Consular Camp in Sydney for Jul-Dec 2009

by Priyo Australia | June 17, 2009 6:32 pm

Bangladesh High Commission


16 June 2009

Press Release

This is to inform that the High Commission will organize the Consular Camp in Sydney (5/9 Rochester Street, Homebush, NSW 2140) as per the following schedule for July-December 2009:

July 2009

17, 18 & 19 (Fri, Sat & Sun)

August 2009

14, 15 & 16 (Fri, Sat & Sun)

September 2009

11, 12 & 13 (Fri, Sat & Sun)

October 2009

23, 24 & 25 (Fri, Sat & Sun)

November 2009

20, 21 & 22 (Fri, Sat & Sun)

December 2009

18, 19 & 20 (Fri, Sat & Sun)

Consular services will be rendered from 0900 hrs to 1200 hrs and 1430 hrs to 1700 hrs on Fridays, from 0900 hrs to 1300 hrs and 1400 hrs to 1600 hrs on Saturdays and from 0900 hrs to 1200 hrs on Sundays. Urgent fee, as mentioned in the following table, is charged for rendering different types of consular services at consular camps as these are rendered the same day. The High Commission may amend the schedule as and when necessary. Therefore, it is advised to see the correct schedule at the website of the High Commission at[1].

The following consular services will be available at the consular camp:

Name of Consular Service

Fee (in Australian Dollar)

Passport Renewal

80.00 for each year i.e. 400.00 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

150.00 (single-entry)

150.00 (double-entry)

150.00 (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.


All are requested to kindly visit the ‘Passport / Visa / Consular Matters’ Section of the website of the High Commission[2] for detailed information regarding different types of consular services, mentioned above.

The following consular services will NOT be available at 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 sent to the High Commission in Canberra fulfilling all the requirements and enclosing a self-addressed registered return envelope.

(c) Driving Licenses verification- all are requested to send the required documents to the High Commission in Canberra. Details are given at the website.

All payments must be paid in the mode of Postal Money Order or Bank Cheque (not personal cheque) in favour of “Bangladesh High Commission, Canberra” as we DO NOT accept cash, credit card, eftpos or personal cheque. All consular service seekers are requested to kindly have their money order or bank cheque prepared during week days as most post offices and banks are closed on weekends. Fee for consular services of multiple applicants (e.g. members of a family) of different natures (e.g. application for ‘No Visa Required…’ seal and Renewal of Passport by separate applicants) must be paid in different cheque / money order but of similar nature may be combined in one cheque / money order. The High Commission would like to Repeat that cash will NOT be accepted under any circumstances.

The High Commission 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[3] (particularly the ‘Passport / Visa / Consular Matters’ Section) or calling the High Commission at Canberra [(02) 6290 0511, 6290 0522, 6290 0533)] on week days.



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