Australian High Commission
Bangladesh
Bangladesh

Services for Australians

The Australian High Commission in Dhaka provides consular, notarial and passport services by appointment only. We are open from Sunday to Thursday, 8am-12:30pm and 1:30pm- 4pm.

The Consular Services Charter outlines how and when we can help Australian citizens overseas. 

 

 

Australian Passport and Notarial Fees, January 2022

Booking policy

  • Please arrive 10 minutes before your appointment time for security screening. 
  • If you are late for your appointment, you may need to reschedule the appointment.
  • Bookings can be made 2 months in advance. 
  • You can amend, reschedule, or cancel your appointment via the links in your appointment notification email.  
  • Please ensure you select the correct type and number of services you require when you make the appointment.  If you select the wrong service, we may not be able to help at your appointment time.

For urgent consular assistance for Australian citizens in Bangladesh:

  • email: [email protected]
  • telephone: +61 2 6261 3305 (from Bangladesh) or +6 1300 555 135 (within  Australia). 

 

Australian Federal Election, 2022

The next federal election will be held on 21 May 2022. If you are still in Australia, note you can pre-poll vote from 9 May 2022.

The AEC recommends overseas voters cast a postal vote in this election. If you plan to be in Bangladesh at the time of the election, make sure you check your enrolment and request a postal vote as soon as possible on the AEC website.

Australians in Bangladesh are encouraged to vote via postal vote which must be posted to the AEC directly.

Postal votes must be returned as quickly as possible to the AEC, to ensure they are received by the AEC in time to be counted.

 

Australian Federal Police Checks

If you need an Australian police clearance, you can apply for this online from the Australian Federal Police:  National Police Checks | Australian Federal Police (afp.gov.au)

 

Australian Passports

For information on how to apply for an Australian passport, including the documents you need to provide, please visit this website: Australian Passport Office. To assist you in completing the application form online, please ensure you have read (and completed as needed), the following documents:

General Declaration (Form B11) | Guarantor Occupation List | Photograph Guidelines

Factsheets:

 

Please note that you must meet all documentary requirements, otherwise, we will not be able to accept your passport application. Applications for Australian passports can take up to eight weeks to process, please factor this into your travel pl

 

Digital Passenger Declaration

All passengers arriving by air into Australia should complete the Digital Passenger Declaration.
Further information can be found on Smartraveller.
 

General Information for Australian Citizens in Bangladesh

Information for Australian citizens.

 

International COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate

Every country or territory decides who can enter or leave through its borders. Foreign governments may need evidence of the COVID-19 vaccinations and tests you’ve had before they let you enter.

The Australian-issued International COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate is a free and secure way to prove your COVID-19 vaccination history when you travel across borders overseas: International COVID-19 vaccination certificates

 

Letters of No Objection

The Australian High Commission in Bangladesh does not issue tailored visa support letters or No Objection Letters. Standard Letters can be downloaded below:

 

Notarials Services

Notarial services are only available for documents issued in Australia or intended for use in Australia. Further information: Smartraveller. Depending on the Notarial service you require, please refer and complete as needed, the following documents:

Certificate of No Impediment to Marriage | Commonwealth Statutory Declaration | Consent to verify Australian Academic Record

Notarial Services disclaimer: Please ensure that documents relating to the notarial services you require from the Australian High Commission are presented in the correct form, and that you provide the correct instructions for the notarial service you require. If you are unsure of the legislative requirements relating to the notarial service you require, you should seek independent legal advice. Please note that neither the Australian Government nor the Australian High Commission guarantees the legal effectiveness of the notarised document or the accuracy of its content.  Fees paid for notarial services are non-refundable.

Returning to Australia

Useful information:

 

Travel Advice

Australian travel advice for Bangladesh can be found on Smartraveller.   Subscribe for automatic updates.