Passport Renewal

57.00 for each year i.e. 285.00 for five years.

Endorsement in Bangladesh Passport (inclusion of children / change of name / profession etc.)


‘No Visa Required….’ seal in Australian / New Zealand passport (first time or transfer)



Visa (tourist, business etc.) for Australian nationals

60.00 (single-entry)

75.00 (double-entry)

260.00 (multiple-entry)

Attestation (power of attorney)

11.00 (for first page)

6.00 (for each subsequent page)

General attestation of documents like photocopy of Bangladesh passport, photograph, application for police clearance certificate, applications for opening a bank account in Bangladesh etc.


Following services are NOT available from the consular camp:

(a) Issuance of new passport in place of 10 or more years old passport (b) Issuance of new passport in place of lost passport. Such cases must be posted to the High Commission in Canberra fulfilling all the requirements and enclosing a self-addressed registered envelope.

All payments must be paid in the mode of Postal Money Order or Bank Cheque as we DO NOT accept cash, credit card, eftpos or personal cheque. Applicants are highly advised to have their money order or bank cheque prepared during week days as most post offices and banks are closed on weekends. However, Homebush Post Office which is situated near the camp office remains open till 1200 hrs on Saturday but is not open on Sundays. Fee for consular services of multiple applicants (for e.g. members of a family) of different natures (for e.g. application of ‘No visa required…’ seal and visa by separate applicants) must be paid in different cheques/money orders but of similar natures may be combined in one cheque /money order. This Mission would repeat the advice that cash will NOT be accepted under any circumstances.

This Mission would like to request all concerned, who intend to get their consular works done at the consular camp, to have all their queries cleared by visiting the website of the High Commission or calling the High Commission at Canberra (02-62900511, 62900522, 62900533) on week days.

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